NRIs have a major role in Indian economy

DUBAI: Indian Consul General for Dubai, Sanjay Verma, has said that Expatriate Indians in the Gulf have a significant role to play in India’s vibrant economic growth story. Addressing the inaugural session of the Indian Investment Seminar and Meet in Dubai, he said, India’s economic model that ..

Countering clash of civilizations

RIYADH: The new book “Children of Abraham at War” by Indian Ambassador Talmiz Ahmad was hailed as an unbiased counterpoint to Samuel Huntington’s “The Clash of Civilizations” at its launch Tuesday in Riyadh.
Ahmad worked on the book for more than five years. “Its origins lay in the concern that, ..

Govt to simplify processes for NRI investment

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has set up an Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) as a not-for-profit-trust, in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to promote investment amongst the overseas Indians. The center is a ‘One Stop- Shop’ for serving the ..

UAE introduces new system to regulate jobs

DUBAI(AMN) In a move that is poised to help expatriate workers including Indians, the Labour Ministry of the United Arab Emirates has introduced a new firm classification system to regulate the job market. UAE Ministry of Labour, has issued a resolution laying out new regulations and criteria for..

Noted Scholar Omar Khalidi is no more

BOSTON: Noted scholar and human right activist Dr. Omar Khalidi died here in road accident on November 29. He was 57. Dr. Khaldi had worked at Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Nigar Khalidi, and daughter, Aliya. He had thousand of ..

Prez for strengthening ties with UAE

ABU DHABI: President Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil India has sought to re-define and strengthen India’s bilateral economic and social ties with the United Arab Emirates, UAE. Addressing members of the Indian community at the India Social and Cultural Centre the President asked the captains of ..

Prez inaugurates Islamic Centre

ABU DHABI (UAE): The President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday inaugurated the Indian Islamic Centre here. Speaking on the occasion, the President said, the Centre would prove to be a valuable cultural bridge between UAE and India. She said that while inculcating pride among the community..

NRIs likely to vote in next general elections

RIYADH: The Chief Election Commissioner of India S Y Quraishi has said that allowing voting rights to the Non Resident Indians (NRIs) is a complex issue. He however said that the commission is preparing mechanism through which the expatriates could vote in the next general elections.Speaking at..

Church urges gov to aid jailed fishermen in Qatar

CHENNAI: Church officials in India have urged the federal government to act on the case of jailed Indian fishermen in Qatar.
“We are asking the government to take immediate action for the fishermen’s release,” said Caritas India chairperson Bishop Peter Remigius of Kottar. According to Bishop ..

NRI to celebrate India Day in Dammam

DAMMAM (KSA): A group of Indian expatriates in Dammam and Alkhobar have organized a cultural programme at sprawling King Fahd Amusement Park here on October 22. The purpose of festival is to celebrate India’s diverse and rich culture.
The organizers have named it ‘India Day celebrations’ and it ..



PR Sreejesh returns, Sardar Singh dropped from Commonwealth Games hockey squad

Hockey India has announced an 18-member Men's squad for the upcoming 21st Commonwealth Games to be held at Gol ...

All England Championship begins at Birmingham

In Badminton, the prestigious All England Championship began at Birmingham today. Former finalist and ace I ...



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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...


Manoj Bajpayee starrer “In the Shadows” to open IFFLA

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Films in 12 languages, made by directors from all over the country including 1 ...

Entertainment is one of fastest growing businesses: Suresh Prabhu

AMN Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that entertainment is one of the fastest growing busines ...