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Saudia Arabia announces ban on expats who fail to return on time
Riyadh, June 4 (IANS) Expatriate workers who fail to return to the Saudi Arabia before the expiry of their exit-reentry visas will not be allowed to enter the country for three years, a government official said.

Thursday, June 04, 2015 7:02:15 PM

India's Sundaram Ravi inducted into ICC Elite Panel of Umpires
Dubai, June 4 (IANS) India's Sundaram Ravi was on Thursday inducted into the Elite Panel of International Cricket Council (ICC) Umpires for 2015-2016, commencing from July 1, 2015, following the annual review and selection process.

Thursday, June 04, 2015 6:12:13 PM

Structural bottlenecks barrier to higher growth in India: WTO
Geneva, June 4 (IANS) Despite India raising foreign ownership limits in some sectors, structural bottlenecks remain a barrier in achieving higher growth, the World Trade Organization has said.

Thursday, June 04, 2015 3:12:15 PM

Saudi Arabia names terrorists linked to suicide attacks
Riyadh, June 3 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Wednesday named 16 of its nationals as terrorists, who are believe to be related to two suicide blasts that targeted Shia mosques in an eastern city, a media report said.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 11:50:04 PM

Qatar denies deaths of Indian, Nepali workers
Doha, June 3 (IANS) Terming recent media reports "untrue", the government of Qatar, which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, in a statement denied that Indian and Nepali workers' have died during construction work and said that not a single life has been lost.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 5:18:03 PM

What next for FIFA as Blatter resigns?
Geneva, June 3 (IANS) After getting re-elected last week to a fifth consecutive term as FIFA president -- comprehensively defeating Jordanian challenger Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, Swiss Sepp Blatter surprised the football world on Tuesday when he announced that he had finally decided to step down. Speculations have begun a day later as to who shall succeed the world football strongman who led FIFA for 17 years.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 5:02:10 PM

Dubai-based Indian national to climb mountain for funds
Dubai, June 2 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian sales executive aims to raise funds for human trafficking victims in India by climbing Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 2:16:15 PM

Eastern Ukraine conflict leaves nearly 6,500 dead: UNHCR
Geneva, June 2 (IANS/EFE) The conflict in eastern Ukraine has caused at least 6,417 deaths and 15,962 injuries, according to the latest report by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, or UNHCR.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 1:30:03 AM

IOC publishes evaluation report on 2022 Winter Games bids
Geneva, June 1 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday released an assessment report by the evaluation commission prior to the 2022 Winter Games briefing for the members that will take place on June 9 and 10.

Monday, June 01, 2015 4:38:02 PM

Kerry hospitalised after cycling accident in Switzerland
Geneva, May 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry was hospitalised here following a cycling accident in Switzerland, his spokesman John Kirby said on Sunday.

Sunday, May 31, 2015 7:32:18 PM

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