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Last updated: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 10:30:04 PM

We're groping in dark on issues facing Indians in Middle East: Expert
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 6 (IANS) For want of a systematic study of the crisis facing the Indian diaspora in the Middle East, the government has little information, even on basic things like how many Indians have returned home, an expert has said.

Saturday, August 06, 2016 12:28:04 PM

Kerala CM criticises centre for denying diplomatic passport to minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday expressed displeasure over the denial of a diplomatic passport by the Centre to cabinet colleague K.T. Jaleel to visit Saudi Arabia to meet with hundreds of Keralites who have lost their jobs and are stranded in the Gulf kingdom.

Friday, August 05, 2016 5:58:06 PM

Kerala Minister denied diplomatic passport to travel to Saudi Arabia
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) Kerala's Local Self Government Minister K.T. Jaleel, who was asked by the state government to fly to Saudi Arabia to coordinate efforts with Kerala cultural groups amid reports of hundreds of Keralites in the Gulf kingdom having been rendered jobless and facing a food crisis, Thursday evening said he was denied a diplomatic passport.

Thursday, August 04, 2016 11:18:04 PM

Saudi King assisting stranded Indian workers, says Sushma
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the King of Saudi Arabia has given instructions to help the thousands of Indian workers stuck in the Gulf kingdom, including giving them free passage back home.

Thursday, August 04, 2016 2:38:05 PM

Saudi King assisting stranded Indian workers: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the King of Saudi Arabia has given instructions to help the thousands of Indian workers stuck in the Gulf kingdom, including giving them free passage back home.

Thursday, August 04, 2016 12:50:06 PM

Kerala Minister to fly to Saudi Arabia to help Indian workers
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) Kerala Minister for Local Self Government K.T. Jaleel is flying to Saudi Arabia to coordinate efforts with Kerala cultural groups amid reports of hundreds of Keralites in the Gulf kingdom having been rendered jobless and facing a food crisis.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016 6:24:04 PM

Akali MP seeks Centre's help for Punjabis held hostage in Libya
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A member of parliament from Punjab on Tuesday sought the Centre's intervention to secure the release of three Punjabis allegedly held hostage by their employers in Libya.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 5:56:03 PM

7,700 Indian workers affected in Saudi Arabia: MEA
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In all, 7,700 Indian workers of four companies in Saudi Arabia, affected by financial crisis, have been given shelter in 20 camps, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 3:26:07 PM

87% Of Indian-worker exploitation complaints from Gulf nations (Special to IANS)
As thousands of laid-off Indian workers in Saudi Arabia were said to be without food, 87 per cent of complaints received from Indian workers at Indian missions across nine countries were from six Gulf countries, with nearly half of those from Qatar and Saudi Arabia, according to government data.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 1:44:06 PM

V.K. Singh to leave for Saudi Arabia
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In the wake of the food crisis facing Indian workers laid off by Saudi companies, Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh will leave for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 12:24:03 PM

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