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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

3,000 from Andhra stranded in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 migrants from Andhra Pradesh were among the Indians left jobless and stranded in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Monday, August 01, 2016 9:40:04 PM

Will bring workers stranded in Saudi, food arranged for now: Sushma
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India will ensure that none of the Indian workers abroad go hungry because they do not have work, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday, adding that the government will bring back citizens stranded in Saudi Arabia after the companies they were working for shut down.

Monday, August 01, 2016 6:06:04 PM

Hundreds of Keralites in dire straits in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Hundreds of Keralites in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and elsewhere in the Middle East are facing a livelihood crisis brought about by unpaid salaries and benefits and non-renewal of their work permits.

Monday, August 01, 2016 1:54:05 PM

Rakesh Siddaramaiah's body to be flown to Mysuru
Bengaluru, July 31 (IANS) The mortal remains of Rakesh Siddaramaiah, elder son of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, will be flown on Monday to Mysuru from Belgium, an official said on Sunday.

Sunday, July 31, 2016 5:16:03 PM

Sushma chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy work
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday chaired a meeting of the India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI), a philanthropic organisation engaged in supplementing the country's social development efforts.

Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:26:03 PM

Indian workers in Saudi Arabian firm unpaid for seven months
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Indian workers in a large Saudi Arabian construction company in Jeddah were not paid their salaries for the last seven months leading to a starvation-like crisis.

Sunday, July 31, 2016 12:38:03 PM

Over 10,000 Indian workers facing 'food crisis' in Saudi Arabia (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In what has come as a shocking development, over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are facing a "food crisis", External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:58:03 PM

Spotted a hungry, restless artist in Brett Lee: 'UnIndian' director Anupam Sharma
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Director Anupam Sharma of the upcoming film "UnIndian" says that he spotted a hungry and restless artist in cricketer-turned-actor Brett Lee, who was keen for some good acting.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:08:04 PM

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