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10,000 Indian workers facing food crisis in Saudi Arabia: Sushma
New Delhi, July 30 (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 10:36:04 PM

Hundreds of Indians rendered jobless in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, starving
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Hundreds of Indians in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have been rendered jobless and their salaries not paid after factories were shut down. India is arranging for food packets for over 800 of these workers who have been starving for the past three days in Jeddah.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 7:32:03 PM

Hundreds of jobless Indians starving in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday that a large number of Indians have been rendered jobless in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh will be leaving for Saudi Arabia to sort out the issue.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:30:04 PM

Whereabouts of abducted Indian priest still not known
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The whereabouts of Salesian Order priest Father Thomas Uzhunnallil who was abducted in March this after a terrorist attack on an old-age home in Yemen are still not known despite the capture of the attackers.

Friday, July 29, 2016 8:32:03 PM

Indian embassy to appeal to Qatar SC for two on death row
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Qatar is making preparations for an appeal to the country's Supreme Court on behalf of two Indians on death row and a third serving a life sentence in Qatar, the government said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 28, 2016 7:54:04 PM

Telangana to set up separate body to handle NRI issues
Hyderabad, July 27 (IANS) The Telangana government will establish Centre for Non Resident Telanganaites' Affairs (CENTA) to handle the issues of NRIs from the state, state NRI Affairs Minister K.T. Rama Rao said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:18:05 PM

Silver-coated trays can extend shelf-life of eggs
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Paper trays coated with silver nano-particles can extend the shelf-life of eggs by up to two weeks, research conducted by an Indian scientist says.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:54:05 PM

Congress 'surprised' at choice of Harvard economist as Kerala economic adviser
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) The Congress in Kerala on Tuesday expressed "surprise" at the appointment of Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath as the economic adviser to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:20:04 PM

NRI booked for sending obscene messages
Gurgaon, July 24 (IANS) A London-based Non-Resident Indian (NRI) has been booked for sending obscene pictures and messages to a Gurgaon woman on social networking sites, police said on Sunday.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 6:54:04 PM

Rescued Indian aid worker back home from Afghanistan (Roundup)
New Delhi/Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) An Indian aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan last month reached New Delhi on Saturday after being rescued and was warmly welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:06:03 PM

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