Qatar, Saudi Arabia, India, Gulf Air, Doha

Passengers and tourists stranded in Qatar read this first

General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued a decision banning all Qatari airlines and aircraft from landing at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s airports immediately. It has also prevented all private and commercial airlines registered in the Kingdom from operating to Qatar (both direct and non-direct ) immediately. […]

Qatar, Saudi Arabia, full statement

Saudi Arabia severs ties with Qatar, read its full statement

Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia citing protecting its national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism today decided to sever diplomatic and consular relations with the State of Qatar, close all land, sea and air ports, prevent crossing into Saudi territories, airspace and territorial waters, and start immediate legal procedures for understanding […]

Haj pilgrims, Indian Muslims, Haj quota 2017, Indians , India, Saudi Arabia

Haj pilgrims may soon go via sea route to Jeddah

The Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that there is an “active consideration”, in consultation with Shipping Ministry, on reviving the option of sending Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in the coming days. It was stated by Naqvi while addressing a […]

Haj pilgrims, Indian Muslims, Haj quota 2017, Indians , India, Saudi Arabia

Increased Haj quota for Indian Muslims

Indian Muslims will be able to go to Haj more easily. As per the annual bilateral agreement signed between India and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Haj 2017, a quota of 1,70,025 pilgrims (1,25,025 seats for Haj Committee of India and 45,000 seats for Private Tour Operators) has been allocated as against the quota of […]

Haj pilgrims, Indian Muslims, Haj quota 2017, Indians , India, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia increases annual Haj quota of India!

Saudi Arabia has increased annual Haj quota of India by 34,005. The decision in this regard had been taken during signing of bilateral annual Haj agreement between India and Saudi Arabia by Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Haj and Umrah Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr […]

सुषमा स्वराज, Indian workers, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Sushma Swaraj, भारतीय मज़दूरों

भूखे भारतीय मज़दूरों के लिए सुषमा स्वराज आई आगें

जेद्‍दाह: भारतीय मज़दूर तीन दिन से भूखे बैठे थे क्यूंकी सौदी अरेबिया की कंपनियाँ बंद हो गयी और उनको उन्होने नौकरी से निकल दिया| 8 महीने से वेतन भी नहीं दिया गया था भारतीय मजदूरों को और उनके पासपोर्ट भी मालिकों के पास पड़े हैं| भारतीय मज़दूरों में से कुछ ने तो 3 दिन से […]