Director Blessy’s Aadujeevitham is one of the much-awaited films in Malayalam cinema. The film stars Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead role as Najeeb, an Indian immigrant worker in Saudi Arabia. The actor had to undergo massive weight loss to fit the role.
#Blessy #Malayalam #Indian #SaudiArabia #ArtsEntertainment #Movies


Sana Khan says she cried before leaving for 1st Hajj with husband Anas Saiyad

Sana Khan has shared a video montage of her first Hajj in Saudi Arabia. The former actor was seen smiling and posing with husband Anas Saiyad. Sana was also seen waving at the people, speaking with an official and clicking pictures as she sat inside a car.
#SanaKhan #SaudiArabia #ArtsEntertainment #Movies #News


Muslim pilgrims flock to Mecca for first post-pandemic haj

Thousands of pilgrims started arriving in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday. One million Muslims are expected to attend the 2022 haj pilgrimage season after two years of major disruption caused by the COVID pandemic. Authorities have said only one million people can join the 2022 season, less than half of pre-pandemic travellers.
#Muslims #Muslim #Mecca #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief #Travel


Vikram Singh Mehta writes: After Ukraine, the new energy disorder

The Ukrainian crisis has created a tangle of relationships and issues for India. India should adopt “a whole of the system” approach to energy policy, says Ravi Agrawal. India is now a major purchaser of Russian crude oil, surpasses Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
#VikramSinghMehta #Ukrainian #Russian #Ukraine #PeopleSociety #BusinessIndustrial

2 days ago

US, Saudi Arabia among countries dumping wastes in Pakistan: Report

Islamabad's senate standing committee on climate change was left shocked when it learnt that the country was importing waste from countries including U.S., UK, Canada, Germany, Italy and Saudi Arabia. Majority of senators admitted that they were not aware of the fact that Pakistan had become a dumping ground for most advanced countries. Some of the senators wondered why isn't Pakistan exporting waste.
#SaudiArabia #PeopleSociety #News #Politics

4 days ago

Biden congratulates new Israeli PM Yair Lapid, thanks Naftali Bennett for...

US President Joe Biden congratulated Yair Lapid as he took over as Israel’s 14th Prime Minister. Biden reckoned that he was looking forward to seeing both Lapid and alternate PM Naftali Bennett later this month. Biden’ much anticipated middle east trip is scheduled between July 13 and 16 and will see him visiting Israel, Saudi Arabia and the West Bank.
#Biden #Israeli #Israel #News #Politics #LawGovernment

4 days ago

Udaipur killing: Accused went to Saudi Arabia, Nepal for funding; two more...

Two of the prime accused had travelled twice to Saudi Arabia twice and once to Nepal in order to get funding. Police are probing the murder of Kanhaiya Lal, a tailor, who was murdered on Tuesday at his shop for allegedly posting a social media statement in favour of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma.
#KanhaiyaLal #BJP #Pak #SaudiArabia #News

5 days ago

Snapchat Plus launched at $3.99 per month; to be available in selected countries

Snapchat+ is available in selected countries around the world for $3.99 a month. It is the company's first attempt to generate revenue outside of advertising via Stories. Snapchat+ will be available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
#SnapchatPlus #Snapchat+ #UnitedStates #InternetTelecom #MobileWireless

5 days ago

Pakistan to boycott G20 Summit in J&K; approach China, Saudi Arabia for...

Pakistan to ask China, Turkey and Saudi Arabia to boycott G20 meeting in J-K. India will assume the G-20 presidency on 1 December 2022, and host the inaugural G20 Leaders' Summit in 2023. India's representation at G20 summits has been led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi since 2014. Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognised 'disputed' territory between Pakistan and India.
#NarendraModi #G20Summit #G20 #Pakistan #LawGovernment #Government #News

6 days ago

Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrim arrested in Saudi Arabia for begging

Bangladeshi national Md Motiar Rahman was arrested in Saudi Arabia's Medina on June 22 for begging. Medina is one of the two major religious sites for Muslims in the country. Bangladesh's Religious Affairs Ministry said he tarnished Bangladesh's reputation by begging. An official from the Bangladesh Hajj Mission later arranged for his release on bond.
#MdMotiarRahman #ReligiousAffairsMinistry #BangladeshiHaj #Bangladeshi #SaudiArabia #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

1 weeks ago

Joe Biden set to meet ex-PM Benjamin Netanyahu during his trip to Israel next month

US President Joe Biden will meet Israel's opposition leader and ex-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the country. Biden's middle east trip is scheduled between July 13 and 16 and will see him visiting Israel, Saudi Arabia and the West Bank. Knesset, on Sunday, approved a parliamentary bill to dissolve itself paving way for Israel's fifth elections in less than four years.
#JoeBiden #Israel #News #Politics #LawGovernment

1 weeks ago

India's Russian oil imports jump 50 times; now accounts for 10% of all...

Russian-origin crude accounted for 10% of India's total seaborne imports in April for 1st time. Russia overtook Saudi Arabia to become India's second-biggest supplier of oil behind Iraq. Govt had earlier said energy purchases from Russia remain minuscule in comparison to India's consumption.
#Russian #India #BusinessIndustrial #EnergyUtilities #OilGas

1 weeks ago

Saudi crown prince pays first visit to Turkey since Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler will pay his first visit to Turkey since Jamal Khashoggi's murder. Talks in Ankara between Mohammed bin Salman and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan come one month before a visit to Riyadh by US president Joe Biden. Erdogan's Islamic-rooted government released drip-by-drip details of the gruesome murder that deeply embarrassed the crown prince.
#JamalKhashoggi #Saudi #Turkish #Turkey #News #Politics

1 weeks ago

Explained: Why Sri Lankan government has reduced minimum age of women to work abroad

Sri Lankan nanny was beheaded in Saudi Arabia in 2013 over the death of a child in her care. Only women older than 23 were allowed to go abroad, while for Saudi Arabia the minimum age was set at 25. Remittances from Sri Lankans working abroad have long been a key source of foreign exchange for the country.
#SriLankan #SaudiArabia #LawGovernment

2 weeks ago

China’s oil imports from Russia jump 55% year on year: Data

China’s crude oil imports from Russia soared to a record level in May, customs data showed. Beijing ramps up its purchase of oil at discounted prices amid Western sanctions on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. The jump in import made Russia China's top supplier of oil overtaking Saudi Arabia. China in fact is planning to buy more energy from Russia, according to state media report.
#Western #China #BusinessIndustrial #EnergyUtilities #OilGas

2 weeks ago

Usyk-Joshua Rematch in Saudi Arabia on Aug

Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk will fight in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Aug. 20. Uyk will be defending the IBF, WBA, WBO titles he claimed from Joshua in September. Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr. In the kingdom in December 2019 to reclaim the same belts.
#JoshuaRematch #WBA #SaudiArabia #Sports #CombatSports #Boxing

2 weeks ago

Biden defends meeting with Saudi prince, says talks part of broader meeting

U.S. President Joe Biden says he is not going to meet Saudi Arabia's crown prince during a trip to the Gulf region. Biden's plans to see the crown prince, known as MBS, are part of his first trip to Gulf region as president. He has been criticized by some lawmakers, including some from his own party and human rights advocates.
#Biden #MBS #Saudi #SaudiArabia #News #Politics #LawGovernment

2 weeks ago

Interest rates rise around the world, as war and high inflation grind on

Nearly four dozen countries have raised interest rates in the past six months. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday drove up its benchmark policy rate — its third increase this year and its biggest since 1994. Brazil, Saudi Arabia and others announced rate changes within hours of the Fed’s move.
#FederalReserve #Brazil #BusinessIndustrial #News

2 weeks ago

2400 Kg of Ivy Gourd, Ladyfinger exported to Doha from Varanasi

Varanasi, gateway to Poovanchal region, is fast becoming a hub for exports of agricultural and processed food products. The setting up of customs clearance and cold room facilities at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport aided exports from the religious town. More than 50,000 ton of cereals, fruits and vegetables have been exported to Nepal, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, Australia and Qatar in the last 10 months.
#Ladyfinger #Doha #Travel #AirTravel

2 weeks ago

DC trolls Saudi embassy by naming street Jamal Khashoggi Way

D.C. Renames street in front of Saudi embassy Jamal Khashoggi Way, trolling Riyadh for its role in the killing of the dissident Saudi activist and journalist in 2018. The sign was unveiled at the embassy's main entrance with members of the city's council in attendance. The move comes one month ahead of President Joe Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia.
#JoeBiden #Saudi #Riyadh #LawGovernment #Government #News

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