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US cites PM Modi's example in defending immunity for Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Khashoggi murder

Washington: The Joe Biden-led US administration has defended its decision to provide immunity to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from a lawsuit over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, citing the examples of several leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who were afforded similar protection in the past.

Indian Embassy appreciate Saudi govt's move of exempting Indian nationals from submitting PCC for visas

New Delhi/Riyadh: The Indian High Commission in Saudi Arabia has welcomed the decision taken by the country's government to exempt Indian nationals from submitting a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) to obtain a visa for the country.

Saudi Arabia introduces Yoga in universities

Riyadh: The Saudi Yoga Committee, in cooperation with the Saudi Universities Sports Federation (SUSF), on Monday organized a virtual introductory lecture for all university representatives across Saudi Arabia on yoga, steering a new journey for the age-old Indian tradition in the nation, media reports said.

S Jaishankar concludes visit to Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Monday concluded his first official visit to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia major contributor to global economy: EAM S Jaishankar

Riyadh: External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Sunday termed Saudi Arabia an important player in global economy due to its impressive growth numbers and its central position in the energy markets.

Jaishankar to visit Saudi Arabia on Sept 10

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Saudi Arabia from Sept 10 to 12.

India rejects OIC's 'narrow minded' comments

New Delhi: India on Monday accused the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) of making "motivated, misleading and mischievous comments" and said New Delhi categorically rejects the "unwarranted and narrow-minded comments".

Saudi joins Gulf nations in protesting against BJP leaders' remarks on Prophet Muhammed

New Delhi/IBNS: Saudi Arabia has now joined the Gulf nations in protesting against two (now one is suspended and one expelled) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members' controversial remark on Prophet Muhammad.

UAE FM calls S Jaishankar, expresses condolence over death of two Indians in Abu Dhabi drone attack

UAE foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on Tuesday called Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to express his condolence over the death of two Indians in a drone attack in Abu Dhabi that sparked an explosion in three oil tankers and a fire near Abu Dhabi international airport.

Saudi Foreign Minister to arrive in New Delhi; Taliban, counter-terrorism, trade to top bilateral talks

New Delhi/UNI: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud will arrive on Saturday on a three-day visit during which he will hold talks with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and also call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with the discussions likely to focus on the Afghanistan situation.

Victim of fake Facebook account, Karnataka man returns after 600 days in Saudi jail

Bengaluru/IBNS: A man from Karnataka returned from Saudi Arabia after spending 600 days in jail over allegations of blasphemy and derogatory Facebook messages about Mecca and the king of Saudi Arabia.

Narendra Modi, Mohammed bin Salman interact over telephone, express satisfaction over steady growth in India-Saudi partnership

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation with the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday, officials said.

Indian Army chief MM Naravane meets top Saudi generals, exchanges views on defence cooperation 

Riyadh: Indian Army chief General M M Naravane on Sunday met top Saudi generals during his visit to the country.

Indian Army Chief  MM Naravane leaves for UAE, Saudi Arabia

New Delhi: Indian Army chief General MM Naravane has proceeded on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 09 to 14 December 2020, officials said on Tuesday.

Creation of talent pool will lead to faster recovery from pandemic: PM Modi at G20 Summit

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday participated in the 15th G20 Summit convened by Saudi Arabia where he called for the creation of vast human talent to recover in the post Coronavirus world.