Tag: Saudi Arabia

Taxi driver harasses Air India woman pilot at Kerala Airport; accused arrested

Tweet against Prophet Mohammed lands a Kerala youth in Saudi jail for 10 year

A 28-year-old man named Vishnu Dev Radhakrishnan has been sentenced 10 year jail tern in Saudi Arabia  for his tweets criticising Prophet Mohammed. Vishnu, accused of “cyber crime pertaining to blasphemy and spreading messages against the Kingdom through social media”,  has reportedly been languishing in jail since June 2018. Vishnu’s father Radhakrishnan Nair[Read More…]

Saudi Arabia issues 2.6 mn Umrah visas

Saudi Arabia issues 2.6 mn Umrah visas

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia has granted 2.664 million visas for pilgrims to perform Umrah this year, a 2.79 per cent up over the corresponding period last year, according to official statistics released on Friday. Up till now, 2.250 million pilgrims have entered the kingdom to perform Umrah, a growth of 3.47[Read More…]

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