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World's largest reported cyst removed from 5-year-old girl in Jaipur

World's largest reported cyst removed from 5-year-old girl in Jaipur

Only 56 cases of GCC have been reported across the world. The largest was reported from Canada in 2016 measuring 17mm.

Dec 04, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

"We cannot be happy in a situation when the relations between our partners are worsening. We are in favour of resolving any disagreements through dialogue." said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Jun 10, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

India asks Gulf countries to solve Qatar crisis through constructive talks

With over eight million Indian expatriates living and working in these countries, we have vital stakes in the regional peace and stability: External Affairs Ministry

Jun 10, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Amid regional strains, Qatar says hackers post fake comments by Emir

The Qatar News Agency (QNA) website has been hacked by an unknown entity. 

May 24, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

US and six Gulf countries join hands to curb terror financing

US, six Gulf countries have joined hands to curb terror organisations like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Haqqani network and the Taliban.

May 23, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Donald Trump-GCC leaders' summit begins in Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump-GCC leaders' summit begins in Saudi Arabia

US President Donald Trump and leaders of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries -- Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates -- began asummit meeting here on Sunday, officials said.

May 21, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Weak oil prices may hit remittances from Gulf nations: Crisil

Weak oil prices may hit remittances from Gulf nations: Crisil

Continuing weakness in oil prices may impact remittances from Gulf countries into India, a report by domestic ratings agency Crisil said.

May 22, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
LIC's gulf arm tops its overseas chart, chips in 80% income

LIC's gulf arm tops its overseas chart, chips in 80% income

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has had a good run in the Gulf countries with its Bahrain-based arm, LIC International, that manages the GCC markets becoming the best among its eight international subsidiaries in terms of new business premium collection in 2015.

May 15, 2016, 18:09 PM IST
17% increase in Indian visitors to Dubai in Jan-Mar 2016

17% increase in Indian visitors to Dubai in Jan-Mar 2016

The number of overnight visitors to Dubai from India increased 17 percent to 4,67,000 in January-March

Apr 25, 2016, 20:00 PM IST

Gulf an attractive region for expatriates to live in, survey

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region has been named the most safe and secure place for expatriate professionals, according to a survey.

Oct 01, 2015, 15:54 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj meets GCC ministers, pushes India-GCC Free Trade Agreement

Sushma Swaraj meets GCC ministers, pushes India-GCC Free Trade Agreement

India continued its mission to cement ties with the Arab world as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with her counterparts from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) whose nations she said were "an extended part of our neighbourhood".

Oct 01, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

Doha Bank ties up with Anil Ambani's Reliance Group

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman are part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Sep 07, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Qatar economy largest among GCC: Expert

Projects worth more than USD 31 billion are expected to be bid in 2015, he said.

Jul 06, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

Tata Motors flagship showroom launched in Saudi Arabia

The facility in the Saudi capital is said to be one of the largest in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and a statement of commitment from Tata Motors and Manahil International in expanding their base in the kingdom, a statement released by Tata Motors said.

Jun 09, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

Coalition pounds Yemen capital as UN envoy arrives for talks

Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded rebel positions across Sanaa overnight, only hours after the UN envoy to Yemen arrived in the capital to discuss stalled Geneva peace talks, residents said Saturday.

May 30, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

Missile shield for Gulf to take years, and heavy US commitment

A US-supplied missile shield to protect Gulf nations against Iranian attacks will take years to complete, requiring a step-up in regional trust, more US sales of sensitive weapons, and intensive US training to avoid mishaps in the volatile region.

May 15, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

Saudi king to skip US-Gulf summit

The Saudi monarch will instead send Crown Prince Mohammad bin Naif, the deputy prime minister.

May 11, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

GCC nations facing pressure due to fall in oil prices: Report

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries like Oman and Qatar are facing considerable pressure from the slump in oil prices, as they are heavily dependent on oil and gas revenues, a new report said.

Apr 06, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

Pakistan delegation heads to Saudi Arabia after Yemen request

Pakistan`s government said Thursday it will dispatch a top civil-military delegation to Saudi Arabia following Riyadh`s request that it join a coalition to defend Yemen`s president, promising a "strong response" to any threat to the Gulf kingdom.

Mar 26, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

GCC summons Swedish ambassador over minister's remarks

Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani on Thursday summoned Swedish Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt to register a protest against a criticism of the Kingdom's judicial system by Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallstrom.

Mar 20, 2015, 01:04 AM IST

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