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Number of Indian workers affected in Saudi Arabia yet to be known

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on July 30 that over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia were affected by a financial crisis

Kerala minister to fly to Saudi Arabia to help Indian workers

Union Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is in Saudi Arabia to coordinate with Saudi officials to airlift Indians wishing to return.

VK Singh arrives in Saudi Arabia to repatriate 10,000 stranded workers

VK Singh arrives in Saudi Arabia to repatriate 10,000 stranded workers

Junior foreign minister Vijay Kumar Singh arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday on a mission to bring home 10,000 laid off Indian workers stranded in the kingdom without enough money for food or plane tickets.

Stranded workers: VK Singh leaves for Saudi Arabia

With thousands of Indians reeling under severe financial crisis in Saudi Arabia after losing their jobs, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Tuesday night left for the Gulf nation to assess the situation and finalise modalities to bring back those who want to return to India.

This is what VK Singh said before embarking on mission to evacuate jobless Indians facing financial crunch in Saudi Arabia

This is what VK Singh said before embarking on mission to evacuate jobless Indians facing financial crunch in Saudi Arabia

The economic slowdown in the Gulf Cooperation Council region following the fall in global crude oil prices has affected over 10,000 Indians, mostly working in the construction sector.

Operation Sankat Mochan: 152 Indians safely land in Thiruvananthapuram from war-torn South Sudan

Operation Sankat Mochan: 152 Indians safely land in Thiruvananthapuram from war-torn South Sudan

The evacuation operation named as `Sankat Mochan` is being headed by Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd) VK Singh.

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is at the helm of the government`s `Operation Sankat Mochan` to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

VK Singh leads 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

VK Singh leads 'Operation Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

India has sent two C-17 military transport aircraft to Juba to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

Why speculate about China blocking India's NSG bid: VK Singh

Why speculate about China blocking India's NSG bid: VK Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh said that the plenary meeting in Seoul did not discuss accession of any specific country.

When Akshay Kumar met General VK Singh - See Pic

When Akshay Kumar met General VK Singh - See Pic

Akshay Kumar met General VK Singh recently.

VK Singh to represent India at SCO meeting in China; Pakistan PM Sharif will also attend

Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh will represent India at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in China next week which will also be attended by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Congress seeks VK Singh's apology for dog analogy, protests in Lok Sabha

Congress seeks VK Singh's apology for dog analogy, protests in Lok Sabha

Congress members in Lok Sabha on Wednesday demanded an apology from Union Minister VK Singh for his dog analogy and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi what action he plans to take against the minister.

General VK Singh defends his controversial 'dog remark'

In an exclusive interview with Zee Media, General VK SIngh defended his 'dog remark' that landed him in trouble . He said when he gave the answer, a dog was going nearby and that's how he used it.

Govt looking into graft allegations against senior Army officer

The government is "looking into" allegations of corruption against a senior Army officer, top sources said on Thursday.

VK Singh defends Sushma Swaraj, targets Chidambaram

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Thursday sought to defend his senior cabinet colleague Sushma Swaraj who is under fire for links with Lalit Modi, and pointed out that former finance minister P Chidambaram's wife had represented an accused in the Sardha chit-fund scam.

Indian, Chinese militaries agree to expand cooperation: Govt

Indian and Chinese militaries have agreed on the need to expand cooperation and identify new avenues of engagement, government said on Thursday.

India committed to help quake-hit Nepal: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said India was committed to assist Nepal in every way possible in dealing with the situation after a massive earthquake jolted the Himalayan nation.

Earthquake wake-up call for govt; need better building tech: Expert

The powerful earthquake in Nepal is a "wake up" call for the government to determine how it deals with such calamities, seismology experts have said while calling for urgent advancement in construction technology.

Earthquake of 7.9 magnitude shakes Nepal, more than 1800 people dead

Earthquake of 7.9 magnitude shakes Nepal, more than 1800 people dead

A powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake epicentred near Kathmandu ripped through the upper part of the South Asian peninsula on Saturday, leaving more than 1,800 dead in Nepal. 

Sri Lanka to send relief supplies to quake-hit Nepal

Sri Lanka will send relief supplies to Nepal after a magnitude-7.9 earthquake struck the country on Saturday, killing nearly 900 people.