India raises concern over Saudi's new labour policy

India Friday raised its concern with Saudi Arabia over its policy of reserving 10 per cent jobs for locals, a decision which will hit over 3 lakh low- and semi-skilled workers from India with a sizable number coming from Kerala.

Saudi Arabia to allow women to work in pharmacies

Saudi Labor Minister Adel Faqih announced on the weekend that women will soon be allowed to work in pharmacies, a job held only by men so far, media reports said.