The Delhi Police’s apparent confidence on the spot-fixing case against Sreesanth took a severe blow in court on Friday, when the pacer’s lawyer Pinaki Mishra sought to demolish its charges one by one, while seeking bail for the arrested cricketer.
Kuwait: Farwaniya police raided many international call centers who illegally connect international calls through computer. The campaign resulted in the closure of four international call centers. Five expats were arrested during the raid who were in violation of residency law for the past nine years. All equipments and computers used in making international calls were confiscated. Read more…
KUWAIT: “I have orders from higher authorities to organize the traffic and the law will be implemented strictly, Assistant Interior Ministry Under Secretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdelfattah Al-Ali said. “I will change the traffic map within six months and wipe out the word wasta from the traffic dictionary ,” he added. “I have strict orders from higher authorities to organize traffic and the law will be implemented very strictly,” Major Ali said. Read more…
KUWAIT: Jahra security director, Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah stated that the security inspection campaigns would continue tracking down residency violators, marginal labor force and people those who are wanted for various criminal offences. Major Al-Tarrah also stated that upon the directives from the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, high-level communications were in process with the concerned embassies to make sure that they fully understand the significance of the security measures. Read more…
KUWAIT: The Indian Embassy in Kuwait yesterday sought a six-month grace period for residency violators and urged authorities to stop harassment and arrest of people with valid documents. The Indian embassy officials yesterday held talks with officials at the Foreign Ministry and conveyed the embassy’s deepest concern over the continuous harassment and arrests of Indians during the ongoing crackdown against illegal residents in the country. Read more…
KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Maj Gen Abdelfattah Al-Ali said the Traffic Department is preparing to revoke driving licenses of expat students who were issued these licenses based on their university studies. This action comes after it was proven that they have completed their studies and are working now. Read more…
London: Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance since announcing her double mastectomy on Sunday, joining fiance Brad Pitt on the red carpet in London where she welcomed the debate on women’s health that the surgery had sparked.
Manama: Kuwait’s health ministry has gone ahead with its plan to limit treatment at the Jahra public hospital outpatient clinics exclusively to Kuwaiti patients.
Kuwaitis will be treated in the morning and non-Kuwaitis will be treated in the evenings at the medical facility west of the capital, Kuwait City. The changes, announced in May, were implemented on June 1.
KUWAIT: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Lt General Abdulfattah Al-Ali announced about forming seven technical committees to check cars on the roads.
KOCHI: BBK Geojit Securities will start operations in Kuwait as a full fledged financial services provider. Kuwait’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued license to the BBK Geojit to start its operations and provide NRIs access to Indian capital market.
KUWAIT: The Civil services Commission (CSC) recently issued a directive pertaining considering Thursday, June 6 a day off in various governmental establishments and organizations on the occasion of celebrating the Isra’ and Me’raj anniversary
Patna: A friend of a woman who was gang-raped by three men in Bihar has married the victim, police said Saturday. Four days after the 22-year-old woman was gang-raped and her friend beaten up by three men in the state’s Banka district, the victim’s friend married her at a temple late Friday.
The Public Security Sector in the Capital Security Directorate on Friday conducted a massive inspection campaign in Mubarakiya, Fahad Al-Salem Street, Murghab and Sharq Market; resulting in the arrest of many people who violated the Residency Law and others involved in various crimes.
Jeddah: Terming the ‘Nitaqat’ law as an ”opportunity” for those who are stuck in Saudi Arabia for years, India today said that contrary to perceptions, the number of Indians coming to the Gulf Kingdom has increased ”significantly” in the last few months.
KUWAIT: National Assembly Secretary MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has stated that the government is yet to approve the setting up of a company to bring in domestic help despite the fact that the cabinet had approved the establishment of such a company last year and had asked the investment public authority to prepare an economic feasibility report on it.
KUWAIT: A flash inspection campaign was launched yesterday in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, resulted in the arrest of 480 male and 75 female residents for various violations including working for others, expired residency visas, not carrying IDs, deserting domestic employemtn and dependant visa holders working in various places.
New York: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and India-origin Pepsi Co chief Indra Nooyi figure among the top 10 in the global list of most powerful women, in the league of leaders like Angela Merkel, Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton.
INDIA/KUWAIT: A sacked Indian Airlines (IA) officer has been jailed for four years for possessing disproportionate assets worth Rs63.06 lakh, double his known income, by a Delhi court which said he failed to maintain the “purity” of public office. Special CBI Judge Kanwaljeet Arora awarded four years rigorous jail to Greater Kailash resident Rohit Sehgal, son of a retired DCP in Delhi Police, and also directed him to pay Rs5 lakh fine, while observing that the ‘kuch nahi hota’ (nothing happens) attitude has resulted in raising the audacity of people to flout laws and needed to be checked.
The joke making the rounds of Twitter might actually be true in the case of Vindoo Dara Singh. Given the extremely patchy record he has in the Hindi film industry – a handful of bit roles and a Big Boss win, prized only to wannabe/failed actors – calling him IPL spot-fixing’s first ‘Bollywood’ link is actually doing him a great favour. Except for this one time, no one has ever bothered to call Vindoo a Bollywood star before.
KUWAIT, (KUNA): The warning sirens system will be tested at 10:00 am on Wednesday across Kuwait’s six governorates, it was announced here Tuesday.
A journey through India’s Islamic monuments – Art historian Behl’s photography exhibition opens in Kuwait today
The Mughal monuments have been well-known and the Taj Mahal is the best recognized Islamic monument of the world. However, there is a fascinating richness of Islamic architectural heritage in other parts of the country, especially in the South, which has not been recognized very well,” said Benoy K Behl, renowned Indian art historian and photographer. Read more…
Panaji: After obtaining Geographical Indication (GI) status for the Goa Feni, researchers and producers in the coastal state are now trying to patent the process to manufacture this local brew, which is also known for its medicinal benefits.
KUWAIT: The General Traffic Department welcomes any complaints forwarded by Kuwaitis or foreigners living in Kuwait regarding traffic tickets issued during the ongoing crackdowns against traffic violations. This was revealed by Undersecretary Assistant for the Traffic Department in the Interior Ministry, Major General Abdulfattah Al-Ali, who insisted at the same time that a complaint would not be enough to cancel a ticket that has been issued.
KUWAIT: Kuwait has deported hundreds of expats for traffic offences in the past month, a report said yesterday, drawing condemnation from a human rights group.
KUWAIT: AR Albisher and Z Alkazemi Co – the exclusive distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Kuwait launched the revamped E-Class at the Shuwaikh showroom. With new, efficient engines, new assistance systems and a new design idiom, Mercedes- Benz has comprehensively modernised the E-Class to extend its leading position in the luxury segment even further.