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.
KUWAIT: Kuwait deported more than 1,200 foreigners since the government launched crackdowns against serious traffic violations a month ago, a local newspaper reported yesterday quoting a senior Interior Ministry official.
Kuwait’s national carrier is due to sign a multi-billion-dollar deal with Airbus to purchase 25 new aircraft valued at $3.0 billion with the first delivery expected in 2019, a well-informed newspaper reported on Sunday.
KUWAIT: Pharmaceutical inspection administration at Ministry of Health announced the detention of large quantities of forged marks of medicine and cosmetics which validity has expired, in some of the private pharmacies and some popular markets. Assistant Undersecretary Dr Omar Al-Sayed Omar said in a press release that number of cases found since last year amounted to about 420, through 4,477 inspection round were made.
KUWAIT: It seems that the Muslim expats living in Kuwait won’t be able to go for Hajj (pilgrimage) this and next year due to the enlarging renovations taking place in Holy Makkah. These renovation works caused that the Saudi authorities responsible for Hajj refused to increase the quota for Kuwaiti pilgrims more than 8,000. So the expatiates were advised to go for Hajj from their home country, as the quota of 8,000 only include 7,000 Kuwaitis and 1,000 Bedoons.
KUWAIT: Security sources revealed that criminal detectives carried out one of the largest campaigns covering cafes and suspected areas across all governorates of Kuwait. The campaign led by Colonel Mohammad Al-Sharhan resulted in the arrest of 215 homosexual boys and girls belonging to different nationalities, violators of residency law, drunkards, drug users, gamblers and people wanted in different criminal and civil cases. All the arrested people were sent to the concerned authorities.
Kuwaiti females have finally made it as staff members at the country’s paramedics teams after the first female unit graduated on Saturday. Abdulaziz Bou Hamyed, a paramedic official, told Al Arabiya this week that ever since the department’s establishment in 1988, its staff members have been men.
KUWAIT: Farwaniya Hospital yesterday announced its doctors performed a successful perimortem caesarean section on a clinically dead woman with no pulse or respiratory activity, delivering a healthy baby and reviving the mother. Farwaniya Hospital Manager Dr Hmoud Al-Zobi said a 36-year-old Filipina who was nine months pregnant was hospitalized at 3:30 am on Friday in a critical condition with extremely high blood pressure.
Several social media websites went viral about the new traffic violation fines though it was found later that it was merely a proposal under consideration of the concerned authorities at the Ministry of Interior, as per ministry’s own declaration. No doubt, traffic accidents require all sections of the society to work together along with the Ministry of Interior which is concerned about traffic safety.
KUWAIT: The announcement of a government plan to deport 100,000 expatriate laborers annually has negatively impacted the labor market as the cost of recruitment has gone up while visa trafficking has increased, a top unionist said in a recent statement.
KUWAIT: A R Albisher and Z Alkazemi Co – the exclusive distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Kuwait – has entered an entirely new segment with the launch of the new A 250 Sport, setting a fresh luxury compact car benchmark with a powerful, sporty and luxuriously designed and appointed hot hatch that will excite and enthral the nation’s aspirational go-getting next-big-things.
KUWAIT: A traffic police unit dressed in civilian clothes has been assigned to detect violations as part of the Interior Ministry’s efforts to enforce the law on the roads around Kuwait.
KUWAIT: Fierce competition is expected upon the official launch of the commercial service that will allow clients to switch amongst telecom providers in Kuwait while keeping the digits of their purchased numbers intact. Speaking on separate occasions, clients viewed the service as a step that would lead telecom providers in Kuwait to boost their efforts in pleasing their customers, providing the best services in order to keep their clients from transferring their numbers. Adel Al-Shimmiri, a client to one of the telecom companies in Kuwait, said that his service provider would surely be looking into means to keep him pleased.
KUWAIT: Bayer Healthcare launched a campaign in Kuwait to raise awareness about stroke and the latest remedies developed to prevent and cure this lethal disease that kills more people in Europe each year than breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS and road traffic accidents combined.
KUWAIT: Illegal residents were arrested during security raids at Mina Abdullah scrapyard, Wafra Road, Mina Abdullah Industrial Area and Ali Sabah Al-Salem Area on Saturday. The raids resulted in the arrest of 56 persons, of whom 30 did not have identification, 10 were daily wage laborers, and 16 were found to be in violation of the labor law, who also had been issued 11 traffic citations.