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Indian Embassy announces Eid holiday

On the auspicious occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, Indian Embassy will be closed on either SUNDAY, 25th June or Monday, 26th June depending upon sighting of moon. Emergency ser...

Parents and Siblings residency renewal only with private insurance. May cost upto 1700 KD

Directorate general of residency affairs issued executive rules regarding the renewal of family residencies for those other than spouses and children. According to the d...

Indian Ambassador hosted Ramadan Iftar

H.E. Mr. Sunil Jain, Ambassador of India to Kuwait hosted an Iftar Party at India House. Prominent Kuwaitis, foreign dignitaries and Indian community leaders attended th...

Muslims perform Qiyam prayers nationwide

Muslims perform Qiyam night prayers at Kuwaiti mosques, especially in the evening of the 27th day of Ramadan, wishing that it would be Laylat Al-Qadr, which is a holy ni...

Fodder fire near Salemy controlled

The huge fire that broke out at an open area used for storying fodder at km. 1 of Al-Salemy highway last night was controlled, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) ann...

New bridge on west of Jamal Abdul Nasser St to open Friday

Assistant Undersecretary for Road Engineering at the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) Ahmad Al-Hussan announced the opening of the upper part of a 2.1-km-long bridge withi...

Good News for Indians flying abroad, No departure cards from July 1st

On June 14th a notification was issued by the ministry of external affairs seeking to discontinue the departure cards for Indian passengers at all international airports...

Minister calls for vigilance in last days of Ramadan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Jarrah Al-Sabah on Monday instructed security bodies to take all precautionary measures to keep people safe ...

Committee investigating Mangaf underpass flooding submitted final report

A Ministry of Public Works (MPW) committee investigating the Mangaf underpass flooding submitted its final report. According to Kuwait times report, the final report als...

3000 KD insurance for sponsoring parents?

Expatriate must produce a KD 3,000 insurance certificate to sponsor their parents or siblings to cover up the annual medical expenses, reports Al-Shahed daily. Ac...

Indian Doctors Forum Organizes Gabqa in Kuwait

The Indian Doctors Forum (IDF) successfully organized and celebrated their GHABQA 2017 on Saturday 17th June, 2017 at The Regency Hotel amidst a galaxy of Kuwaiti, India...

Wataniya Airways to operate at Kuwait Airport

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sunday handed over an Air Operators' Certificate (AOC) to Wataniya Airways, boosting number of national carriers in Kuwa...

59,249 new driving licenses issued to expatriates in 2016

According to the latest statistics of the General Traffic Department in 2016, the number of new driving licenses issued to expatriates reached 59,249 compared to 24,676 ...

Huge rush at Kuwait Airport

Kuwait International Airport witnessed a huge crowd recently so the operation authorities took all the necessary steps to facilitate procedures. Thousands of Kuwaiti...

Indian Embassy organise Online Quiz for Yoga Awareness

As part of the International Day of Yoga, Indian Embassy in Kuwait will be running an Online Awareness Quiz on Yoga on its Social Media platforms. Indian Embassy will ru...

Deportation for expatriate found interfering in the country’s affairs

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah has issued a directive to deport any expatriate or GCC national found inciting sectarian and triba...

Authorities urges holiday travelers to check authenticity of travel agencies

Assistant Undersecretary for Monitoring and Consumer Protection at Ministry of Commerce and Industry Eid Al-Rashidi urged travelers to be cautious by ensuring they purch...

Ministry warns against organizing Eid prayers in open spaces

Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced that the Eid Al-Fitr prayers for this year will be held inside mosques where Friday prayers (Jumah) are usually held....

Obituary: Romana Margarida Lobo

Indian national Romana Margarida Lobo passed away in Kuwait. Hailing from Goa, India, Romana Margarida Lobo was in Kuwait from 1965. She left behind her children Michael...

Indian Embassy celebrated International Day of Yoga

Large number of people attends the International Day of Yoga celebration in Kuwait on Saturday 17th June at Indian Embassy. Indian Ambassador to Kuwait HE Sunil Jai...

New proposal for driving license, vehicle registration fee; Up to 50 time increase in charges

Authorities submitted a new proposal for the approval of fatwa and legislation committee to increase various fees for driving license and vehicle registration. The fe...

First day of Eid Al-Fitr on June 25 - Says Astronomer Dr Saleh Al-Ojairi

Prominent astronomer Dr Saleh Al-Ojairi said the first day of Eid Al-Fitr will be on June 25 because the Shawwal month crescent is expected to rise at 5:30 am on June 24...

Set room AC at 25 degrees; Take precautions against fires - urges Fire Service Directorate

Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) on Thursday urged citizens and expatriates to take precautions against possible fires during the summer peak. Colonel Khalil Al...

Indian Embassy to celebrate Yoga Day on Saturday

Embassy of India will be celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga (IDY-2017) at its premises on this Saturday, 17 June 2017. The celebration will begin at 6:30 ...

New move to allow residence permit for parents and siblings

Authorities are discussing a way to allow residency permits for the parents and siblings of expatriates in this country. According to current rule, the new applican...

IIK Community News...

Unite the Mind, Body and Soul with Yoga : PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi did yogic exercises amid rains for some 15 minutes here on Wednesday as he underlined the importance of yoga in connecting the global commun...

Center For India Studies holds Environment Day Seminar

Leading think tank among the NRI community in Kuwait. Center For India Studies organised a multi layered event PRAGATHI as part of the World Environment Day celebrations...

Kitchen to Limelight, MMME Begins to Sprout in Kuwait

Malayali Mum's Middle East (MMME) Kuwait chapter organized an IFTAR kit distribution for a labour camp in Hasawi, Jeleeb on 2 June 2017 .Homemade delicious biryani, snac...

Blood Donor’s Kerala - Kuwait chapter celebrated the world blood donor day

In a remarkable event to raise awareness of the need for blood donation, Blood Donor’s Kerala - Kuwait chapter (BDK, Kuwait) celebrated the world blood donor day by orga...

Chit Chaat with Dad – A Fathers' Day special

The ladies at AAK took to celebrating Fathers' Day on Friday, June 16th 2017 at Better Books, Salmiya, an event for members and their families. The role of a Father in a...

Souhrdha Vedhi, Fahaheel Hosted Iftar Reception

Souhrdha Vedhi, Fahaheel hosted an Iftar on 16th June 2017, Friday with their members and guests at ‘Unity Center” auditorium, Fahaheel.


Anybody Got a Spine???

Fourteen Prime Ministers have taken charge of our country, and between themselves they have had Sev


Indian Rupee (INR) -3 Questions

The Indian Rupee (INR) is surprisingly strong proving many analysts wrong. In a world where emergin


“What have you done for me?”

Suruchi was twelve years old, when she had blurted out the above words, and her words had sharp


Linking India to Kuwait through Music: The One and Only Veena Guru in Kuwait.

Veena is one of the most ancient south Indian instruments. However, amongst the multitude of string


GST: One Nation, One Tax

When parliament of India passed constitutional amendment bill in 2016, it paved the way for GST. An


Earth Day – Celebrating Earth Day is more important than ever

These days, I have seen people, including children being aware of the consequence of environmental


An Indian Voice for Football

An Indian football commentator who revolutionized regional language commentary with a unique record


Confidence, Discipline and Health, the Karate Way

In the present world we talk a lot about self-dependency and the courage to face the world. Self-co


Creating History in Quality Construction, Dr. Abdul Razzak Rumane

Dr. Abdul Razzak Rumane, a Registered Senior Consultant (RSC) with The Chartered Quality Institute


We chose happiness and compassion; we chose life

It is a widely accepted fact that the ultimate aim of anyone in this world is to attain the state o


Mughal Mahal Exotica - An aromatic and exotic twist to Indian food

When it comes to Indian food in Kuwait, no doubt ‘Mughal Mahal’ set an example among the residents


Experience Indian Corner Tandoori Nights at Al Manshar Rotana Hotel

Al Manshar Rotana Hotel at Fahaheel, Kuwait launched an authentic Tandoori Night with an Indian cor


Biryani & Kebabi restaurant opened at Arabia Mall in Egila

Biryani & Kebabi is the newest addition to Al Sabah & Kohli food and beverage brands. Al Sabah & Ko


Indulge in the luxury of Indian dinner every Tuesday at Jumeirah’s Garden Café

We all love luxury. We have many occasions to celebrate life luxuriously. Be it our anniversary, bi


Kumble withdraws as India head coach

Legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble has decided against continuing as the head coach of the Indian c


Kuwait Cricket congratulates all the winners and runners

KC Desert T20 Finals, KC T20 Premier League, KC U16 Juniors Championship and KC 50 Overs Champions


Team Shifa Al-Jazeera Soccer Kerala Wins Kefak Grandhyper Soccer League

KEFAK Soccer League Season 5 ended with Team Shifa Al-Jazeera Soccer Kerala defending t


Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli Bats For Charity at Fundraising Gala Dinner in London

The Virat Kohli Charity Ball to be held on Monday, 5th June 2017 at the HAC Ground The Virat Koh


Champions FC march to Finals

Captian Prince's goal bestows Champions FC a historic march into the finals in KEFAK GRAND HYPER LE