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Kuwait designates 26 mosques for late-night Ramadan prayers

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has prepared 26 mosques nationwide dedicated to receive worshippers performing late-night prayers during the Muslims' holy mont...

Strict action for begging in the holy month of Ramadan

The entire families along with children will be deported if either the mother or father is caught begging during the holy month of Ramadan, local media reported quotin...

Ramadan working hours at immigration departments

The immigration directorate announced that the official working hours in all six immigration departments during Ramadan will be from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm (morning shift),...

No programmed cuts of water or electricity during Ramadan

All programmed cuts of water or electricity had been halted during the Holy month of Ramadan, said Minister of Oil and Electricity and Water Essam Al-Marzouq. He said th...

79 percent of Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Causeway completed

The Ministry of Public Works announced the completion of about 79 percent of Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Causeway project. The project is set to open by end of 2018, as the...

Government of India rationalized visa fee

The Government of India has rationalized visa fee with effect from 1 April 2017 for various types of visas as described under. The visa fee for country specific has al...

Grand Hypermarket opens new branch in Mahboula

Leading UAE-based business group, Regency, launched the 43rd branch of its flagship store, Grand Hypermarket in Mahboula, block 2, Wednesday.

Police arrests citizen who attacked policemen

Security forces arrested a citizen who attacked earlier police officers while trying to arrest him after committing several traffic violations, the Interior ministry sai...

Kuwait Tower announces Ramadan opening hours

Within the Touristic Enterprises Company’s (TEC) preparations to receive visitors in all its facilities during Ramadan, Kuwait Tower will receive visitors from 6:45 pm t...

Mina Abdullah Refinery under maintenance

Mina Abdullah oil refinery is currently under full-scale maintenance due to proceed until June 6, said Mutlaq Rashed Nasser Al-Azmi, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer a...

Indian Business Council honours Kuwaiti and Indian personalities

In a glittering function, Indian Business & Professional Council (IBPC), Kuwait honours the prominent members of Kuwait and Indian business communities during IBCs 14th ...

Indian school student passed away

Sixth standard student of United Indian School, Master Rahul Ramesh passed away in Kuwait. He was under treatment for the past few months. He was 11 years old. Hails fro...

New electricity fees intended to promote saving: Official

Planned new fees on power and water are primarily aimed at promoting consumption rather than reaping money, a ranking official affirmed. No matter how high the fees may ...

1 month jail or 100 KD fine for eating in public during fasting hours; Traffic lights will be recalibrated to streamline traffic

The Interior Ministry (MoI) has made due arrangements to guarantee people's security during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, an official statement said on Thursday. ...

Interior Ministry suspends renewal of family visas for parents and siblings

Ministry of Interior’s Acting Residency Affairs Director has issued instruction to temporarily suspended the renewal of residency visas of dependent relatives other tha...

First day of Ramadan will be on Saturday

The first day of Ramadan will be on Saturday, May 27. Saudi Arabia announced that the first day of Ramadan in the country will be on Saturday, May 27. The UAE Mo...

Indian Embassy to work in regular time during Ramadan

For continued rendering of best possible services to the Indian community, Kuwaiti nationals and expatriates residing in Kuwait, there will not be any changes in the wor...

Ministries announces Ramadan timings

Civil Service Commission (CSC) has fixed two different Ramadan timings for the ministries and other government departments. Some of them will start at 9:30 am and cl...

Large Crowd paid tribute to Toyota Sunny - the real life hero of Indian community in Kuwait

Thousands of people from all walks of life gathered at NECK Church premise in Kuwait city to pay their last respect to the hero of Indian community in Kuwait Sri Sunny M...

8,432 foreign liquor bottles seized

An Arab man was arrested after he arrived at Shuaiba Port to collect a shipment containing alcoholic drinks. Criminal investigators at the Interior Ministry coordinate...

Expat arrested for planting marijuana in his house

An expat was arrested in Hawally for planting marijuana in his house and selling it. Security sources said the suspect told narcotics police that he imported the seedlin...

Over 27 vehicles damaged in Petrochemical warehouse fire in Al Rai

Firemen have managed to quench the fire that engulfed a petrochemical plant at Rai Area earlier on Wednesday, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said. The big fire b...

Bad weather disrupts operations at Shuwaikh Port

Maritime at Shuwaikh Port was suspended due to bad weather conditions in the country, Kuwait Ports' Authority said Wednesday. The move mainly aims at keeping the safety ...

Mumbai University opens online Applications for international students

Edulab today announced that Mumbai University has now opened online applications for international students for the first time in the history. This initiative brings to ...

Advanced countries are making use of expatriates to establish economic cities - Dr Jassem Al-Fahad

Advanced countries are making use of expatriates to establish economic cities, said Dr Jassem Al-Fahad who is the Consultant for the Higher Committee on Projects. He als...

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PALPAK celebrated Mother's Day/ Women's Day

Ladies Wing of Palakkad Pravasi Association of Kuwait celebrated Mother's Day cum Women's Day on 26th May 2017 from 9.30am to 2.00pm at Hi Dine Hall Abbasiya.

Mavelikara Association Celebrated Annual Picnic and Family Get together

Mavelikara Association Celebrated Annual Picnic and Family Get together in the year 2017 on May 18 and 19th at Kabad. The program started with prayer at 8:30 PM .Und...

KDNA conducted Tribute to MS Baburaj “ Babukka Kelkkan”

KDNA presented a mesmerizing event of subtle music as a tribute to the great musician par excellence Muhammed Shabeer Baburaj (MS Baburaj) who conquered the minds of mus...

26th Death Anniversary of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi observed

“Rajiv Gandhi as Prime Minister touched the soul of India,” declared well known author, community leader and social activist Sam Pynummoodu who inaugurated the 26th Mart...

IMA Kuwait organized Welcome Ramadan events

Under the patronage of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Masjid Al-Kabir, Indian Muslim Association (IMA) English Unit in coordination with IMA Salmiya unit org...

Farook College Old Students’ Association (FOSA) conducted family get-together 2017

Kuwait Chapter of Farook College Old Students’ Association (FOSA) conducted a family get-together and a farewell event for Haneef Mohammed and Hijas Ismail on Friday, 19...

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Indian Rupee (INR) -3 Questions

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

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“What have you done for me?”

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

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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

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GST: One Nation, One Tax

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

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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

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An Indian Voice for Football

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

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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

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Creating History in Quality Construction, Dr. Abdul Razzak Rumane

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

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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

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Just Imagine

I had the flu. I had never felt so alone. I missed my family. Shivering, I huddled deeper inside th

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Champions FC march to Finals

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

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Friday Court clinch Q7 Kuwait Premier League Season 9

Tail ender Basharat Ali Khan hit an unbeaten 21 including the winning six to steer Friday Court to

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Ramadan Sports Mania 2017 by Don Bosco Oratory

Don Bosco Oratory Kuwait is once again pleased to announce its Ramadan Sports Mania for the Indian