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His Highness the Amir congratulates newly sworn-in Indian president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated Ram Nath Kovind on being sworn-in as the 14th president of India on Tuesday. His Highness ...

Self-service kiosks to issue driver’s licenses

The next few weeks will see the first step of issuing driver’s licenses electronically, which aims at making a qualitative move in serving citizens and expat. Accordi...

Lulu Exchange Announces Acquisition of Al Falah Exchange Company

Lulu Exchange, the leading foreign exchange and remittance company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% ownership of Al Falah Exchange ...

Not sure if 39 missing Indians are alive: Iraq

Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Monday said here that he was not sure whether the 39 Indians missing in the city of Mosul since 2014 are alive. "I am n...

Traffic accidents kill 2,366 people in five years in Kuwait

At least 2,366 people were killed in traffic accidents from 2012 to April, 2017, statistics by Ministry of Interior have revealed. Up to 917,447 accidents took place ...

Water consumption in Kuwait reaches record rate

Consumption of water in Kuwait hit a record on July 14, with 475 million imperial gallons, a rise of five million gallons more than the same period in 2016, said the Min...

New road from Sixth ring Road to Farwaniya Hospital

A 700-meter ramp will be open for drivers coming from the Sixth Ring Road to Farwaniya Hospital and Ardhiya as well as the institutions and colleges’ in Ardhiya, Public ...

Sheikh Jaber Bridge to be launched end of '18

Sheikh Jaber causeway project in Kuwait is a cable-stayed bridge that is considered among the most prominent projects of 2035 vision and is one of the longest cross-sea ...

Firefighters douse large fire in Sharq Industrial

The Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said it has put out a large fire which broke out at several garages in Sharq Industrial yesterday. The fire, which first en...

New cameras recorded 1,500 traffic violations in one week

Acting Interior Ministry Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Maj Gen Fahad Al-Shuwaei said the ministry is using the most modern equipment for the safety of motorists. He...

Declare amount over KD 3000 while travelling

Director General Jamal Al-Jalawi urged all travelers, who are carrying any amount over KD 3000 to declare the amount according to the law 106/2014 either upon arrival an...

Commercial fraud detected in Jleeb warehouse; Made in India label changed to Made in Pakistan

Ministry of Commerce and Industry authorities discovered large scale commercial cheating in a warehouse in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh. According to local report, authorities ...

SC seeks time frame for amending law to allow NRI voting from overseas

The Supreme Court on Friday sought to know from the Central government the time it would require for bringing a bill amending the Representation of People Act to allowin...

MPW announces detours, partial road openings

Assistant Undersecretary for Roads Engineering at the Ministry of Public Works Ahmad Al-Hussan announced 21 partial road openings till the end of 2017. Hussan said the m...

Kuwait forms committee to monitor prices

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, on Thursday announced the formation of a joint committee with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, with the power of arrest t...

Kuwait Oil Co: gas pipeline "limited fire" extinguished

Kuwait Oil Co said on Thursday that it has put out a "limited fire" which broke out on a gas pipeline in Burgan oilfield in southeastern Kuwait. The fire broke out on...

Jet Airways announces exciting travel options with its ‘Summer Fare Sale’

Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, will offer guests attractive savings for travel on its direct flights from the Gulf, to destinations a...

Kuwaiti authorities appeal for info on missing convicts

Kuwait's Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday that anyone withholding information on the whereabouts of convicts involved in a "terror" cell known as, "Al-Abdali," sho...

New side road in Sheraton roundabout to reduce traffic jam

Acting Interior Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Fahad Al-Shuwaie said the Engineering Department is working on finding solutions to a...

India among 5 countries that faced most terror attacks in 2016

More than half of the terror attacks in the world in 2016 took place in five countries, including India and Pakistan, a senior US counter-terror official has said. Ju...

Iraq airports open to Kuwaiti commercial flights

All of Iraq's airports are open to Kuwaiti commercial flights, which will offer facilitations for the arrival of jets from the neighbouring country, Iraq's Transportatio...

Kuwait turns down India's request for temple and crematorium

Kuwait has turned down a request by the Indian Embassy for granting a suitable place for setting up an Indian temple and an electrical crematorium for the Indian communi...

Hospital charges for expats will range from KD 5 – KD

Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi said that the cost incurred by Ministry of Health for providing health services for expatriates is too much. Expatriate visitors r...

Diversion to replace traffic lights at route 6-303 junction

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Tuesday that a diversion would replace the traffic light at the Sixth Ring Road's (6) intersection with Al-Ghous Street (303) as o...

Business-friendly environment gives impetus to development

It is imperative to provide an environment that is conducive for business and in turn, would encourage development projects and help diversify the economy, an official s...

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“IOSH Working Safely” Training Program

To enhance HSE culture in the region and providing a best platform for members to improve their skills and knowledge in HSE profession, American Society of Safety Engine...

Sultan of Dawoodi Bohra community Inaugurated Gulf Hotel

Saturday 22ndJuly His Holiness Dr Mufaddal Saifuddin , Sultan of Dawoodi Bohra community Inaugurated Gulf Hotel located on Baghdad Street, Salmiya, Kuwait. This event...

IEI Kuwait Engineers meet with the Indian Ambassador

The newly elected executive members of the Institute of Engineers (India) Kuwait Chapter met with H.E. the Indian Ambassador to Kuwait Shri. Sunil Jain on July 11th 2017...

International professional recognition for Kuwait based Indian HSE professional, Ashok Garlapati by BCSP, USA and IOSH, UK

Playing a leading role in the promotion of professional Health, Safety and Environment certifications internationally, especially in GCC Countries, Indian Sub-continent,...

Officials of Mavelikara Association Visited Indian Ambassador

Officials of Mavelikara Association Kuwait under the leadership of President Mr. Binoy Chandran, visited Indian Ambassador in connection with the upcoming 15th Annual Ce...

15th Al Furqan Qur'an Competition results announced

Al Furqan Qur’an Study Centre under the patronage of Indian Islahi Centre, Kuwait is glad to announce its 15th Hifd Competition results that took place on Friday, 14th J...

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Anybody Got a Spine???

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

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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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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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Summer Cricket coaching camp by Cricket Coaching Academy

22 Yards Cricket Coaching Academy would like to invite cricketers of all age group to attend the Su

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Kumble withdraws as India head coach

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

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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

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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