Saturday , September 22 2018


Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder – Indian Embassy Message

WE have been receiving queries from Kuwaiti nationals married to Indian women or those having parents/grand parents as Indian nationals regarding eligibility for grant of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card. The position with regard to the grant of OCI by Government of India is as below: 2. A foreign …

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Amir congratulates King Salman on successful Hajj – Call on leaders to fight sectarianism

MINA, Saudi Arabia, Sept 14, (Agencies): The governor of Saudi Arabia’s Makkah region on Wednesday urged Muslim religious leaders to fight sectarianism, an indirect criticism of Shiite Iran. Prince Khaled al-Faisal was speaking at a news conference to discuss the annual Hajj pilgrimage, which ends on Thursday and has added …

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Kuwait concern on US ‘Terrorism Act’ – UAE, OIC join chorus of opposition

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14, (Agencies): Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry expressed deep concerns on Monday over the adoption of a legislation by US Congress, which paves the way for suing foreign governments, known as the “Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.” An official source at the Foreign Ministry said the law is …

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Negotiating fair price with the taxi drivers no option after meter use – MoI should have surprise checks on cabbies

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers weighed in on the recent changes in public transportation and the mandated use of the meter to determine taxi fare. The majority of respondents, 41 percent, shared that they had always paid without a meter reading and had …

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26,000 workers needed, 1000 arrive weekly: sources – 65 pc environmental fuel project completed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: The number of workers needed for the environmental fuel project is about 26,000 and around 1,000 employees of various nationalities have been arriving weekly for this purpose, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources from Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC). Sources affirmed 65 percent of the project has …

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DAESH e-system attack foiled – Explosives unit formed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: The State Security officers carried out a pre-emptive strike against the DAESH terrorist organization and foiled its plan to destroy the country’s e-system and the World Wide Web in a number of Gulf and Arab countries, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the pre-emptive strike was …

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MPs warn over government ties

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: Lawmakers have warned that the relationship between the Parliament and the government might turn sour if the latter does not accept their demands regarding the gasoline price hike. MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji pointed out the relationship between the two authorities will be determined by the government’s way …

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Most MPs oppose move to increase petrol rates – Assembly panels to discuss issue in Oct

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KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The lifting of petrol subsidy issue is attracting wide attention, notably in the social level which reflects the political scene especially the National Assembly as most lawmakers have expressed support for calls to oppose this move, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources said the Governmental Subsidies …

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Amir exchanges Eid greetings with Arab and Muslim leaders – ‘Prosperity, security and stability’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday exchanged cables of congratulations with Arab and Muslim leaders on the advent of Eid Al-Adha. His Highness the Amir expressed sincere wishes of prosperity, security and stability for the Arab and Muslim nations. Meanwhile, …

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Kuwait stops working visas for Malawians – Govt cites abuse of girls

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: Kuwait has with immediate effect stopped issuance of working visas for Malawians, a senior government official has said, says online news. Minister of External Affairs and International Cooperation Francis Katsaira said this as the government of Malawi is struggling to raise funds to bring back close …

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