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500 receipts issued per day through ‘WhatsApp’ – MEW

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: Ministry of Electricity and Water issued 1,000 receipts on the first day of implementation of electricity and water bill payments through “WhatsApp”. According to sources affiliated to the ministry, the average number of receipts issued by the ministry through its new payment service is about 500 …

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3,608 cases of Kuwaitis faking disability uncovered in review

Culprits illegally benefited from KD 15m in privileges KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The automated review of the disabilty files from October 2016 until August 2017 uncovered 3,608 cases of citizens faking disability to benefit illegally from an estimated KD 15 million in privileges the government provides for people with special …

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Bachelors target as robberies see steep rise

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: A total of 250 robberies in ‘broad daylight’ have been recorded at various police stations in Kuwait during the first eight months of 2017. According to sources some areas are fertile ground for such crimes due to the lack of security presence — areas such as …

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Bid to counter radicals

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The director of the Moderation Center at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Abdullah Al-Sharikah said the ministry has formed a committee to monitor those who lure others into extremism and terrorism, reports Al-Qabas daily. He added the task of the committee is to monitor the …

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Indians stealing, providing public satellite channels caught in Salmiya

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department headed by Acting Director-General Major General Mohammad Al-Sharhan have arrested a gang of Indians for trespassing into the basic broadcasting offices of a company and gave channels connection to a number of buildings in Salmiya illegally and earning KD 70,000 …

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Citations issued in cafes raids

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality disclosed that the Emergency Team of Farwaniya Municipality conducted a three hour inspection tour of shops and cafés in Ardiya area, reports Al-Anba daily. The tour, which included inspection of 15 restaurants and cafés, resulted in the issuance of …

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‘Terror’ hearing on Oct 17 – Court acquits singer

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The Criminal Court adjourned to Oct 17 the case filed against a young Kuwaiti woman who was accused of joining an illegal organization in Sinai Governorate in Egypt. The case was adjourned for presentation of the defense documents, reports Al-Anba daily. The Public Prosecution had charged …

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Gulf row hurts all: Rater

DUBAI, Sept 13, (AFP): A boycott of Qatar by a Saudi- led bloc of Arab states is hurting the economies of all the countries involved, with Bahrain and Qatar the most affected, Moody’s Investor Service said Wednesday. The row has translated into a credit negative for the entire six-nation Gulf …

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KRCS, IHH coordinating in helping Rohingyas

4,000 food parcels distributed to 16,000 refugees KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) and IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation are working together to deliver relief aid and assistance to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, said a statement Wednesday. KRCS Chairman of the Board Dr Hilal Al-Sayer told KUNA …

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Qaeda warn of punishment – Suu Kyi skips UN meet

YANGON, Sept 13, (Agencies): Al-Qaeda militants have called for support for Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, who are facing a security crackdown that has sent about 400,000 of them fleeing to Bangladesh, warning that Myanmar would face “punishment” for its “crimes”. The exodus of Muslim refugees from Buddhist-majority Myanmar was sparked by …

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