Sunday , October 22 2017

Arab Times

Delhi struggles to control dengue; Health officials blamed for slow response

NEW DELHI, Oct 19, (AP): At dusk, the foggers come out to spray their sticky-sweet clouds of diesel smoke and insecticide across the Indian capital. Mothers scold their children for wearing short sleeves. Posters glued to signposts warn about the perils of neighborhood puddles. Such efforts to stop mosquitoes from …

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Huawei briefs Amir

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18, (KUNA): Officials of the Chinese Huawei Technologies Co Ltd have briefed His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on their plans for investing in Kuwait, Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) Director General Sheikh Dr Mishaal Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said. Sheikh Dr Mishaal …

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6-mth stay out of Kuwait for students

Currently I have permission for my son to stay out of Kuwait for the duration of his university studies, which is until June 2016. Please advise whether he needs to again enter the country before expiry of this permission (residence valid until April 2017) or can we again follow the …

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Panel to mull fiscal deficit – MP keen to protect public money

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: Chairman of the Finance and Economic Committee of the National Assembly MP Faisal Al-Shaye said the committee will meet representatives from the Ministry of Finance to discuss ways to finance the fiscal deficit in the state budget for the current fiscal year. He said the committee …

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6 Expats can own property

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: Ministry of Justice has approved applications from six expatriates to own real estate property in Kuwait, as per the provision of Law 74/1979. A source said the five properties approved and registered at the Property Registration Department include two locations in Mishref that cover 750 and …

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‘Provide more effective health insurance plan for expatriates’ – ‘Extend our generosity to residents’

According to the Arab Times, a proposal has been “submitted by the Ministry of Health to offer medical services at the Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital exceptionally for Kuwaitis and not expatriates living in this country.” According to MP Faisal Al-Duwaisan, the proposal “is inhuman and immoral.” Moreover, “he said if this …

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Advisory for Indian community – ‘Don’t accept parcels from strangers’

IN RECENT PAST, some cases have been reported wherein Indian nationals have been detained at Kuwait Airport, allegedly for carrying of possessing narcotics viz marijuana. The Embassy earnestly requests Indian community members in Kuwait to bring our Advisories dated May 29, 2014 & July 23, 2015 to the notice of …

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‘Prisoners enjoy full human rights’ – Ministries team visits Sulaibiya facility

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: Ministerial delegation from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and representatives from civil society establishments visited the correctional facility complex in Sulaibiya recently accompanied by Assistant Undersecretary of Correctional Facilities Affairs in the Ministry of …

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11 masseurs held at Mahboula health club

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: Amid efforts by the security forces in the country to combat all kinds of crimes, detectives from the Department of Residency Affairs arrested several Asian crossdressers (transvestite) at one health club in Mahboula area that specializes in massaging men, says an Interior Ministry press release. Acting …

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