Sunday , February 18 2018

Arab Times

Two Indians selling liquor on street; Nepali held with 40 bottles of booze

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: Police have arrested two Indians for trading in locally-manufactured alcohol, reports Al-Anba daily. Without going into details, a security source said the bootleggers were seized during a security campaign in Hassawi. Police have seized from them 1,340 bottles of alcohol. In another incident, police have arrested …

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Jewelry taken – Woman says robbed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: An unknown individual broke into an Arab woman’s apartment in Hawally area and stole jewelry worth KD 450. According to security sources, when the woman returned to her apartment with her sons, she was shocked to see the door to the apartment was broken. She checked …

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Bedoun wanted for 10-year jail in abduction case held – Police arrest drug peddler

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: A 1983- born Bedoun resident who was sentenced in absentia to ten-year imprisonment for a kidnapping case was arrested in Mubarak Al-Kabeer area. According to security sources, Mubarak Al-Kabeer securitymen were on routine patrol duty in the area when they suspected a vehicle and ordered the …

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Kuwait mediation finds UN support

DOHA, Qatar, Jan 18: The United Nations welcomes and supports the constructive role played by Kuwait’s mediation in finding a solution to the ongoing Gulf crisis as regional efforts are the best option in this regard, a senior UN official said on Wednesday. Miroslav Lajcak, the president of the 72nd …

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DAESH coils in valleys

MOSUL, Iraq, Jan 18, (AFP): Barely a month after Baghdad declared victory over the Islamic State group, the jihadists could still recapture areas of Iraq, especially near the border with Syria, experts and officials say. Ali al-Bayati, a commander of the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary units which fought alongside Iraqi security …

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Poor tax collections weigh on budget – Health spending hike set

NEW DELHI, Jan 18, (RTRS): India is poised to raise its public health spending by 11 percent in the annual budget next month, after rejecting the health minister’s demand for a much bigger increase to ramp up disease control, according to government sources and documents. Health Minister JP Nadda sought …

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No more combined salaries to sponsor family members

I like to know what is the minimum salary required to combine both husband and wife salary and eligible for dependent visa for child. Can you explain the requirements in detail? Name withheld Answer: In days gone by, husband and wife could combine their salaries to meet the minimum salary …

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LEGISLATION SOON ON REPLACEMENT OF EXPATRIATES – 12,000 Kuwaitis on public sector ‘wait’

Panel briefed on issues concerning military, Kuwait 2035 Vision KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: Around 12,000 citizens are on the public sector jobs waiting list; while expatriate workers are considered vital to some sections in the ministries of Health and Education, says member of the parliamentary Kuwaitization and Employment Committee MP …

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MPs query minister on plan to curb corruption

‘Professors accused of plagiarism promoted’ KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: MPs Khalid Al-Shatti and Majed Al-Mutairi raised questions against the Minister of Education and Higher Education concerning suspicious researches and promotion of professors who were accused of plagiarism, reports Al-Qabas daily. MP Al-Shatti said several professors, teaching staff and researchers in …

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