Wednesday , December 13 2017

Arab Times

‘Don’t litter on beaches’ – Heavy fines eyed

Burning coal to smoke shisha KD 50 fine KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: A recent meeting of the Environment Public Authority (EPA), Environment Police, and Kuwait Municipality agreed on forming a tripartite committee authorized by the judicial police to follow up violations committed on the beaches, public parks and camps. Informed …

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‘Complaints’ tied to barbecue ban in public gardens

‘Relocation of zoo in Omariya not necessary’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Director-General of the Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) Faisal Al-Hasawi explained that the decision to ban barbecuing in public gardens is in response to the complaints of residents in various housing areas, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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MoH temporarily bans hire of Indian nurses – Workers promised jobs in Kuwait held at airport with fake tickets

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Kuwaiti Ministry of Health has intimated that there will be a temporary ban on recruitment of nurses from India. Recent efforts made by three Kuwaiti agencies for recruiting over 2,000 Indian nurses through Overseas Manpower Limited (OMCL), Chennai has been put on hold till such time …

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‘Exempt teachers, technical instructors from the fingerprint attendance system’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Acting Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares has asked the Civil Service Commission (CSC) chairperson to submit the letter requesting for exemption of teachers and technical instructors from the fingerprint attendance system to the Civil Service Council for approval, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Fares …

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Steep climb in deaths as use of drugs among youths rises

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Director General of Antinarcotics Authority Brigadier Badar Al-Ghadhori announced the total number of drug-related deaths registered in Kuwait between 2012 and 2016 was 333, while the number of drug-related deaths recorded since the beginning of 2017 until September reached 56. This was announced at a recent …

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Kuwaiti ISIS members to be handed over to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: The head of the international coalition forces has offered to hand over a number of Kuwaitis who were caught while fighting alongside DAESH in Iraq and Syria, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting well-informed military sources. The sources said all those who were arrested will be handed over to their …

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Kuwaiti child killed in accident

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: A Kuwaiti child died and her sister sustained serious injury in a traffic accident on Salmi Motorway. A rescue team arriving at the scene after the incident referred the injured girl to Jahra Hospital for treatment and the body of the deceased sister was deposited to …

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Young Kuwaiti man not guilty in granny murder

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The Criminal Court has acquitted a 22-year-old Kuwaiti, who was charged with murdering his grandmother, reports Al-Anba daily. The man was charged with premeditated murder, beating and causing fractures in the face. Defence attorney, Mohammed Al-Otaibi told the court his client’s actions were not conclusive evidence …

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Amir reappoints PM to form Cabinet – Grilling planned

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday issued an Amiri Decree reappointing His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al- Sabah as Prime Minister and instructed the latter to appoint members of the new Cabinet. The Amiri Decree states that having considered …

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AMIR CONDOLES ON U.S. ATTACK

Terror attack in NY claims 8 – Kuwaitis safe NEW YORK, Nov 1, (Agencies): An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City followed plans laid out by the militant Islamic State group and planned the attack weeks in advance, US investigators said on Wednesday. Police said they …

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