Monday , February 19 2018

Arab Times

Ahli United Bank announces winners of its weekly draw – ‘Al-Hassad Islamic Saving’ program

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Ahli United Bank held its weekly draw of Al-Hassad Islamic Saving program on Dec 9, 2015. This program offers the biggest prize amount to the largest number of winners. The prize program succeeded in becoming the first and only prize account in Kuwait compliant with the …

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Kuwait index closes at 8.42 points higher; most sectors end in green; Manazel Holding top gainer of the day

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Kuwait stocks continued to steer into green with a 0.15 percent or 8.42 points rise to 5,624.6 points with most sectors logging green indices. The weighted index stood at 382 points, up by 0.42 points. The KSE 15 index closed at 903.66 points with a 0.41 …

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Google CEO outlines vision to bring millions of Indians online

Google’s new chief executive Sundar Pichai used his first official visit to India Wednesday to outline plans to bring hundreds of millions of Indians online, including installing free wifi at railway stations. The Indian-born Pichai said the first train station, Mumbai Central, would go online in January and the tech …

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‘Force’ reinvigorates ‘Star Wars’ – Film tilts toward nostalgia over novelty

If the first “Star Wars” (1977) hadn’t already been rebranded “A New Hope,” that optimistic title might have applied just as well to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” reinvigorating the franchise with a welcome surge of energy, warmth and excitement after the misbegotten cycle of prequels released between 1999 and …

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Common joins Mara in Iraq War drama ‘Leavey’ – Romantic drama ‘Hepta’ set to shoot in Cairo

LOS ANGELES, Dec 16, (RTRS): Common has signed on to co-star with Kate Mara in the Iraq War pic “Leavey,” sources tell Variety. Edie Falco, Bradley Whitford and Tom Felton are also on board to star with “Blackfi sh” helmer Gabriela Cowperthwaite directing. Story follows Megan Leavey and her military …

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Soliman wins big at DIFF – Shalabi, Abdelli take best actor awards

DUBAI, Dec 16: The 12th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival 2015 (DIFF) has come to a close after a spectacular eight-day event that touched audiences from the UAE, the region and the world. With some of the world’s most inspired and critically acclaimed fi lmmakers, actors and celebrities …

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Piaf celebrated on 100th ’versary – ‘She lived her songs’

NEW YORK, Dec 16, (AP):  Edith Piaf would have turned 100 this month and never has she been more vital. The cabaret singer who once sang on the streets for spare change was celebrated and channeled by the likes of Madonna and Celine Dion in the days after the worst …

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Facts outweigh radical lies

OUR ears have been deafened by the religious austerity-tinted artificial slogans of the radicals, long beards, ‘below the knee’ dishdashas and deep hatred against those who do not tow their line or follow their uncivilized, outdated principles. We see in our everyday life many such individuals who do not comply …

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‘Star Wars’ back on big screen –  ‘Force Awakens’ carpet includes Stormtroopers, droids, stars

LOS ANGELES, Dec 15, (Agencies): The next generation of “Star Wars” films kicked off with an elaborate debut for “The Force Awakens” Monday that served as a proverbial passing of the lightsaber to new groups of fighters dueling in a cinematic galaxy far, far away. “The Force Awakens” premiere had …

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‘Mad Max’, ‘Fargo’ lead noms – Critics’ Choice Awards to be hosted by Miller

LOS ANGELES, Dec 15, (RTRS): The 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards announced nominations for the combined 2016 ceremony on Monday and Warner Bros’ “Mad Max: Fury Road” paced the film race with 13 nominations, while FX’s “Fargo” led TV series noms with eight. Weinstein Co’s “Carol,” and two big Fox …

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