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Arab Times

Mathematics is not just for nerds – Child’s interest in a subject can be evoked

Are you terrified of numbers? Well, then maybe you have been introduced to math the wrong way, says Alek Zikic, Mathematics Coordinator at the British School of Kuwait. In this interview, this unassuming mathematician destroys many prevailing math myths, and reveals the common-sense logic of math that’s not only alluring …

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‘Hold on tight to unity rope’ – ‘Respect others to gain respect’

Yusuf Awadh Al-Azmi Far from the common historic views that can be quickly retrieved by a click on the Internet search engine, where you can choose to view in brief or in detail; far from preaching patriotism and secretly drinking sectarianism; far from words that cause destruction and not the …

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Bahrain lifts meat subsidies as oil bites

Move to save money as low oil prices hit state finances MANAMA, Oct 3, (RTRS): Bahrain more than doubled the prices of beef and chicken removing meat subsidies in a politically sensitive move designed to save money as low oil prices slash the government’s revenues. Like other Gulf oil-exporting states, …

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Five-goal Aguero fires Man City top – Mane, slick Southampton deepen Chelsea gloom

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 3, (AFP): Sergio Aguero turned in a remarkable goal-scoring performance by netting five times in 20 minutes as Manchester City came from behind to rout Newcastle United 6-1 on Saturday. Only four other players in post-1992 Premier League history — Andrew Cole, Alan Shearer, Jermain Defoe …

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Blatter’s survival in doubt after sponsor’s resignation call – ‘FIFA’s reputation deteriorating’

LAUSANNE, Oct 3, (AFP): After powerful FIFA sponsors demanded his immediate resignation, a key question surrounded Sepp Blatter on Saturday: can the sleaze-tainted president of world football’s governing body survive until his planned departure in February? Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser in separate statements Friday called for Blatter to go, …

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Al-Bader wins gold medal in 200m breaststroke in Bangkok

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti swimmer won a gold medal Saturday in the 200m breaststroke event of the 8th Asian Age Group Championships, currently held in Bangkok, Thailand with participation of 31 countries. In the tourney’s third day, swimmer Ahmad Al-Bader ended the competition, 18 year-old and above …

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Zimbabwe stun Pakistan to level ODI series at 1-1

Malik’s brilliant fightback foiled  HARARE, Oct 3, (AFP): Shoaib Malik’s brilliant fightback was foiled by bad light as Zimbabwe beat Pakistan by five runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in a drama-filled second one-day international at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Malik was left stranded on 96 not out having hauled …

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Gym Team marks birthday of mentor, spends power-packed routines

Kicks and punches of full body workout  KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: The Gym Team had a day of fun and powerpacked routines as they celebrated the birthday of one of its mentors, Ida Pelaud, wife of the General Manager of Radisson Blu Hotel who is a known fitness enthusiast. The …

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Market indices record losses during week

Trading volume average 141.75 million shares, up 17.63% Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended last week in the red zone. The Price Index closed at 5,720.65 points, down by 0.59% from the week before closing, the Weighted Index decreased by 0.67% after closing at 386.63 points, whereas the KSX-15 Index closed …

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Shale producers emerge as market stabilizing element

Oil prices to remain stable blow $50 Almost one year ago in November 2014, Saudi Arabia relinquished its role of swing producer and oil prices dropped by more than 50 percent. It now appears that the shale oil producers are emerging as the new legitimate replacement of Saudi Arabia as …

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