Kuwait's deputy prime minister Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah announced the ministerial decision to open the registration for women to join the country's national military service.
Published on Oct 12, 2021 08:34 PM IST
- India has started flights between 49 cities under the Air Bubble arrangement with 18 nations in September, according to the Ministry of civil aviation's notification.
Published on Sep 07, 2021 07:49 AM IST
Written by Susmita Pakrasi | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The emergency medical supply operation between India and Kuwait is under the third phase and will continue to meet the urgent oxygen requirements in India, the Embassy of Kuwait said in a statement.
Updated on Jun 09, 2021 09:48 PM IST
ANI | , Mumbai
During the second wave of pandemic in India, Kuwait supplied oxygen cylinders and other medical equipment, while Qatar proved to be the new logistic and transportation hub to western India.
Published on Jun 09, 2021 09:17 AM IST
By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Kuwait suspends travel from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. To enter Kuwait from the four countries, people must have been in another country for at least 14 days beforehand
Updated on May 10, 2021 09:18 PM IST
The move was on the instructions of health authorities after an evaluation of the global coronavirus status.
Published on Apr 24, 2021 05:59 AM IST
Reuters | , Cairo
- Ramadan 2021: From Saudi Arabia to Asian countries like India and Pakistan and Western nations like USA and UK, here is a list of regions that begin fasting from Tuesday after sighting the crescent moon
Updated on Apr 12, 2021 07:03 PM IST
By Zarafshan Shiraz
- Ramadan 2021 moon sighting updates: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court had called on all Muslims in UAE, Qatar and other Arab states to sight the crescent moon for the onset of the Holy month of Ramadan on Sunday evening, Sha’ban 29, 1442 AH, that is April 11, 2021
Updated on Apr 11, 2021 11:59 PM IST
- In recent weeks, a growing number of women have broken taboos to speak out about the scourge of harassment and violence that plagues the Gulf nation’s streets, highways and malls, in an echo of the global #MeToo movement.
Published on Mar 13, 2021 05:03 PM IST
- The brother of the man stuck in Kuwait, said the employer even used to beat his brother and threaten not to let him ever return to India.
Updated on Mar 05, 2021 02:29 PM IST
By Mukesh Mathrani | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Barmer
While other Gulf Arab states tapped global debt markets to bolster strained finances amid the pandemic, Kuwait has been hamstrung by lawmakers’ resistance to approve a law that would enable the government to borrow.
Published on Feb 11, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Around 600 Indians residing in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait were forced to take shelter in two community groups in the UAE after the airport closures were announced late last year, the Gulf News reported.
Updated on Jan 11, 2021 08:17 PM IST
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman were among the Gulf nations whose governments announced that they would ban entry and exit via their land and sea borders barring cargo movements and cancel commercial travel.
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 10:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Sheikh Nasser, who held various government posts over the years including minister of defense and deputy prime minister, had been considered a top contender for crown prince following the death in September of his father, the 91-year-old Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 08:14 PM IST
Dubai | By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
The move comes two days after Sheikh Sabah submitted his government’s resignation in a procedural step following parliamentary polls, Arab News reported.
Published on Dec 08, 2020 05:28 PM IST
Kuwait city | By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni
India is asking the Gulf countries to start opening its doors to the thousands of workers who had come back during the pandemic.
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 07:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
Macron’s comments to not “give up cartoons” came in response to the beheading of a teacher, Samuel Paty, outside his school in a suburb outside Paris earlier this month
Published on Oct 25, 2020 08:09 AM IST
Doha | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Srivatsan K C
A native of Andhra Pradesh, who arrived from Kuwait, was intercepted by its officials based on suspicion, a Customs release here said on Monday.
Published on Oct 19, 2020 06:50 PM IST
Chennai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
India and Kuwait maintained close and friendly relations under the leadership of the late amir, the external affairs ministry said, describing him as a “true friend and well-wisher of India in guiding and strengthening bilateral engagements for the mutual benefit of the people of the two countries”.
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 09:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah passed away on September 29 in a hospital in the United States. He was 91. He became Kuwait’s Emir in January 2006 after the death of Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah.
Published on Oct 04, 2020 09:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
At age 83, Sheikh Nawaf is not expected to deviate from the diplomatic path charted by his predecessor, the late Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah.
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 03:10 PM IST
Dubai | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
According to the constitution, the emir should be succeeded by Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, 83, a half brother who has served as interior minister and deputy chief of the national guard.
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 08:29 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
The blaze in the oil tanker, which also bore the brunt of two explosions and a two metre crack, has now subsided, they said.
Published on Sep 05, 2020 12:29 PM IST
Chennai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
The full loaded vessel was heading to Paradip in eastern India from Mina Al Ahmandi in Kuwait, Refinitiv’s ship tracking data shows
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 12:09 PM IST
New Delhi | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
When police arrived at Singh’s home in Newtown Township, they found Singh covered in blood, suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds. Inside were the bodies of the two women, the report said.
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 11:45 AM IST
Washington | By Press Trust of India
The GCC — comprised of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates — alleged Iran had “not ceased or desisted from armed interventions in neighboring countries, directly and through organizations and movements armed and trained by Iran.”
Published on Aug 09, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Dubai | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
On 30 years of Iraq’s invasion, the world champion remembers not knowing he wouldn’t see his home again.
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 07:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow/New Delhi | By Sharad Deep & Ajai Masand
Earlier this month, in the wake of a surge in Covid-19 cases across the country, the civil aviation ministry had extended the ban on international flights till July 31. Prior to that, the earlier order had said the ban would be in place till July 15.
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 05:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
A statement said Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah had assumed some of Sheikh Sabah’s powers temporarily, without explaining why that was necessary.
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 10:01 AM IST
Dubai | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
The legal and legislative committee of Kuwait’s National Assembly decided on July 2 that the draft law was in line with the Constitution and laws.
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 06:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar