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Kuwait allows women to serve in army: Report

Published on Oct 12, 2021 08:34 PM IST

Kuwait to resume commercial flights with India today: Check travel SOPs here

The United Arab Emirates had lifted travel restrictions last month and announced that it will resume commercial international flights with India, along with other nations in Southeast Asia and Egypt.
Published on Sep 07, 2021 07:49 AM IST

INS Tarkash arrives in Mumbai carrying 785 oxygen cylinders from Kuwait

So far 425 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen and 3,800 oxygen cylinders has arrived at the Indian ports during the first and second phase of medical supply.
Updated on Jun 09, 2021 09:48 PM IST

Jaishankar on thank you mission to Kuwait via Qatar

Foreign minister S Jaishankar will be carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal letter for Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah.
Published on Jun 09, 2021 09:17 AM IST

Kuwait bars flights, travellers from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Kuwait bars flights, travellers from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka
Updated on May 10, 2021 09:18 PM IST

Kuwait suspends commercial flights from India due to rising cases

A deserted street in Kuwait city seen as a nationwide curfew from 5 pm until 5 am is imposed for one month to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, after Kuwait recorded its highest daily COVID-19 infection count in March.
Published on Apr 24, 2021 05:59 AM IST

Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia, India, others that may begin fasts from Tuesday

Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia, India, other countries that begin fasts from Tuesday
Updated on Apr 12, 2021 07:03 PM IST

Ramadan 2021 moon sighting highlights: Saudi Arabia committee announces date

Ramadan 2021 moon sighting LIVE updates: Saudi Arabia, others to sight the moon
Updated on Apr 11, 2021 11:59 PM IST

Kuwait's MeToo moment: Women denounce harassment, violence

Founder of Lan Asket campaign, from left, Lina al-Qaddoumi, Najeeba Hayat, Shayma Shamo and Ascia al-Faraj, stand beside Abdulaziz al-Saqabi, one of the Kuwaiti politicians who has proposed an amendment to the penal code to define and punish sexual harassment in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Published on Mar 13, 2021 05:03 PM IST

Barmer man gets life threats from Kuwait employer, Indian embassy 'offers' help

MEA officials have directed the Indian embassy in Kuwait to help Kumbh Singh.
Updated on Mar 05, 2021 02:29 PM IST

Kuwait currency peg in spotlight as nation runs short of cash

People exit a shopping mall as it closes early according to government-imposed Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic restrictions in Kuwait City.
Published on Feb 11, 2021 01:28 PM IST

Indian expatriates, stranded in UAE, reach residences in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait

Last week, the airports were reopened and most of the Indian expatriates -- mostly blue-collar workers -- started flying back to their residences in the two Gulf countries.
Updated on Jan 11, 2021 08:17 PM IST

Saudi Arabia suspends Air India, other flights for a week

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

Kuwait’s key reformer, son of late emir, dies at 72

Last year, Sheikh Nasser’s public allegations of government corruption vaulted him into the national political scene.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 08:14 PM IST

Kuwait emir reappoints Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid as prime minister

Kuwait's newly appointed crown prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah waves before he is sworn in, as speaker of parliament Marzouq al-Ghanim, and Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah clap, at the parliament, in Kuwait City.
Published on Dec 08, 2020 05:28 PM IST

India dials up ties with Gulf countries, sharpens the contrast with Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) speaks with Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (R) during ceremonial reception for Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro at the Presidential palace in New Delhi on January 25, 2020. - Brazilian President is on four-day state visit to India till January 27. (Photo by Prakash SINGH / AFP)
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 07:07 PM IST

Middle East calls for boycott of French products after Macron’s comments

In picture - Kuwaiti youths lift placards expressing anger at French President Emmanuel Macron at a rally in front of the country's National Assembly (parliament) in Kuwait City.
Published on Oct 25, 2020 08:09 AM IST

Customs recovers Rs 33 lakh worth gold from two air passengers

In another case, a city resident who landed from Dubai was intercepted and examination of his checked in-baggage revealed nine hair gel tubes in his possession.
Published on Oct 19, 2020 06:50 PM IST

India sends petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan to Kuwait to condole former amir’s death

Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan carried letters from the President and Prime Minister for the leadership of Kuwait, condoling the death of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 09:16 PM IST

India to observe one day state mourning today on demise of Emir of Kuwait

Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah became Kuwait’s Emir in January 2006 after the death of Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah.
Published on Oct 04, 2020 09:15 AM IST

Kuwait has new ruling emir: 83-year-old Sheikh Nawaf

The new Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, waves after he performed the constitutional oath at the Kuwaiti National Assembly in Kuwait, Wednesday.
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 03:10 PM IST

Sheikh Sabah, Kuwaiti leader who tried to heal rifts, dies at 91

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 08:29 PM IST

Oil tanker on fire off Sri Lanka coast towed to safety

Indian and Sri Lankan authorities are liaisoning continuously to put off the fire expeditiously and they have deployed various assets for the purpose.
Published on Sep 05, 2020 12:29 PM IST

Indian Oil Corp’s VLCC catches fire off Colombo: Report

A crude carrier chartered by India’s top refiner Indian Oil Corp has reportedly caught fire off Colombo.
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 12:09 PM IST

Former Indian shot put medalist arrested in US for killing wife and mother

Representational image.
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 11:45 AM IST

6 Gulf Arab countries back extending UN arms embargo on Iran

A man looks at his mobile phone in front of the flag of the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, in Kuwait City.
Published on Aug 09, 2020 09:11 PM IST

Never looked at Kuwait with any kind of hatred: Advani

Pankaj with his mother Kajal and brother Sree
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 07:31 AM IST

India extends ban on international flights till August 31

During the suspension of international flights due to the Covid-19 outbreak in India, more than 2,500 repatriation flights by foreign carriers to evacuate stranded passengers to and from India were approved.
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 05:57 PM IST

91-year-old Kuwait ruler hospitalised, crown prince steps in

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has been hospitalised
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 10:01 AM IST

Kuwait draft law on expats may affect Indians

According to the Indian embassy’s website, Kuwait is currently home to 920,000 Indians.
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 06:35 AM IST
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