Expats celebrate Eid with joy in Kuwait with moderation

 Expat community in Kuwait performed EID Al Adha prayers at 14 designated open areas in Kuwait with social distancing means. Kuwait authorities had arranged open grounds to perform EID prayer which took place during morning hours at 5:30 AM. several Indian community joined these gathering with care by wearing mask and gloves and keeping 2 meter distancing rules while praying. However, Few expatriates decided to stay home and performed EID prayers at home with family members. Eid Al Adha is one of the second...

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MoE issue circular to reduce tuition fee by 25%

The Kuwait Minister of Education and the Minister of Higher Education, Dr Saud Al-Harbi, issued a ministerial decision to reorganize the tuition fees for the academic year 2021/2020 by reducing 25% of the tuition fees from the beginning of the academic year 2021/20 until when the students are allowed to return to school.Dr Saud Al-Harbi stressed the need for private schools of all educational systems to activate online education platforms that include virtual classes and all other learning resources...

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Amid higher recoveries, 77% of Delhi’s population still susceptible to coronavirus

A serological survey has found that 77% of Delhi’s population is still susceptible to coronavirus, the government said Tuesday.The results of the sero survey came as Delhi is recording a higher rate of recoveries and lower cases of new infections and casualties due to Covid-19.“The sero surveillance was done in Delhi to estimate the prevalence of Covid-19 infection among the general community of Delhi. After nearly 6 months into the pandemic, 22.86% people have been affected and 77% of the population...

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Order on Sachin Pilot, rebels’ plea on July 24, Rajasthan speaker asked to wait

The Rajasthan high court said on Tuesday that it will pronounce its verdict on the writ petition filed by Sachin Pilot and 18 other dissident Congress MLAs, challenging the disqualification notices issued to them by the state assembly speaker, on Friday. The speaker has been asked to take no action against the MLAs till then.The MLAs were served the disqualification notice after the Congress party complained to speaker CP Joshi that the lawmakers had defied a whip to attend two Congress legislature...

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CBI court convicts 11 cops including deputy SP for ex-royal’s murder in Rajasthan

A special CBI court in Mathura pronounced 11 policemen, including a former deputy Superintendent of Police (SP), guilty on Tuesday in the murder of former royal Raja Man Singh.The CBI had presented the charge sheet against 18 police personnel; four of them died during trial and three others were acquitted. The convicted police officials included Kan Singh Bhati who was the deputy SP of Deeg in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur.The CBI verdict came 35 years after Singh was killed in police firing.Raja Man Singh...

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671 new cases of infection recorded in Kuwait

The Kuwait Ministry of Health announced 671 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 60,434 while 4 deaths was reported the fatalities’ toll recorded was 412.From 671 cases, 395 cases were of Kuwaiti citizens and 276 cases for non-Kuwaitis.Infections as per health areas, 200 cases in Jahra, 158 cases in Ahmadi , 123 cases in Farwaniyae, 116 cases in Hawally and 74 cases in the Capital. Source: Arab Times 

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580 recover from coronavirus in Kuwait

The Ministry of Health stated that 580 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number to 50,919.<br>The ministry added, in a statement to KUNA, that the recoveries’ number was based on medical tests, which proved that the patients were now virus-free.Source: Arab Times

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Ministry reduces home delivery bikes 15 per company

Crisis surfaced between the Ministry of Interior and the food delivery companies, where the ministry took decision to limit the home delivery motorbikes to only 15 per company.The decision comes after there have been increasing complaints of bikers on the roads who either do not have a license or they are not on companies sponsorship where as car licenses are controlled in a better way.This decision caused confusion since major companies own thousands of home delivery service staff while the actual...

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Kuwait Council of Ministers holds its weekly meeting

Immediately release and reduce sentences of 2,044 violators covered under amnestyThe Council of Ministers held its weekly meeting this afternoon through video conferencing chaired by His Highness Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister.At the beginning of its meeting, the Council of Ministers expressed its great happiness and satisfaction on success of surgery and speedy recovery of His Highness the Amir o f Kuwait.The Cabinet also expressed its sincere thanks and appreciation to the leaders,...

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