His Highness the Amir receives body of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad.

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received the body of his brother the late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah who was flown from the US on Wednesday.The body of the deceased was also received by parliament speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.The deceased was accompanied in the journey back home by his brother, Deputy head of National Guard Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Sheikh Mubarak Jaber Al-Ahmad...

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639 recover from coronavirus; 614 new infections.

The Kuwait Ministry of Health announced today, that 614 new cases of the new Corona disease (Covid-19) have been registered during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases registered in the country to 105,182 cases, while the 3 deaths were recorded in past 24 hrs bringing the total number of deaths registered to date to 610.Infections as per health districts, 155 cases in the Ahmadi Health District, 127 cases in the Capital Health District, 119 cases in Hawalli Health District, 116 cases...

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US Presidential election 2020: Biden attacks Trump’s claims, says US President pays less tax than a schoolteacher.

Presenting a spectacle just 35 days ahead of the biggest elections across the globe this year, President Donald Trump and his democratic challenger are engaging in their significant round of debate on Wednesday.There was no handshake as the two men took the stage and while this was due to Covid-19 restrictions, the absence of the traditional greeting symbolized the bitterness engulfing the country in the final countdown to November 3.Before they’d even met on the stage in Cleveland for the first...

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Hathras gang-rape: PM Modi speaks to UP CM Yogi Adityanath, seeks strict action.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said those responsible for the gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman shall not be spared.Adityanath further said prime minister Narendra Modi had spoken to him on the incident and asked for ‘strictest’ punishment against the accused.“Those responsible for the unfortunate incident with the girl in Hathras shall not be spared. A three-member special team has been formed to probe the case. It will submit its report in seven...

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India, China discussing foreign ministers’ 5-point agenda to ease border situation.

Diplomats from India and China are currently holding talks to implement the five-point consensus reached earlier this month by the foreign ministers of the two countries to resolve border tensions, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday.Senior diplomats from the two countries are meeting via video link under the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on border affairs.The last time the WMCC met was on August 20. The two countries were unable to bridge the differences on the disengagement...

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HH Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah takes the constitutional oath before the National Assembly as Amir of Kuwait.

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah took the constitutional oath in the special session of the National Assembly, in accordance with Article 60 of the constitution.His Highness said in the sublime pronouncement, “I swear by God Almighty to respect the constitution and the laws of the state and defend the people’s freedoms, interests and finance, and safeguard the nation’s independence and territorial integrity.”According to Article 60 of the constitution, “the...

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Funeral prayer in absentia (Salatul Ghaib) for the Late Amir to be offered across all masajids at Maghreb today

Ministry of Awqaf has directed all the imams of mosques to perform the prayer in absentia for the late Amir today (Wednesday 30th September 2020), immediately after Maghreb prayer in all mosques in the State of Kuwait  

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Ministries and government agencies work suspended for 3 days, will resume back on Sunday.

The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission announced that ministries and government agencies will suspend their work for three days on an official holiday to mourn the death of the late His Highness, the Amir of the country, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah starting today, Tuesday and will resume back on Sunday.A circular was published by the Civil Service Bureau on its Twitter account on sad demise of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Amir of Kuwait.All ministries, government...

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Strong activation of anti-bacterial cells of immune system linked to severe Covid-19.

A type of the immune system’s T cells known to fight against bacterial infections is strongly activated in people with moderate to severe Covid-19, according to a study which provides a better understanding of how the body responds to the novel coronavirus infection.Researchers, including those from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, noted that this component of the immune system called MAIT cells make up about one to five percent of T cells in the blood of healthy people, and are primarily important...

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Political tussle over new farm laws heats up.

Political slugfest over the new farm laws intensified on Tuesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the protesting opposition parties of “opposing farmers’ independence”, while Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged that the laws were a “stab in the farmers’ hearts”.Accusing the opposition of working against farmers’ interests, the prime minister said, “A few days ago with the new laws, the country has freed its farmers from many shackles. Now a farmer can sell his produce to anyone,...

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