Delhi to have its own school education board: CM Kejriwal.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday that like other states, the national capital will also have its own school education board. Approval for the formation of the Delhi board of school education was passed during the cabinet meeting.Talking about the government’s plan, Kejriwal said that in the academic session 2021-22, around 20-25 schools will be included in the education board. “There are around 1000 government schools & 1700 private schools in Delhi. All government...

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Kuwait slams continued Houthi rocket attacks on Saudi Arabia.

Kuwait has condemned “in the strongest terms” the Houthi militia’s continued targeting of civilian-populated locations in Saudi Arabia by explosive drones, deeming these actions as “crimes.”“The continuation of these crimes proves that this militia intends to resume its dangerous escalations,” Kuwait’s foreign ministry said in a statement.Through these actions, the Houthis aim to harm the security of Saudi Arabia and undermine the stability of the region, the ministry added.Kuwait...

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2500-year-old Egyptian mummy in Telangana museum gets a new life.

A 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy housed in the Telangana State Archaeology Museum in Hyderabad, which had been facing the threat of disintegration over years, has now been restored to a large extent and experts say there is no threat of any decay for at least another two to three decades.“The main reason for the decay of mummy was oxidation over a period of time. Based on the experts’ suggestions, the mummy was shifted from the wooden chamber into a glass chamber imported from Germany. The chamber...

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Gujarat suicide: ‘End the dowry system!’ leaders speak up after clip goes viral.

Days after a video of a woman shot right before she died of suicide went viral on social media, several leaders have spoken up against the dowry system. Maulana KR Firangi Mahali of the Islamic Centre of India said the incident was disturbing and that the woman's video should prompt all Muslims to put an end to the social evil."The recent incident in Gujarat wherein a girl died by suicide is disturbing. Her video is a message to all Muslims to end the dowry system as it is illegitimate and forbidden,"...

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British envoy says farmers’ protest is India’s ‘internal issue’.

Ahead of a debate on the farmers’ protest in the UK Parliament on March 8, British high commissioner Alex Ellis on Friday described the stir as an “internal issue” that has to be resolved by the Indian government.However, Ellis pointed to UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab’s remarks during a visit to New Delhi last December about Indian politics resonating in British domestic politics because of the presence of a large Indian diaspora, and said such matters are likely to be debated around...

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PM to head committee, Sonia and Tendulkar among 259 members.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will head a high-level committee of 259 eminent personalities from various fields, including Union home minister Amit Shah, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Chief Justice of India Sharad Bobde, to commemorate 75 years of the country’s independence, the government notified on Friday.Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, former President Pratibha Patil, economist Amartya Sen, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, spiritual leader Baba Ramdev, chief ministers of states and senior political...

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At least 20 killed, 30 wounded by suicide car bomb in Somalia capital.

At least 20 people were killed and 30 wounded by a suicide car bomb just outside a restaurant near the port in Somalia's capital Mogadishu late on Friday, an emergency services official said.The blast sent plumes of smoke into the sky and triggered gunfire, witnesses and state-owned media reported."So far we have carried 20 dead people and 30 injured from the blast scene," Dr. Abdulkadir Aden, founder of AAMIN Ambulance services told Reuters.The blast occurred at the Luul Yemeni restaurant near the port,...

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26 Institutions and entities excluded from curfew.

The Ministry of Interior issued a statement clarifying below institutions are excluded from curfew1. Ministers 2. Members of the National Assembly 3. Ministry of Health 4. Judges, the public prosecutor, the attorney general, the assistants of the attorney general, the public prosecution directors. 5. The Kuwaiti Army, National Guard and General Fire Brigade 6. Engineers of the Ministry of Works and the General Authority for Roads and Land Transport 7. The employees working at the Ministry of Electricity...

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Workers to be deported if found working for other companies.

The Public Authority for Manpower, the Ministry of Interior and the Kuwait Municipality, will start inspection campaigns of shops, cooperatives, food and vegetable sales centers and home delivery services from Sunday onwards.During curfew hours officials will be on duty to implement the curfew, in the event any home delivery worker has a mismatch in residency permit (ie working for another company to deliver food) he will be referred to the Residency affairs department to take legal measures against...

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Imprisonment and fine up to 10,000 KD for breaking curfew.

The Ministry of Interior has developed a plan to impose curfew throughout the country with mechanisms with police personnel in cooperation with the National Guard and the Ministry of Defense. The sectors will be distributed according to the population in those areas to have control over the citizens and expats.Only those who have permits are authorized to move out during the curfew, those who violate the permit will be cancelled and a case of breaking curfew will be recorded and legal measures will...

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