Now No dumping of Garbage, No Reckless Driving … We Are Watching You

Acting Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf, Director General of Rescue Police Major General Abdulaziz Al-Hajri and a number of senior officers visited Sheikh Jaber Causeway recently.In a press statement, the ministry revealed that Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf inspected the patrols and surveillance cameras for monitoring traffic movement on the causeway. He also visited the control room linked to the surveillance cameras.During the visit, he issued a directive to firmly...

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IMA Conducts Jalsa-e-Youm Al-Arafah

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Awqaf and Masjid Al-Kabir, Indian Muslim Association (IMA) organized Public Programs on "Arafat Day" in Abbasiya, Khaitan, Salmiya and Abu Halifa units.Renowned Islamic Scholars delivered speeches on various topics such as "Importance of the Day of Arafa", "objectives of Hajj", "The message Eid ul Adha" and the Farewell Sermon of our Prophet SAWS.It was emphasized to the public that The Day of Arafah, the 9th of Dhu al Hajja, is a very sacred day and Is the second...

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IMA concludes two months long Summer Islamic Classes

Under the patronage of Islamic Presentation Committee (IPC), Indian Muslim Association Kuwait (IMA) successfully completed two-months long summer Islamic classes. More than 150 students; boys and girls of different ages and nationalities joined the courses. They spent their vacation in the most productive way which was to seek Islamic knowledge; Quran, Hadeeth, Seeratun Nabi and seerah of His Companions, Islamic fundamentals, ethics and moral.The students successfully enjoyed many fun-filled activities...

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Pakistan violates ceasefire at LoC second day in a row

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district for the second successive day on Sunday, a defence spokesman said.The mortar shelling and small arms firing from across the border in Kalal area of Nowshera sector started at around 6.45 pm, prompting strong and effective retaliation by the Indian army, the spokesman said.He said there was no immediate report of any casualty and the cross-border shelling was going on when...

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Primary schools in Jammu and Kashmir to reopen today, administration faces challenge

The government’s decision to open primary schools in some parts of Kashmir on Monday is likely to be a litmus test for the security establishment and local administration in the restive region that has remained under lockdown since it was stripped of special status roughly two weeks ago.On Friday, J&K chief secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, had said that schools will be opened after weekend as the government did not want the study of children to suffer. The government has asked its employees to report...

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Wreckage of IAF aircraft found after 51 years on Lahaul-Spiti glacier

The wreckage of an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft that had gone missing 51 years ago has been found on Dhaka glacier in Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. The aircraft — AN-12 BL-534 — carrying about 100 defence personnel had gone missing over Rohtang Pass on February 7, 1968.This is not the first time that wreckage of the plane or mortal remains of the personnel on board have been found. However, this time, major portions — including aero engine, fuselage, electric circuits, propeller,...

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PM Narendra Modi to visit France, UAE, Bahrain to boost ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit France, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain for bilateral meetings that will focus on issues ranging from defence and security cooperation to energy security and the Indo-Pacific.After completing his visits to the UAE and Bahrain, Modi will jet back to France to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz.The prime minister will first travel to Paris during August 22-23 for a bilateral meeting with President Emmanuel Macron. He will also...

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30 killed, dozens missing as rain lash north India; flood alerts sounded in 4 states

At least 30 people were killed and dozens reported missing or feared dead as relentless rains hammered north India causing widespread flooding, landslides, damage to roads and buildings even as flood alerts were sounded in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh as rivers, including the Yamuna, swelled to dangerous levels.Majority of the damage was reported from the two worst-hit states — Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand — as heavy rains remained unabated through the Himalayan belt. Hundreds...

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Humidity to increase in the coming days, says veteran meteorologist

Veteran Kuwaiti meteorologist Essa Ramadan said humidity is set to increase in the coming days before and after the appearance of the Suhail star (Canopus) due to the weak Indian seasonal low pressure. Land and sea breezes will have an effect in the afternoon and evening, and coastal humidity will rise.Ramadan noted that climate change is clear, with the advancement of seasons from two to three weeks clear in recent years. Furthermore, Ramadan indicated that neither Suhail nor anything else can control...

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