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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Two full salaries, medal for ‘corona’ front liners.

In confirmation of the published report on a quartet committee’s recommendation for granting rewards to security officers for their work during the COVID-19 crisis, security sources said the procedures for the disbursement of two full salaries as well as Kuwait Medal for the personnel from the Kuwait Army, Kuwait Police, National Guard and Kuwait Fire Service Directorate are in full swing, reports Al-Anba daily.They revealed that a high-ranking official of the Ministry of Interior, during his inspection...

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Hike in meat prices due to delay in sheep shipment from Australia.

The repercussions of the COVID-19 crisis continue to have a negative impact on some vital sectors. For instance, the delay in sheep shipment from Australia has sparked an increase in the meat prices in the local market, rendering consumers to avoid buying meat from sheep market and instead resorting to buy in small quantities from butchers in Shuwaikh and other areas, reports Al-Qabas daily.In the past two days, the sales movement in the sheep market in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh witnessed a low turnout of consumers,...

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‘No appointment for visit to co-ops’.

Union of Consumers Cooperative Societies Chairman Fahd Al-Kashti has announced lifting the requirement to set online appointment for shopping in cooperatives in various governorates, reports Al-Jarida daily.In a press statement, Al-Kashti thanked the ministries of Commerce and Social Affairs for cooperating with the union over the past period. “Coinciding with the return to normal life and the lifting of the partial curfew, it is imperative to continue adhering to health regulations during visits...

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Qataris dismantle ‘kafala’ system – Minimum wage $275.

New labor rules in the energy- rich nation of Qatar “effectively dismantles” the country’s long-criticized “kafala” employment system, a UN labor body said Sunday.The International Labor Organization said as of now, migrant workers can change jobs before the end of their contracts without obtaining the permission of their current employers. Qatar also has adopted a minimum monthly wage of 1,000 Qatari riyals ($275) for workers, which will take affect some six months after the law is published...

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New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole.

The white supremacist who slaughtered 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.The judge imposed the maximum available sentence on 29-year-old Australian gunman Brenton Harrison Tarrant, the first time the sentence has been imposed in New Zealand.Judge Cameron Mander said Tarrant’s crimes were so wicked that a life time in jail could not begin to atone for them. He said they had caused enormous loss and hurt and stemmed...

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India eyes global front runners in Covid-19 vaccine plan

Covid-19 vaccines being developed by UK’s Oxford-AstraZeneca and United States’s Moderna-NIAID are the top candidates India is looking at for possible acquisition discussions, senior government officials aware of the country’s vaccine strategy said, adding that a group of experts spearheading the process will hold a crucial meeting on Monday with the heads of pharma firms involved in the development of some of the candidates.The government will also closely track the progress of candidates...

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Where are we in finding a treatment for COVID-19 ?

The novel coronavirus has infected more than 18 million people worldwide - of which 10 million have so far recovered, while at least 690,000 have died.There are currently no licensed treatments nor a vaccine for COVID-19 - the disease caused by the new coronavirus - but several drugs are being studied in large clinical trials and more research is under way.In the United States, a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has reported that the antiviral drug remdesivir, which is administered...

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IMA Q8India Online Quiz Winners

IMA Children Circle Online Quiz Winners1stAmir Abdul Azez1stAfifa Firdaus2ndAazim Mohamed Rihan2ndRuqayyah J Khanzada3rdAhmed Mohamed Faizar3rdMohamad Ibrahim4thNuwair M Shaif Alaji5thMujtaba Saif6thSuwaiba Pathan7thAreeba Mahreen8thMohammed Yusuf9thMaryam Chorghay10thFida LahirIMA Online Quiz CompetitionWinnersNameFirstSRINIVASANSecondPranavThirdKumaran.SConsolationDakshan prashanthConsolationSubeanaConsolationRajni

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General rules – Life Continues … Life after Corona

Life goes on, but to reach safety we will have to follow some directions to facilitate life after coronaSource : Arab Tiimes

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