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General Security police not allowed to issue citations .



The Interior Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for General Security Lt Gen Faisal Al-Nawaf issued a decision to take back traffic ticket books from all non-commissioned officers and policemen of the sector and hand them to the traffic department. The decision was taken after an increasing number of complaints from citizens and expats against non-commissioned officers and policemen of the supervisory and inspection department at the traffic violations investigation department, accusing them of maliciousness and abuse of authority in issuing traffic tickets. The general security policemen’s job does not include issuing traffic tickets, and some of them are not fully aware of the traffic violations law.-K.T.



Airport workers held one-hour strike for better working conditions, allowances



Hundreds of workers at Kuwait’s international airport held a one-hour strike yesterday to demand better working conditions, threatening to stage longer walkouts in the coming days. Ahmed Mohammed Al-Kandari, a union representative, said workers were calling for improved treatment and to be compensated for daily exposure to pollution and noise. The right to strike is guaranteed for citizens in Kuwait, but such actions remain rare in the country. Foreign workers do not have the right to strike.

Yesterday’s strike by Kuwaiti staff did not affect flights, officials said.Kandari said the purpose of the strike was not to disrupt operations but “to make our voices heard”. He added that Kuwaiti workers would hold a further two-hour strike tomorrow and a 24-hour strike on Sunday if their demands are not met.-K.T.


Kuwait to ban sale and import of non inverter air conditioning units by September 2020



The Ministry of Electricity and Water has asked its commerce and industry counterpart to ban the sale and import of non inverter air conditioning units by September 2020.This decision will cover various types of air conditioning units such as split, window, stand alone and ceiling. The inverter air conditioning units reduce power consumption by up to 60 percent, indicating that air conditioning units consume 70 percent of total electricity production during summer and 30 percent in winter.

Non inverter air conditioning units will be banned in newly established cities.Ministry of Commerce and Industry will monitor the markets in order to ensure strict compliance with the decision. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry met with 15 importers and informed them about the plan, affirming the importers will present their opinions in this regard in the next meeting.-A.T.


Instruction to arrest and deport fishermen who violate the fishing law



The Directorate-General of Coast Guard has been instructed to carry out sudden inspection campaigns in the Kuwait Bay and surrounding areas to arrest fishermen who violate the fishing law, confiscate the fishing equipment, impound the fishing boats until the owners show up and refer the violators to the deportation center.Instructions were issued following the spread of video clips showing large number of Arab and Asian fishermen committing flagrant violations in broad daylight.-A.T.


Dhaman opened its first primary healthcare center in Hawally



The Health Assurance Hospitals Company (Dhaman) opened its first primary healthcare center in Hawally in Cairo Complex on Ibn Khaldoun Street yesterday. The center, spread over an area of 3,079 sq m, has 20 clinics covering family medicine, pediatrics, preventive services, health education, consultation, acute and chronic diseases, dental services, digital x-ray, ultrasound, laboratory and pharmaceutical services. Dhaman was set up by a public private partnership (PPP) established through a ministerial decree as part of Kuwait’s development plan.

The hospital is part of a government push to segregate healthcare, limiting access for expatriates to the public system. Already, some clinics offer Kuwaiti-only timings, and priority for certain clinics and medicines are unavailable to residents, who are also paying higher fees for visits.-K.T.



Former Chief Election Commissioner of India T N Seshan passes away at 86 in Chennai




Former Election Commissioner T.N. Seshan, who was known for ushering in reforms to ensure free and fair polls, passed away at his residence here on Sunday following cardiac arrest, family sources said. He was 87.

An IAS officer who rose to become Cabinet Secretary, Seshan became the 10th Chief Election Commissioner of India after retirement, serving from December 12, 1990 to December 11, 1996.Known for enforcing Model Code of Conduct, Seshan took stern action against any politician who tried to flout its provisions.He was conferred the Magsaysay Prize for Public Service in 1996.

"His efforts towards electoral reforms have made our democracy stronger and more participative. Pained by his demise. Om Shanti," Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter.


Campaign against bachelors continues in Farwaniya governorate



Kuwait Municipality’s public relations department stressed on the continuation of inspection tours against ‘bachelors’ residing in private residential areas. The campaign has so far resulted in tracking 22 violating houses, filing nine citations, evicting bachelors from six houses and disconnecting power from 16 others, Deputy director for Farwaniya and Mubarak Al-Kabeer affairs Ammar Al-Ammar said. The tours made in collaboration with the Ministry of Electricity and Water, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Interior and Public Authority for Civil Information were going according to schedule, Ammar added.-K.T.


Decline in the sale of e-stamps by 22 percent in two years



A report issued by the Audit Bureau shows there is a decline in the sale of e-stamps by 22 percent between Jan 1, 2017 and Dec 30, 2018, which opens the door for the concerned authorities to look for loopholes in the system to ensure there is no manipulation in the absence of supervision.The Bureau report pointed out the Ministry of Finance lacks the tools to discover manipulations in the system. The report affirmed that the final account of the state’s financial administration showed the proceeds of the sale of the revenue stamps over the last year was 5.3 million dinars, although the before the application of e-stamps the revenue was more than 80 million dinars.The report made a number of observations including negligence of government institutions and Ministry of Health and Foreign Affairs continuing to use paper stamps and add to this the laziness of some employees.-A.T.


With the help of Indian Embassy, Indian National struggled in Kuwait is back to India after 7 Years

With the help of Indian Embassy, Indian National struggled in Kuwait is back to India after 7 Years

JesurajMr. Jesuraj, hailing from Villuppuram, Tamilnadu was working in Kuwait as a driver and he was imposed a travel ban by Kuwait police department due to a traffic accident made by him. Case was not completed and he was struggling here in Kuwait for the past 7 years without travelling to India.

Based on the news came in the Tamil News magazine “Dinamalar” in May 2019, Indian Frontliners Secretary Mr. Mathi took up the issue with Indian Embassy, Kuwait. Mr. P.P. Narayanan, First Secretary (Community Welfare) acted on this request and Indian Embassy appointed a dedicated lawyer and conducted the case in the Kuwait Court. Mr. Sameer, ICF was entrusted with this work and worked hard with court and investigation departments and got it cleared.  After getting cleared from all the legal obstacles, he has travelled back to India on 07th Nov 2019.

Mr. Mathi has coordinated with Indian Embassy for his repatriation. Now Mr. Jesuraj is back in India with his family and thanked the Indian Embassy - Kuwait, Mr. Mathi Mr. Sameer & Mr. Elamaran for all their support tendered.


Blood Donation Camp – 2019

Blood Donation Camp – 2019

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Billava Sangha Kuwait is organising Blood Donation Campaign at Kuwait Central blood bank, Jabriya on 29th November 2019 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m

It is a wonderful opportunity to save a life for the first time if you never donated blood and yet another opportunity if you are a regular blood donor.

Who can donate? Anyone who has not travelled outside Kuwait in the past 6 months can donate blood. Even people with hypertension and diabetes can donate blood.

It takes just 10 minutes to donate blood and it makes you feel good about yourself.

So, if you are passionate about contributing towards a noble cause, you may please join us at Kuwait Central Blood Bank, Jabriya on 29th November 2019 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Please share this message with all your friends in Kuwait.

Billava Sangha Kuwait is organizing this campaign as one of their welfare activities with an intent to serve the society.


4,000 non-Kuwaitis to be granted Kuwaiti citizenship before year’s end



The Kuwaiti government is currently preparing a list of names of up to 4,000 non-Kuwaitis to be granted Kuwaiti citizenship, well-informed sources said, noting that the list would be announced sometime before the end of the year.The naturalization process will be made according to a law passed in parliament and stipulates that the government cannot give citizenship to more than 4,000 a year. However, the law does not stipulate that Kuwait must naturalize 4,000 people each year, explained the sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity.-K.T.


29,645 cancer cases in Kuwait



Recent statistics released by Ministry of Health revealed that State of Kuwait has reached 29,645 cancer cases in 12 years between 2006 and 2018 reports Al Rai. From which 14,313 were Kuwaiti citizens and 15,332 expats from various countries.Among Kuwaiti citizens 6,060 males and 8,253 females were suffering from this disease and among expats males 7,861 males and females 7,471 the statistics.

The Minister of Health stressed that one of the most important objectives of the ministry, represented by the Kuwait Cancer Control Center, in addition to the treatment of cancer cases, is to raise awareness of the disease, especially the most prevalent, both for women such as breast cancer, uterus cancer, colon cancer and blood cancer, and for men such as prostate cancer and colon cancer.Al-Sabah further stated that awareness campaigns include warning against eating foods and products that contain unhealthy substances and calories may harm health, and stay away from unhealthy eating habits and behaviors.-A.T.


Rainfall forecast from Friday morning which will continue until Sunday



Weather forecaster at the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation Abdulaziz Al- Qarawi says as the winter season ushers in, it will bring in rain starting from Friday morning which will continue until Sunday, but the rain will be unlike last year which was torrent and created pools of water everywhere.All systems used in analyzing and forecasting the weather is less accurate.-A.T.


Firemen free child’s hand from meat mincer



Firemen spent six hours before successfully freeing a child’s hand that became stuck in a meat mincer yesterday. The child was medevaced from Wafra to Adan hospital shortly after the incident was reported. A Kuwait Fire Service Directorate rescue team then worked to free the child’s hand without causing him harm. They were able to do so after six hours, after which the child was seen by a specialized doctor.-K.T.


Cleanup process of Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh started as zero hour nears



Relevant government agencies have started the cleanup process of Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area to eliminate negative phenomena and remove bachelors from private residences.This comes as a preliminary measure towards the zero hour, which is on Nov 15 when shops in violation will be closed and those in violation of the residency law will be pursued.Actual campaign to cleanup Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area began at the beginning of this month. Housing violations were observed and noted, and reports on the area were referred to the concerned officials in order to prepare for the zero hour when the process of rehabilitating the area will begin.The operation will involve teams of inspectors from the Public Authority for Manpower, Ministry of Interior’s Immigration Department, and the Environment Public Authority. The police will set up security checkpoints on the main roads, and police officers and other teams will conduct their operations throughout the day.-A.T.


Jab We Met – A concept of Music & Laughter.

Jab We Met – A concept of Music & Laughter.


ICS presents Jab We Met with king of comedy Raju Srivastav & Playback singer Shibani Kashyap On Friday 22nd November 2019 at American Int. Sch. Dr, Rayes Auditorium, near Police station Maidan Hawally Kuwait.

Indian Cultural Society is celebrating its 14th years with Drama, Laughter & Music. In the same series, Shibani & her band will rock the evening with iconic personality Raju Srivastav & reality shows fame singer Adnan Ahmed.

RAJU SRIVASTAVRAJU SRIVASTAV- Raju Srivastava popularly known as Gajodhar, he is one man who can bring an instant smile on a sad face. He is among the most talented comedians and actors of the Indian Cinema. He gained stardom as a versatile comedian. Raju got his big break with the comedy talent show *The Great Indian Laughter Challenge*. He took part in the spin-off, The Great Indian Laughter Challenge - Champions, in which he won the title of "The King of Comedy" from where his journey as a stand-up comedian started. He has performed in thousands of stage shows in India and abroad. He also launched a series of his audio cassettes and video CDs. The comedy star of the screen from Doordarshan to all popular TV channels like: Bigg Boss Season3, Shaktiman, Tea Time Manoranjan                                                                       , Raju Hazir Ho, Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala, Comedy Circus, Dekh Bhai Dekh, Laugh India Laugh, Nautanki- Nach Baliye, Comedy Nights with Kapil, The Kapil Sharma Show & Adaalat etc.

Raju Srivastav is acted in several hit films like: Maine Pyar Kiya, Mr. Azad, Baazigar, Such, Deewana Hoon Pagal Nahi, Ishq Mein Jeena Ishq Mein Marna, Karamveer, Ittefaq ,Dil Bhi Kya Chiz Hai, Vidyarthi , Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa, Waah! Tera Kya Kehna, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon, Big Brother, and Bombay to Goa, Barood: (The Fire), Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. He acted in many TV serials, Guni Ram, Choti Badi Baten, Andaz, Qanoon, Reporter Eik Se Badkar Eik, Dekh Bhai Dekh, Sorry Meri Lorry, Ladki Wale Ladke Wale, Comedy Ka Badshah etc. Presently Raju Srivastav is a chairman of Uttar Pradesh Film Authority.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi nominated him to be part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Since then he has been promoting cleanliness through his events in different cities. He has made various music videos for promoting cleanliness. He has also shot various TV commercials and social service message videos for Swacha Bharat Abhiyaan.

SHIBANI KASHYAPSHIBANI KASHYAP: Shibani Kashyap is a popular playback and pop singer composer and avid live performer. Also a brand ambassador for Yamaha Guitars and India’s only female guitarist to endorse an international brand!

Shibani is Internationally recognized for chart topping Bollywood songs like Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat, Sajna Aa Bhi Jaa, Zinda Hoon Main, Kya Nazakhat Hai and other songs which include the social message like Alvida (Tribute to the 26/11 victims of Mumbai), Don’t Drink & Drive (A Social message for Anti-Drunken Driving), I Am A Woman Am A Girl (Femina Miss India Anthem which is a tribute to women) and many more. Shibani Kashyap is a live singer performer with shows all over the world, with some of the biggest brands and film makers in India.

Shibani Kashyap was awarded with the very prestigious and noble award “Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award 2018”.

Shibani Kashyap’s recently released a single on ZEE Music company label called “WANNA BE FREE” in which the popular film star RICHA CHADHA has featured in the video this song is about our growing Slavery and addiction to social media. Then other recent releases are “RAANJHAN” on ZEE Music originals, “AZEEB DASTAAN HAI YEH” old is gold SA RE GA MA and her latest song “BEZUBAN DIL KI” from the ARBAZ KHAN,AMIT SADH sterver film “JACK & DIL”.

Shibani Kashyap received the prestigious “Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Award 2018”.for best playback singer.

ADNAN AHMED She was globally appreciated for her performance for the opening ceremony of the “Common Wealth Games” at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium! Her previous hit singles include, Dil Kahey, Soneya Feat with Mika Singh, Khuda Khair from the film “Main Aur Mr Right” and “Sannatta” from national award winning film “Identity Card”.

Shibani Kashyap also recently performed for few of the very prestigious corporate brands which include Oppo Mobiles, Ace Alpha Awards, and BMW Tune In. in Mumbai and Tata Steel in Goa.

Shibani has sung a wonderful anthem on women’s empowerment composed by the acclaimed Lalit Pandit along with singers like Shaan, Kanika Kapoor and Akriti Kakkar. The song is called “HUM HONGE KAMYAB”.

Shibani will rock the evening with with highly energetic singer from reality shows Adnan Ahmed & live orchestra. On the public demand Adnan is coming back after Anu Malik Live concert during last August.

Indian Cultural Society is a pioneer for quality events with legends & high rank artist. So join us for complete entertainment on Friday 22nd November 201p at 7pm sharp at Venue is American Int. School Auditorium, Near Police Station, and Maidan Hawally Kuwait.

For details to reserve your seats please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or dial/ what’s app: 50642242- 60045296 - 97653441- 97690035- 99709495



New generation of the Corindus robotic system is available in Kuwait at the Chest Hospital



The new generation of the Corindus robotic system is available in Kuwait at the Chest Hospital. Ten cases have already been treated with this machine successfully in three months. More patients will benefit from this medical device, which is only available in the UAE apart from Kuwait in the region.The Corindus robotic system is made in the United States and over 80 devices are in use around the world.This new version has additional functions and benefits over manual routine PCI.This machine is used for coronary intervention, which allows conducting balloon, coronary stent and catheter intervention without wearing an apron.-K.T.


Asian arrested for taking pictures and videos of women and uploading on social media



An Asian expatriate who works as a driver was arrested for taking pictures and videos of women without their knowledge and uploading them on social media.In a press release, the Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of Interior said the Cybercrime Unit of the Criminal Security Department conducted investigations and identified the owner of the social media account in which the pictures and videos of the women were uploaded.He was arrested and during interrogations, he confessed to owning the social media account and uploading the pictures and videos. He was referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.-A.T.


Rules and regulations concerning automobile spare parts



The Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of State for Services Affairs Khalid Al-Roudhan has issued a decision on the rules and regulations concerning car spare parts to regulate the fixing and mechanical and electrical works.The decision specifies a warranty period that varies between maintenance, repair and fixing of new spare parts, as well as painting from 30 to 180 days with special laws, regulations or other standards agreed upon by the parties on a longer term.-A.T.


Police arrested a man carrying a gun inside Kuwait International Airport



Police arrested a man carrying a gun inside Kuwait International Airport’s Terminal 1 yesterday, the Interior Ministry said. The suspect had approached security officers, then pointed a gun to his own head, prompting police to evacuate the area. They then surrounded the suspect until he entered a safe zone where he was disarmed and arrested, the ministry said in a statement. The suspect, Kuwaiti, was inebriated at the time of arrest. The man has a criminal record and was previously deported from an Arab country for his misconduct, the ministry explained.-K.T.


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