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10 soldiers missing in Himalayan avalanche

SRINAGAR: Rescuers searched yesterday for 10 soldiers feared buried in an avalanche in India’s remote Himalayas near the de facto border with Pakistan, an army spokesman said. The soldiers were…

Japan on red alert over N Korean rocket launch – South Korea warns ‘North will pay severe price’

Zika Virus

Markaz: Tough start to 2016 with S&P GCC index declining – Kuwait price and weighted indices decline

KUWAIT: Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” recently released its Monthly Market Research report. In this report, Markaz examines and analyzes the performance of equity markets in the MENA region as well…

Pakistan’s airports in chaos over PIA strike

KARACHI: Pakistan’s airports were plunged into chaos yesterday as employees of the national flag carrier protested the deaths of two colleagues killed while demonstrating against plans to privatize the airline.…

Al-Dawli sponsors the ‘Pink Steps’ walkathon for ladies

KUWAIT: Kuwait International Bank announced its sponsorship of the “Pink Steps” Walkathon for Ladies that is organized on Saturday Feb 6th2016 at Mishref pedestrian walkway by Cancer Awareness Nation (CAN),…

Gulf Insurance and Reinsurance participates in Kuwait Yachts Show 2016

KUWAIT CITY: Gulf Insurance and Reinsurance, the subsidiary of Gulf Insurance Group (gig) and the leading insurance service provider in Kuwait, announced today its participation in the fourth Kuwait Yacht…

Indian company says working on two possible Zika vaccines

Scientists tracks bedbug genome, follows pest through NYC subway

NEW YORK: Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests’ DNA through the subway system. In the grubby recesses of…

Halle Berry: Hollywood not truthful about people of color

Halle Berry said Hollywood’s lack of diversity stems from a lack of honesty. Filmmakers and actors should tell the truth, she said, “and the films, I think, that are coming…

A healthy body and mind comes first

Lady Gaga to sing at Super Bowl, Grammys

Lady Gaga will perform at two of February’s most-watched events as she sings the national anthem at the Super Bowl and leads a tribute to David Bowie at the Grammys.…