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Million-dollar Stokes hits first T20 century

NEW DELHI: Rising Pune Supergiant’s record-breaking investment in Ben Stokes has paid dividends, with the England allrounder delivering a blistering maiden Twenty20 century to secure his Indian Premier League team…

Bangladesh ban bowler for conceding 92 off four balls

DHAKA: Bangladesh yesterday imposed a 10-year ban on a bowler who deliberately lost a match by conceding 92 runs off just four legal deliveries in protest at umpiring decisions. Sujon…

Burgan Bank reports 25% rise in net income in Q1

Group announces earnings for Q1 2017 KUWAIT: Burgan Bank Group announced yesterday its first quarter earnings of financial year 2017. The selective growth approach clubbed with the focus on operating…

Kuwait projects off to a good start in 2017 – NBK ECONOMIC REPORT

KD 1.4 billion worth contracts awarded in Q1 KUWAIT: Kuwait’s projects pipeline remains robust against a backdrop of improving oil prices and a government commitment to maintain healthy capital spending…

AUB reports $159.4 million net profit in Q1 2017

KUWAIT: Ahli United Bank B.S.C. (AUB) reported a net profit attributable to its equity shareholders of $159.4 million for the quarter ended 31 March 2017. The net profit reflected an…

Huawei awarded ‘Biggest Contribution to 5G R&D’

Recognition at 5G MENA 2017 Summit KUWAIT: Leading global ICT provider, Huawei, received the ‘Biggest Contribution to 5G R&D’ award at the 5G MENA 2017 Summit, being held in Dubai…

Huawei releases ‘Public Safety Solutions at Global Safe City’

DUBAI: In the onset of global terrorism and various issues on public security and safety, Huawei hosted its Second Global Safe City Summit 2017 themed ‘Leading New ICT, The Road…

Deadly secret: Illegal abortions killing Myanmar’s women

YANGON: Thiri’s heart started pounding and her whole body shook after she swallowed the final dose of pills that would end her unwanted pregnancy in a Yangon hotel. Her boyfriend…

After child and separation, Janet Jackson resumes tour

Pop superstar and new mother Janet Jackson said Monday she will resume a tour after a nearly two-year break as she confirmed separating from her husband. Jackson, who had abruptly…

The Met Gala: Rihanna encased in petals, Zendaya in parrots

The color red made a dramatic show Monday night in the grand parade of fashion at the Met Gala, including co-chair Katy Perry’s look, as did glittery gold and blue…

Schizophrenic

3rd May

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…