Monthly Archives: March 2016

LAHORE: As Islamist protesters turned up the pressure on the Pakistani government this week to hang Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five convicted of blasphemy, one man is risking his own life to stand between her and the...
KOLKATA: A flyover under construction in the bustling Indian city of Kolkata collapsed yesterday on to vehicles and street vendors below, killing at least 14 people with more than 100 people feared trapped. Residents used their bare hands to...
TAIPEI: The apparently random decapitation of a 3-year-old girl in front of her mother in low-crime Taipei this week has sparked outrage, calls to save the death penalty and questions about the island’s state of mental health care. The...
Ronnie Corbett, one of Britain’s most successful comedians best known for “The Two Ronnies”, his double-act show with Ronnie Barker, has died aged 85, his publicist said yesterday. The show ran on the BBC from 1971 to 1987 and...
MANILA: More than $4.5 million of tens of millions recently stolen from Bangladesh and funneled into Philippine casinos was recovered yesterday, as a lawmaker in Manila said almost half the haul could still be salvaged. On February 5, unidentified...
CAIRO: A charitable gesture by Argentinean football star Lionel Messi has provoked outrage in Egypt, where a lawmaker and football official took umbrage at the donation: his football boots. Messi, in an interview with the private satellite channel MBC...
DOHA: Qatar World Cup stadium workers have suffered abuse and been subjected to forced labor, Amnesty International said yesterday, for the first time alleging rights violations at a 2022 tournament venue. The London-based watchdog said laborers at the Khalifa International...
MUMBAI: Late replacement Lendl Simmons led a charmed life to blast 82 not out and carry West Indies to a nail-biting seven-wicket win in the last over against India in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20 yesterday. Simmons...

1st Apr

Daily E-Paper Kuwait Times Click above icon to download full news paper http://news.kuwaittimes.net/pdf/2016/apr/01/kt.pdf
KUWAIT: Head of the National Assembly Financial and Economic Affairs Committee MP Faisal A-Shaye said yesterday the panel received a government draft law stipulating increases to electricity charges. Shaye said the committee will meet on Sunday to study the...
KUWAIT: The Public Authority of Civil Information (PACI)’s director Musaed Al-Assoussi said that the new civil ID fees would be in effect from Sunday and that the fee would be KD 5 instead of KD 2. Al-Assoussi added that the...
KUWAIT: Kuwait has been buzzing with questions since the cabinet announced Monday approving a proposal to increase electricity and water fees, which would increase the cost four fold for consumers according to the indications of ordinary consumption. Furthermore, it...

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10th Dec