Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Health

UAE-based Pakistani seeks Indian minister’s help for visa

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has time and again rescued people of who seek out to her for help. And, she is known...

Domestic cricketer collapses during practice game, dies

The cricketing fraternity in Oman was left in shock on Saturday after 39 year old Mohammed Ashfaque Shaikh, who played in domestic league, collapsed on the...

Raped and tortured in a Dubai prison

Scotland Yard is investigating claims by an ex-football boss that he was raped and tortured in a United Arab Emirates jail after the authorities...

Mother, daughter force three teens into prostitution in Dubai

An Iraqi housewife and her mother - currently at large - have been charged with human trafficking and blackmailing three teens into travelling from...

Government mulls strict action against spitting in public

The government is planning to take stern measures against those who spit in public, it was announced yesterday. “A law to punish the people who...

Bahrain: action urged against stockpiling cigarettes

Tourists from Saudi Arabia are initially thought to have been buying up stocks to avoid higher prices back home, but now speculation abounds that...

Bahrain: Religious concerns may delay “sin tax”

A parliamentary committee yesterday recommended that MPs should block the introduction of a selective tax on harmful products, which would initially double the price...

Dh1,000 fine for driving hard shoulder in the UAE

Special warning for motorists driving on hard shoulder. Hard shoulder driving will attract is Dh1,000 fine plus six black points. Drivers caught blocking emergency vehicles...

Bahrain investigates 58 medical negligence complaints

Fifty-eight complaints of medical negligence were investigated by the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) last year, it has been revealed.Of these, 24 cases were...

Kuwait court rejects case to cancel new Expat health fees

Manama: A lawsuit filed in Kuwait to overturn the health ministry’s decision to hike healthcare fees for foreigners has been rejected by the administrative department...

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