Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Health & Education

Saudi: 77% of teachers in private colleges are expats

There are 4,984 teachers in private universities and colleges in the Kingdom, of whom 3,854 are expatriates representing about 77 percent, local Arabic daily...

Nepah virus outbreak – GCC residents warned against travelling to Kerala

Bahrain’s government and other groups in the GCC have asked citizens and residents to avoid travelling to the southern Indian state of Kerala due...

Bahrain: Food wastage increases to 600 tonnes per day

When the world is fighting malnutrition and poverty, a lot of food is ending up in trash cans here at a time. The volume of...

Kuwait: 5,879 expats deported due to infectious diseases

Health Minister Dr. Basel Al-Sabah said 5,879 expatriates have been deported from the country from 2016 until May 2018 due to infectious diseases, reports...

Why diet soda is ruining your diet: ‘Harmless’ sweeteners derail your...

Artificial sweeteners are everywhere, but the jury is still out on whether these chemicals are harmless. Also called non-nutritive sweeteners, these can be synthetic –...

Is YOUR car’s AC a health hazard? Scientists discover dangerous bacteria...

Motorists are being urged to clean the air conditioning units in their cars after researchers found potentially dangerous bacteria living and breeding in systems. With...

Saudi: Pharmacists sell antibiotics without medical prescriptions

More than 200 pharmacists face jail time for selling antibiotics without medical prescriptions.The Ministry of Health organized an inspection campaign last week to ensure...

UAE: Dentists caught for grossly over-treating patients

Expensive and pointless dental treatments offered to patients to boost profits have been exposed in a mystery shopping exercise at practices in Abu Dhabi...

Taj Mahal is turning GREEN: Indian government ordered to fix the...

India's top court has slammed the government for failing to protect the Taj Mahal amid warnings it is increasingly changing colour because of pollution.The brilliant...

Saudi to launch initiative to improve country’s lifestyle

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to spend 50 billion riyals ($13.33 billion) by 2020 on an initiative to promote entertainment, health, sports and...

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