Kuwait: News

14 Jun 2022


Prophet row: Delhi VHP calls for Hanuman Chalisa mass recitation

The Vishva Hindu Parishad's (VHP) Delhi unit has called on people to gather in temples and participate in Hanuman Chalisa mass recitations on Tuesday (June 14) to protest the violence that erupted in several parts of India on Friday.

Prophet row: Kuwait government to deport expats who protested

The Kuwaiti government has decided to take action against a number of expatriates who participated in an "illegal" protest against the controversial remarks made by suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Muhammad.

06 Jun 2022


Opposition targets BJP, demands tough action against Nupur Sharma

The opposition on Sunday attacked the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for its inaction for a week after its national spokesperson, Nupur Sharma, made objectionable remarks about Prophet Mohammad.

06 Jun 2022


Qatar, Kuwait, Iran summon Indian envoys over Prophet Muhammad remarks

India on Sunday responded to the official protest notes by Qatar, Kuwait, and Iran over the controversial remarks made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal against Prophet Muhammad.

07 Dec 2021

Narendra Modi

UAE, Kuwait to be Modi's first foreign visit in 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to start his foreign trip in 2022 by visiting the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait early next month.

23 Aug 2021

Akshay Kumar

'Bell Bottom': Saudi Arabia, Qatar ban Akshay Kumar's espionage thriller

Akshay Kumar's period film Bell Bottom was the first major theatrical release, massively boosting the suffering movie industry of the country.

29 Sep 2020


Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait's ruler who tried healing Gulf rifts, dies

Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah died on Thursday, the royal court announced in a televised statement. He was 91 years old.

06 Jul 2020


8 lakh Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait

As many as 8 lakh Indians may have to leave Kuwait as its National Assembly's legal and legislative committee has green-lit a draft expat bill.

06 Nov 2019


Instagram caught hosting online 'slave markets': Details here

Instagram dominates as one of the most favored places for sharing precious moments with friends and family.

07 Jan 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi teen escapes family, trapped in Bangkok airport, seeks help

An 18-year-old Saudi Arabia teen has sought help from people across the globe and human rights organizations to prevent her deportation to Kuwait, as she fears for her life.

22 Dec 2018


Here are 5 Indians who were a part of WWE

While most Indian WWE fans grew up watching WWE icons like Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker, and Stone Cold rock the WWE stage, and imagined themselves headlining WrestleMania, some have really gone ahead and fulfilled their dreams.

27 Oct 2018

Narendra Modi

External Affairs Minister Swaraj to visit Qatar, Kuwait from Oct-28

Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will travel to Qatar and Kuwait from October 28 to 31 in pursuit of India's objective of enhanced engagement with the Gulf region.

02 Aug 2018


Hyderabad: Jazeera Airways flight catches fire after landing, passengers safe

The right engine of Kuwait's Jazeera Airways aircraft, carrying about 150 passengers, caught a minor fire after it landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad at 1:30 am today.

30 Jul 2018

Space News

Indian-priest's work on galaxies changes astronomy as we know it

For most, science vs faith is a choice. For Indian-origin Richard D'Souza, science was simply a way to get closer to the divine.

14 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

Hockey-player Sandeep Singh's biopic, 'Soorma' hits theaters across Pakistan, Kuwait

"Soorma", Indian hockey player Sandeep Singh's biopic, has hit theatres across Pakistan and Kuwait.

01 Jun 2018

Real Madrid

God punished Mo Salah for breaking his Ramzan fast

While several people, across the globe, have lashed out at Sergio Ramos and blamed the Real Madrid captain for injuring Mo Salah during the Champions League finale, an Islamic preacher claimed it was God who punished the Egyptian superstar.

07 May 2018

Sushma Swaraj

Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport

Whether it is Shah Rukh Khan, APJ Abdul Kalam, Sudha Murthy or Adnan Sami, racism against Indians apparently exists globally.

24 Feb 2018


Employer arrested for Filipina maid's death in Kuwait freezer

After a manhunt spanning several weeks, police have arrested the employer of a 29-year-old Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer in Kuwait.

18 Nov 2017

Saudi Arabia

Qatar the richest country in the world per capita

Based on the per capita income of its people, Qatar has been named the world's richest country.

01 Oct 2017


Flight services disrupted in Chennai due to heavy rain

Heavy rain in the early hours of Sunday morning, and the resultant low visibility in Chennai has disrupted both domestic and international flight services to and from the city.

10 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

US calls on Arab countries to ease Qatar blockade

The US has called on Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain to ease their blockade on Qatar.

07 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Qatar's isolation marks the beginning of end to terrorism: Trump

Weighing in on the ongoing Middle East diplomatic crisis, President Trump stated that his trip to Middle East was already paying off, referring to Arab countries hardening stance against funding extremism.

21 May 2017

Akshay Kumar

Real-life hero Mathews, the inspiration behind 'Airlift', passes away

Malayali businessman Mathunny Mathews, known for his role in the extraction of over 1 lakh stranded Indians during the Gulf War, passed away today at the age of 81.

20 Oct 2016

Sunil Chhetri

Bengaluru FC in AFC Cup finals

Bengaluru FC became the first Indian team to reach the finals of the AFC Cup after they beat defending champions Johor Darul Ta'zim.