Kuwait: News

12 Jun 2024

S Jaishankar

5 Indians among 41 killed in Kuwait fire: Reports

Several Indians are feared to be among the at least 41 victims of a fire that engulfed a building in Kuwait's southern Mangaf district, according to various reports.

12 Jul 2023


India not even in top 30 among expats' preferred destinations

India is not even in the top 30 preferred destinations for expats, as per the Expat Insider Survey 2023 by InterNations.

27 May 2023


Planning a trip to Kuwait? Get these souvenirs home

Kuwait, also known as "Marseilles of the Persian Gulf," garners attention for its mesmerizing landscapes and shopping scenes.

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.

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.

29 Sep 2020

Prime Minister

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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.