Bahrain

SMC nurses ‘unpaid for three months’

MORE than 50 nurses working at the country’s biggest public hospital have allegedly not been paid for at least three months, it has emerged. The senior expatriate nurses, who have worked for the Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) for more...

Trafficking ring run by sisters ‘controlled more than 60 women’

A WOMAN described to court how she and her sister ran a human trafficking ring of more than 60 women. The Thai sisters, nicknamed ‘Oum and Boom’ and aged 34 and 43, allegedly locked up women in apartments in...

Bahrain mourns death of veteran footballer

A veteran Bahraini football player died early this morning. Defender Faisal Abdulaziz lost his long battle with illness. He was 52. Mr Abdulaziz used to play as a forward for Muharraq early in his career. He also captained Bahrain’s national team when...

BIC to host F1 pre-season testing

Bahrain is set to stage the Formula 1 pre-season testing for the first time since 2014, in addition to the first race of the season. The Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) confirmed in a statement that ‘The Home of Motorsport in...

Lockdown ruled out despite rise in virus cases

THERE are no plans for a lockdown in Bahrain, revealed a top health official, despite a rise in cases in recent weeks. Health Ministry Under-Secretary Dr Waleed Al Manea urged the public to refrain from gatherings and strictly adhere...

Income tax on the cards for high income earners in Oman: IMF

It is expected that Oman can introduce income tax in 2022. International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reiterated that Oman is planning to introduce income tax on high income earners as part of its medium-term fiscal balance plan. The Fund welcomed the...

Revised national budget approved

Revised national budget approved: A REVISED state budget has been approved. The government yesterday presented legislators with an amended version of the 2021-2022 national budget that will calculate revenues based on a base price of $50 per barrel of...

Bahrain approves Sputnik V vaccine

Bahrain has approved a fourth vaccine for Covid-19. The decision to authorise the emergency use of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine follows data provided by the manufacturer, results of an expanded study, and a process of review and evaluation of...

797 new Covid-19 cases registered in Bahrain on Wednesday

Bahrain yesterday recorded 797 new cases of Covid-19 alongside 436 recoveries and four fatalities. Two Bahraini women, aged 64 and 66, an expatriate man, 60, and an expat woman, 79, died yesterday, taking the total deaths to 391 . Also...

USD TO PKR: Dollar Rate In Pakistan On 11 February 2021

Today USD to PKR (Dollar Price in Pakistan Rupee) exchange rate given below. All Currency prices are updated every hour to offer you the best US Dollar to Pakistani Rupee conversion. US Dollar to PKR conversion depends on open market...

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Lady Gaga’s two abducted French bulldogs recovered safely

Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed...

Vaccine chance for pregnant women

PREGNANT women and breastfeeding mothers in Bahrain can now register for the coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination. Health Ministry assistant under-secretary Dr Maryam Al Hajeri, said,...

Flying from UAE to Mumbai? Check these new rules for COVID-19 testing, quarantine

Dubai: Not all passengers flying from the UAE to Mumbai in the western Indian state of Maharashtra will have to undergo a COVID-19 test...

AED TO PKR: Today 1 UAE Dirham To PKR (Pakistan Rupee), 27 Feb 2021

KARACHI: The buying rate of the (AED TO PKR) was Rs 43.26 while its selling rate was Rs 42.8 in Pakistan’s currency market on...

USD TO PKR: Dollar Rate In Pakistan On 27 February 2021

Today USD to PKR (Dollar Price in Pakistan Rupee) exchange rate given below. All Currency prices are updated every hour to offer you the...