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PREMIER'S MESSAGE OF PEACE

MANAMA: The Premier yesterday called on all countries to work for peace and fight the scourge of terrorism.

His message is addressed to the world on International Day of Peace, which falls today.

It is held this year under the slogan "The Right of People to Peace".

His Royal Hig...ReadMore


24 drivers arrested in school buses clamp

MANAMA: Twenty-four drivers have been arrested in a clampdown on unlicensed school buses.

New media strategy paying off

MANAMA: A long-term strategic plan to upgrade Bahrain's media system has helped change the kingdom's image by 40 per cent over the past year, and 143pc at the political level during June and July, said Minister of State for Information Affairs and official government spokeswoman Sameera Rajab.

Clean-up drive launched

MANAMA: Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Dr Juma Al Ka'abi yesterday launched a clean-up drive, as part of a national campaign to make Bahrain a better place.

Attempted suicides on the rise

Students on peace mission

A group of top college students from Taiwan visited Bahrain to promote peace and enhance mutual understanding between the two countries.

Top awards for Hilal Computers

Bahrain-based computer systems integrator and solutions provider Hilal Computers has received two prestigious awards from multinational technology firm Dell.

Forum focus on children's rights

NEWLYWEDS should be made to attend workshops on children's rights before starting a family of their own, it was suggested at a youth-focused open forum yesterday.

Solar-powered lamps on way

Co-operation deals boost BNA coverage

MANAMA: Bahrain News Agency (BNA) has signed more than 20 co-operation agreements with various news agencies worldwide to broadcast news and pictures of the kingdom daily.

54pc rise in services complaints

COMPLAINTS and suggestions about Bahrain's government services submitted electronically have increased by more than 50 per cent over the past three months.

Dance show set to raise charity funds

TRADITIONAL folk dance from Gujarat will be showcased at an event being organised by the Indian Ladies Association (ILA) to raise funds for charity.

Car rental firm opens branch

CAR rental company Kanoo Daily Rental, a division of the Ebrahim K Kanoo Group, has opened a new Juffair branch to supplement its existing network of outlets in Sitra, Tubli and Arad.

Market set for BD3m revamp

Lecturer for top forum

A BAHRAIN University lecturer is set to take part in a prestigious higher education forum being held in Brunei next month.

Terrorism focus of key debate

POLITICS, revolution and terrorism were at the heart of a discussion held among Bahraini students to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, last night.

Leaders are hailed for initiatives

BAHRAIN'S businesses yesterday hailed the leadership's initiatives to overcome challenges.


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