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Manama: Bahrain Keralite Samajam Governing Council violates Articles 30,32, 33 & 39 of the Government Order Law No 21 of 1989 under the Club Act.The ministry said in a related gazette notification that it had taken action against the governing body for violating Articles 30,32, 33 & 39 of the Law No 21 of 1989 and misrepresenting the instructions of the Bahrain Ministry of Social Affairs.And that the present committee has no governing Authority .  It said that within two months, the Samajam should submit its entire transactions, including its financial transactions, in the last one year for inspection and…

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The UNESCO World Heritage Committee voted Saturday to add Bahrain’s Dilmun Burial Mounds to its World Heritage List, praising the tombs for their “globally unique characteristics”.The burial grounds include “21 archaeological sites in the western part of the island” built between 2050 and 1750 BC, according to the global body.“Six of these sites are burial mound fields consisting of a few dozen to several thousand tumuli,” it said in a statement. In all there were some 11,774 burial mounds, UNESCO said, while another 15 sites include 17 royal mounds built as two-storeyed towers. The tombs were among a handful of nominations…

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Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as the hosts beat Peru to win the Copa America for the ninth time at the Maracana stadium.The hosts took the lead after 15 minutes thanks to some great skill from Jesus on the wing. The Manchester City forward bamboozled two defenders and crossed for the unmarked Everton to fire home from close range. Peru, who had not won this tournament since 1975, equalized a minute before half-time when Paolo Guerrero scored from the penalty spot after Thiago Silva handled the ball.The goal was the first Brazil had…

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The Indian Community Relief Fund (ICRF) is coordinating an awareness campaign which is being organized by the Ministry of Labour & Social Development.  The campaign is for the purpose of reducing the Occupational Accidents and Diseases during the Summer Season and to raise the occupational awareness of both employers and workers on the importance of prevention as clarified in the Ministerial Order No. 3 of 2013 with respect to Work Ban during summer.  It will be held at the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam premises, Segaya, on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 starting at 6pm. As part of the event there will be…

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Founder and visionary of BRAVE Combat Federation, His Highness Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa met with His Eminence Simon Martin, British Ambassador to Bahrain, as they discussed the relationship between Bahrain and Great Britain. They confirmed that the link between both countries has had a positive impact in various fields, including sports.As BRAVE Combat Federation gears up to make its London debut, set for July 25th at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, inside the Copper Box Arena, HH Shaikh Khaled hailed the relationships between the countries and BRAVE’s role in cementing that positive rapport they share. “We directed to…

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Manama: Labour and Social Development Minister Jamil bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan patronised today the opening the Emotional Intelligence Forum which was held under the theme “Emotional Intelligence to Reduce Work Stress and Enhance Productivity”.The event was organised by Origin Group, in the presence of its Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Banna, Board Chairman of the International Federation of Training and Development Organisations (IFTDO) Dr. Ibrahim Khalifa Al Dossari, specialist and officials from the training and human resources development field, students and graduates.The forum aims at availing of international experiences in studying contemporary concepts in human resources development. It…

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Manama: President of the National Audit Office (NAO), Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, received here today a delegation from the Bahrain Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (BCICAI), led by Chairperson, Sridhar Seethapathy.They discussed the latest developments and initiatives on updating accounting practices and keeping pace with developments related to the digital revolution in this sector.They also reviewed the role played by BCICAI to train accounting competencies and develop their skills to cope with the requirements and developments of the local and global economies.The two sides stressed the need to expand cooperation between NAO and BCICAI…

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Manama: A batch of 580 high-achieving students affiliated with the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) have been honoured in recognition of their outstanding results.The ceremony was held at Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa, Sakhir Campus, under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, His Majesty’s Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, RCO board of trustees’ chairman.Addressing the ceremony, he paid tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, RCO Honorary President, for his keenness on Bahraini orphans’ education excellence and decent living conditions. He commended the support of the Government, chaired by His Royal Highness Prime…

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Manama: The Labour and Social Development Ministry has allocated a toll-free hotline (32265727) to receive reports of any violations of Edict 3/2013 on banning outdoor work between 12:00 pm and 04:00 during the months of July and August. The Labour Minstry expressed thanks to the citizens and residents for their constant cooperation in this regard. Edict 3/2013  aims to safeguard workers’ health, ensure their safety against heat exhaustion and sunstroke as well as prevent summer-related diseases and to reduce occupational incidents in view of the increasing temperatures.

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Manama: The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has inscribed Bahrain’s Dilmun Burial Mounds on the World Heritage List. The decision was made during the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, currently held in the capital of Azerbaijan.Dilmun Burial Mounds is the third to be designated as world heritage site in Bahrain after Ancient Qal’at al-Bahrain Harbor City and Capital of Dilmun (2005) and the Offshore Pearling Sites in Muharraq (2012). On the occasion, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA), Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, said that the Dilmun Burial Mounds is a living proof of…

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