Author: News Desk

Manama: Deputy Director-General of Traffic, Col. Mohammed Daraj, has honoured the first winner of the weekly prize allocated for the users of the e-services. Director of Credit Cards at Bahrain Credit, Abdulrasool Al Aali attended the ceremony. The e-services available through the national portal Bahrain.bh or via the e-Traffic application which could be downloaded on smartphones or the e-government platforms available at the directorate and public places. Bahraini Abdullah Ahmed Al Atawi won BD50 provided by the Bahrain Credit company “Imtiaz”, after a draw of the ID numbers of those who used the e-services. The prize was launched on July 2019…

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Manama: His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today received Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Kingdom of Bahrain Simon Martin.His Majesty lauded the historic friendship, cooperation and partnership in various fields, and reaffirmed Bahrain’s keenness to further consolidate its ties with the United Kingdom to serve the interest and aspirations of the two countries and the welfare of both friendly peoples.HM the King conferred the first-class Order of Bahrain (Wisam Al-Bahrain) to Ambassador Simon Martin in recognition of his tremendous efforts and role in bolstering the fruitful cooperation.

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Manama: Labour and Social Development Minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA), Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan, has lauded LMRA’s projects and plans to enhance work environment.He hailed LMRA’s efforts to preserve workers’ rights through a series of quality initiatives and projects that have been widely appreciated by specialised Arab and international organisations, which, he said, has earned the kingdom regional and international acclaim regarding its efforts to secure and consoldiate workers’ rights, as well as to maintain their gains. While chairing here today LMRA’s board meeting, in the presence of members…

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Ellyse Perry was keen to share the acclaim after her career-best seven for 22 helped Australia to a thumping 194-run victory over England in the third and final Women’s Ashes One-Day International on Sunday. Perry eclipsed the previous best figures by an Australian woman in ODIs of 7-24 as the holders swept the ODI series and moved into a 6-0 lead, meaning England are likely to have to win the test and sweep all three Twenty20s to retain the trophy. “You can call me what you like, but I’m not sure that’s the case,” Perry said when asked if she…

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Mexico has won the Gold Cup to confirm their status as CONCACAF’s leading nation with a second-half goal from Jonathan dos Santos enough to see off the challenge of the United States. The victory over the hosts and defending champions in Chicago earned Mexico a record-extending eighth title at the tournament, which crowns the continental champions of North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Despite missing their top three forwards, El Tri dominated possession against an American team playing its first major competition under new coach Gregg Berhalter. Christian Pulisic, the Americans’ 20-year-old star midfielder was by far their best…

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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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