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Govt to merge schools with low enrolment

Bengaluru, Jun 02, 2016, DHNS : The government will soon initiate measures to merge schools in which less than 10 students have enrolled, said Primary and Secondary Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters after interacting with the ...

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Man uses home for rescued animals

RIYADH: An expatriate here has turned his home into a sanctuary for lost and sick animals, including dogs, cats and birds. Zaher Al-Sammak, a Palestinian computer engineer who was born in Riyadh, said he is committed to saving the lives ...

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King 2nd most influential leader

RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman is the second-most influential leader on Twitter, right behind US President Barack Obama who ranks first. These were the findings of a survey conducted by Burson-Marsteller on May 31 and published ...

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6% tax on expat remittances urged

JEDDAH: The Shoura Council’s finance committee is backing a proposed tax on the remittances of expats, starting from 6 percent in the first year and gradually reducing to 2 percent permanently from the fifth year onward. The tax proposal was ...

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11 dead in Qatar labour camp fire

It says 12 other people were injured in the fire. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. Qatar, 3 June,2016 :A fire ripped through a camp housing labourers in southwestern Qatar killing 11 people and injuring 12 others, the ...

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New highway to link Abu Dhabi, Dubai

62-km long Abu Dhabi – Dubai highway comprising four lanes is an extension of the Mohammed Bin Zayed Road Dubai/Abu Dhabi – A new highway connecting Dubai and Abu Dhabi will be opened to motorists by the end of the ...

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Iran says not sending Haj pilgrims this year

TEHRAN/JEDDAH, 29 May 2016: Iran’s culture minister on Sunday said Iranians will not take part in this year’s Haj, set for September. More than 60,000 Iranians took part in last year’s Haj. Ali Jannati’s announcement, reported by Agence France Presse, ...

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CET: seven toppers from DK

Ananth G. from Alva’s PU College, Moodbidri, ranked first in medical and dental streams Mangaluru, 29 May 2016: Seven students from Dakshina Kannada district are among the toppers in the Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to medical, dental, engineering, ...

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Vikas is my objective, says Modi

Prime Minister seeks support of farmers to the plan to double their incomes by 2022 Saying that Jan Man (the mind of the people) is changing with two years of BJP rule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi again chanted the ‘Vikas’ ...

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