INS Shardul.

Photo: DNA India

COVID-19: INS Shradul Sets Sail To Kuwait To Ferry Oxygen Tankers

Under Operation Samudra Sethu II, Navy’s INS Shardul vessel on May 4 set sail to Kuwait to bring medical oxygen containers. Reportedly, Indian Navy has deployed several ships to supplement the ongoing national mission ‘Oxygen Express’. Earlier, under Operation Samudra Sethu, INS Shardul was also used to bring ex-pats stranded in foreign countries during COVID. First of the Shardul class, INS Shardul is designed to carry tanks, trucks and… read-more

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 06:23 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Indian Navy, Naval Ships, operation samudra sethu, Oxygen Supply, Kuwait

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Indian expats in Kuwait.

Photo: Outlook India

Kuwait Under Fire For Making Vaccination Difficult For Expats

Kuwait is under fire for prioritizing its own people for vaccination, leaving out the expatriate who make 70% of the country's population. The other Arab countries are in a race of vaccinating everyone to reach herd immunity, whereas the expatriates in Kuwait face huge struggle to get vaccinated. They blame it on the citizen-first policy of government. Kuwait has vaccinated its citizens at a rate six times higher than expatriates.

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 06:35 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Kuwait, health care, Expats, Gulf Countries, Covid Vaccination

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Sheikh Nawaf

Sheikh Nawaf / The National

Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Crowned as New Ruler of Kuwait

Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah swore in as the new ruling emir of Kuwait on September 30 after the demise of the predecessor and half-brother Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. Sheikh Nawaf, aged 83, took the oath at the National Assembly and promised to preserve the security of Kuwait. He had become the crown prince under Sheikh Sabah in February 2006.

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 04:27 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf, Sheikh Sabah, Oath

Courtesy: Hindustan Times