Wednesday, March 25, 2015

KD 10,000 fine for bachelors staying in residential areas in Kuwait

The Municipality has completed a study on amending decreed law 125/1992 banning ‘bachelors’ from renting flats in some residential areas by imposing a fine of up to KD 10,000 on landlords and tenants. According to report in Al Qabas daily, the step primarily targets single expatriate men who rent rooms inside buildings at areas allocated for government houses, which are referred to officially as ‘private housing areas’. It does not have an effect in areas allocated for apartment buildings, otherwise known as investment areas.

Municipality Director General Ahmad Al-Subaih cancelled in a letter to the Director of the Fatwa and Legislation Department all violating contracts and agreements, as power will be cut from the buildings and they will be evacuated administratively. 

Move to increase the salary cap for family and visit visas in Kuwait

Authorities are considering to increase the minimum salary cap for obtaining family and visit visas, local daily reported. The current salary cap for depended visa is 250 KD. 

In another news, General Administration for Immigration shall, without exception, deport immediately laborers under the Articles (18) and (20) if they are reported absconding by their sponsors, local daily Arab Times reported.

The Administration is also considering to make the validity of the passport to be two years minimum for applying for dependent and work visas and not less than six months for visit visas.

Surveillance cameras at vital places Kuwait

The Council of Ministers has approved the draft law which has been submitted by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khalid for the installation of security surveillance cameras.

According to local daily report, during the first phase 15 cameras will be installed at vital places and this exercise will be followed by the installation of cameras at other places as the need arises. The owners of these places will be obliged to install security cameras with a capacity of storing data for not less than 120 days.

The draft law stipulates three years imprisonment for any person found tampering with the recorded data by the surveillance cameras, for not saving the data or publishing any of the contents. What is recorded by these cameras shall be considered tangible proof in the event of any crime, assault or theft.

According to the draft law these cameras must also be installed at hotels, banks, and sports and cultural clubs, youth centers, entertainment centers such as recreational parks, shopping malls, commercial complexes, residential complexes, and banks, jewelry shops, jewelry stores, hospitals, clinics, and motels

K’s Path – Treasure Hunts Kuwait

Opportunity to visit a Kuwaiti Diwaniya

Monday, March 09, 2015

Ajmal Arabian Stud Farm Visit- AWARE Center

Meet at AWARE: 9:30 am Return Departure: 2:00 pm Fee: KD 5 per person (Bus Transportation Only) Very Limited Seats. PRIOR EMAIL REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Register through Mr. Mohammad Al Marzouk, owner of the famous Ajmal Stud Farm, has invited the AWARE Center’s guests to his Arabian Horses Farm for a Cultural Experience related to Arabian Horses & their Lineage. The host will explain the history of the farm as well as various aspects of the Arabian horses while the horses perform under the watchful eye of the head trainer. Guests are able to gain first hand exposure to the uniqueness of Arabian horses.

Date: March 14, 2015 @930am
Fee: 5 KD

Red Bull Kart Fight

GCC Traffic Week kicks off in Kuwait

The 31st GCC Traffic Week started here from today and runs until March 31 under the slogan: “Your Decision Decides Your Fate”, with the participation of senior officials of the General Department of Traffic.
The traffic week includes a number of events related to safety on roads, Interior Ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna said in a press statement today
The events include a number of field visits by visiting GCC delegations to some key traffic facilities aiming at raising people’s awareness about traffic in order to find optimal solutions to traffic problems, he said.
He voiced his gratitude to the GCC delegations, commending the interactive role of citizens in supporting all activities to raise the level of traffic performance on roads.
He conveyed the greetings of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and the Interior Ministry’s Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad to the delegations.
The event concentrates on the significance of societal partnerships in promoting the efforts undertaken by the General Department of Traffic to provide a safe and sustainable traffic environment.

Thursday, March 05, 2015

My New Venture :PARI's Collection Kuwait

I have started a new venture.....I personally love jewellery and have a lottttttttt of them....when my husband suggested I do something I enjoy ,I was very happy.

Can check out in facebook

Its an Exclusive online store for world famous elegant assam silk sarees, exquisite assam silk mekhla chadars, captivating and stunning jewellery n purses

just a glimpse of what you get.....chk the facebook page for more designs

Fun City - Al Salam Mall Q8

 Landmark Group also opened 'Fun City' for the kids to hang out along with two other stores.My kids just loved it

Kuwait Concours D'Elegance 2015

Some photos from the event

NBK`s 2015 Annual Walkathon – Let’s Walk Together , Kuwait

The registration for National Bank of Kuwait’s (NBK) 21st Annual Walkathon starts today (Saturday) at the registration location next to the Scientific Center daily from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm and online through
Titled “Let’s Walk Together”, the Walkathon will take place on the 7th of March 2015. NBK will be giving away three Renault 2015 cars as grand prizes from Al Babtain Group during the Walkathon along with many other valuable prizes.
Abdul Mohsen Al Rushaid, NBK Public Relations Manager said “the participation in NBK’s Walkathon is increasing year after year, and we are extremely thrilled to take our involvement with this exciting event to a new level.”
“Our commitment towards being connected with the community is the reason why we feel it is important for us to maintain the Walkathon annually.” Al Rushaid added.
This year, NBK’s Walkathon is marked by a variety of fun, entertainment filled and health awareness-raising activities.
NBK strongly supports sporting events and encourages various sporting activities as means to promote a healthier and more active lifestyle for members of the community. Throughout the years, NBK also organizes several social awareness programs including Educational, Environmental, Health and many other active initiatives.

International Women’s Day in Baytlothan , Kuwait

New Spring BAZAAR Q8

Live Music Festival Q8

Qawali Night with Fareed Ayaz in Q8

on 6th March 2015

Join AUK Fikir Club on their Womens Day activities

Educate Gals Change the World

Atif Aslam Live Concert in Kuwait

ALWAN:Live Art Festival Q8

Fantasia Dance Gala by BAIA , Kuwait

Beach Market ,Kuwait

No registration for cars with faded Paint in Q8

No registration for cars with dull paint 

KUWAIT: Major General Abdullah Al-Muhanna, Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs, said interior ministers at GCC countries have unanimously agreed not to renew the registration of cars with faded paint.
He said the traffic department is waiting for a decision from the deputy premier, interior minister to ban such vehicles from being used on the streets.
Muhanna said that a specialized committee will be formed to implement the decision whenever it is issued in a way that will not harm owners of such cars and the companies that import them.
A friendly and legal way out will be used to allow the owners to paint their cars, he said. —Al-Qabas
No ‘matt’ paint on cars: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs, Major- General Abdullah Al-Muhanna was recently quoted as saying interior ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council have come to the conclusion that vehicles with matt paint will not be allowed to ply on the roads in GCC countries, reports Al- Qabas daily.

Light Display @ Mishref,Q8

We heard from our friends who visited us n thought of visitng it. It was worth a visit...both kids n adult will enjoy it. The entire field is lighted, looks so gorgeous n beautiful. Entry is free n thus make more attracting. It's located in Mishref around the corner from the fairground.  There are so many lights, food stalls, tent to relax and drink tea/coffee and a bigger tent with stalls to buy items.Just love the ambiance.......