‘Powell is very hard-charging’

‘Powell is very hard-charging’

Los Angeles : Actor Justin Theroux found stunt coordinator and second-unit director Gary Powell, who has worked in films including the James Bond and Bourne franchises, very hard-charging. The two worked together in the action-thriller “The Spy Who Dumped Me&rd

60 tech firms from Bahrain to take part in leading expo

60 tech firms from Bahrain to take part in leading expo

Manama : Sixty Information and Communications Technology (ICT) organisations including companies and government agencies are expected to be part of the Bahrain national pavilion at the GITEX Expo to be held in Dubai. The popular international ICT expo will be held in Dubai in October; dozens of c

Kidnappers assault victim after taking to remote area

Kidnappers assault victim after taking to remote area

Manama : Quite resembling a Hollywood drama, a disagreement between two men led one to kidnap the other before attacking him in a remote place, court files revealed. According to police records, the alleged attacker had quarrelled with the victim and the accused took revenge by kidnapping him wit

Court acquits man accused of arson

Court acquits man accused of arson

Manama : A 23-year-old Bahraini man accused in a rioting case has been acquitted due to lack of evidence. He was tried before the High Criminal Court, which cited inconclusive evidences before acquitting the accused. “The incident occurred in 2014 and the initial investigations coul

Jailed convict blames black magic for drug addiction

Jailed convict blames black magic for drug addiction

Manama : A Bahraini man was sentenced after he was found guilty of consuming drugs and setting his room on fire. When asked, he told prosecutors that someone was doing black magic on him. The 37-year-old was arrested after his mother reported the incident to police. According to court fil

Shops selling beIN Sports cards to face tough action

Shops selling beIN Sports cards to face tough action

Manama : The Ministry of Information Affairs yesterday announced that it will step up inspections against shops selling beIN Sports receivers, warning strict action against violators. Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have banned the import of beIN Sports receivers and stopped the sale and renewal

WhatsApp limits forwarding

WhatsApp limits forwarding

New Delhi : WhatsApp announced limits yesterday on the forwarding of messages by its 200 million Indian users in an effort to stop a spate of horrific lynchings and to assuage government threats of legal action in its biggest market. More t