BAHRAIN | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Indian embassy virtual open house solves complaints on spot

TDT | Manama On spot, resolutions were reached in several of the issues raised by Indian community members during a virtual open house held yesterday by the Indian Embassy in Bahrain. Led by Indian Ambassador Piyush Srivastava with his consular team, the session focused ...

SEA, Rashid Equestrian club sign solar power deal

TDT | Manama Sustainable Energy Authority President (SEA) Dr. Abdulhussain Mirza and the Executive Director of Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club, Shaikh Salman bin Rashid bin Mohammed Al Khalifa signed a joint-cooperation deal on renewable energy and energy efficienc...

Two arrested for selling tobacco products

TDT | Manama Two men are in the dock for storing and selling banned tobacco products in the Kingdom. The Director-General of the Capital Governorate Police Department announced the arrest of the two Asian nationals. The police chief said they were acting on a tip-off rec...

Amman meeting will revive peace process: Bahrain

TDT | Manama Bahrain yesterday welcomed the resolution passed by the coordination meeting held in the Jordanian capital Amman stressing a two-state solution as key to end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, Germany, and European Union en...

Man in dock for COVID-19 violations

TDT | Manama Legal actions were taken against a 50-year-old man for violating measures implemented to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the Kingdom. In a statement, the Muharraq Governorate, Police Directorate, said official actions followed the spo...

Bottom trawls: Coast guard seizes fishing boat, 240 kg shrimp

TDT | Manama Bahraini coast guard patrols confiscated a fishing vessel yesterday for employing banned bottom trawl nets in the waters of Bahrain. Coast guard officials also captured 240 kilograms of shrimp caught using the method, which destroys far more ocean habitat th...

Five COVID-19 deaths

TDT | Manama Five more deaths raised Bahrain COVID-19 tally to 236 yesterday as it also recorded new 622 recoveries. Two Bahraini women old 35 and 78 years, a 42 and 67-year-old Bahrain men and a 43-year-old expatriate man are the latest casualties. The Kingdom r...

Indian Embassy Holds A Virtual ‘Open House’ in Bahrain

Manama: The Indian embassy in Bahrain holds a ‘virtual open house’ on Friday in which Indian Ambassador Piyush Sreevastava along with consular members interacted with the Indian community to redress their consular and labour issues. Ambassador encouraged all community members ...

Indian legendary Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away

Chennai: Indian legendary playback singer SP balasubrahmanyam, populary known as SPB, succumbed to death on Friday after battling with severe lung disease in a private Hospital in the Indian city of Chennai. On August 5 he was admitted to the MGM health care facility where he was tested positive ...

Gulf Air resumes direct flights to Amman

MANAMA It announced that Gulf Air - the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain - it has resumed direct flights scheduled to and from high - Queen International Airport in Amman , starting from 24 Septem...

Red Cross warns coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warned yesterday that the novel coronavirus is driving discrimination towards vulnerable communities in Asia, including migrants and foreigners. The humanitarian agency surveyed 5,000 people in Indonesia, Malaysia...

Alba CEO emphasises on Sustainability

TDT | Manama Ali Al Baqali, the Chief Executive Officer of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), was a key speaker at the two-day Virtual International Aluminium Conference 2020 by Fastmarkets that concluded yesterday. Al Baqali featured alongside the CEOs of leading global aluminiu...

Coast Guard seizes 700kg of shrimp caught illegally

TDT | Manama About 700 kilograms of shrimp that was caught with banned bottom-trawling nets have been seized by the Coast Guard, the Ministry of Interior reported last night. The Coast Guard commander stated that within the framework of their efforts to address violations...

Arab Quartet commitment stressed

TDT | Manama A Bahrain delegation, headed by UN Office permanent representative and other international organizations in Geneva Ambassador Yusuf Abdulkarim Bucheeri, spoke on behalf of the Arab Quartet—the four countries supporting the fight against terrorism, name...

Importance of Bahrain - US relations stressed

TDT | Manama Shura Council's first deputy chairman Jamal Mohamed Fakhroo stressed the importance of the strategic relations between Bahrain and the US and highlighted the advanced level of cooperation between the two friendly countries in various fields. This came as he ...