VIEWS | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Encouraging our entrepreneurs

That old saying about the difference between giving a man a meal for today and teaching him to fish so that he can make his own future is especially true when it comes to the difference between finding a job and starting a business. A job generates a 9 to 5 existence and a salary to meet most of ...

Namaste Modiji

Today is simply auspicious. A day to record, remember and cherish the historical ties between India and Bahrain as we witness the first visit of an Indian Prime Minister to the Kingdom. Being an Indian, it is the proudest moment in my ...

Bilateral ties at all-time high

On the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day of India, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to members of the Indian community in the Kingdom. Today, India is entering into a new era of economic transformation and we are moving f...

The most vibrant democracy

I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of our country on the joyous occasion of our Independence Day. Today, as we celebrate the tremendous progress that our country has made in the last seven decades, let us not forg...

Take nation to new heights

I offer my greetings to all Indians on the eve of our 73rd Independence Day. This is a happy and emotional day for all children of Mother India, whether living at home or abroad. We remember with gratitude the countless freedom fighter...

A long march since freedom

India Independence Day is a reminder of all the sacrifices the country’s freedom fighters made for its future. Looking back on the last 72 years of Independence, India has made progress in every field, be it education or its mili...

Unfocused ‘The Kid’ retells Billy the Kid tale

The Kid is a 2019 American semi-biographical western action film directed by Vincent D’Onofrio, from a screenplay by Andrew Lanham, and is executive produced by Carl Stubner, through Suretone Pictures. The film stars Ethan Hawke,...

‘Finding Steve McQueen’ is a likable, thin, crime drama

Finding Steve McQueen is a 2019 American heist thriller film directed by Mark Steven Johnson and written by Ken Hixon and Keith Sharon. The film stars Travis Fimmel, Rachael Taylor, Forest Whitaker, and William Fichtner, telling the st...

Aladdin: live-action remake really takes flight

Aladdin is a 2019 American musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who co-wrote the screenplay with John August, it is a live action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated film of the same na...

A rising China can be of great benefit to world nations

The ongoing protests in Hong Kong continue to make headlines around the world. But other events that deserved greater coverage have taken place in the territory. They include a two-day conference hosted by the China United States Excha...

Is Tehran preparing for a showdown with the US?

Following US accusations of Iran being behind the recent attacks on tankers in the Gulf,  tensions between the two countries are set to escalate further this week as decision-makers in Tehran continue to see the status quo as...

‘Nightmare Cinema’ is an incoherent horror anthology

A priest, a piano prodigy, a stressed-out mother, a car crash survivor and a cheerleader-type walk into an empty movie house. They each watch as their greatest fears are played out on screen in “Nightmare Cinema,” a scatter...

Happiness in MoI

We pray to God for the blessing, as all of us are looking forward and searching for happiness. The positive and motivative approach contribute in encouraging people to work harder to achieve career-related inspirations and overcome challenges and difficulties of the contemporary work envi...

Stuber: Uber-centric comedy makes for a wild ride

Stuber is a 2019 American action comedy film directed by Michael Dowse and written by Tripper Clancy. It stars Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Mira Sorvino, and Karen Gillan, and f...

The woman fighting for the arts amid conflict in Yemen

Abeer Mohammed Al Hadrami stores about 100 of her own paintings in her parent’s three-room apartment in the port city of Mukalla, the capital of Yemen’s south-¬eastern province, Hadramout. You’ll find some inside ...

How the idea of ‘India’ developed on the cricket field?

In 1911, the first ‘All-India’ team toured England for a series of matches, 14 of them First Class. It was led by a 19-year-old prince, and comprised six Parsis, five Hindus, three Muslims and two Dalits. At least two earli...