Expats to renew residence online very soon, iiQ8news,

Expats to renew residence online very soonKUWAIT CITY, September 24 :Finally, more than 3 million expatriates working in the private sector can renew their residency electronically, in a step towards the completion of technical services and the application of e-government, to eliminate the paperwork and reduce the congestion in the corridors of ministries reports Al QabasThe Ministry of Interior, is preparing to launch a new system to renew the residencies of Article 18 for civil sector workers, in October, in order to serve more than 3 million expatriates in the country.This service, which will be launched by the Ministry of Interior through its website where it will be possible to renew the residence of the expatriate and his wife and children automatically without going to the passport offices/residence affairs in their governorates, nor carrying documents to review, this project is the largest and most important to keep up with the new vision of Kuwait towar…
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8 dead, 100s injured : Earth Quake in Pakistan, India, iiQ8 Jobs, IndianInQ8

5 dead, 75 injured as 5.8 magnitude quake jolts Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, tremors felt in North IndiaFive people died and 75 were injured after an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir's Mirpur on Tuesday at 4:32 pm. The epicentre of the earthquake was 140 kilometres from Srinagar at the depth of 10 kilometres, the United States Geological Survey reported.According to co-ordinates released by the US agency, the epicentre of the earthquake was located near the New Mirpur city in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.Tremors of the earthquake were felt in Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, Kashmir, parts of Himachal as well as several towns in Pakistan, including Islamabad, Lahore and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa range.The epicentre of the earthquake was 140 kilometres from Srinagar. (Image: Google Maps) Soon after the earthquake struck, Twitter was filled with photographs and videos showing cracked roads and damaged vehicles in the New Mirpur city.M…
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New fees for sick leaves and certificates from MoH, Kuwait, iiQ8News

New fees for sick leaves and certificates from MoH, Kuwait, iiQ8NewsTuesday, September 24, 2019The health ministry has implemented a new fee scheme that includes a KD 2 fee for authentication of sick leaves issued by the private sector. The new fees are for services offered by the medical council to expats, including KD 20 for medical examination for those applying to work in the public and private sectors; KD 5 for medical examination for those seeking disability aid and age estimation; KD 10 for “medically unfit”, “to whom it may concern” and proportion of disability due to injury certificates; and KD 5 to approve sick leaves issued by non-government doctors inside or outside Kuwait.The health ministry also imposed fees for approving advertisements - KD 50 for three months for licensing ads for health-related products and KD 100 for licensing ads about companies or health facilities. The ministry also imposed fees for analysis at drug registration laboratories…
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Kuwait advised people to rely on official news; Avoid circulation of fake news

Kuwait advised people to rely on official news; Avoid circulation of fake newsThe Kuwaiti government has advised citizens and residents to rely on the State official sources to get credible and accurate information, especially on the situation in the region.In a press statement on Wednesday, the Government Spokesman Tareq Al-Mezrem clarified that reliance on the official sources would help avoid circulation of rumors or fake news.In such situations, rumors and fake news were posted and circulated through social networking sites or other media tools, he cautioned.“So, the government urges everyone, without exceptions, to get the accurate information from the official sources, mainly the Kuwait News Agency and the official accounts of the State ministries on social networking sites,” he said.Al-Mezrem called on citizens and residents to disregard rumors and fabricated information and avoid spreading them.He reiterated the need of reliance on the official s…
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ISRO locates Chandrayaan-2 lander on Moon, but yet to make contact

ISRO locates Chandrayaan-2 lander on Moon, but yet to make contactThe Indian Space Research Organisation has managed to locate Vikram, the Chandrayaan-2 lander, on Moon's surface a day after losing contact with the craft. However, Isro is yet to establish contact with Vikram; the space agency lost communications with the lander minutes before it was to land on near the south pole of the Moon on Saturday.According to sources, communication with the lander has not yet been established.The lander was located with the help of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter, which remains safe and is revolving around the Moon. The orbiter managed to shoot a thermal image of the Vikram lander.In an exclusive interview to India Today TV, Isro chief K Sivan said that the agency has managed to locate the lander using the orbiter and has attained a thermal image of it.Isro has been able to identify the lander Vikram, but the condition of the lander is yet to be ascertained.The soft-lan…
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‘Kuwait named ‘worst destination’ for expats’ – Second year in a row

‘Kuwait named ‘worst destination’ for expats’ – Second year in a rowKUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: For the second year in a row, Kuwait has topped the list of the countries in the world as the worst destination for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily quoting InterNations’s annual ranking by Expat Insider, reports Al-Rai daily.Kuwait shares the bottom region with Italy, Nigeria, Brazil, Turkey, India, the United Kingdom, Greece, Russia and North Korea. This is the fifth time InterNations place Kuwait among the worst destinations for expatriates from 2014 to 2016. It was the second worst destination for expatriates in 2017 before ‘regaining’ the top spot in 2018 and 2019 respectively.According to the report, which covers 64 countries around the world, Kuwait ranked last in the “ease of stability” and “quality of life” respectively, despite the improvement at the level of “personal finance”, and was placed on par with “leisure options”, “personal happiness”, and the pe…
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Chandrayan 2 Vikram – The best is yet to come: PM Modi to ISRO scientists

The best is yet to come: PM Modi to ISRO scientists; Communication lost 2.1 km from the lunar surfaceThere will be a new dawn: PM Modi after India loses contact with Chandrayaan-2 VikramSaturday, September 7, 2019Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the scientists at ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru and outlined that countries best is yet to come in the field of space missions. "We are proud of our space program. Today our resolve to touch the moon has grown even stronger. We came very close but we need to cover more ground in the time to come. We are full of confidence that when it comes to our space mission programme the best one is yet to come. There are several places to discover and go," said the Prime Minister.His address comes after ISRO lost communication with Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan 2 moments before it was preparing to make a soft-landing on the South Pole region of the Moon. He also saluted the scientists for their immense contribution…
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iiQ8 Some profession cannot get Family Visa even if salary above 500; No problem for Children above 12 year

Some profession cannot get Family Visa even if salary above 500; No problem for Children above 12 yearFriday, September 6, 2019Local authorities clarified that there is no problem for expatriates children above 12 years of age can get dependent visa provided all the required conditions are met. Local Arabic media Al Anba daily reported quoting sources from authority.Authorities also clarified that expatriates in some professions termed as 'Marginal Profession' cannot apply for dependent visa even if their salary is above 500 KD.Visit VisaAuthorities clarified that the minimum salary required to apply for a visit visa for wife and children is KD 250, however, the concerned department has a last say in such issues and can issue a visit visa even if the salary of the sponsor is less than 250. The duration of a visit visa for siblings and parents is one month only. Extension of visa is at the discretion of the General Department for Residence Affairs.  …
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Pay your traffic fines at police station Kuwait, Kuwait Fines, iiQ8 news

Pay your traffic fines at police station Kuwait, Kuwait Fines, iiQ8 newsMonday, September 2, 2019The Ministry of Interior is in the process of completing a project through which expatriates and citizens can pay fines at 70 police stations through K-NET kiosks.According to Al-Qabas daily report, this step comes within the e-government project that makes collection of fines easy.Some of the services covered by payment include paying for tickets for deportees through sponsors, fines for those who carry the travel ban, traffic violations, residence fines, citations issued by the Environmental police and community police citations, etc.A4 Kuwait Bus Route A4 Fahaheel to Avenues KuwaitBusA4 IndianInQ8 jobsHow to manage difficult subordinate at work , iiQ8 info, IndianInQ8X5 Kuwait Bus Route From Airport, Farwaniya, Lulu, UN Circle, Sulaibikhat, Amghara, To Jahra iiq8 news jobs 
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