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  • <p><em>Airline officials and employees during the exercise</em></p>
<p>Gulf Air conducted an emergency response exercise at the airline&rsquo;s headquarters as part of its ongoing commitment to ensure the required preparedness level to handle any emergency in a timely, effective and responsible manner.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The exercise provided a refresher training to the national carrier&rsquo;s emergency response team and was co-ordinated by the airline&rsquo;s emergency response planning unit within the security department in the emergency management centre.&nbsp;</div>
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    Gulf Air conducts emergency response exercise
    19-01-2019 00:02 AM
  • <p><em>BIBF officials, guests and graduates at the ceremony</em></p>
<p>Thirty-five Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) graduates were honoured at a ceremony under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB).&nbsp;</p>
<div>They received their Master&rsquo;s in Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde Business School in Scotland.</div>
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<div>The renowned degree is ranked among the top 10 in the UK for Executive&nbsp;MBAs,&nbsp;and ranked first in Scotland.&nbsp;</div>
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<div>It is also among one per cent in the world to be &lsquo;triple-accredited&rsquo; by leading MBA accreditation bodies. CBB Governor Rasheed Al Maraj presented Distinction Awards at the ceremony, at the Gulf Hotel Convention and Spa.&nbsp;</div>
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    BIBF graduates honoured
    19-01-2019 00:02 AM
  • <p><em>Company&rsquo;s founder Irina Duisimbekova Katrangi at the society with the donation</em></p>
<p>Organic baby food worth BD800 was donated by Fine Tastes Bahrain to Al Sanabel Orphans Care Society, Busaiteen in support of its activities.&nbsp;</p>
<div>The Bahraini company is a distributor of European food and beverage brands and donated the food made by US-brand Sprout.&nbsp;</div>
    Fine Tastes Bahrain donates BD800 worth organic baby food
    19-01-2019 00:02 AM
  • <p><em>Ms Todd addressing the audience</em></p>
<p>The role of first responders in supporting women in crisis was highlighted during the Living Room Dialogue.</p>
<p>Women&rsquo;s Crisis Care International (WCCI) founder and director Mary-Justine Todd spoke about the organisation and the role of advocates during the event, hosted by St Christopher&rsquo;s Cathedral dean Reverend Chris Butt.&nbsp;</p>
<div>Ms Todd spoke of the need for advocates to protect women who were caught in abusive and violent relationships and the growing trust and co-operation of institutions and organisations in Bahrain.</div>
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    First responders role highlighted
    18-01-2019 00:02 AM
  • Royal Bahrain Hospital celebrated its eighth anniversary with a cake-cutting ceremony attended by president Ahmed Jawahery, chief executive Sheriff Sahadulla and other officials at the hospital in Manama. Above, hospital officials at the event.
    Royal Bahrain Hospital marks its eighth anniversary
    17-01-2019 09:14 AM
  • The Civil Defence held a joint exercise in association with various directorates of the Interior Ministry aimed at ensuring readiness to respond swiftly to security threats at high-rise buildings in Juffair. The drill also sought to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of fire-fighting and rescue operations. Above, firemen and officials at the event.
    Civil Defence holds joint exercise
    17-01-2019 09:17 AM
  • The joint exercise under progress
    Civil Defence holds joint exercise
    17-01-2019 09:17 AM
  • <p><em>&nbsp;Mr Kurian (second from right), Mr Gandhi (third from right), and <span>Mohammad Mansoor(right), managing director SaaraGroup.com,</span>&nbsp;during the meeting.</em></p><p>Bahrain-based AL Namal and VKL Group chairman Varghese Kurian met Indian National Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Dubai. Mr Gandhi met business leaders at an interactive meeting organised by the Indian Business and Professional Council. The programme included a cultural festival to mark 2019 as the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and celebrate strong ties between the UAE and India.</p>
    Bahrain businessman meets Indian leader
    16-01-2019 01:39 AM
  • <p><em>&nbsp;Mr Kurian and Mr Gandhi during their meeting</em></p><p><br></p>
    Bahrain businessman meets Indian leader
    16-01-2019 01:39 AM
  • <p><em>&nbsp;Mr Kurian and Mr Gandhi during their meeting</em></p>
    Bahrain businessman meets Indian leader
    16-01-2019 01:39 AM
  • <p>The Northern Municipality has planted 250,000 petunias in colours to form Bahrain’s flag along highways and roundabouts, including Waley Al Ahd Highway and roundabouts 17 and 19 in Hamad Town and the southern gate, said its director general Lamia Al Fadhala.</p>
    Northern Municipality planted 250,000 petunias in colours to form Bahrain’s flag
    15-01-2019 10:37 AM
  • <p>Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza and Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal Ahmed attended the opening ceremony of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and the Shaikh Zayed Sustainability Award in Abu Dhabi. Electricity and Water Authority chief executive Shaikh Nawaf bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa and&nbsp;Supreme Council for Environment chief executive Dr&nbsp;Mohammed&nbsp;Mubarak&nbsp;bin Daina&nbsp;were also present. The event was opened in the presence of UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The Shaikh Zayed Award for Sustainability was presented and innovators, institutions and schools were honoured.</p>
    Electricity and Water Affairs Minister and Transportation and Telecommunications Minister attended an opening ceremony
    15-01-2019 10:35 AM
  • <p>His Majesty King Hamad yesterday received at Sakhir Palace former Moroccan minister of foreign affairs and international co-operation Mohamed Benaissa, marking his visit to Bahrain. The King welcomed Mr Benaissa, who is also the secretary-general of Assilah Forum Foundation and member of the jury arbitrating the Isa Award for Service to Humanity. He hailed strong relations with Morocco and King Mohammed’s crucial role in consolidating ties.</p>
    King Hamad received former Moroccan minister of foreign affairs and international co-operation
    15-01-2019 09:46 AM
  • <p>Princess Sabeeka yesterday received parliament chairwoman Fouzia Zainal and congratulated her on winning the “Best Political Achievement for Arab Women in 2018” award. She lauded the achievements of Bahraini women. Princess Sabeeka also commended the King’s support which further enhanced the role of Bahraini women in the nation’s development.</p>
    Princess Sabeeka congratulated parliament chairwoman Fouzia Zainal
    15-01-2019 09:41 AM
  • <div><div>THE Indian School Bahrain (ISB) celebrated Vishwa Hindi Divas at the school’s Jashanmal Auditorium in Isa Town. Organised by the school’s Hindi Department, the programme was inaugurated by chief guest Lions Club of Riffa president Sanjay Gupta who spoke on the importance of the language. He also distributed certificates to intra-school competition winners. The event featured a variety of entertainment programmes. Present were school principal V R Palaniswamy, members of the ISB executive committee, officials, students, parents and guests.</div></div>
    ISB celebrated Vishwa Hindi Divas at the school’s Jashanmal Auditorium in Isa Town
    15-01-2019 09:38 AM
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    ISB celebrated Vishwa Hindi Divas at the school’s Jashanmal Auditorium in Isa Town
    15-01-2019 09:38 AM
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    ISB celebrated Vishwa Hindi Divas at the school’s Jashanmal Auditorium in Isa Town
    15-01-2019 09:38 AM
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    ISB celebrated Vishwa Hindi Divas at the school’s Jashanmal Auditorium in Isa Town
    15-01-2019 09:38 AM
  • <p>INJAZ Bahrain chairwoman Shaikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Khalifa and KPMG in Bahrain managing partner Jamal Fakhro have signed a memorandum of understanding to support INJAZ Bahrain’s programme digitalisation, annual impact assessment and volunteering opportunities – to help create a better future for Bahraini youth. Above, Shaikha Hessa and Mr Fakhro sign the memorandum.</p>
    Memorandum of understanding signed to support INJAZ
    15-01-2019 09:35 AM
  • <p><em>&nbsp;Mr Sinha honouring the winners.</em></p><p>Students from several schools teaching India’s Central Board of Secondary Education curriculum in Bahrain celebrated Vishwa Hindi Diwas at the Indian Embassy complex in Seef District.</p><div>Literary competitions were conducted by the embassy, with students showcasing their talent in poetry recitation, solo singing, handwriting and slogan writing, among others.&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div>New Millennium School students Parthi Jain, of Class VI, won the first prize in poetry recitation, Harapriya S Patil won the second prize in handwriting and Ira Bishnoi Khanna, of Class IX, won the third prize in solo singing.&nbsp;</div><div><br></div><div>Indian Ambassador Alok Kumar Sinha distributed prizes to the winners.&nbsp;</div><p><em><br></em></p>
    'Vishwa Hindi Diwas' celebration
    14-01-2019 10:26 AM
  • <p><em>&nbsp;Mr Sinha honouring the winners.</em></p>
    'Vishwa Hindi Diwas' celebration
    14-01-2019 10:26 AM
  • <p><em>&nbsp;Mr Sinha honouring the winners.</em></p>
    'Vishwa Hindi Diwas' celebration
    14-01-2019 10:26 AM
  • <p><em>Gautam Mahesh, first prize in Hindi solo singing competition</em></p>
    'Vishwa Hindi Diwas' celebration
    14-01-2019 10:26 AM