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13 hour 29 minute

At Toronto Film Festival, ‘popular’ was a relative term

‘Green Book’ wins people’s choice award For a festival that can be a hotbed of Oscar-predicting hysteria, the scuttling of the “best popular movie” category by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences barely registered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Most were too in the thrall of the 254 feature films unspooling across the festival to much care about the academy’s withdrawn bid for a more commercial best picture award. And if the ‘popular’ film Oscar category was meant as a corrective to a widening gap between mainstream audiences and the movie industry’s best work, Toronto – the...
13 hour 32 minute

‘GoT’, ‘Maisel’ triumph at Emmys

Foy and Rhys win top drama acting award LOS ANGELES, Sept 18, (Agencies): Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs Maisel” became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO’s “Game of Thrones” recaptured the best drama series award Monday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically diverse field of nominees ever. With the exception of “Saturday Night Live”, broadcast shows were shut out of the top awards as 21st-century platforms continued to overshadow traditional network fare like “This Is Us”. HBO, which had ceded its top-dog status in total nominations for the first time in 17...
14 hour 9 minute

US rolls past Panama 78-48 in FIBA World Cup qualifier

Americans closing in on a trip to China next year PANAMA CITY, Sept 18, (AP):  US coach Jeff Van Gundy came into the start of this second round of qualifying for the FIBA Basketball World Cup cautioning his players that they would face enormous challenges. They clearly heeded his words, and the Americans are now closing in on a trip to China next year. Reggie Hearn scored 12 points, Dwayne Bacon added 10 and the US easily got past Panama 78-48 in a qualifying game Monday night. The Americans have won both of their second-round qualifying games so far, winning...

14 hour 10 minute

Barcelona thrash PSV in CL opener

Inter’s late comeback stuns Spurs BARCELONA, Sept 18, (AFP): Lionel Messi pictures the Champions League ending with him hoisting the trophy and it began with him scoring a hat-trick on Tuesday as Barcelona put four goals past PSV Eindhoven. An early kick-off at Camp Nou meant that before most of the tournament’s teams had even named their line-ups, Messi was up and running, his sumptuous free-kick from the edge of the area nestling in the top corner, exactly where it was intended. Messi would have his second and third before the end, but the game was up by then thanks...
14 hour 12 minute

Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup

Lanka slammed after exit ABU DHABI, Sept 18, (AFP): Afghanistan continued their rise in international cricket with an upset 91-run win over Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Monday, knocking the former champions out of the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka needed to win the Group B match to stay in the tournament but were outwitted by smart batting from Afghanistan who put up a fighting total of 249 all out at Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The fighters then laid into Sri Lankan batting with spinner Rashid Khan (2-26), Mohammad Nabi (2-30) and Mujeeb Ur Rahman (2-32) sharing wickets as the five-time...
21 hour 17 minute

Bangladeshi robbed; Wanted man arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Some unknown individuals waylaid a Bangladeshi expatriate, stole his wallet, which contained KD 12, and his mobile phone, and attacked him. According to security sources, the victim reported the incident at Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Police Station, revealing that the suspects were wearing casual attire, and they ran off after stealing from him and attacking him. He gave securitymen the descriptions of the suspects. Investigations are ongoing to find and arrest the suspects. A case was registered Wanted man arrestedDetectives from Farwaniya Investigations Department succeeded in arresting a GCC national who is wanted by law for a five-year...

21 hour 35 minute

Kuwaiti, Tunisian officials discuss development of trade exchanges

First meet in six years TUNIS, Sept 18, (KUNA): Kuwaiti and Tunisian officials discussed in Tunis Tuesday means of developing trade exchanges and economic relations, in addition to facilitating movement of goods between the two countries. The two sides were meeting within the trade technical committee, which convened for the first time in six years thus reflecting true desire to develop economic and trade relations, Khaled Al-Fadhel, Kuwait Undersecretary of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said. Speaking to KUNA and Kuwait TV, Al-Fadhel, who headed Kuwait delegation to the committee meeting, said trade and investment relations were below expectations of...
21 hour 38 minute

NCCAL executes phase two of book cataloguing project

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: The National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) is executing phase two of the book cataloguing and classification project in public libraries as per directives from the Minister of Information in coordination with head of NCCAL Muhammad Nasser Al-Jabri and his secretary general Ali Al- Youha, says Assistant Secretary General for Culture at NCCAL Dr Essa Al-Ansari. Supervisor General of Public Libraries at NCCAL Munir Al-Otaibi in a statement indicated the decision is being implemented at public libraries in Jaber Al-Ali, Qurain, Ardiya, in addition to Zakaria Al-Ansari Library, and Abdulaziz Al-Sarawi Library, noting about...
21 hour 41 minute

PAM specifies conditions for opening file of small and medium enterprises

‘All documents should be new’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: The Public Relations Department in the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has specified conditions for opening file of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), reports Al-Anba daily. These conditions are as follows: ■ All documents should be new, ■ Employers should appear personally to be registered in the fifth entry, ■ Original and copy of the license must be presented, ■ Original Articles of Incorporation issued by the Ministry of Commerce must be submitted, or a copy provided the director is registered in the fifth entry, ■ Share of the Kuwaiti partner...

21 hour 44 minute

Syria shoots down Russian military plane

BEIRUT, Sept 18, (Agencies): Syria accidentally shot down a Russian military aircraft, killing all 15 crew members, when its air defences swung into action against an Israeli missile strike, Russian and Israeli forces said Tuesday. The incident late Monday was the worst case of friendly fire between the two allies since Russia’s game-changing military intervention in September 2015. The Russian Ilyushin dropped off the radar over the Mediterranean moments after Turkey and Russia announced a deal that offered millions of people reprieve from a threatened military assault in northern Syria. There was no immediate word from Damascus, but the deadly...
21 hour 48 minute

Yemeni deputy parliament Speaker praises Kuwait’s humanitarian aid

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18, (KUNA): Kuwait’s aid to Yemen, aimed to alleviate the suffering of people, have touched the hearts of all Yemenis from various governorates, Yemeni Parliament Deputy Speaker Mohammad Al-Shadadi said Tuesday. Al-Shadadi made his remarks to KUNA after meeting, alongside his accompanying delegation, with the Chairman of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society Dr Hilal Al-Sayer. He praised His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah’s efforts in providing all sorts of humanitarian aid and achieving peace successfully. The Yemeni deputy speaker also expressed his appreciation to KRCS’s role in aiding the Yemeni people and providing...
21 hour 54 minute

Pakistani PM to give citizenship to some Afghans, Bengalis

KARACHI, Sept 18, (Agencies): Pakistan’s new Premier Imran Khan has vowed to give citizenship to some Afghan refugees and Bengali immigrants, officials confirmed Monday, granting rights to many who have lived in the country for decades. Pakistan, one of the world’s largest refugee-hosting nations, is home to roughly 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees, some of whom have lived in the country since fl eeing the Soviet invasion of 1979. There are also roughly a quarter of a million Bengalis, many of whom arrived during Pakistan’s civil war in 1971, when East Pakistan broke away to declare independence and become Bangladesh....