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MANAMA: Senior officials in ministries and government bodies are set to have their performances evaluated under a new scheme unveiled yesterday.

The Adaa (Performance) scheme was approved by the Cabinet two weeks ago and the Civil Service Bureau (CSB) has now been directed to come up with its ...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

Medical mission stranded

ESCALATING Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip are preventing a team of Bahraini doctors from flying to the war-torn area to treat the injured.

BUSINESS NEWS

BBK's net profit rises 7.8pc to $72.1 million

MANAMA: BBK has reported a growth of 7.8 per cent in net profit at BD27.2 million ($72.14m) for the six months ended June 30, when compared with BD25.2m for the corresponding period last year.

 

WORLD NEWS

World pushes for ceasefire in Gaza

GAZA CITY: World efforts to broker a ceasefire in war-torn Gaza gathered pace yesterday as Israel pressed a blistering 14-day assault on the enclave, pushing the Palestinian death toll to 548.

 

SPORTS NEWS

INDIA EXTEND ENGLAND WOES

LONDON: Ishant Sharma took seven wickets as India ended a run of 15 Tests without an away victory courtesy of a 95-run win over England at Lord's yesterday.

 

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