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CALL TO FIGHT THE HACKERS

Manama: Bahrain is to step up efforts to strengthen information security amid mounting cyber threats.

Interior Minister Lieutenant General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa sounded the alarm as he opened the first-ever Bahrain Information Security Forum 2015 at the Officers' Club, Gudaibiya...ReadMore


Fears as US closer to nuclear deal

REGIONAL security experts have sounded the alarm over Iran's nuclear ambitions as a deal with the US appears to edge ever closer.

Injuries alert for gym fans

GYM enthusiasts are being warned by medical experts about the dangers of early onset of spine and knee problems.

Cyber leaks alert over passwords

A NEW study has shown that 20 per cent of government employees share their passwords, risking leaks of "sensitive" and "confidential" information.

Record 100,000 visitors....

MANAMA: A record 100,643 passengers have crossed King Fahad Causeway in one day.

Audit court records drop in violations

MAJOR milestones in addressing mishandling of public funds were highlighted yesterday.

New clamp on sheesha cafés

ALL new sheesha cafés wanting to open in Manama will now be subject to an inspection by the Capital Trustees Board.

Schools score poor marks

EIGHTY-ONE per cent of private schools and 68pc of government schools have been ranked as only satisfactory or inadequate by Bahrain's education watchdog.

Expert calls for better use of technology

BETTER use of technology in the classroom is key to improving students' performance, according to a leading computer expert.

A dazzling show full of humour and acrobatics

Last night's show was, hands down, the best comedy show I have seen in years.

Composer Khairat performs on stage

ACCLAIMED Egyptian composer Omar Khairat performed at Bahrain National Theatre last night, as part of this year's Spring of Culture.

Society honours top official

A TOP government official was honoured last night by the Syro-Malabar Society (SYMS) for his efforts in helping the disabled.

Action pledge in Quran singing row

DISCIPLINARY action is being taken against a number of teachers at a private school in Salmabad after a student sang verses from the Quran during a talent competition.

Five years in jail for credit card thieves

A GANG of thieves who used forged credit cards to buy jewellery worth thousands of dinars have been jailed.

Crossdressers' appeal hearing is postponed

THE appeal hearing of four young crossdressers jailed earlier this year has been delayed yet again after three of them failed to show.

Artist to display Facets of Living

BAHRAIN-BASED British artist Meriel Cooper is holding an exhibition at the Hend Gallery, Muharraq.

Molestation case man loses appeal

AN Indian man who grabbed a co-worker's ankles in a lift has lost his appeal against a molestation conviction.

IT use in Bahrain 'at all-time high'

BAHRAIN has attained an unprecedented level in use of information technology, it was revealed.

Forklift driver's plea rejected in murder trial

A FORKLIFT driver who reversed into a man and crushed him to death in Sanad has lost his appeal.

Musical treat at Amwaj Bazaar

A BAZAAR featuring musical performances opened yesterday at Amwaj Islands.

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