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November 8, 2014 at 12:49

Runway collision with stray buffalo badly damages SpiceJet plane





Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet says that its plane hit a buffalo on the runway at Surat airport, causing enough damage it had to cancel flights.

"A stray buffalo hit one of our aircraft, flight SG-622 from Surat to New Delhi, carrying 140 passengers and six crew, on take-off roll at Surat airport," an airline spokesman said. "The buffalo was essentially invisible against a dark background."

via Mashable

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November 8, 2014 at 12:10

Asian arrested with 800 bottles of locally brewed liquor





Four Asian expatriates were arrested in possession of 800 bottles of locally brewed liquor in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh area, reports Al- Rai daily. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about four Asian expatriates involved in selling liquor, a directive was issued to conduct necessary investigations and arrest them. Khaitan securitymen arrested them in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area in possession of 800 bottles of locally brewed liquor.

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November 7, 2014 at 12:17

Diabetes, Blood Pressure Cause Of 50 percent Deaths In Kuwait





Head of the Committee for Health Development in Ahmadi Health Zone Dr Hamdiya Al-Fadhli affirmed that 25 percent of the deaths in Kuwait are caused by chronic diseases, while diabetes and blood pressure contribute to 50 percent of the cases.

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November 7, 2014 at 12:07

Hunger strike at deportation center





Forty detainees of various nationalities being held at the Sulaibkhat police station went on hunger strike recently to protest prolonged detention. According to Kuwait Times report, the prisoners are waiting to be deported and have complained at the delay in processing their papers. Daily reported that the hunger strikers have spent more than a month in holding cells which has an area of 25 meters only, while the deportation department is refusing to receive them claiming that there are no tickets available on local airlines for their transportation out of the country.

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November 7, 2014 at 10:56

Parody video shows a hilarious beta version of Amazon Echo





Yesterday, Amazon pulled the curtains on the Echo, a smart electronic speaker that talks to you. Some speculated that a Siri-like user experience that catered to your every whim could create a game-changing piece of electronic furniture, while our expectations were somewhat more tempered.

In any case, if you watched yesterday's dadsplain-y video, you should wipe it from your memory immediately and instead watch this one, which parodies what the tech was like before it was ready for prime time.

via: Fast Company

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November 6, 2014 at 12:09

Reports say one gold Apple Watch might cost more than 10 new iPads





Apple's new smartwatch starts at $349, but but how much does it cost if you want something a bit more high-end, like, say, the 18-karat pink- or yellow-gold version? You could be shelling out between $4,000 to $5,000, according to a new report from French Apple blog iGen. Take your time to process that in your mind!

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November 6, 2014 at 09:05

Government to review mechanism of filing absconding case against expats





Public authority for Manpower in coordination with Ministry of Interior will reconsider the mechanism of filing absconding cases against expats, local daily Arab Times reported citing Al-Qabas Arabic news paper.

According to reports, the current mechanism of filing absconding cases is unfair to expatriates as it enables the employers to blackmail and threatens the labors, because the residency of the laborer is cancelled after the employer files absconding case against him.

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