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Monday, September 27, 2021



Mt Everest-bound Bahraini prince brings Covid vaccine to Nepal without permission, probe ordered

March 17, 2021 5:57 pm

The Bahraini Embassy had informed local media outlets that the prince wanted to donate the vaccine to the villagers of Gorkha district before climbing Mount Everest.

Bahrain now 2nd nation to grant Pfizer shot emergency use

December 05, 2020 9:53 am

Bahrain had already granted emergency-use authorisation for a Chinese vaccine made by Sinopharm and has inoculated some 6,000 people with it. The approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will add a further important layer to the kingdom's national COVID-19 response.

First direct commercial flight from Israel lands in Bahrain

September 23, 2020 5:00 pm

Flight data showed an Israir Airlines Airbus A320 landed at Bahrain International Airport after a nearly three-hour flight from Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion International Airport.

Trump presides as Israel, UAE and Bahrain sign historic pacts

September 15, 2020 11:36 pm

"We're here this afternoon to change the course of history," Trump said. "After decades of division and conflict, we mark the dawn of a new Middle East."

Bahrain becomes latest Arab nation to recognise Israel

September 12, 2020 10:25 am

Like the UAE agreement, Friday's Bahrain-Israel deal will normalize diplomatic, commercial, security and other relations between the two countries.

Video of Bahrain woman breaking Ganesha idols goes viral, authorities initiate action

September 03, 2020 4:35 pm

In a video, which has gone viral on social media, the woman is seen shouting at a salesman while lifting the idols from a shelf and slamming them on the floor. 

PM Modi meets King of Bahrain, conferred 'The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance'

August 25, 2019 12:42 am

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance. This was announced by His Majesty the King of Bahrain," the Prime Minister's Office said in a tweet.

Committed to make India a 5-trillion economy: PM Modi in Bahrain

August 24, 2019 10:33 pm

Wrapping up his tour to three countries -- France, UAE and Bahrain -- Modi arrived in Manama on Saturday to hold extensive talks with the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, on various bilateral and regional issues.

India, Bahrain likely to ink pact for cooperation in space technology

November 19, 2018 2:17 pm

India is an important business partner for Bahrain, and the kingdom is keen to further strengthen the relations with the private sector in India.

Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

February 21, 2018 1:44 pm

Rajab previously had been sentenced to two years in prison over television interviews he gave that included criticisms of Bahrain, an island off Saudi Arabia that's home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.


Sushma Swaraj calls on King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

January 23, 2016 4:52 pm

Manama, Jan 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in Manama. Earlier today, she had also visited India Pavilion at Bahrain Air Show, where she was given a briefing on the Tejas LCA being showcased at Air Show. Swaraj arrived in Bahrain's capital Manama earlier today on a two-day visit. She is in Bahrain for the first ministerial meeting of the India-Arab League Cooperation Forum to deepen the country's ties with the 22-member grouping.