Events

Cosmo to represent Bahrain at Red Bull Music Academy
Jun 29

Cosmo to represent Bahrain at Red Bull Music Academy

DT News Network Manama After Hasan Hujairi in 2010, Esam Hamad aka Cosmo has been selected to represent Bahrain at Red Bull Music Academy at la Gaite Lyrique in Paris this fall.  Selected by jury from 4,509 applications, this year’s cast of 61 participants is composed of producers, DJs, instrumentalists,...

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Education Ministry urges students to register
Jun 26

Education Ministry urges students to register

Manama  High school graduates with grade-point average (GPA) of at least 90 per cent, who couldn’t register online for the 2015-2016 scholarships, are required to report to the Ministry of Education in Isa Town and finalise their applications. In a statement yesterday, the ministry said June30 would be...

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Students urged to apply for scholarships before June 25
Jun 21

Students urged to apply for scholarships before June 25

DT News Network Manama   The Directorate of Scholarships and Attaches at the Ministry of Education has announced it is currently conducting interviews and ability tests for the outstanding Bahraini students for the academic year 2014-15, noting that some students with cumulative average marks above 90 per cent...

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UoB honours Chinese Language students

Posted On: Jun-21

DT News Network Manama   President of the University of Bahrain (UoB) Dr. Ebrahim Janahi has lauded the efforts exerted by the Confucius Institute at University of Bahrain (CIUOB) to teach Chinese language for those who are interested from the private and public sectors. He added that learning the Chinese language would open wider horizons for the learners to get to know about the Chinese civilisation, given...

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Arnie for Charity - After-School All-Stars
Jun 18

Arnie for Charity - After-School All-Stars

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 67, pranks unwitting fans at Madame Tussauds by posing as Terminator waxwork - before coming to life He is perhaps most well-known for his role as The Terminator. But, not content with thrilling fans on screen, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger took that a step further when he was at Madame Tussauds...

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Twist and chant: India gears up for Modi's Yoga Day
Jun 18

Twist and chant: India gears up for Modi's Yoga Day

New Delhi-- The heart of India's capital will transform into a sea of colourful mats Sunday as thousands perform the camel, cobra and other postures for the first International Yoga Day championed by Narendra Modi. Shortly after dawn on a New Delhi boulevard, some 35,000 bureaucrats, students, soldiers and others...

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AIPMT cancelled, CBSE to hold fresh exam

Posted On: Jun-15

New Delhi  Calls For Fresh Exam In 4 Wks, 6L Students Hit In a decision impacting over six lakh students across the country, the Supreme Court on Monday cancelled the All-India Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT) held on May 3, 2015 due to exam fraud and ongoing investigation. It directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to hold a fresh examination within four weeks. Any attempt...

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Doctors and nurses of the future graduate from RCSI Bahrain
Jun 14

Doctors and nurses of the future graduate from RCSI Bahrain

  Over 200 future doctors and nurses have graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Bahrain (RCSI Bahrain), according to a press release. For the sixth consecutive year, the Conferring was held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa. His Highness...

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Q & A: Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, IFA President
Jun 14

Q & A: Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, IFA President

The International Fertiliser Association (IFA), at its meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, last month, unanimously elected Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery as its President. The election, by consensus, of Dr. Jawahery came as a result of his ability to manage the global association of the top fertiliser producers and take it to...

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Win $500 in the BFC $100,000 Cash Drop
Jun 14

Win $500 in the BFC $100,000 Cash Drop

20 lucky winners every week Manama   Bahrain Financing Company (BFC), the Kingdom’s oldest and most reputed worldwide money transfer and foreign exchange group, has launched its latest promotional campaign ‘BFC $100,000 Cash Drop’. The campaign, which begins today and will run until the 22nd...

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Toppers applauded and acknowledged at NIS
Jun 14

Toppers applauded and acknowledged at NIS

The New Indian school organised an Award ceremony in the school auditorium in order to formally recognise and extol the outstanding performance of the island topper Munira Taher Saifuddin (Commerce stream), and school toppers of the AISSE (CBSE Class XII) and AISSCE (CBSE Class X) examinations (Batch- 2014-15)....

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Work permits of foreign students in US to be extended
Jun 13

Work permits of foreign students in US to be extended

Washington - Aiming to attract more students from abroad, the Obama administration has proposed to provide six-year work permit to certain category of foreigners who come to study in the US. The move, likely to benefit many students is being opposed by a top Republican lawmaker. According to new regulations proposed...

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These  images  may disturb you
Jun 13

These images may disturb you

It’s no secret that humanity has a sometimes pretty crappy impact on the planet. We trash the oceans, the air, the land, and even space. It seems like there’s nothing we’re reluctant to ruin. But at the same time, legions of people are stepping up and saying enough. They’re learning how to be...

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10  steps that students should focus during their plus one class
Jun 03

10 steps that students should focus during their plus one class

Students, now you are going through a crucial time…you often find it hard to make decisions, inevitably we all have to make decisions all the time. With priorities you have to decide what should go first and last.  Some people put off making decisions by gathering information from other people; some will...

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Who will win?
Jun 01

Who will win?

Muhammad Azam/DTNN Manama   The answer to “who will represent the Arab world in Microsoft Imagine Cup finals to be held in Seattle next month?” will be known today. The 140 participants representing 36 teams from 13 Arab countries, yesterday, showcased their projects at Sofitel Hotel, where the...

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Mad about music
Jun 01

Mad about music

DT News Network   Last weekend kicked off with a fun and melodious night at the Brazil Lounge with the Musical Exchange. Bringing in local talents from a diverse set of genres, the organisers wanted to bring together music enthusiasts and local talent supporters and drive local musicians to share their...

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Last French film before Ramadan today at 7pm

Posted On: Jun-01

DT News Network  Manama  The Alliance Française and the French Embassy will present the French film Love is the Perfect Crime today at 7pm in French Cinema Club “Café des Images”.  The film, by Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu, with Mathieu Amalric, Karin Viard, Maïwenn, Sara Forestier and Denis Polydalès, will be the last movie of the club to be shown before...

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Night of the Arts held in Bahrain School
May 28

Night of the Arts held in Bahrain School

DT News Network Manama   The night turned into a celebration of flair, elegance and creativity as the IB (International Baccalaureate) programme, offered in Bahrain School, laid a platform for students to bring out their creative excellence.   The Night of the Arts event this year offered a variety of...

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Bahraini to share stage with Indian popular singer
May 28

Bahraini to share stage with Indian popular singer

DT News Network   news@dt.bh Manama   A Bahraini artiste and lover of Indian classical music will perform today along with popular Indian playback singer Dr. K.J. Yesudas during the event, ‘Musical Rain’ at the Indian School ground.  Noor Azeemi, who is specialised in ...

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Dadabhai Travel launches special summer packages

Posted On: May-28

Makes exciting announcements at Ejaza 2015 exhibition   Manama   Dadabhai Travel yesterday announced the launch of its summer holiday packages at the Ejaza 2015 travel industry exhibition, being held under the patronage of the Minister of Industry and Trade HE Zayed Rashid Al Zayani, at Bahrain City Center from May 28 to 31. The summer packages are on offer at Dadabhai Travel branches throughout the...

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FROM MEXICO, WITH LOVE AT GULF HOTEL
May 27

FROM MEXICO, WITH LOVE AT GULF HOTEL

Mexican Food and Cultural festival   DT News Network Manama    Revel in the sizzle and spice of true Mexican cuisine that comes alive with the Mexican Food and Cultural festival starting today at Bahrain’s most famous Mexican dining destination (Margarita Mexicana) at The Gulf Hotel Bahrain...

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National Unity Film Festival to begin today
May 27

National Unity Film Festival to begin today

Filmmakers from over 20 countries to attend the event   DT News Network news@dt.bh Manama   A large participation of young filmmakers is expected at the National Unity Film Festival, which will begin today evening. The event is being organised by Bahrain Youth Society at the Alumni...

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Duodrama stages essence of conflict
May 27

Duodrama stages essence of conflict

DT News Network Manama   Duodrama is a novel concept in the Bahraini Theatre arena. The Gilgamish Theatre group is conducting drama festival, Gilgamish Festival, which is a one-of-a-kind festival that celebrates drama inspired by the story of Gilgamish, the story about brotherhood and conflict.  Founded...

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Curtains up on ILC 2015
May 26

Curtains up on ILC 2015

Energy Minister opens International Leadership Conference            DT News Network Manama   Energy Minister Dr. Abdul Hussain Mirza has inaugurated the International Leadership Conference (ILC 2015) here yesterday, under the theme "Leadership and Knowledge Management". ILC...

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MUSICAL RAIN
May 22

MUSICAL RAIN

Playback singers Padma Shri Dr. KJ Yesudas, KS Chithra, Vijay Yesudas, Shweta Mohan and Meera Nandan presenting their spectacular performance ‘Musical Rain’ alongside 14-member Yesudas Orchestra team and dancers from the film industry on May 29 at the Indian School grounds at 6pm. Email...

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Solitaire turns 25, Microsoft to celebrate with global tournament
May 20

Solitaire turns 25, Microsoft to celebrate with global tournament

Remember Solitaire? The Windows card game your grandparents loved to play. Microsoft announced the game, a favourite of procrastinators everywhere, turned 25 on Monday. The company is marking the anniversary with a large global tournament to find the best players. The tournament began on Monday with a competition...

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Brass maestros to join for Cathedral Concert
Apr 20

Brass maestros to join for Cathedral Concert

The next Cathedral Concert at St Christopher’s Cathedral on March 26 at 6pm brings together 13 fine musicians, all who have a passion for brass band music. They are under the leadership of Lawrence Gargan, the Head of Wind and Brass at the British School of Bahrain. Before coming to Bahrain, Lawrence spent 20...

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UAE legend singer to perform at Arad Fort
Apr 20

UAE legend singer to perform at Arad Fort

Renowned Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi will perform at Arad Fort on March 13 as part of the ongoing 10th Spring of Culture. It is one of the largest events in Bahrain, featuring performances by renowned international artistes. Al Jassmi, known for his evocative music, initially started performing with his...

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Valentine Special
Apr 20

Valentine Special

Famous American recording artist and singer Jeremih will perform at the special Valentine programme at Ibrida Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa on February 12. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Jeremih started playing music instruments since he was a kid. He plays drums, piano, bass, squad and saxophone. His first and self-titled...

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Today’s events
Apr 20

Today’s events

Recreational Purpose Group Photography Exhibition at Bahrain National Museum. From 8:00am to 8:00 pm. Qal’at Al Bahrain through the ages- an interactive art installation project, conceived by French artist Marie-Francoise Rouy and French composer Luc Martinez- at Qal’t Al Bahrain Site. From 8:00am to...

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