DUBAI: Expatriates in Kuwait have to pay fees now on all money remittances sent abroad after Kuwait’s financial and economic affairs committee approved new bills, Kuwait News Agency KUNA reported.

In a statement, Committee Chairperson, Salah Khorshed, said that the commission had approved the bills for these new taxes which will be lower for low-income expats.

According to the new law, fees will be split among salary categories as such:

. $300 salaries will be taxed 1 at percent

. $333 — $667 salaries will be taxed at 2 percent

. $1,000 — $1,665 salaries will be taxed at 3 percent

. $1,668 — $5,550 salaries will be taxed at 5 percent.

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Lucknow: A 46-year-old government hospital employee in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad died on Sunday evening, 24 hours after receiving a Covid vaccine shot. The district's Chief Medical Officer has said the death is unrelated to vaccination.

Ward Boy Mahipal Singh died after complaining of chest congestion and breathlessness. According to his family, he had been unwell before the jab.

"He was vaccinated on Saturday around noon. On Sunday he felt breathless and complained of chest congestion. We are inquiring into the reasons of the death. We will get a post mortem done. It does not seem to be a reaction to vaccination. He did night duty on Saturday too and there were no problems," MC Garg, Moradabad's chief medical officer, told reporters late last night.

The post mortem report reveals the immediate cause of death as "cardiogenic shock/septicemic shock" due to "cardio-pulmonary disease", according to the Uttar Pradesh government.

The man's son told the media he may have been unwell before the vaccination, but that he felt worse after receiving the shot. "My father left the vaccination centre around 1.30 pm, I brought him home. He was feeling breathless and he was coughing. He had a bit of pneumonia, the usual cough and cold, but he started feeling worse after returning home," Mahipal Singh's son Vishal told the media. 

In a press release, the UP govt said it vaccinated 22,643 people on Saturday, day 1 of India's Covid Vaccination drive. The next day of vaccination in Uttar Pradesh is Friday, January 22.