Press Trust of India | Friday May 22, 2015
L Devendro Singh, who got a bye in the opening round, entered the final after his Qatar rival Al Rafeek Yahea was declared medically unfit on Friday. Meanwhile, former Asian gold-medallist Shiva Thapa (56kg), Gaurav Bhiduri (52kg), Mandeep Jangra (69...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday May 21, 2015
Xavi Hernandez is Barcelona's most decorated player of all-time and could yet finish with two more titles in the Copa del Rey and Champions League finals.
DanBilefsky, The New York Times | Tuesday May 19, 2015
A BBC crew was detained for two nights for reporting on conditions of migrant workers involved in construction of Qatar's 2022 football World Cup venues.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Xavi Hernandez has been a stalwart of the Catalan side over the last decade and one of the heroes of Spain's Euro and World Cup-winning squads. His contract with Barca runs until next year but he has reportedly decided to leave after the end of the c...
Diaspora | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday May 13, 2015
A man from Kerala was beaten up by other men from the state in Qatar, and footage of the assault has been circulated on WhatsApp, the BBC reports.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 9, 2015
The Afghan Taliban, condemned for their misogynistic ideology, were surprisingly open with female delegates who attended peace talks in Qatar, pledging support for women's education and their right to work in "male-dominated professions", activists s...
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday May 6, 2015
Qatar Airways wants to buy up to 49 per cent of IndiGo though the owners of the subcontinent's largest carrier by market share have no immediate plans to sell, the Doha-based airline's chief executive said on Wednesday.
Tuesday May 5, 2015
A joint venture between Doha-based Aiana Hotels & Resorts and Leela Group is also planning to bring the Indian service ethos to the Gulf region and beyond.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Last year it was claimed that Nepalese workers building infrastructure - not stadiums - in Qatar were dying at the rate of one every two days because of poor working practices in searing hot temperatures. Hassan Al-Thawadi though says proper measure ...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Representatives at preliminary talks aiming to end Afghanistan's long war have agreed that Taliban insurgents should open a political office for negotiations, but disagreement over foreign troops is still hampering prospects for a ceasefire.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 4, 2015
French President Francois Hollande arrived in Qatar today to oversee the signing of a multi-billion-euro deal to sell 24 Rafale fighter jets to the gas-rich emirate.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
An Afghan delegation is heading to Qatar for "open discussions" with representatives of Taliban insurgents over the next few days aimed at ending Afghanistan's long war, an official said on Friday.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday May 1, 2015
Saurav Ghosal had it easy against Abdulrahaman Al-Malki (Qatar) 11-4, 11-3, 11-2, and Sandhu had to stretch himself to beat local player Falah Muhammad who gave up in the third game,11-5, 11-9, 6-0.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 30, 2015
Qatar has agreed to buy 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets in a deal worth $7 billion , the French government said today, as the Gulf Arab state looks to boost its military firepower amid regional instability.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 30, 2015
French group Dassault Aviation is poised to sign a lucrative deal with Qatar for 36 of its Rafale fighter jets, sources close to the negotiations said Thursday, the third foreign order this year.
Thomson Reuters | Monday April 27, 2015
The government is in talks with Qatar to import at least 10 per cent less liquefied natural gas (LNG) under a long-term deal after a slide in spot prices has cut demand by local buyers, an official source with knowledge of the negotiations said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 12, 2015
In a dusty corner of Qatar's booming capital, a sign outside a modest restaurant popular with migrant labourers reads: "If you are hungry and have no money, eat for free!!!"
World News | Agence France Press | Friday April 10, 2015
As talks between Libya's rival factions drag on, experts say there is little hope of a political deal and are warning of protracted civil war and a rise in Islamic extremism.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 9, 2015
Super-rich Qataris are splashing out millions on "fancy" car number plates in an online auction run by a government department.
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Shareholders of Doha Bank, Qatar's fifth-largest lender by assets, approved the purchase in December 2014 after an agreement between the two banks about the sale was reached in April of that year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 26, 2015
A Boeing 777 bound from Miami to Doha was forced to make an emergency landing in Newfoundland after a pregnant passenger gave birth mid-air to a baby boy, officials said on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 23, 2015
A Qatari court upheld today verdicts in the case of two men convicted in the murder of a British school teacher, Lauren Patterson.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday March 21, 2015
At a meeting in Barcelona on Saturday, the European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) adopted a resolution slamming the decision to move the FIFA World Cup from its traditional dates in June and July to November and December in order to combat the...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday March 6, 2015
Reigning Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova?lost in the quarter-finals at the Qatar Open in Doha last month, giving her an 11-4 record this season.