Sports  /  Published 07.04.20

Bribe glare on bid for ’22

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has become the focus of fresh Fifa corruption allegations after the release of a new US Department of Justice indictment which says bribes were paid to football officials t...
By Reuters in London

Sports  /  Published 01.04.20

In lockdown time, SSP Pixie-lated

Pixie was confused on Wednesday, Day I of the lockdown.The reason? SSP Chowrasia was not venturing out of home. That’s something Pixie is not used to.“She got confused and was irritated too. She c...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 09.03.20

Qatar bans entry of people from India, 13 other countries

 Qatar has temporarily banned entry of people coming from India and 13 other countries in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.The temporary ban will also be applicable on people coming from Banglade...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 11.02.20

Qatar, China’s home away from home

China's table tennis federation thanked its Qatari counterpart on Tuesday for providing training facilities and equipment, including 2,000 balls, to its national team, who are training in Doha to avoi...
By Reuters in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

Boy born in the sky gets a name

The baby boy born 35,000 feet above the sea level in Indian airspace on a Boeing 777 aircraft early on Tuesday has been named Thanakrit by his Thai mother.Officials of Charnock Hospital in New Town, w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Smooth landing at 35,000ft. It’s a boy!

A 22-year-old woman gave birth to a baby boy 35,000ft above sea level in Indian airspace on a Boeing 777 early on Tuesday with the help of five air hostesses and a doctor who happened to be a co-passe...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 27.01.20

Court orders Mallya yacht sale

A British court on Monday ordered that a luxury yacht owned by Force India Limited be sold and its proceeds be used to pay back Qatar National Bank to enforce its mortgage on the vessel. During court ...
By PTI in London

Business  /  Published 27.01.20

Gas tiff with Qatar lingers

India and Qatar remained at odds over reviewing their long-term LNG contract, with New Delhi pointing to the dip in global spot prices for improved terms of supply even as Doha hammered on the sancti...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.01.20

India may ask Qatar to lower LNG rates

India may re-negotiate its long-term LNG import contract with Qatar to reflect the falling prices in the global spot market, petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan hinted on Thursday.“The energy mini...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 29.12.19

Weightlifting prodigy eyes 2020 Olympics

Mizoram’s sporting prodigy Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who became the first-ever Indian to win a gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games last year, on Sunday said he is fulfilling his father’s dream by repr...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


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