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 28.03.20

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

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 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

Business  /  Published 11.12.19

Adani monetises power asset

Nearly 16 months after it acquired the business from Anil Ambani, the Adani group on Wednesday has cashed in on part of its holding in Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML).Qatar Investment Authority (Q...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 26.12.18

How airlines are pampering their tiniest customers

Airlines are constantly trying to find new ways to win customers. In this never-ending competition, carriers — mostly international ones — are now turning their attention to their youngest passeng...
By Shivani Vora/NYTNS in

Football  /  Published 14.10.19

‘Favourites’ India carry burden of expectations

The burden of expectations has its positives and negatives. It gives you the impetus to do better, and it can also bog you down. Thanks to the Indian football team’s stupendous performance against Q...
By Angshuman Roy 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

Sports  /  Published 19.06.19

Platini detained over Qatar football World Cup

Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a ju...
By Reuters in Paris


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