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

Travel  /  Published 08.06.19

Jewel in the desert

With its expansive deserts, flashy hotels, futuristic architecture and a challenging past, Qatar is quite the Arabian wonder. And its capital city, Doha, is truly an example of East-meets-West. It fas...
By Nandini Ganguly in

Business  /  Published 18.05.19

Qatar open to partner airlines

Qatar Airways has said it will “seriously” consider any proposal for partnership from Indian airline companies.The surprise offer comes at a time the lenders of Jet Airways are scrounging for a b...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.04.19

Rafale jet ‘Pak’ claim dents Delhi argument

The first batch of pilots trained on the Rafale fighter jet for Qatar in November 2017 were Pakistani exchange officers, a US-based aviation industry news website noted in a report that a Pakistani de...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.03.19

Longest US-Taliban peace talks see 'progress'

The longest peace talks between the US and the Taliban to end America's 17-year war in Afghanistan concluded Tuesday night in Qatar, with both sides saying progress had been made.The nearly two weeks ...
By AP in Doha

Business  /  Published 15.01.19

Qatar rules out Jet stake pick

Qatar Airways has said it is not in the race to acquire a stake in Jet Airways. The development comes ahead of a lenders’ meeting that could discuss a resolution plan for the carrier, which is in th...
By Our Bureau 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

World  /  Published 03.12.18

Qatar to leave Opec, focus on natural gas

The tiny, wealthy Persian Gulf state of Qatar will withdraw from Opec in January, the country’s energy minister said on Monday.The minister, Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, said the move would allow Qatar to...
By Ben Hubbard and Stanley Reed/New York Times News Service in Beirut

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Qatar Airways aircraft damaged after tanker run-in

A water tanker rammed into the belly of a Qatar Airways aircraft at the city airport early on Thursday, ripping off a portion of the metal. The Dreamliner Boeing 737-800 series aircraft had arrived fr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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