Qatari

  • World's top juniors unite behind Squash 2020 Olympic bid July 22, 2013

    Wroclaw: Despite battling against each other over the past week for the title of 'world junior squash champion' in the historical city of Wroclaw here, the world's leading teenagers are unequivocally united behind the sport's bid to join the Olympic Games programme in 2020. "It would be a dream come true,"...
  • Somalia: Suicide bomber kills seven in Mogadishu May 6, 2013

    Mogadishu: Seven people were killed on Sunday morning when a suicide bomber attempted to ram a car laden with explosives into a military convoy escorting a fourmember Qatari delegation. Gen Garad Nor Abdulle, a senior police official said the members of the Qatari delegation who were being escorted in the interior...
  • M F Husain laid to rest in UK June 10, 2011

    London: The body of India's most acclaimed painter Maqbool Fida Husain was on Friday laid to rest with full Muslim religious rites at Brookwood cemetery in the UK, honouring his last wishes. Husain was laid to rest at the cemetery, one of the biggest in Europe, at Woking in UK's Surrey....
  • MF Husain gives up his Indian passport March 26, 2010

    Doha: MF Husain has formally given up his Indian citizenship. The painter has handed over his Indian passport to the Indian embassy in Doha. This was confirmed by the Indian ambassador Deepa Wadhwa. Husain has accepted Qatari citizenship after it was offered to him. Husain has been in self imposed...