Doha

  • 5 Indians among 11 foreigners killed in blast in Qatar 02-03-2014 07:08 PM

    Five Indians were among 11 expatriates killed in a deadly blast at a Turkish restaurant in Qatar's capital. The blast tore through the Turkish restaurant, which isattached to a mall in Doha and next to a petrol station on Thursday, killing 11 people, five of them Indians. Qatar government has...
  • Indian boy dies in Qatar after falling into manhole 18-09-2013 09:35 PM

    Dubai: A five-year-old Indian boy has died in Qatar, a week after falling into a manhole in the capital, Doha. Fahim, who slipped into coma on September 10 after falling into an uncovered manhole in the Fish Market area of Doha, was formally declared "dead" at midnight on Monday. The...
  • 5-year-old Indian boy dies in Qatar 18-09-2013 08:22 PM

    A five-year-old Indian boy died in Qatar, a week after falling into a manhole, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. Doctors at Hamad Hospital in Doha declared Fahim Sirajudeen dead on Tuesday night, The Peninsula said. According to the report, the boy's family, from Tamil Nadu, had gone to a fish...
  • Indian business delegation to visit Qatar next week 05-09-2013 02:26 PM

    Dubai: A high-level Indian business delegation will visit Qatar next week aimed at expanding business ties with the Gulf country. The 14-member delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will visit Qatar's capital Doha from September 8 to 10. It will be led by K K M Kutty, Chairman...
  • Coronavirus death reported in Qatar 05-09-2013 11:30 AM

    Doha: The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) in Qatar has announced the death of a patient infected with Coronavirus. A 56-year-old Qatari woman, who was battling several health complications after being infected with the virus, died after she was admitted to the intensive care unit at Hamad General Hospital Aug...
  • Qatar Airways to extend Dreamliner route network to India 20-08-2013 03:51 PM

    Qatar Airways has announced plans to extend its Boeing 787 Dreamliner route network to India with the launch of services to and from Delhi and Bangalore starting September 1 this year. The introduction of the service promises the airlines' passengers with an unparallelled level of service, comfort and travel experience....
  • US extends closure of 19 diplomatic posts in Middle East 05-08-2013 06:47 AM

    Washington: The US has announced to extend closure of its 19 diplomatic posts till August 10, while nine of its embassies and consulates which were closed, will resume normal operations on Monday. "Given that a number of our embassies and consulates were going to be closed in accordance with local...
  • Clashing visions weigh on US drive for Taliban talks 28-06-2013 03:15 AM

    Islamabad: As the United States makes a fresh attempt to start talks with the Taliban, competing visions in Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan over what an eventual peace process might look like have emerged as one of the biggest hurdles. Washington's hopes of negotiating with the insurgents to stabilise Afghanistan before...
  • Taliban opens office in Doha to hold peace talks 18-06-2013 08:30 PM

    Washington: In a major breakthrough, the Taliban on Tuesday announced the opening of its office in Doha, which would hold peace talks with the Afghan government and separate direct parleys with US that could boost Afghan reconciliation process after 12 years of war. The Obama Administration, however, adopted a cautious...
  • India win gold at Asian Team Snooker Championships in Doha 31-05-2013 07:42 PM

    Doha: The Indian trio of Manan Chandra, Brijesh Damani and Alok Kumar thrashed Iran 3-0 to emerge champions in the inaugural Asian Team Snooker Championships held at Doha, Qatar. The Indian cueists were in red-hot form right from the start and topped their group with three wins from as many...
  • Gasquet beats Davydenko in Doha final 06-01-2013 09:24 AM

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  • Watch: All the buzz from Doha Tribeca Film Festival 24-11-2012 11:28 AM

    The festival opened last week with the premier of Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'. ...
  • Doha film fest highlighting environmental films 22-11-2012 11:08 AM

    Dubai: 'Rafea: A Solar Mama', a documentary about a Jordanian Bedouin mother who leaves her desert home to travel to India to attend the Barefoot College which trains women in the technology of solar energy, is part of a 'green film' competition at the ongoing fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival...
  • Ranbir didn't fit the bill as 'The Reluctant...' lead: Mira Nair 20-11-2012 10:49 AM

    Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist,' opened the fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival over the weekend. ...
  • Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' at Tribeca festival 20-11-2012 10:33 AM

    The Doha Tribeca film festival kickstarted with Mira Nair's latest offering 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist. The film is her most ambitious project yet. ...
  • Malegaon blast: Court to hear bail pleas today 31-10-2011 10:10 AM

    New Delhi: The bail hearing of the nine accused in the 2006 serial blasts case in Malegaon will be held in Mumbai on Monday. The bail applications were filed earlier this month in the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court, which is hearing the case. Maharashtra ATS, which...
  • 'India, China responsible for deadlock in Doha' 13-09-2011 11:48 AM

    Washington: A top US official on Monday blamed the stalemate in the Doha trade talks on India, China and other emerging nations, asserting they were unwilling to shoulder responsibilities reflecting their dramatic rise in the global economic hierarchy. Since the Doha negotiations began in 2001, the world has changed dramatically,...
  • Mumbai: Bomb scare on Jet flight to Doha 15-08-2011 09:58 PM

    Mumbai: The passengers of a Jet flight from Mumbai to Doha were deplaned following a bomb scare in the aircraft on Monday. The airlines received an anonymous tip-off in the form of a note in the aircraft. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and bomb squad checked the flight, but...
  • Western, Arab nations say Gaddafi must go 13-04-2011 11:03 PM

    Tripoli: International powers meeting on Libya's future called for the first time on Wednesday for Muammar Gaddafi to step aside, but NATO countries squabbled publicly over stepping up air strikes to help topple him. In a victory for Britain and France, which are leading the air campaign and pushed for...
  • Husain to be auctioned in Doha 08-12-2010 03:17 PM

    The auction carries a pre-sale estimate of in excess of USD$4 million, features over 65 artists from 24 countries with 82 pieces in the sale that are contemporary interpretations of calligraphy. The two works of MF Husain are – 'Allah' and 'Al Qaf', watercolour and ink on paper, estimated at...
  • WTO envoys ready for Doha trade deal in 2011 27-11-2010 01:41 PM

    Geneva: Ambassadors at the World Trade Organization, heeding a call from leaders at the G20 and APEC summits, have agreed to push for an outline deal in the long-stalled Doha trade round by next summer. They face the challenge of translating their upbeat rhetoric into negotiating reality if the new...
  • Clijsters cruises into Doha final 31-10-2010 12:10 AM

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