Doha

Bail application of detained eight ex-naval officers rejected for sixth time in Doha 

Families of these officials were hoping that today being Republic Day in India, there would be news of repatriation or at least a grant of bail. However, the wait has got extended by a month.

published on : 27th January 2023

Next bail application plea of eight detained naval veterans in Doha soon

This month also marks the completion of 50 years of diplomatic relations between India and Qatar and there is optimism that this celebration will include the release of these veterans.

published on : 24th January 2023

Weaving poetic magic through collaboration

At their first concert of the year, this Delhi-based musical collective is all set to breathe new life into the verses by the iconoclastic, mystic Indian poet Kabir 

published on : 5th January 2023

Many former naval officers continue to work for Dahra

The Doha firm from where 8 former Indian naval officers have been under detention for 101 days.

published on : 9th December 2022

FIFA World Cup Doha stadium 974 in Qatar built to disappear

Qatar says it has developed plans for the other six stadiums after the games are over. Many will have a number of seats removed.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Qatar's migrant workers enjoy World Cup on the cheap

The stadium has become a daily draw for thousands of the poorest workers who live in nearby dormitories away from Doha's glitzy shopping malls and restaurants.

published on : 27th November 2022

Energy-rich Qatar faces fast-rising climate risks at home

A small peninsula that juts out into the Persian Gulf, Qatar sits in a region that, outside the Arctic, is warming faster than anyplace else on earth.

published on : 26th November 2022

Families meet ex-Navy officers in Qatar's custody since August

India’s embassy is regularly raising the matter with the Qatari authorities and seeking further consular access.

published on : 25th November 2022

Remote desert camps house World Cup fans on a budget

Just days before the tournament, social media filled with images of toilets that had yet to be installed and wires still coiled on the dirt to hook up water and electricity.

published on : 24th November 2022

Empty streets, cranes: the city built for Qatar's World Cup

Backed by Qatar's $450 billion sovereign wealth fund, the city was designed to be compact and pedestrian friendly and is connected by Doha's new metro and a light rail.

published on : 24th November 2022

Ex-Navy officers in Doha solitary cells, India mum

The Indian government is aware but hasn’t made any official statement yet.  “The officers were working with Dahra in Doha since the past five years."

published on : 3rd November 2022

Explainer: Status of women in Qatar, host of World Cup

The foreign fans descending on Doha for the 2022 World Cup will find a country where women work, hold public office and cruise in their supercars along the city’s palm-lined corniche. 

published on : 3rd November 2022

Spanish man trekking to FIFA World Cup reported missing in Iran

Santiago Sánchez's exuberant Instagram posts stopped suddenly on Oct. 1, the day he entered Iran from the country’s volatile northwestern border.

published on : 24th October 2022

Mira Nair's 'Monsoon Wedding' to hit the stage as a musical in Doha

"I am deeply honoured to stage its opening performances in Doha, at a time when the country turns into a meeting spot for global culture and entertainment," Nair added.

published on : 17th October 2022

Qatar hires third cruise ship as floating hotel for World Cup

Geneva-based MSC Cruises announced the agreement only six weeks before the World Cup is scheduled to start on Nov. 20. The 1,075-cabin MSC Opera will be available from Nov. 19 to Dec. 19.

published on : 10th October 2022

Street football to help nine girls take the world by storm in Doha

She is among nine girls from Chennai representing India in Doha for the October 6 to 16 event.

published on : 25th September 2022

Qatar detains workers protesting late pay before World Cup

Some of those demonstrating hadn’t received their salaries for as many as seven months, Equidem said.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Doha meet: US censures Taliban on human rights issues in Afghanistan

In a meeting that was held in Doha, US officials led by Special Representative for Afghanistan Thomas West covered matters like earthquake relief, economic stabilization, and counternarcotics.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Qatar Airways posts record USD 1.5 billion profits ahead of World Cup

Qatar Airways operates out of a gleaming new airport in the capital, Doha, on the eastern coastline of the Arabian Peninsula, where the World Cup will be held for the first time in the Middle East lat

published on : 16th June 2022

Rogic withdraws from Australia's squad for World Cup playoff 

Football Australia announced Tuesday that Rogic had been unable to join the squad in Doha, Qatar, to prepare for the June 7 Asian playoff against the United Arab Emirates.

published on : 31st May 2022
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