Gulf Times - Visakhapatnam
Germany demands more free trade guarantees on China Silk Road plan

Germany demands more free trade guarantees on China Silk Road plan

Germany warned yesterday it will not sign a joint statement at China’s Belt and Road forum if a pact does not include guarantees on free trade and fair competition, the German minister of economic affairs and energy said.

Red carpet for Gaza film festival minus the stars

Red carpet for Gaza film festival minus the stars

Gaza doesn’t have much space for cultural events — there is no proper cinema in the entire enclave — but this weekend the city’s port has been transformed into a venue for outdoor screenings.

Deutsche Bank launches $8.5bn share sale; plans to sell stake in key unit

Deutsche Bank launches $8.5bn share sale; plans to sell stake in key unit

Deutsche Bank launched a €8bn ($8.5bn) share sale and said it plans to sell a stake in its asset management unit in the next two years as Germany’s largest lender seeks to shore up capital after two consecutive years of losses.

Zimbabwe protest leader remanded in custody

Zimbabwe protest leader remanded in custody

Zimbabwean protest leader Evan Mawarire was remanded in custody by a court in Harare on Friday after police arrested him on charges of subverting the government and inciting public violence.

Kohli’s India take on England tomorrow

Kohli’s India take on England tomorrow

India’s new skipper Virat Kohli has his eyes firmly fixed on the 2019 World Cup as his side begins the year with a limited-overs series against a new-look England starting tomorrow.

Ezdan World to launch Magical Festival Village

Ezdan World to launch Magical Festival Village

Ezdan World Co is gearing up to launch the second season of Magical Festival Village with the support of the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), and in conjunction with the coming Tourism Festival.

27th Doha International Book Fair

27th Doha International Book Fair

27th Doha International Book Fair which opened at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre

Hurricane Otto swirls toward central America

Hurricane Otto swirls toward central America

Hurricane Otto was forecast to strengthen in the Caribbean as it churned toward Central America, causing three deaths in Panama and prompting coastal evacuations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Indian spinners wrap up win over England

Indian spinners wrap up win over England

India spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Jayant Yadav claimed three wickets apiece in the second innings to lead the hosts to a comfortable 246-run win in the second test against England on Monday.

Sri Lankan cultural army troupe to perform Friday at Katara

Sri Lankan cultural army troupe to perform Friday at Katara

To further boost cultural co-operation with all cultures, Katara – the Cultural Village will host the Sri Lankan cultural army troupe’s performance on Friday evening at the Drama Theatre.

Qatar takes part in global energy forum

Qatar takes part in global energy forum

The State of Qatar participated in the ministerial meeting of the 15th International Energy Forum (IEF15) which was held in Algiers yesterday.

Sick leave entitlement

Sick leave entitlement

A worker is entitled for full wage for the first two weeks of his sick leave and half of his wage for other four weeks