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Smog in Indian capital severe after unfettered festival fireworks

Smog in Indian capital severe after unfettered festival fireworks

Pollution in the Indian capital, New Delhi, rose to a ‘severe’ level on Thursday after revellers let off fireworks long into the night to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali.

Most Kerala expatriates to skip Onam festivities

Most Kerala expatriates to skip Onam festivities

Expatriates said they would forego all the celebrations to express solidarity with thousands of fellow Keralites who have lost their belongings and are forced to shift to relief shelters.

Local dates festival to open at Souq Waqif on Thursday

Local dates festival to open at Souq Waqif on Thursday

The festival has been organised by the MME's Agriculture Affairs Sector under the sponsorship of Souq Waqif management.

Shop Qatar 2018 enters final stretch

Shop Qatar 2018 enters final stretch

Following three weeks of Shop Qatar festivities, the festival "continues with exciting retail offers and brings novel shopping experiences and special entertainment to mall-goers" in its last week, the organisers have said.

Katara Photography Festival opens

Katara Photography Festival opens

The first edition of the Photography Festival officially opened at Katara – the Cultural Village on Wednesday, showcasing the works of some renowned photographers from Qatar, Germany, France and the Philippines.

Cultural Diversity Festival at Katara continues to wow spectators

Cultural Diversity Festival at Katara continues to wow spectators

The ‘Cultural Diversity Festival,’ taking place at Katara – the Cultural Village’s Amphitheatre, continues to enthrall a large number of spectators especially during the weekend ...

Expats enjoy Weekend Festival at Asian Town

Expats enjoy Weekend Festival at Asian Town

Asian Town celebrated Weekend Festival on Friday at Plaza Mall with a live music show.

Hitman film and AIDS drama tipped to win at Cannes

Hitman film and AIDS drama tipped to win at Cannes

The Cannes film festival ends Sunday with a movie about a hammer-wielding hitman, a rousing story of AIDS activists and a parable of Putin's Russia among the favourites to lift its top prize, the Palme d'Or.

Stars raise $20 million at Cannes AIDS gala

Stars raise $20 million at Cannes AIDS gala

A galaxy of stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman and Will Smith raised more than $20 million (18 million euros) at the AIDS benefit ...

Old, new technology clash as glitch hits Netflix Cannes premiere

Old, new technology clash as glitch hits Netflix Cannes premiere

The team behind the first of two controversial Netflix movies at the Cannes film festival on Friday defended working with the streaming giant, after a technical hiccup sparked near pandemonium at its premiere.

Kidman, Huppert to grace 70th Cannes filmfest

Kidman, Huppert to grace 70th Cannes filmfest

Nicole Kidman and Isabelle Huppert will top the bill at the Cannes Film Festival next month as the world's flagship movie showcase celebrates its 70th anniversary.

Bulls lock horns at Nepal winter festival

Bulls lock horns at Nepal winter festival

The bulls pawed the ground sending a dusty cloud into the air before locking horns to a huge cheer from the crowd that had gathered in a makeshift arena in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal.