Gulf Times - India
India's Biocon secures approval use drug on coronavirus patients

India's Biocon secures approval use drug on coronavirus patients

India's Biocon Ltd has received regulatory approval for its drug Itolizumab to be used on coronavirus infected patients suffering from moderate to severe respiratory distress, the biopharmaceutical company said

Famed India cricket stadium to be used for coronavirus quarantine

Famed India cricket stadium to be used for coronavirus quarantine

Kolkata's legendary Eden Gardens cricket stadium is to be used as a quarantine centre for Indian police who have the coronavirus, officials said Saturday.

Expats eager for Qatar-India scheduled flights

Expats eager for Qatar-India scheduled flights

Many Indian expatriates are eagerly looking forward to a Government of India proposal to allow scheduled international flights on select routes including the GCC region.

Qatar to become hub for fintechs eyeing India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Al-Jaida

Qatar to become hub for fintechs eyeing India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Al-Jaida

Qatar is ideally positioned to act as a commercial and operating hub for fintechs looking to tap into such key markets as India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, according to a top official of the Qatar Financial Center (QFC).

Indian man wears gold face mask to ward off coronavirus

Indian man wears gold face mask to ward off coronavirus

An Indian man said he paid about $4,000 for a bespoke gold face mask to protect him from the coronavirus raging in the country.

Lightning strikes kill 32 in northern India

Lightning strikes kill 32 in northern India

At least 32 people were killed by lightning across India's northern states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh during monsoon storms, officials and news reports said Saturday.

Amir meets ambassadors of Indonesia, India

Amir meets ambassadors of Indonesia, India

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at his Amiri Diwan Office Wednesday with Indonesian ambassador to Qatar Muhammad Basri Sidehabi and Indian ambassador P Kumaran

TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TikTok denies sharing Indian user data with Chinese govt

TikTok denied Tuesday sharing Indian users' data with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the wildly popular app in a sharp deterioration of relations with Beijing two weeks ...

India bans 59 mostly Chinese apps including TikTok, UC Browser, WeChat

India bans 59 mostly Chinese apps including TikTok, UC Browser, WeChat

India has banned 59, mostly Chinese, mobile apps including Bytedance's TikTok, Alibaba's UC Browser and Tencent's WeChat citing security concerns, the government said in a statement on Monday.

Floods in India's Assam force a million from their homes

Floods in India's Assam force a million from their homes

Heavy flooding triggered by monsoon rains has forced more than a million people to flee their homes in the northeast Indian state of Assam, authorities said on Monday ...

IndiGo to operate 238 repatriation flights from Qatar: Indian ministry

IndiGo to operate 238 repatriation flights from Qatar: Indian ministry

The Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) Sunday said IndiGo will operate 238 flights from Qatar in Phase 4 of the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM).

'George Floyds of India': outrage mounts over police custody deaths

'George Floyds of India': outrage mounts over police custody deaths

The deaths of a father and son from alleged torture at the hands of police have sparked outrage across India, with many drawing parallels with the killing of George Floyd in the United States.