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UAE para-athlete dies in training accident

UAE para-athlete dies in training accident

United Arab Emirates para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei has died following a training incident casting a pall over the World Para-athletics championships which begin in London on Friday. He was 36.

India respond well after Smith’s epic knock in Ranchi

India respond well after Smith’s epic knock in Ranchi

Allrounder Glenn Maxwell hailed his “awesome” skipper Steve Smith after the duo’s 191-run partnership helped Australia post a formidable first innings total against India in the third Test in Ranchi yesterday.

Flipkart reshuffle signals shift to higher margins over volume

Flipkart reshuffle signals shift to higher margins over volume

Even before he was appointed to run India’s biggest e-commerce company, Kalyan Krishnamurthy had signalled a change: as head of sales at Flipkart he focused on profitable “big ticket” items, a shift away from the industry’s fixation on growth at all costs.

Singapore shuts down second bank linked to 1MDB

Singapore shuts down second bank linked to 1MDB

Singapore's central bank on Tuesday shut down a second Swiss bank under investigation for alleged money-laundering activities linked to Malaysian state fund 1MDB as it vowed strong action against potential violators.

Opportunity, uncertainty await Leicester

Opportunity, uncertainty await Leicester

As Leicester City’s supporters awoke yesterday, fuzzy of head and bleary of eye after celebrating their fairytale Premier League triumph, the club were already entering a new sporting and financial dimension.

QFPSR to hold awareness campaign for students

QFPSR to hold awareness campaign for students

Targeting some 6,000 students from various government and international schools in the country, Qatar Foundation for Protection and Social Rehabilitation (QFPSR)...

Bilawal urges action against Taliban

Bilawal urges action against Taliban

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan’s assassinated premier Benazir Bhutto.

Erdogan moots retrial of army coup plotters

Erdogan moots retrial of army coup plotters

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has mooted the retrial of hundreds of army officers convicted of planning his overthrow,

Barwa named ‘Bank of Year’

Barwa named ‘Bank of Year’

Barwa Bank was recognised as “Bank of the Year” at the Arabian Business Achievement Awards Qatar 2013 at a ceremony held in Doha recently.

Estrada faces probe over new mansion

Estrada faces probe over new mansion

Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada is facing a new investigation from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in connection with his acquisition of a new property at Wack Wack...

Manila ‘to apologise’ for death of  fisherman

Manila ‘to apologise’ for death of fisherman

The Philippines will send a special envoy to Taiwan to apologise for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman, his daughter said yesterday, signalling a potential breakthrough in a major row.

PM vows action after top banker shot dead in Malaysia capital

PM vows action after top banker shot dead in Malaysia capital

Malaysia’s prime minister vowed yesterday that police would crack down on “brazen” crimes as concern over rising lawlessness.