Differences did not affect ties with Modi, says president

Differences did not affect ties with Modi, says president

Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday disclosed that there were some divergences in views between him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi but both kept them to themselves and did not let it affect the government’s functioning.

England’s Willey ruled out of WI tour

England’s Willey ruled out of WI tour

England all-rounder David Willey has been ruled out of the forthcoming one-day tour of the West Indies following surgery on a shoulder injury, it was announced yesterday.

Emirates Group’s A380 collage  raises funds for communities

Emirates Group’s A380 collage raises funds for communities

The Emirates Group has unveiled a unique wall collage of mini-A380 aircraft, now on permanent display at the group’s headquarters, in celebration of the UAE’s 45th National Day.

An evening of quality Urdu poetry

An evening of quality Urdu poetry

Over 700 people attended Majlis-e-Frogh-e-Urdu-Adab Qatar’s 22nd Aalmi Mushaira.

UK toddler missing in Greece killed in accident: Police

UK toddler missing in Greece killed in accident: Police

A UK police team probing the more than two-decade old disappearance of a British toddler on the Greek island of Kos said Monday the boy was likely killed in an accident.

UN urges judiciary reforms in Lanka

UN urges judiciary reforms in Lanka

United Nations human rights experts have urged Sri Lanka

Asia stocks sink after IMF slashed US growth outlook

Asia stocks sink after IMF slashed US growth outlook

Asian markets mostly sank yesterday, following Wall Street shares lower as the IMF cut its US growth outlook.

Passer-by tackles machete-wielding robber

Passer-by tackles machete-wielding robber

A machete wielding robber was tackled by a passer-by after a smash-and-grab raid on a luxury City jewellers.

Textec opens office in Qatar

Textec opens office in Qatar

US-based Textec International, which has been supporting construction and oil and gas projects in Qatar and Middle East since 2005.