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QIC reports 14% y-o-y growth in gross written premiums to QR6.24bn

QIC reports 14% y-o-y growth in gross written premiums to QR6.24bn

Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the leading risk cover provider in Qatar and the Middle East and North Africa region, has registered a 14% year-on-year growth in gross written premiums to QR6.24bn in the first half (H1) of this year.

Parents, hospital clash on taking baby home to die

Parents, hospital clash on taking baby home to die

The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard yesterday accused a London hospital of preventing their son from coming home to die, the latest harrowing confrontation in a legal battle that has raised emotions far and wide.

Real Madrid close in on £161mn world record deal for Monaco’s Mbappe

Real Madrid close in on £161mn world record deal for Monaco’s Mbappe

Real Madrid believe that they are close to smashing the transfer world record for the 18-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe, after reportedly reaching the basis of an agreement with AS Monaco that would see him head to the Santiago Bernabéu for a total fee of €180mn (£161mn).

Wages of a smile

Wages of a smile

Even after the painkillers wore off, Jessica McDaniels waited two days before she looked in a mirror. A different face would look back. “I looked good before; I look even better now,” she tells Aisha Sultan

Indonesia speed boat capsizes, killing at least 10

Indonesia speed boat capsizes, killing at least 10

A speed boat capsized off Indonesia's Borneo island on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people with several others believed missing, police and rescue officials said.

Genesis G80 Sport a finalist in design race

Genesis G80 Sport a finalist in design race

The Genesis G80 Sport has been recognised as a finalist in the 2017 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), organised by the Industrial Designers Society of America.

Auto manufacturer Borgward appoints Qatar distributor

Auto manufacturer Borgward appoints Qatar distributor

Global automotive manufacturer Borgward Group has appointed Taleb Group as its exclusive distributor for Qatar.

Qatar’s rise as a global LNG player

Qatar’s rise as a global LNG player

Today, Qatar is the largest exporter of LNG in the world and has built an integrated LNG model covering all steps of the value chain from extraction to shipment. Qatar is one of the world’s richest nations, in per capita terms, due to its vast gas reserves.

All-party meet on China standoff, Kashmir today

All-party meet on China standoff, Kashmir today

Ahead of Parliament’s Monsoon Session, the government has called leaders of opposition parties for a briefing today on the India-China standoff in Doklam in Sikkim sector, as also the Kashmir situation in the wake of killing of seven Amarnath pilgrims.

Malayalam film industry reels as Dileep sent to custody

Malayalam film industry reels as Dileep sent to custody

Malayalam superstar Dileep, who was arrested in connection with the abduction and molestation of a popular actress in February, was remanded in custody yesterday for 14 days and also removed as member from various film associations.

India’s Srikanth into Australian Open semis

India’s Srikanth into Australian Open semis

India’s Kidambi Srikanth overcame compatriot Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17 to reach the semi-finals of badminton’s Australian Open in Sydney yesterday.

Maharashtra CM flayed as farmers’ strike intensifies

Maharashtra CM flayed as farmers’ strike intensifies

As the Maharashtra farmers’ strike headed to a crisis on its second day, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis came under the combined onslaught of the opposition and ally Shiv Sena here yesterday.