Record-setting Azam leads Pakistan to another T20 series sweep

Record-setting Azam leads Pakistan to another T20 series sweep

Babar Azam became the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 Twenty20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand 3-0 with a comfortable 47-run win in the third and final match in Dubai yesterday.

UNHCR wins nod to use Islamic alms to aid Middle East refugees

UNHCR wins nod to use Islamic alms to aid Middle East refugees

The United Nations, short of funds to support millions of displaced people in the Middle East, has begun a scheme that would let Muslims make donations from the alms they typically pay state bodies for the benefit of the poor.

Fog, humid forecast for the next two days

Fog, humid forecast for the next two days

The country will continue to experience high humidity levels on Wednesday and Thursday as misty to foggy conditions are expected at night and early in the morning ...

Akihito ‘indicates’ desire to abdicate

Akihito ‘indicates’ desire to abdicate

Emperor Akihito, 82, in a rare video address to the public yesterday, said he worried that age may make it difficult for him to fully carry out his duties, remarks widely seen as suggesting he wants to abdicate.

FedEx profit jumps in Q3, but outlook lags market view

FedEx profit jumps in Q3, but outlook lags market view

Package delivery company FedEx Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly net profit yesterday but forecast full-year earnings below analysts’ estimates...

Lukoil launches Siberian oilfield as sanctions bite

Lukoil launches Siberian oilfield as sanctions bite

Russia’s No 2 oil producer Lukoil launched an oilfield in western Siberia ahead of schedule yesterday, a major step in its drive to prop up falling production and to weather...

TN fares better than Gujarat, says Jaya

TN fares better than Gujarat, says Jaya

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa yesterday said the state's human development index was better than that of Gujarat ruled by the BJP...

Police officer campaigns against a social evil

Police officer campaigns against a social evil

Determined to end a social evil that still haunts rural and backward areas of Assam, a police officer’s initiative and perseverance have ...

Japan tycoon Okada broke fake firm law

Japan tycoon Okada broke fake firm law

Philippine investigators recommended yesterday that charges be filed against Japanese gambling tycoon Kazuo Okada for allegedly creating dummy firms.

MoI’s Facebook page bags regional award

MoI’s Facebook page bags regional award

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has won the Innovative Design Award for its Facebook pages in Arabic and other languages, given by the Internet Prizes Academy for the Arab Region.

Ooredoo opens special mobile money booths

Ooredoo opens special mobile money booths

Ooredoo customers can learn about Ooredoo Mobile Money and MoneyGram at special booths at City Center Doha and LuLu Hypermarket on D-Ring Road.

 Winning in Spain again this year difficult: Maldonado

Winning in Spain again this year difficult: Maldonado

In 2012, in Barcelona, Williams F1 won their first race in eight years when Pastor Maldonado won the Spanish Grand Prix against all odds and expectations.