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India tests longer-range drone flights, eyes Covid-19 vaccine deliveries

India tests longer-range drone flights, eyes Covid-19 vaccine deliveries

An aviation firm has carried out the first tests in India of longer-range drone deliveries, as hopes grow that they could deliver medicines as well as Covid-19 vaccines to remote areas.

Alphabet's drone delivery service takes off in Australia

Alphabet's drone delivery service takes off in Australia

Google parent Alphabet Inc's drone service made its first air delivery in North Canberra, Australia, on Tuesday after getting approval from the country's civil aviation authority.

Pound vulnerable as UK prepares to provide Brexit plan details

Pound vulnerable as UK prepares to provide Brexit plan details

Brexit may dominate factors influencing the pound’s fortunes again this week, with the UK set to lay out its position in at least three areas of negotiation with the European Union.

Bollywood was never my dream, says Pakistani star

Bollywood was never my dream, says Pakistani star

Pakistani star Sajal Aly, who made an impressive Bollywood debut in Mom, says she had never dreamed of acting in the Indian film industry.

Pie in the sky: New Zealand makes pizza drone delivery

Pie in the sky: New Zealand makes pizza drone delivery

The world's first pizza drone delivery was claimed on Wednesday by the New Zealand division of fast food giant Domino's, as it looks to grab a slice of a potentially hot future market.

War in Iraq is key to Blair’s fall from grace

War in Iraq is key to Blair’s fall from grace

Tony Blair rode a wave of “Cool Britannia” optimism in his first heady years in office but is now criticised by many Britons who accuse him of leading the country into an unnecessary war in Iraq that shattered his legacy.

Bahrain frees female activist and toddler son

Bahrain frees female activist and toddler son

Bahraini authorities on Tuesday released on "humanitarian" grounds opposition activist Zainab al-Khawaja, who had been imprisoned with her toddler son since March, a public prosecution official said.

All eyes on clash between Ayana and Cheruiyot

All eyes on clash between Ayana and Cheruiyot

A clash between world champions Almaz Ayana and Vivian Cheruiyot is expected to be among the chief highlights on the women’s programme at the IDL Doha 2016 meeting, the opening competition of the 14-meeting IAAF Diamond League series, this Friday (May 6).

Bashir leaves S Africa, defying order by court

Bashir leaves S Africa, defying order by court

Bashir’s hurried departure from Waterkloof military airport outside Pretoria sparks anger from rights groups

130 bombs seized in Dhaka, five held

130 bombs seized in Dhaka, five held

Police in Bangladesh have seized 130 handmade bombs and raw materials from a house in Dhaka’s Mohakhali, police said yesterday.

 Central markets for Wakrah,  Umm Salal and Al Sayliyah

Central markets for Wakrah, Umm Salal and Al Sayliyah

Three new central markets at Al Wakrah, Umm Salal and Al Sayliyah are scheduled to be launched by mid next year...

Al Khor rowers hit million riyal  jackpot

Al Khor rowers hit million riyal jackpot

Al Khor Team hit a one million Qatari Riyal jackpot by winning the Third annual Rowing Championship (Shawahif) held in Doha Bay yesterday.