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Indian Hindu temple board reverses opposition to entry of women

Indian Hindu temple board reverses opposition to entry of women

The board of an ancient Hindu hill temple in southern India said on Wednesday it now favoured allowing female worshippers of menstruating age to enter, reversing its previous support for a centuries-old ban.

El Arabi nets a double as Duhail see off Umm Salal

El Arabi nets a double as Duhail see off Umm Salal

Goal-machine Youssef El Arabi scored a brace as Al Duhail powered back to the top of the QNB Stars League standings with a 4-1 rout of Umm Salal at the Al Gharafa Stadium yesterday.

Women enter Indian shrine after legal battle

Women enter Indian shrine after legal battle

Dozens of women entered the inner sanctum of a historic mosque in India on Tuesday after winning a bitter legal battle for a ban on female worshippers to be lifted.

QC helps Syrian refugees open a new chapter in their lives

QC helps Syrian refugees open a new chapter in their lives

Qatar Charity has implemented three educational projects in co-ordination with the Syrian Committee for Education “Science”, including printing textbooks and curricula,......

Plane debris to be probed in France as MH370 enigma swirls

Plane debris to be probed in France as MH370 enigma swirls

After a fruitless 16-month search for the Malaysia Airlines plane, the discovery of a piece of a plane wing offered up the bittersweet hope of closure to the families of 239 people who went missing.

Northern Territory to be new state in Australia

Northern Territory to be new state in Australia

Australian political leaders yesterday backed the establishment of the country’s seventh state - the Northern Territory - by mid-2018, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott ....

Ailing Crowe pens emotional tribute before World Cup final

Ailing Crowe pens emotional tribute before World Cup final

New Zealand’s former cricket captain Martin Crowe, who is terminally ill with lymphoma, has penned a moving tribute to his countrymen ahead of today’s World Cup final against Australia.

Juve spurn chance for 9-pt lead

Juve spurn chance for 9-pt lead

Juventus spurned the chance to go nine points clear of title challengers Roma .