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India orders telcos to pay dues now, after top court threatens contempt

India orders telcos to pay dues now, after top court threatens contempt

The Indian government ordered mobile carriers on Friday to immediately pay billions of dollars in dues after the Supreme Court threatened the companies and officials with contempt proceedings for failing to implement an earlier ruling.

Ali scores brace as Qatar beat Singapore in friendly

Ali scores brace as Qatar beat Singapore in friendly

Almoez Ali was twice on target as Qatar defeated Singapore 3-1 in a friendly international at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium yesterday.

Vodafone’s foreign ownership now 49%

Vodafone’s foreign ownership now 49%

Qatar Central Securities Depository (QCSD) has announced that it had amended the foreign ownership percentage in the shares of Vodafone Qatar to become 49% of the company’s capital, as of today.

Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor's India unit

Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor's India unit

Bharti Airtel, India's top telecoms network operator, is buying Norwegian Telenor's India unit, in yet another consolidation move in the country's telecoms sector driven by upstart rival Jio's disruptive pricing.

Undercover reporter’s criminal trial opens

Undercover reporter’s criminal trial opens

Mazher Mahmood, one of Britain’s best known undercover reporters renowned for his “fake sheikh” sting operations that have even caught out royalty, tampered with evidence in a criminal trial to protect his reputation, prosecutors said yesterday.

Oman, UAE top on Qataris’ itinerary to spend holidays

Oman, UAE top on Qataris’ itinerary to spend holidays

Oman and the UAE are the most preferred destinations of Qataris this upcoming Eid al-Adha, according to travel agencies.

From big to strong: China sees competitive edge in green cars

From big to strong: China sees competitive edge in green cars

China’s auto sales could be heading for a rare fall this year, but one bright spot is in so-called green cars, where sales have almost quadrupled so far in 2015.

 Oil tanker shares likely to perform well on Wall Street

Oil tanker shares likely to perform well on Wall Street

Maritime stocks have broadly fallen this year as weak demand for some commodities and goods in Asia and oversupply...

Europe markets end lower awaiting US rate rise sign

Europe markets end lower awaiting US rate rise sign

Europe’s main stock markets closed lower yesterday, on the eve of US jobs data that could cement expectations of a Fed rate rise next month.

Qatar Racing’s Simple Verse wins Markel Insurance Fillies’ Stakes

Qatar Racing’s Simple Verse wins Markel Insurance Fillies’ Stakes

Qatar Racing Limited’s Simple Verse flew the flag for the three-year-old division as she landed the Group Three Markel Insurance Fillies’ Stakes at Goodwood.

McIlroy fights back, Spieth out at WGC

McIlroy fights back, Spieth out at WGC

World number one Rory McIlroy produced a scintillating late comeback to beat Billy Horschel and advance to the knockout stage of the WGC-Championship Match Play...

Williams still suffering hangover from 2013

Williams still suffering hangover from 2013

The Williams Formula One team made a loss of 42.5 million pounds ($64.34 million) in 2014 but said yesterday they expected a significant improvement next year...