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QR52.5mn recruitment fees to be paid back to Qatar 2022 workers

QR52.5mn recruitment fees to be paid back to Qatar 2022 workers

Contractors engaged on 2022 FIFA World Cup projects have agreed to reimburse more than QR52.5mn ($14.4mn) to thousands of workers who paid recruitment fees prior to moving to Qatar ...

Sensex extends losses

Sensex extends losses

Indian markets nursed losses for a fourth straight session yesterday as upbeat second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) numbers failed to dispel concerns over a widening fiscal deficit.

Lanka deploys troops to prevent communal riots

Lanka deploys troops to prevent communal riots

Sri Lanka deployed troops and ordered a night-time curfew in a southern town to end violent clashes between two ethnic communities, the government said yesterday.

Diageo sues Vijay Mallya over $40mn payment

Diageo sues Vijay Mallya over $40mn payment

Weeks before a London extradition hearing, Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya faces a second legal battle after Diageo Plc sued to recover a $40mn payment made when he was ousted from United Spirits Ltd last year.

Ten sailors missing after US warship and tanker collide

Ten sailors missing after US warship and tanker collide

Ten US sailors were missing after a collision between a destroyer and a tanker east of Singapore , the second involving a US warship and a merchant ship in Asia in about two months.