New Delhi: There is a new provision pertaining to non-resident Indians in the Union Budget for 2020-21 which states that an NRI who is not taxed in a foreign country will become taxable in India. Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey said in the post Budget briefing: “Some people are residents of no country. They may […]

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All you wanted to know about Qatar National Day

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  • December 17, 2019
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What marks the day? Qatar National Day marks the date of succession (December 18, 1878) of Sheikh Jassim Bin Mohammed Bin Thani, the founder of the State of Qatar, who ruled Qatar during 1878 – 1913. He ran the affairs of the country along with his ageing father, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Thani, in 1876. Following […]

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Liverpool land in Doha, seeking first ever Club WC

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  • December 16, 2019
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Liverpool landed in Doha yesterday ahead of their participation in the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019. The Reds, who secured qualification by winning the UEFA Champions League, will face Monterrey on Wednesday at Khalifa International Stadium. The FIFA Club World Cup is one of the few trophies not in the Anfield cabinet and the […]

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What you should know about India's 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law

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  • December 16, 2019
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New Delhi, India – India has passed a law that grants citizenship to religious minorities – except Muslims – from neighbouring countries, with legal experts saying it violates the country’s secular constitution. The new citizenship law, which was an amendment to a 1955 legislation, allows Indian citizenship to “persecuted” minorities – Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, […]

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Tony-Ann Singh from Jamaica was crowned Miss World 2019 at the 69th edition of the beauty pageant held in London on December 14. Ophely Mezino of France and Suman Rao of India were the first and second runners up among contestants from 120 countries competing for the coveted title. #MissWorld2019 crowning moment…#MissWorld #London pic.twitter.com/oCvrD5s0TN — […]

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Monterrey win a five-goal thriller with Al Sadd

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  • December 15, 2019
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Al Sadd were the dark horses going into their FIFA Club World Cup Qatar quarter-final match against Monterrey, and the Qatar giants put on a valiant fight before going down 2-3 in a pulsating encounter yesterday. The Mexican side were too good for Sadd in the first half, but the hosts never gave up as […]

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Al Sadd aim to play without pressure against Monterrey

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  • December 14, 2019
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Al Sadd will go into their FIFA Club World Cup Qatar quarter-final against Mexican side Monterrey today as the dark horse, a tag that head coach Xavi Hernandez was relishing. The South American champions will be a different and difficult opponent to Sadd, to the one they faced on Wednesday night in the first round […]

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Indian women demand 'safe streets' following Hyderabad rape case

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  • December 14, 2019
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Aila Bandagi Kandlakunta’s first reaction to the gang rape and murder of a female veterinarian last month in India’s IT hub of Hyderabad was that of many Indian women: “It has happened again”. After being “disturbed” for days, the 24-year-old this week started an online petition, one of about 500 set up on website Change.org […]

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Doha Metro to run special Metrolink services to Darb Al Sai

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  • December 14, 2019
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Doha: Doha Metro has announced that they will be running a temporary Metrolink service to Darb Al Sai. The service will be available from the Joann Station on the Gold Line from December 14 to 20. This will help people reach Darb Al Saai, which is the main location of the Qatar National Day celebrations. […]

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Saudi club Al Hilal arrive in Doha for Club World Cup

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  • December 13, 2019
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Doha: Al Hilal Saudi Football Club, the Asian Champions, have arrived in Doha in preparation for FIFA Club World Cup 2019. It will begin its match with Tunisia’s Esperance Sportive de Tunis, “the African Champions”, on Saturday in the quarter-final round at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium in Al Sadd Club. The winners will face Brazil’s […]

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