South Indian International Movie Awards to be held in Doha

  • internetQatar
  • July 7, 2019
  • 3 min read

Doha: The eighth South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) to be held in Qatar next month is expected to not only delight fans of Indian cinema but also promote understanding of Indian culture reflected through its vibrant film industry. In another first in Qatar, the annual SIIMA will be held on August 15 and 16 […]

Read More

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India’s general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll. Official data from India’s Election Commission showed Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead in 292 of the 542 seats available, […]

Read More

Qatar Airways serves Iftar meals on flights

  • internetQatar
  • May 16, 2019
  • 2 min read

Customers breaking their fast on board will receive Iftar meals on selected routes Qatar Airways will continue its tradition of supporting passengers who are fasting during the holy month of Ramadan and breaking their fast on board by serving a delicious Iftar meal consisting of traditional Middle Eastern specialities. The Iftar boxes feature a bespoke […]

Read More

India's Jet Airways suspends all operations

  • internetQatar
  • April 18, 2019
  • 2 min read

India’s debt-stricken Jet Airways grounded all of its operations Wednesday after failing to secure emergency funding from lenders, the carrier said in a statement. ‘Jet Airways is compelled to cancel all its international and domestic flights. The last flight will operate today,’ it said, adding that the decision would take ‘immediate effect.’ Jet had asked […]

Read More

India’s Rahul and Pant await World Cup fate

  • internetQatar
  • April 15, 2019
  • 3 min read

Opener Lokesh Rahul and stumper-batsman Rishabh Pant are unlikely to sleep much last night as India selectors prepare to reveal their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup. Chief selector M S K Prasad has told reporters that most of the current side picks itself and there were only a couple of spots left up […]

Read More

India, Britain mark colonial massacre centenary

  • internetQatar
  • April 13, 2019
  • 4 min read

Britain’s high commissioner to India laid a wreath on Saturday on the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of colonial rule for which London is still to apologise. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, as it is known in India, saw British troops fire on thousands of unarmed men, women and children […]

Read More

India Election 2019: All You Need To Know

  • internetQatar
  • April 10, 2019
  • 4 min read

New Delhi, India (CNN)India is just weeks away from general elections, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party facing what looks like an increasingly close contest. Politicians of all stripes are already in campaign mode for what will be the world’s largest exercise in democracy — a mammoth undertaking that […]

Read More

Qatar Visa Centers, which have started operating in a number of major workforce exporting countries including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, will provide mobile SIM cards with QR30 balance free of cost to newly inducted workers to keep them connected with their families during their journey and stay in Qatar. “The mobile number of […]

Read More

The first Qatar Visa Centre (QVC) in India

  • internetQatar
  • March 28, 2019
  • 1 min read

The first Qatar Visa Centre (QVC) in India was opened yesterday in the capital, New Delhi, in the presence of officials from both Qatar and India, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) tweeted. Six more centres will be opened in India in the coming days in the cities of Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kochi. […]

Read More

Qatar to open seven visa centres in India

  • internetQatar
  • March 24, 2019
  • 3 min read

Doha: The State of Qatar will open seven visa centres in India as part of its ‘Qatar Visa Centers (QVCs) Abroad Programme’, which was launched last year targeting eight labour-exporting countries. During a seminar for the officials of various companies about QVCs, the Director of the Visa Support Services Department at the Ministry of Interior, […]

Read More