New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Qatar National Bank (QNB), one of the Gulf region's largest lender, Tuesday said it will set up a fully-owned subsidiary in India and start operations in the third quarter of 2013. The Doha-headquartered lender said it has received "all regulatory approvals" to establish a fully-owned subsidiary under the name of "QNB (India) Private Limited". "QNB (India) will take the role of extending consultancy and advisory services in the field of investment and finance for the Middle East companies that are willing to establish businesses and/or invest in India," the company said in a statement.
Doha, May 17 (IANS) Indian women beat Mongolia 21-14 to win the gold medal at the inaugural FIBA Asia 3x3 basketball event here. The team with Geethu Anna Jose at the vanguard of their challenge won the three play-off games without breaking much sweat Thursday. India won all their three games reaching the 21-point mark with ample time left on the clock in each of their games
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday left on a three-nation visit to UK, France and Qatar, in a bid to sell the India-growth story and woo overseas investors. During the five-day visit, Chidambaram will hold talks with industrialists, ministers and government officials in the three countries.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) India's only motorcycle Grand Prix team resumes battle in France this weekend with high hopes of strong results after a top-10 start for the all-new Mahindra Grand Prix machine. On track barely six months after the project was initiated, the 250cc Moto3 Mahindra MGP3O has been fast, reliable and successful from the debut in Qatar with a best-ever double top-10 finish at its first attempt
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) India's only motorcycle Grand Prix team resumes battle in France this weekend with high hopes of more strong results after a top-10 start for the all-new Mahindra GP machine. On track barely six months after the project was initiated, the 250cc Moto3 Mahindra MGP3O has been fast, reliable and successful from its debut in Qatar with a best-ever double top-10 finish at the first attempt.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Air India will Wednesday resume domestic commercial operations of the reinstated Boeing-787 Dreamliner and international operations by May 22. As earlier reported by IANS on May 9, the first flight will be between Delhi and Bangalore and the second service will be between Delhi and Kolkata.
United Nations, May 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the release of four Filipino peacekeepers captured by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights last week.
Dubai, May 11 (IANS) Malayalam super star Mohanlal was among the list of personalities from the Malayalam film industry to receive awards at the inaugural Indian Movie Awards in Qatar (IMAQ 2013) at a function in Qatar's capital, Doha Others who received awards at the event Friday were actors Prathap K. Pothan, Biju Menon, Salim Kumar, T.
Doha, May 11 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's two-time Olympic 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sped to victory in the women's 200m at the season's first Diamond League meet in Doha. Fraser-Pryce clocked 22.48 seconds to lead a Jamaica domination of the top spots with Sherone Simpson securing second spot in 22.73 seconds in a race held Friday. Simpson was followed by France's Myriam Soumare while another Jamaican, Samantha Henry Robinson was fourth in 22.97 seconds.
After 70,000 Syrians have paid with their lives in the foreign induced conflict in Syria, why has the American perspective changed? Even so, it was nice to see Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov embrace each other in Moscow