Govt will operate 64 flights from May 7 to May 13 to bring Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus COVID-19: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

The government on Tuesday said that it will operate at least 64 flights between May 7 to May 13 to bring back Indians stranded in foreign countries.

May 05, 2020, 16:17 PM IST

IndiGo cancels flights to Doha till March 17 amid Coronavirus outbreak

Budget carrier IndiGo on Monday (March 9) said it is cancelling flights to Doha till March 17, following travel ban imposed by Qatar on Indian nationals due to Coronavirus scare. Qatar has temporarily banned entry of people coming from India and 13 other countries in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, which has infected thousands of people.

Mar 09, 2020, 17:23 PM IST

Afghanistan deal is political boost for Donald Trump but pullout could take years

The fruit of more than a year of on-and-off talks, the agreement, signed in Doha on Saturday, lets Trump claim a major foreign policy success, a prize that has eluded him on North Korea, Venezuela, Iran and other priorities.

Feb 29, 2020, 21:58 PM IST

Qatar reports first case of coronavirus

China, where the virus originated, is the worst-hit country with 2,837 deaths reported so far.

Feb 29, 2020, 21:19 PM IST

US-Taliban sign historic troop withdrawal deal in Doha

While the agreement paves the way for the United States to gradually pull out of its longest war, many expect that talks to come between the multiple Afghan sides will be far more complicated.

Feb 29, 2020, 19:29 PM IST

Rohan Bopanna-Wesley Koolhof clinch doubles title at Qatar Open

With the win, Bopanna and Koolhof have also picked up 250 ATP points along with the $76,870 prize money.

Jan 11, 2020, 11:07 AM IST

Tejaswini Sawant clinches 12th Olympic quota for India in shooting

The 39-year-old Indian shooter shot a score of 1,171 points to finish fifth in the qualification round of the event and secure 12th Olympic quota for India in shooting. 

Nov 09, 2019, 22:54 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: USA's Dalilah Muhammad snaps 400m hurdles world record to clinch gold

American track and field athlete Dalilah Muhammad has bagged a gold medal at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 after breaking her own world record in the thrilling final of a 400-meter hurdle event. 

Oct 05, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Bahrain's Salwa Eid Naser becomes 1st Asian to win 400m gold

Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain unleashed a performance which rocked the world of athletics on Day Seven of the ongoing World Athletics Championships by winning gold with the third-fastest 400m time in history.

Oct 04, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: India's Annu Rani finishes 8th in women's javelin final

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani made an eighth-place finish in the final of the women's javelin throw event at the ongoing IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha on Tuesday. 

Oct 02, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Annu Rani qualifies for javelin throw finals at World Athletics Championships in Doha

Annu Rani has created history by becoming the first Indian to reach the finals of the women's javelin throw in the World Championships. 

Oct 01, 2019, 09:05 AM IST

Provisional entry lists announced for IAAF World Athletics Championships

There are 1928 entries for the tournament, out of which 1039 are men and 889 women. 

Sep 19, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

Could've won World Cup qualifier against Oman by scoring more in 1st half: Igor Stimac

On Thursday evening, skipper Sunil Chhetri gave India the lead in the 24th minute and after a fine first-half showing, the Blue Tigers were minutes away from putting points on the board but Al-Mandhar Al Alawi scored a late brace to hand Oman the win.

Sep 06, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

Litmus test awaits India against Oman in 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Stimac is one of the most high-profile coaches to have taken charge of the Indian team having been part of Croatia's team that reached the semi-finals of the 1998 World Cup.

Sep 04, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

IndiGo announces daily non-stop flights from Delhi to Singapore

Tickets for the daily non-stop flights on Delhi-Singapore route, with come at starting price of Rs 9,999 while that of the Delhi-Doha will start at Rs 10,880.

Aug 23, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

Fresh round of US, Taliban peace talks begin in Qatar's Doha

A fresh round of US-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar`s capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.

Aug 03, 2019, 14:49 PM IST

Legendary athlete PT Usha expresses delight following nomination for IAAF Veteran Pin

The 55-year-old Olympian expressed thankfulness to the IAAF for the "incredible honour" in a tweet which further comprised of a letter from IAAF CEO Jon Ridgeon.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi wishes quick recovery for javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra

The surgery has also raised doubts over Neeraj's participation in the World Championships, which is slated to take place in Doha from September 27 to October 6.

May 04, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Neeraj Chopra undergoes elbow surgery, likely to miss Doha World Championships

The surgery has also raised doubts over his participation in the World Championships, which is slated to take place in Doha from September 27 to October 6.

May 03, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

IAAF maintains Russia's athletics ban over doping

Russia`s athletics federation (RUSAF) has been suspended since 2015 following a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report that found evidence of widespread doping in the sport.

Mar 11, 2019, 17:37 PM IST