Mumbai couple facing 10 years jail in Qatar for drug trafficking acquitted, to return home

The couple, Oniba and Sharique Qureshi, was arrested in 2019 at Hamad International Airport where 4.1 kg of hashish was recovered from their bag.

Mar 31, 2021, 22:13 PM IST

Economic confidence visible in India: EAM S Jaishankar tells Indian community in Qatar

Notably, Qatar hosts more than 7 lakh Indians with bilateral trade at $10.95 billion in FY 2019-20. 

Dec 28, 2020, 17:42 PM IST

EAM S Jaishankar arrives in Qatar, marks 7th high-level visit from India to West Asian country amid COVID-19

During the visit, Jaishankar will also address the Indian community. 

Dec 27, 2020, 17:07 PM IST

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will go on two-day visit to Qatar from December 27

Minister S Jaishankar is going to Qatar to convey "special gratitude" for taking care of Indians during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dec 27, 2020, 01:08 AM IST

When justice for innocents trapped in Qatar?

The couple, who lives in Mumbai, was trapped by their aunt with the greed to travel abroad, now spouses are spending their life in Qatar jail. Watch the report here.

Oct 27, 2020, 08:10 AM IST

DNA: Went for honeymoon, arrived at jail!

Shariq and Oniba, a couple from Mumbai, had a free honeymoon package for Qatar booked by their relative. But their relative put four kilograms of narcotics in their baggage. After this, the couple was caught in Qatar and fined one crore rupees on the charges of drug trafficking, and the court there sentenced them to ten years.

Oct 26, 2020, 22:56 PM IST

Exclusive: Qatar makes formal request for F-35 jets, say reports

The request for the Lockheed Martin Co jets was submitted by the Persian Gulf state in recent weeks, the people said.

Oct 08, 2020, 02:01 AM IST

Qatar to host AFC Champions League matches in West Asia

Asia`s elite club competition was suspended in early March because of the coronavirus pandemic, and will resume in Qatar on September 14.

Jul 16, 2020, 19:43 PM IST

FIFA announces schedule for World Cup 2022, hosts Qatar to kick-off tournament on November 21

The final will kick off on December 18 at the Lusail Stadium.

Jul 15, 2020, 21:13 PM IST

Pakistan using its ties in Turkey, Qatar to provide funds to Zakir Naik: Sources

Sources close to developments have revealed that despite New Delhi’s persistent efforts, Malaysia is reluctant to hand over Naik to New India. 

May 25, 2020, 15:38 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

Qatar suspends travel entry from 14 countries, including India

Qatar Airways had already suspended flights to and from Italy.

Mar 09, 2020, 10:52 AM 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

FIFA rankings: India drops one spot to 104th position

India is playing alongside Oman, Qatar, Bangladesh and Afghanistan in Group E of the qualifying tournament.

Sep 19, 2019, 21:34 PM IST

Indian football team created history by drawing against Qatar, says Renedy Singh

India witnessed a 0-0 draw against Qatar during their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifying clash on Tuesday.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Superb result for India against a team like Qatar: Bhaichung Bhutia

With their first point of Group E, India reignited their hopes of aiming for a top-two finish in the World Cup and Asian Cup qualification, which had suffered a jolt after a 1-2 defeat to Oman in Guwahati.

Sep 11, 2019, 20:35 PM IST

Playing against Qatar will not be easy: Indian football coach Igor Stimac

Ahead of the match against Qatar, which is ranked at the 62nd position of the FIFA rankings, Igor believes that four-five players need to be replaced.

Sep 07, 2019, 19:16 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

Australia coach Graham Arnold says his Socceroos will be 'greatest' ever

Arnold named a raw 23-man squad on Friday for next month`s opening World Cup qualifier against Kuwait, featuring 12 players with 10 or fewer caps and a slew of big names omitted due to form or fitness concerns.

Aug 30, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

Sanya sets holiday goals with Qatar vacation

"Badhaai Ho" actress Sanya Malhotra is happy to escape the monsoon of Mumbai and enjoy the Qatar sun.

Aug 03, 2019, 20:44 PM IST