Articles about Qatar
04 Jun 2021
India lose 0-1 to Qatar in WC qualifying round match
A 10-man India defended creditably well as they suffered a 0-1 defeat to Asian champions Qatar in their World Cup qualifying round match in Doha on Thursday.
02 Jun 2021
India faces an uphill task against Qatar in WC Qualifiers
Their preparation was far from ideal but India would take inspiration from the draw against Asian Champions Qatar in 2019 when they face same opponents in the second-leg match of the joint World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifiers, in Doha on Thursday.
29 May 2021
Stimac thanks Qatar for allowing players to train in Doha
Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has thanked the Qatar government and Qatar Football Association for allowing his players to train there ahead of the World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifiers.
28 May 2021
Our preparation far from being ideal: Igor Stimac
Livid with the strict quarantine arrangements for COVID-19 in Qatar, the Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac on Friday said their preparation is "far from being ideal" for the upcoming World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifiers.
22 May 2021
Indian football team begins training in Doha for joint Qualifiers
All the players and support staff of the Indian football team have tested negative for COVID-19 after arrival in Qatar on Wednesday and have also started training ahead of the joint Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup next month.
15 Apr 2021
Mumbai couple convicted in drug case in Qatar returns home
Mumbai-based couple Oniba and Sharique Qureshi, who was sentenced to ten years in jail in a drug case in Qatar in 2019, returned to the city on Thursday with their minor daughter.
28 Oct 2020
Foreign women strip-searched at Doha Airport, Qatar promises investigation
Days after the invasive examination of women at Doha Airport triggered global headlines and threatened Qatar's diplomatic relationship with Australia, the Arab country has promised an investigation, reports said on Wednesday.
15 Jul 2020
FIFA announces schedule for 2022 World Cup
FIFA, on Wednesday, released the full schedule for the 2022 World Cup which will be played in Qatar during November-December.
01 Jul 2020
India among five nations to bid for 2027 Asian Cup
India is one of the five nations to have bid for the 2027 Asian Cup hosting rights, the Asian Football Federation (AFC) has revealed.
25 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: IOA misses bid to host 2030 Asian Games
India were unable to submit a bid for hosting the 2030 Asian Games before the deadline of April 22 due to coronavirus pandemic.
07 Apr 2020
World Cup: Former FIFA officials accused of taking bribes
According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.
08 Mar 2020
India's FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar postponed: Details here
The Indian men football team's upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifier match against Qatar has been postponed due to the spread of coronavirus.
22 Dec 2019
Here is the list of Liverpool's achievements in 2019
Liverpool have continued their sublime run of form in 2019 and it makes them a force to be reckoned with.
18 Dec 2019
ICC launches investigation into Qatar T10 League: Details here
The ICC is investigating the Qatar T10 league after intercepting known miscreants in the event.
11 Sep 2019
World Cup Qualifiers, India hold Qatar: Key records and takeaways
The Indian men's national football team held Qatar to a 0-0 draw away from home at Doha in a key FIFA 2022 World qualifying match.
08 Sep 2019
Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President
On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that he has canceled a peace deal with Taliban leaders.
18 Jun 2019
Former UEFA boss Michel Platini arrested: Details here
Former UEFA president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators in relation to him awarding Qatar the hosting rights of the 2022 World Cup.
23 May 2019
FIFA to stick with 32 teams for 2022 World Cup
The FIFA World Cup is the biggest football event and draws billions of viewers worldwide.
23 Feb 2019
India invited to Islamic nations' conclave after 50 years
India has, for the first time in five decades, received an invitation to be the 'guest of honor' at the foreign ministers' conclave of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) - an organization of powerful Muslim-majority countries.
05 Jan 2019
Qatar open: Frustrated Novak Djokovic eyes Slam win post defeat
Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic said his principle target for this month was 'a trophy'.
30 Dec 2018
Pakistan FM Qureshi visits Qatar to discuss Afghan reconciliation process
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi today traveled to Qatar, where he is expected to discuss the Afghan reconciliation process and issues of mutual interests with the top officials of the Gulf country.
10 Dec 2018
'FIFA to decide whether 2022 WC will have 48 teams'
Gianni Infantino stated that FIFA will decide in March 2019, whether the next edition of the football 2022 World Cup will be extended to 48 teams or not.
03 Dec 2018
Qatar to quit OPEC in January 2019
On Monday, Qatar announced that it would withdraw from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), effective January 2019.
31 Oct 2018
Qatar World Cup might see 48 teams: FIFA President
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said that the body is pondering over the possibility of 48 teams in the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
28 Oct 2018
Qatar easing of foreign worker exit system comes into force
Long-awaited reform of Qatar's controversial exit visa system, which requires foreign workers to obtain their bosses' permission to leave the country, came into force on Sunday, the government said.
27 Oct 2018
External Affairs Minister Swaraj to visit Qatar, Kuwait from Oct-28
Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will travel to Qatar and Kuwait from October 28 to 31 in pursuit of India's objective of enhanced engagement with the Gulf region.
17 Oct 2018
FIFA World Cup reportedly boosted Russian economy by $14 billion
Organizers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia have claimed that the tournament has helped boost the country's economy by $14 billion.
27 Sep 2018
Athlete Mariam Farid says religion and fashion can go together
Leading Qatari woman athlete Mariam Farid, who competes wearing a hijab, says she would never compromise on her identity but would not mind blending a bit of fashion with religion.
01 Sep 2018
Saudi Arabia is planning to turn Qatar into an island
A Saudi official has hinted the Kingdom was moving forward with a plan to dig a canal that would turn the neighboring Qatari peninsula into an island, amid a diplomatic feud between the Gulf nations.
27 Aug 2018
#MeetTheMedalist: All you need to know about Dharun Ayyasamy
Indian track and field athlete, Dharun Ayyasamy, clinched the second spot in men's 400m hurdles at the 2018 Asian Games.
12 Aug 2018
Macau to displace Qatar as world's richest place by 2020
Qatar, currently the world's richest place, is soon set to be overtaken by Macau - the world's newest gambling hotspot.
28 Jul 2018
Taliban had meeting with US official in Doha: Taliban official
The Taliban held their first direct contact with a US official in a preliminary discussion about future peace-talks on Afghanistan, a Taliban senior official said today.
21 Jun 2018
Kerala: Man dupes Qatar's royal family of Rs. 5cr, arrested
The Kerala police on Wednesday arrested a Gulf returnee for duping the Qatar Royal Family of Rs. 5.60 crore by forging email address.
17 Jun 2018
Five players who might be playing their last World Cup
The FIFA World Cup is in full swing with some of the world's finest footballers in action.
17 Apr 2018
European Leagues oppose FIFA's World Cup expansion plan
Several football leagues have opposed the FIFA's plan to expand the 2022 World Cup, European Leagues president Lars-Christer Olsson said.
14 Apr 2018
FIFA World Cup 2022: Infantino wants 48-team tournament in Qatar
FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants a 48-team 2022 World Cup that is slated to be held in Qatar.
18 Nov 2017
Qatar the richest country in the world per capita
Based on the per capita income of its people, Qatar has been named the world's richest country.
06 Nov 2017
Paradise Papers: Top coaching institute FIITJEE named in leak
One of the Indian names that came up in the Paradise Papers leak is coaching class franchise FIITJEE.
18 Sep 2017
Qatar crisis: Saudi forces Snapchat to block Al Jazeera access
Snapchat has blocked access to broadcaster Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia.
10 Sep 2017
Saudi Arabia suspends talks with Qatar over protocol row
Saudi Arabia has suspended dialogue with Qatar, shortly after a phone call between Qatar's emir and the Saudi crown prince.