Eight state-of-the-art stadiums will stage 64 matches between 20 November and 18 December as Qatar set to welcome the best international teams on the planet for the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and Arab world.
Bhubaneswar: After contributing to a series of successful repatriations of Odisha youths stranded on foreign shores, the former MP Baijayant Jay Panda has once again assured another Kendrapara family that he will do the needful to bring back their son presently stranded in Oman. Panda met the family members of Abdul, a resident of Padampur […]
Bhubaneswar: International air cargo will resume from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar on January 27 on the International Customs Day. Briefing media persons after a joint meeting in the office of the Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), here today, Deepak Arora, Commissioner, Customs, Bhubaneswar said for this purpose public notice is already in […]
Bhubaneswar: International air cargo will start from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar on January 27 on the International Customs Day. Briefing media persons after a joint meeting in the office of the Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), here today, Deepak Arora, Commissioner, Customs, Bhubaneswar said for this purpose, public notice is already in […]
Sanaa: Death toll from week-long clashes in the Yemeni capital Sanaa has increased to 234 people, while 400 others were wounded, including 383 severely injured, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for the Middle East said on Tuesday. “Our ICRC teams are now doing all they can to supply hospitals with medicines, surgical […]
San Francisco: After a successful trial in the Philippines, Twitter is rolling out its data-friendly “Lite” Android version in 24 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Available in Google Play Store, Twitter “Lite” (under 3MB size) loads quickly on 2G and 3G networks and offers offline support in case users […]
State-run power major NTPC Ltd has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for sale of fly ash from the designated ports of Middle East, among other regions.
Washington: President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and start the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city, a move against the long-held American principles which many Arab leaders warned could trigger more violence in the Middle East. According to senior administration officials, Trump will make the […]
Washington: US President Donald Trump dismissed a New York Times report about US top security officials reviewing a plan to send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter Iran. “I think it’s fake news, okay? Now, would I do that? Absolutely. But we have not planned for that,” Xinhua quoted Trump […]
Bhubaneswar: Twelve labourers from Odisha, who were stranded in Dubai returned today after BJP national Vice-President Baijayant Jay Panda intervened in the matter and sought diplomatic help in their repatriation. Jay Panda took to Twitter to inform about their repatriation and thanked the district representative of Naba Nirman Krushak Sanghathan of Ganjam for bringing the […]
Washington: The US will deploy some 3,500 more troops to the Middle East as early as this weekend following the death of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani in an attack ordered by President Donald Trump, it was reported. The additional troops from the 82nd Airborne Division will be deployed to Iraq, Kuwait and other parts […]
New Delhi: The UN is exploring ways to engage India for mediation between Israel and Palestine to resolve the protracted conflict between the two in the Middle East. A delegation of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People was on a two-day visit to New Delhi beginning from […]