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MRF Challenge to be support race of FIA WEC in Bahrain
Sakhir (Bahrain), Nov 18 (IANS) The MRF Challenge will head to the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) here this weekend with Round 2 set to take place as a support race for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) 6 Hours of Bahrain.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 1:36:14 PM

Jaitley says it helps, as oil falls below $40
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS) With crude oil dropping below $40 a barrel, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said low oil prices have created a favourable environment for the Indian economy as it helped to absorb the loss faced by state-run marketters and kept inflation under control.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 3:50:03 PM

Thought van Gaal was an idiot: Xavi
Doha, Nov 16 (IANS) Barcelona icon Xavi has said that he first thought coach Louis van Gaal was an "idiot" when he became the boss of the Catalan giants in 1997.

Monday, November 16, 2015 9:30:03 PM

GDP growth likely to exceed 7.3 percent in 2015-16: Jaitley
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) India's economic growth is expected to exceed 7.3 percent in the 2015-16 fiscal and go higher during the next year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.

Monday, November 16, 2015 4:42:07 PM

Qatar Airways to sponsor IPTL for 3 years
Doha, Nov 16 (IANS) The International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) on Monday signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the Arab country, as its 'Presenting Partner'.

Monday, November 16, 2015 3:34:03 PM

World's tallest building lit up in French tricolor
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) To show solidarity with France and victims of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa in the United Arab Emirates, was illuminated on Sunday in red, white and blue, colors of France's national flag.

Monday, November 16, 2015 2:04:10 AM

'Brazil may struggle in 2018 but can excel in 2022 World Cup'
Doha, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Brazil football coach Sebastiao Lazaroni believes the current side will struggle in the 2018 World Cup but could finally come of age in 2022 when their "golden generation" matures.

Friday, November 13, 2015 4:16:05 PM

Talent hunt for Bollywood-inspired theme park in Dubai begins
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) Aiming to infuse life into tales from Hindi cinema -- be it the story of friendship in "Sholay", historical love saga of "Mughal-E-Azam" and the superhero world of "Krrish" through live performances -- Dubai Parks and Resorts has launched a search for performers for a variety of shows across its parks, including a Bollywood-themed park -- Bollywood Parks Dubai.

Friday, November 13, 2015 1:16:11 PM

WADA suspends Moscow Antidoping Center
Geneva, Nov 10 (IANS) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday suspended the accreditation of the Moscow Antidoping Center with immediate effect following the recommendation of its Independent Commission.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:26:17 PM

Ashwin climbs to fifth spot in Test bowlers rankings
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS) Following his eight wickets against South Africa in the first Test, India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin returned to the fifth spot after rising three places in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test bowlers rankings released on Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 6:46:16 PM

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