Coronavirus-hit Mumbai appeared to escape the worst of Cyclone Nisarga yesterday as the first severe storm to threaten India’s financial capital in more than 70 years left it largely unscathed after ripping roofs off buildings in nearby coastal towns.
France urges calm after tense protest over black man’s death
The French government yesterday vowed to punish any police racism and urged calm after thousands took to the streets in a tense rally remembering the death of a black man in police custody that echoed anger over the killing of George Floyd in the United States.
A winner on his first and only start as a four-year-old on the all-weather at Pau in January, the Al Shaqab Racing-owned and bred Snan kept his 100 percent strike rate on the turf track in the Prix Ba Toustem at La Teste, France, yesterday.
Plan in motion for football action to return in Qatar
Ahmed Khellil Abbassi, Executive Director of Competition and Football Development at the Qatar Stars League (QSL), speaks about the general plan for players to return to training after the end of their annual vacation in preparation for the resumption of 2019-20 QNB Stars League.
Hammer thrower demands apology from USOC chiefs
Hammer thrower Gwen Berry demanded an apology from the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee on Tuesday as the organisation addressed the protests against police brutality roiling the country.
Examining the World Health Organisation
The World Health Organisation, under pressure from member countries, has agreed to an independent probe of how it handled its international response to the coronavirus, but such an investigation must be thorough and transparent if the organisation hopes to repair its damaged reputation.
Last week, I spent a couple of days in the hospital, I had to undergo surgery. It was my first time to go into an operating room, the whole thing was unwelcome, frightening and painful, but it also had revelatory power. It got me thinking about pain and suffering.
Since the 20th century, scientists have been trying vigorously to study, comprehend, and discover the effects of sleep on the human body and mind. By the first decade of the current century, scientists ascertained a large number of sleep disorders and their high prevalence in humans.
Who’s your family?
So who have you been quarantining with? With family? or Alone? I have been quarantining with my husband and my newborn during this pandemic at our home but I do visit my parents at our family home and my in-laws in their family home.
The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park.
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar
Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now.