Doha 10 June 2017 New research from Akamai Technologies, the global cloud delivery platform, shows Qatar has the highest average internet connection speeds in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. In its Q1 2017 State of the Internet Report, Akamai Technologies reported that Qatar averaged connection speeds of 13.7 Mbps in ...
June 10, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
US Department of Defense Press Operations 10 Apr 2017 The U.S. military strike against Shayrat airfield on April 6 was a measured response to the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons. The president directed this action to deter future use of chemical weapons and to show the United States will not passively stand ...
April 11, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
31 March 2017 Daily The News (Pakistan) President of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain on Friday has given his assent to Constitution's 28th Amendment bill 2017. The said bills have already got nod from the parliament. After getting signed from the President, the bills have become Act now. Under Constitution's 28th Amendment, military courts have been extended ...
March 31, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha 23 March 2017 (QNA) Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of State of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani on Thursday visited 5th Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017), held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani listened to a detailed explanation on ...
March 23, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Mumbai 03 Mar 2017 (PTI): Noted lyricist Javed Akhtar, who had hit out at Virender Sehwag for his comments on Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, has said that he takes back his "harsh" words as the cricketer has already clarified his statements. "Since Sehwag undoubtedly a great player has clarified he was just ...
March 3, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
NEW DELHI 19 Feb. 2017 (PNA/PTI) The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place every minute due to air pollution, says a new study. According to medical journal The Lancet, over a million Indians die every year due to air pollution and some ...
February 19, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Gaza, February 11 (QNA) Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza in collaboration with the Palestinian Ministry of Public Works and Housing held a ceremony on Saturday to hand over the apartments of the second phase of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani residential city, Khan Younis, Southern Gaza Strip. Ceremony was ...
February 12, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha 15 January 2017: The streets of Aspire Park turned into a bobbing mass of color on Saturday afternoon as more than 6,000 people came together to show their support for the environment by taking part in the 12th Al Dana Green Run, setting a new attendance record in the process. Organized ...
January 15, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
ISLAMABAD 3- Dec 2016 (APP) Pakistan Stock Exchange (KSE 100 Index) has been ranked 5th best performing stock market in the world in the year 2016, by Bloomberg. With Karachi 100 Index gaining 43.05%, Pakistan remained the 5th best performing stock market in 2016, after Brazil IBOVESPA Index (63.36%), Kazakhstan KASE Stock Ex (59.95%), ...
December 30, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson US Department of State Washington, DC December 29, 2016 The State Department today declared persona non grata 35 Russian officials operating in the United States who were acting in a manner inconsistent with their diplomatic or consular status. The Department also informed the Russian Government that it ...
December 29, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui