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Authority suspends TV channel 24NewsHD’s licence

Authority suspends TV channel 24NewsHD’s licence

The Pakistan Electronic Media Authority Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has suspended with “immediate effect” television channel 24NewsHD’s licence for “illegal transmission of news and current affairs content”.
7/5/2020 2:42:28 AM
China appreciates Pakistan’s efforts to promote peace

China appreciates Pakistan’s efforts to promote peace

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has underlined that India’s policies are putting peace in the region in peril.
7/5/2020 2:41:04 AM
Qureshi moved to military hospital: sources

Qureshi moved to military hospital: sources

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has been moved to the Rawalpindi Military Hospital, local media reported yesterday, citing sources.
7/5/2020 2:37:37 AM
Activists rally at coronavirus-hit slaughterhouse in Germany

Activists rally at coronavirus-hit slaughterhouse in Germany

Activists protested yesterday at a site belonging to slaughterhouse company Toennies, which has come under fire for its working conditions after outbreaks of the coronavirus at its plants in Germany.
7/5/2020 2:34:25 AM
Spanish region places 200,000 on lockdown

Spanish region places 200,000 on lockdown

Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region has locked down an area with around 200,000 residents following a surge in cases of the new coronavirus.
7/5/2020 2:32:41 AM
QIIB partners with Qatar Airways in  a ‘competitive’ financing offer

QIIB partners with Qatar Airways in a ‘competitive’ financing offer

QIIB has launched a “competitive” offer in partnership with Qatar Airways’ loyalty programme – Privilege Club from today until August 27.
7/5/2020 2:30:39 AM
QDA continues online education for children with diabetes

QDA continues online education for children with diabetes

Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA), a member of Qatar Foundation, in collaboration with Sidra Medicine, organised the second discussion session online for parents of children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
7/5/2020 2:29:02 AM
Fans gather for final showings at Thailand’s theatre

Fans gather for final showings at Thailand’s theatre

Donning masks and observing social distancing practices, movie and theatre fans yesterday bid a final farewell to Thailand’s La Scala theatre in Bangkok, which is set to close its doors in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
7/5/2020 2:28:17 AM
Democracy books vanish from HK libraries

Democracy books vanish from HK libraries

Books written by prominent Hong Kong democracy activists have started to disappear from the city’s libraries, online records show, days after Beijing imposed a draconian national security law on the finance hub.
7/5/2020 2:26:41 AM
14 feared dead in nursing home as rain lashes Japan

14 feared dead in nursing home as rain lashes Japan

Fourteen people were feared dead at a nursing home in western Japan yesterday as record rainfall triggered massive floods and landslides, forcing authorities to issue evacuation advisories for more than 200,000 residents.
7/5/2020 2:24:55 AM
In Canada, art lovers head to drive-in for safe Van Gogh show

In Canada, art lovers head to drive-in for safe Van Gogh show

While some museums have had to cancel or postpone long-planned exhibits because of the coronavirus, organisers of a Van Gogh show in Toronto had a novel idea: offering art lovers a drive-in option.
7/5/2020 2:21:24 AM
Mitsubishi Fuso Canter offers ‘outstanding design, safety features and high performance’

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter offers ‘outstanding design, safety features and high performance’

Qatar Automobiles Company (QAC), the authorised distributor of Mitsubishi Fuso in Qatar, has stressed that it continues to supply the Qatari market with buses and light trucks that are simply durable, reliable and affordable.
7/5/2020 2:20:03 AM
Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Rushmore address

Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Rushmore address

President Donald Trump on Friday accused “angry mobs” of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or rethink monuments to US historical figures and used a speech at Mount Rushmore to paint himself as a bulwark against left-wing extremism.
7/5/2020 2:20:02 AM
Maxus D90, a SUV with ‘5-star safety’ rating

Maxus D90, a SUV with ‘5-star safety’ rating

Auto Class Cars, the authorised general distributor of Maxus in Qatar, presents the Maxus D90 in Qatar.
7/5/2020 2:18:37 AM
Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

In a classic case of “poacher turning gamekeeper”, the fishermen of Senegal have joined forces to protect one of the ocean’s most endangered species — the sea turtle. Three species can be found on the Senegal coast in west Africa.
7/5/2020 2:14:29 AM
Iran imposes new curbs as toll rises

Iran imposes new curbs as toll rises

People not wearing masks against the novel coronavirus should be refused service in enclosed public spaces, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday, as his government moves to make it obligatory.
7/5/2020 2:12:14 AM
Moeen and Bairstow miss out on England squad for West Indies opener in Southampton

Moeen and Bairstow miss out on England squad for West Indies opener in Southampton

Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow were both left out of England’s 13-man squad announced yesterday for next week’s first Test against the West Indies, with neither experienced player even among a list of nine reserves.
7/5/2020 2:07:15 AM
Bottas upstages Hamilton to take opening pole of season

Bottas upstages Hamilton to take opening pole of season

Valtteri Bottas survived a high-speed spin as he upstaged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton with a sizzling display yesterday to claim pole position for today’s delayed season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.
7/5/2020 2:04:44 AM
Hamilton slams reports of increased salary demands

Hamilton slams reports of increased salary demands

Lewis Hamilton hit out yesterday at reports claiming he is seeking a big salary increase to re-sign with Mercedes for 2021 and beyond.
7/5/2020 2:02:04 AM
Serpentine gives O’Brien record eighth win in Derby

Serpentine gives O’Brien record eighth win in Derby

Serpentine sprang a huge surprise to give trainer Aidan O’Brien a record eighth Epsom Derby yesterday in front of deserted stands due to the coronavirus pandemic.
7/5/2020 2:00:41 AM
NBA, players agree to ‘Black Lives Matter’ and other messages on jerseys

NBA, players agree to ‘Black Lives Matter’ and other messages on jerseys

With the NBA another day closer to its July 30 reopening, a piece of its plan to battle racial injustice fell into place.
7/5/2020 1:55:53 AM
Cautious optimism after first wave of coronavirus tests

Cautious optimism after first wave of coronavirus tests

NBA commissioner Adam Silver admitted there is a threshold for cancelling the season. The number of positive tests this week isn’t it. On Thursday, the NBA announced that 25 of 351 players have tested positive for the coronavirus.
7/5/2020 1:53:55 AM
What’s in a nickname, mascot or sports tradition? Sometimes tinges of racism

What’s in a nickname, mascot or sports tradition? Sometimes tinges of racism

The “Gator Bait” chant had long been a staple of college football, a way for Florida Gator fans to taunt opposing teams. As the marching band struck up a familiar tune, they rose from their seats by the thousands to extend their arms and make a chomping motion
7/5/2020 1:49:46 AM
The new Mercedes-Benz GLS the ‘largest and most luxurious SUV’

The new Mercedes-Benz GLS the ‘largest and most luxurious SUV’

The new GLS is Mercedes-Benz’s largest and most luxurious SUV and, above all, offers more space, comfort and luxury.
7/5/2020 1:48:16 AM
Kirk and Simpson share US PGA lead in Detroit

Kirk and Simpson share US PGA lead in Detroit

Chris Kirk, seeking his first USPGA Tour title since 2015, and recent winner Webb Simpson shared the lead Friday after the second round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit, Michigan.
7/5/2020 1:47:14 AM
Brumbies survive Rebels fightback for opening win

Brumbies survive Rebels fightback for opening win

The ACT Brumbies survived a gritty fightback yesterday to pick up where they left off before the coronavirus shutdown with a battling 31-23 win over the Melbourne Rebels.
7/5/2020 1:45:36 AM
Growing pastoral plants in soil with high salinity levels has succeeded

Growing pastoral plants in soil with high salinity levels has succeeded

Growing pastoral plants in soil with high salinity levels has succeeded in Qatar through the comprehensive management of soil,
7/5/2020 1:44:41 AM
Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan retires at 36

Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan retires at 36

China’s two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, arguably the greatest badminton player of all time, announced his retirement yesterday aged 36.
7/5/2020 1:44:21 AM
Thiem expects US Open decision next week

Thiem expects US Open decision next week

World number three Dominic Thiem said in an Austrian media interview published yesterday that he was keen to play the US Open if it can go ahead. The United States has seen an alarming resurgence of new coronavirus cases. On Friday a record 57,000 new infections were confirmed.
7/5/2020 1:40:15 AM
Messi doubts reflect chaos at Barcelona

Messi doubts reflect chaos at Barcelona

Barcelona may be about to lose the league but losing Lionel Messi would be much harder to stomach. Messi’s contract is due to expire next year and the Argentinian has reportedly stopped talks due to frustrations with the direction of the club.
7/5/2020 1:31:20 AM
Juventus extend lead as Buffon breaks Serie A appearances record

Juventus extend lead as Buffon breaks Serie A appearances record

Cristiano Ronaldo finally scored from a free kick for Juventus and goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made a record 648th Serie A appearance as the league leaders beat their smaller neighbours Torino 4-1 in the Derby della Mole yesterday.
7/5/2020 1:30:09 AM
Land Rover Defender ‘means business’ as Hard Top returns for commercial model

Land Rover Defender ‘means business’ as Hard Top returns for commercial model

Land Rover has confirmed that the new commercial Defender 90 and 110 models will restore the Hard Top name to its rugged 4x4 family.
7/5/2020 1:28:16 AM