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News that you need to know! Selected news stories from Qatar, India, Middle East and around the world, with focus on news that matters to Indians in Qatar.

Around The World Orkut

Orkut, Google’s first foray into social networking, is closing down today. Announced three months back, Google is going to shut down its early social-networking service, Orkut, on September 30 to…

India Paneerselvam

O. Panneerselvam, staunch loyalist of AIADMK supremo Jayalalitha, was sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for a second time on Monday by Governor K. Rosaiah, followed by the…

Community Modi Madison Square

Amid cheers from thousands of Indian-Americans, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced several measures to ease travel to their motherland including life-long visas. “Happy?” he asked as the crowd…

Qatar Doha Film Institute

Doha Film Institute (DFI) started accepting applications  for the next cycle of its annual Grants Programme for film-makers from Qatar and around the globe. DFI has announced through its website…

Qatar Qatar Taxi

The Doha-based Profit Group, which launched its new yellow-roofed taxis yesterday, is planning to introduce special taxis for women and families – a first in the country. There will be…

India Narendra Modi

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to begin his first official visit to the United States of America, to boost bilateral trade and investments. Here are the 7 highlights…