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Saudis get first-ever woman minister
The winds of change seem to be blowing in from the desert, however mildly, in Saudi Arabia. In a landmark development, King Abdullah has appointed Norah al-Faiz as deputy minister with special......
UAE: 6 Indians feared dead in ceiling collapse
Six Indian workers are feared dead after a ceiling in an under-construction hotel collapsed on them, media reports said.The workers had gone to plug a leakage in the concrete ceiling of the......
Why GMR's project was not good for Maldives
In the 1960s, Maldives was not the tourist hotspot it is today. Fishing was the main occupation. Every week, a Ceylonese (as Sri Lankans were then termed) carrier operated a flight to and from......
AFC C'ship: India knocked out after Oman thrashing
India crashed out of AFC U-22 football championship after suffering a 0-4 thrashing at the hands of hosts Oman, on Tuesday, in a must-win final league round match at the Sultan Qaboos Sports......
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