Mirabai Chanu bags Gold in 6th Qatar International Cup in Doha
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (24), the Former world champion weightlifter won the women’s 49kg category gold medal to open India’s account at 6th Qatar International Cup being held in Doha. Chanu lifted 83kg in snatch and 111kg in clean and jerk ..
Tags: Anais Michel • Doha • International Weightlifting Federation • Qatar International Cup • Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2019
Ieoh Ming Pei, Chinese-American architect behind buildings including glass pyramid outside Louvre in Paris passes away
Ieoh Ming Pei (102), the Chinese-American architect behind buildings including the glass pyramid outside the Louvre in Paris, has passed away in Manhattan, United States on May 16, 2019. His designs are renowned for their emphasis on precision geometry, plain ..
Tags: Architects • Doha • I. M. Pei • Louvre • Louvre Palace
Pankaj Advani wins IBSF World Billiards Championship
Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani won 2017 IBSF World Billiards Championship held at Doha. In the final match, he defeated Mike Russell of England 6-2 to defend the 150-up format title which he had won in Bengaluru in 2016. In ..
Tags: Billiards • Doha • Pankaj Advani • Persons in News • Sports
Month: Current Affairs - November, 2017
Long jumper Prem Kumar wins silver medal in Asian Indoor Athletics
India’s Kumaravel Prem Kumar has won a silver medal in long jump event on the final day of Asian Indoor Athletics Championships held in Doha. To win the silver medal, Prem Kumar cleared a creditable 7.92 m in his final ..
Tags: Current Affairs 2016 • Doha • Long Jump • Persons in News • Sports
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2016
Kyoto Protocol extended till 2020: Doha Climate Conference
Kyoto Protocol which was signed in 1997 to oblige industrialized nations to reduce emission of greenhouse gases to fight global warming has been extended till 2020. The protocol was due to expire at the end of 2012. It was decided ..
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2012
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
200 nations meeting in Doha for talks on global warming
Around 200 nations are meeting in Qatar capital Doha for the annual talks over global warming. The twenty years old talks over reducing greenhouse gas emissions have not yet fulfilled their main purpose. The negotiators at Doha will focus on ..
Tags: 2012 • Doha • November 2012
Month: Current Affairs - November, 2012
Category: International / World Current Affairs