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Liverpool FC wins 2019 Fifa Club World Cup

2018-19 UEFA Champions League Winner Liverpool has won the 2019 Fifa Club World Cup on Saturday, 21st December 2019 by defeating the 2019 Copa Libertadores winners Flamengo, 1-0 in the final played at the Khalifa International Stadium, Doha. Brazilian Forward Roberto Firmino’s extra-time goal in the 99th minute of the game allowed the current 2019-20 ..

UNDP in partnership with AIM launches Accelerator Lab in New Delhi

The United Nation’s network for global development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday, November 28, 2019, launched the Accelerator lab in New Delhi to scale and test new solutions to global challenge such as climate change, gender inequality etc. Government of India’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a partner of the UNDP Accelerator ..

Qatar to be guest nation at 2020 Copa America

The South American Football Confederation (SAFC) has invited Australia and Qatar as guests at 2020 Copa America. Both the nations will join 10 South American nations in the 2020 tournament, which for the first time will be held jointly in two countries — Colombia and Argentina. Qatar, which is the current champion of 2019 AFC ..

IMD World Competitiveness Rankings 2019

The IMD World Competitiveness Rankings are released by the IMD Business School evaluate countries on their ability to foster an environment where enterprises can achieve sustainable growth, generate jobs and increase welfare for its citizens. It takes into account 235 indicators with a wide range of statistics such as unemployment, GDP and government spending on ..

Qatar to officially abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by end of 2019: ILO

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has recently announced that Qatar will officially abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of 2019. It must be noted that Qatar has introduced a series of labour reforms since its selection as the 2022 World Cup host, with the event setting in motion ..

Qatar sues banks from UAE, Luxembourg and Saudi over Riyal Manipulation

Doha has filed a number of lawsuits both in London and New York directed against three banks for conspiring to undermine its currency and bonds. As per the cases, the banks are from the United Arab Emirates, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Samba Bank of Saudi and Havilland Banque in Luxembourg as per an official statement ..

Qatar wins 2019 Asian Cup Football tournament

The Qatar national football team has won their first major football title after defeating four-time champion Japan 3-1 in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup final on 1st of February in United Arab Emirates (UAE). It was an improbable run to glory for the Gulf nation as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. In ..

India aims to double LNG supply from Qatar

India intends to double its Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) imports from Qatar to 15 million tonnes a year. India, the world’s 8th largest importer of LNG, annually buy 7.5 million tonnes from Qatar under a long-term deal. In addition, India has asked Qatar to meet "to supply instant requirement" of 3 million tonnes of LNG, ..