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India becomes Second Largest LPG Consumer and Importer

India is now the second largest consumer and importer of the LPG in the world. This is attributed to government initiatives to push for cleaner alternatives to traditional cooking fuels such as firewood and cow dung. Import of LPG The import of LPG grew by 12.5 per cent over the past five years to 12 ..

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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 ..

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Qatar to leave OPEC from January 2019

Qatar has announced its withdrawal from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) from January 2019 and focus more on the production of natural gas. It makes Qatar first Gulf country to leave OPEC bloc of oil-producing countries led by Saudi Arabia. Qatar has been member of OPEC since 1961 and its decision to pull out ..

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Home Ministry revokes security clearance to Qatar-based English news channel Al Jazeera

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has revoked security clearance of Qatar government’s state-funded English news broadcaster Al Jazeera. It is believed that main reason for this revocation is considered to be over documentary made by Qatari channel on militancy in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), which Indian Government viewed as “biased”. Al Jazeera has reportedly ..

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Qatar to become first Arab state to offer permanent residency to some non-citizens

Qatar’s Cabinet has approved a draft law making permanent residency available to some non-citizens. It marks a partial shift from Qatar’s heavy reliance on its longstanding visa-sponsorship system. With this the energy-rich Qatar becomes first Gulf Arab state to make permanent residency available to some non-citizens. Key Facts Under the new law, residency permits will ..

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