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Six Arab Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen, Libya and UAE have suspended their diplomatic ties with Qatar. All the six countries have announced that they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar and eject Qatar’s diplomats from their territories. They have also planned to cut air and sea traffic. Reasons Saudi Arabia has accused Qatar for embracing various ..

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Qatar deploys troops in Yemen for first time

For the first time, Qatar has deployed ground troops in Yemen to counter the Shia Houthi rebels who have taken over the country. In this regard, Qatar has deployed around one thousand ground troops, supported by armoured vehicles and military helicopters in Marib province of Yemen. Earlier in March 2015, Qatar along with other Gulf ..

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India and Qatar ink six pacts to boost trade and investment

India and Qatar have signed six pacts including agreements and Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) to increase commercial and economic exchanges between both nations. These pacts were signed after Emir of Qatar Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani had held extensive talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. List of Agreements /MoUs signed between both nations Agreement on ..

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French artist Paul Gauguin's painting breaks sale record at nearly $300m

A painting of two Tahitian girls named as Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry) by the French artist Paul Gauguin has been sold for 300 million dollars. It makes the painting as the most expensive work of art ever sold. This painting was painted in 1892 and was sold to a museum in Qatar. ..

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"Favouritism" in govt judgments down; India betters its global rank

India’s global ranking in favouritism shown by government officials to powerful corporates has bettered sharply from 94th in the last year to 49th place this year. The Rank nevertheless, still remains far below other key economies. As per a yearly study by the World Economic Forum (WEF), India’s ranking has also bettered notably in terms ..

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