Egypt arrests suspected organ traders

Cairo, Aug 22 Egyptian authorities have arrested 12 people including doctors and nurses suspected of belonging to a "large criminal network specialised in trading human organs", the interior...

Aug 23, 2017 1:23 AM | Newsscroll

Qatar, US stage joint military exercise

Doha, Aug 22 Qatari and US paratroopers held a joint training exercise in crisis-hit Doha today which American officials said reinforced "the enduring military-to- military" partnership between the...

Aug 22, 2017 11:10 PM | Newsscroll

Young Aryan finishes 3rd, Harika poor 29th at Abu Dhabi Int'l

Abu Dhabi, Aug 22 India's celebrated GM Harika Dronavalli finished a disastrous 29th, even as 15-year-old GM Aryan Chopra finished a creditable third at the 24th Abu Dhabi International Chess...

Aug 22, 2017 8:34 PM | Newsscroll

British couple's message in a bottle reaches Gaza

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories), Aug 22 A message in a bottle cast into the sea by a holidaying British couple on the island of Rhodes has washed up on the blockaded Gaza Strip, the fisherman...

Aug 22, 2017 8:23 PM | Newsscroll

Gyanender misses out on bronze medal play-off berth at Worlds

Paris, Aug 22 Gyanender today narrowly missed out on a bronze medal play-off berth as Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers finished their campaign without a medal at the World Wrestling Championships...

Aug 22, 2017 7:47 PM | Newsscroll

I'll fight to change colour of medal at World C'ship: Sindhu

Glasgow, Aug 21 Spearheading India's challenge at the World Championships, Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu says she is in good form and vowed to better the colour of her past two bronze...

Aug 21, 2017 2:02 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar denies blocking Saudi hajj pilgrimage flights

Doha, Aug 21 Qatar today denied it had banned Saudi Arabian flights from landing in the emirate to transport Muslim pilgrims to Mecca, after an accusation by authorities in Riyadh.Saudi Arabian...

Aug 21, 2017 12:34 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi says Qatar blocks planes from transporting pilgrims

Riyadh, Aug 20 Qatar has blocked Saudi planes from transporting hajj pilgrims, Saudi state media said, after Riyadh reopened the border despite a major diplomatic crisis roiling the Gulf.Riyadh last...

Aug 20, 2017 9:55 PM | Newsscroll

Saudi says Qatar blocks planes from transporting pilgrims

Riyadh, Aug 20 Saudi Arabia said Qatar had refused to allow its planes to land in Doha to transport Qatari Muslims to Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage."Saudi Arabian Airlines director general...

Aug 20, 2017 9:12 PM | Newsscroll

Srikanth, Sindhu lead India's hunt for elusive gold at Worlds

Glasgow, Aug 20 In-form Kidambi Srikanth and two- time bronze medallist P V Sindhu will headline a 21-member Indian contingent as they gun for the elusive gold medal at the World Badminton...

Aug 20, 2017 1:01 PM | Newsscroll