FAMOUS Italian director and choreographer
Gino Landi is impressed with the quality of audience in Qatar
and would love to present his works again and again, if possible
on the occasion of the World Cup 2022 as well. Talking to newsmen
on Saturday, Landi, who is in Doha to present his captivating
ballet titled ´Secrets of the Sea´ at the ongoing
Qatar Marine Festival 2011, said, "I have noticed that
the audience here sits through the entire show, which is something
that a director...
fight is not over. Whether or not Col Moamar Qadhafi defeats
the rebels in eastern Libya, any legitimacy he once had has
been extinguished. He has weapons, tanks and planes, but he
has lost the allegiance of even those elements of Libyan society
that had once been willing to wait and hope for political reform.
His base of support is now only diehard allies and foreign mercenaries.
They might win on the...
MORE than three years after we entered
the worst economic slump since the 1930s, a strange and disturbing
thing has happened to our political discourse: Washington has
lost interest in the unemployed. Jobs do get mentioned now and
then - and a few political figures, notably Nancy Pelosi, the
Democratic leader in the House, are still trying to get some
kind of action. But no jobs bills have been introduced in Congress,
no jobcreation plans have been advanced...
REPSOL Honda´s Casey Stoner turned in a flying lap in the fourth quarter of the qualifying session to clinch the pole position from teammate Dani Pedrosa for Sunday´s 2011 seasonlaunching Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar. At the bright Losail International...
batting by Shailesh earned M Pallonji
Qatar a comfortable 32-run win against
Qalco in the final of the Tulu Koota
Qatar Cricket Tournament on Friday.
At the Old Indian Ideal School Ground,
big-hitter Shailesh reeled 56 runs off
29 balls to boost M Pallonji Qatar to
a massive 151 for five in 15 overs proving
the decision to bat first was the right
choice. He was supported by Akhil, who
struck 26 in 24 balls. Sarfaraz was
the most successful bowler with two
scalps. The run pressure took its tool
on Qalco as it lost wickets regularly
and suffered a tame defeat. Only Naseeb
and Sarfaraz battled around for some
time and prolonged the inevitable. Naseeb
HAM goalkeeper Robert Green made a series
of fine saves to help West Ham earn
a 0-0 draw against London rivals Tottenham
at White Hart Lane on Saturday. Green
was in unbeatable form and saved his
best moment until the final minutes
when he tipped Gareth Bale´s free-kick
onto the crossbar. The England international´s
man-of-the-match display ensured Avram
Grant´s side overcame waves of Tottenham
pressure and moved out of the relegation
zone ahead of Saturday´s 1500GMT matches.
Spurs were handed a tough task when
they were pitted against Real Madrid
in Friday´s draw for the Champions League
quarterfinals. But their focus was...
CHANCES of making the quarterfinals
hardly at risk, India would look to
make up for the rather unconvincing
campaign so far with a dominating performance
against the West Indies in its final
group B match of the cricket World Cup
on Sunday. Winning the final Group B
encounter is important for India to
not just be absolutely sure of a quarterfinal
berth but also to regain the confidence
that was dented by the narrow loss to
South Africa in its previous preliminary
match. Apart from its bowling and fielding
problems, the Indians have not been
able to find the right combination so
far and the team management will need
to give a serious thought to...