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12-Mar-2020 Geneva

Coronavirus is a ‘Controllable Pandemic’: WHO

The new coronavirus outbreak “is a controllable pandemic” if countries step up measures to tackle it, the head of the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus acknowledged on Wednesday that the global outbreak...

18-Feb-2020 Sweden

Nitin Gadkari Visits Safety Equipments Manufacturer and Winesses

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari visited the Swedish Automotive Safety Supplier ‘Autoliv’ in Stockholm today. The Minister presented a copy of the Report on ‘Road Safety in India’ to company representative, and took...

13-Feb-2020 United Kingdom

Opening Ceremony Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR-2020

The fifth edition of Exercise AJEYA WARRIOR-2020 between India and United Kingdom Army commenced today at Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom. The aim of exercise is to  conduct training of troops in counter insurgency and counter terrorist operations...

11-Feb-2020 Mount Maunganui (New Zealand)

Jasprit Bumrah a threat every time he comes in to bowl : Kane Williamson

Jasprit Bumrah had a quiet three ODIs against hosts New Zealand going by his lofty standards.The No.1 ODI bowler returned wicketless from three matches as India lost the series 0-3 to New Zealand, the first time that Bumrah has gone wicketless in a limited overs...

11-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE Sportswomen Rein AWST 2020 Fencing Category Winning Nine Medals

As the fifth Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2020) is nearing its end, UAE sportswomen have brought glory to their nation with stellar performances in fencing and track-and-fieldcompetitions on Monday. Competingathletes have scooped a total of 18 medals,...

09-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Bahrain shooters bag the prestigious AWST Supremacy Cup

The seventh day of the Arab Women Sports Tournament 2020 (AWST)ended with the Bahrain, Oman and the UAE shooters securing medals in the final shooting competitions.ShootingAl Dhaid Sports Club was the scene of fierce competition on Sunday as shooters...

09-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE sportswomen shine in AWST 2020 track-and-field contests

During Saturday’s athletics competitionsat the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020, sportswomen brought great power and perseverance to the track and field in their quest for glory. The day’s contests included long jump, hammer throw, and sprint contests...

09-Feb-2020 Beijing

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, over 37,000 infected

The death toll due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China has increased to 811, authorities said on Sunday, while the number of confirmed cases have crossed 37,000.Chinese health authorities said it received reports of 2,656 new confirmed cases of novel...

08-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Algerian AthletesClinch Gold and Silver in Table Tennis

The fifth day of competitions during the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), was marked by fierce contests in volleyball, table tennis and athletics. UAE runners claimedthe halfmarathon competition, winning both...

07-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Gulf Sportswomen Dominate Shooting Competitions at AWST 2020

The fourth day of competitions during the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), was marked by fierce contests in shooting, volleyball and table tennis. UAE shooters completed the day winning a bronze medal in the...

06-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE shooters nail two silver medals at AWST 2020

UAE shooters bagged two silver medals yesterday (Wednesday) at the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) securing the second position in both 10m air pistol team and individual competitions. Organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), the...

05-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE sportswomen continue their winning streak AWST 2020

Sportswomen competing in the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2020) continued to deliver high-level, edge-of-the-seat performances on Tuesday (Feb 4). Emirati athletes sustained supremacy across categories of basketball and volleyballand finished their day with...

04-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE athletes take podium positions in karate on day two of AWST 2020

UAE’s sportswomen have continued their stellar performance on the second day of the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS). The UAE athletes competed in basketball, and karate and finished their...

04-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE and Jordan dominate AWST 2020 showjumping contests

Emirati Equestrians have come out on top on the first day of showjumping competetions held yesterday (Monday) at the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2020), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS).The SWS equestrian team that competed yesterday at the Sharjah...

01-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Jordanian sportswomen’s eyes set on gold at AWST 2020

Jordanian sportswomen are determined to settle for no less than gold at the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), which runs from February 2-12, 2020, in Sharjah as is hosting 78 clubs from 18 Arab...

31-Jan-2020 Sharjah

Hussain Al Jassmi will perform the AWST 2020 anthem, ‘Arab Women’

Extraordinary UN Goodwill Ambassador and renowned Emirati singer, Hussain Al Jassmi, will be lending his golden voice to the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST)’s anthem, ‘Arab Women’, at the opening ceremony of the fifth edition of the tournament, to be held at the...

29-Jan-2020 Sharjah

UAE’s WomenChampions Aiming for Gold at AWST 2020

Sportswomen from across the UAE, the host country of the fifth Arab Women’s Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020, are gearing up to compete with athletes from 18 Arab countries  in nine sports categories, aiming for a haul of gold medals. Organised by the Sharjah...

22-Jan-2020 Sharjah

Lebanon and the Comoros confirm participation in AWST 2020

In keeping with its commitment to offering sportswomen a platform to compete and showcase their talents, the Supreme Organising Committee of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020 has announced the participation ofthe Lebanese Republic and Union of...

21-Jan-2020 Davos, Switzerland

Mansukh Mandaviya participates in the Round-table of UNAIDS

The Union Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya today participated in the High-level roundtable of UNAIDS (The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) on the theme Access for all: Leveraging Innovations,...

14-Jan-2020 Sharjah

Tunisia banking on team sports eventsat AWST 2020

Tunisian sportswomen are gearingfor the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020, determined to make their mark in basketball and volleyball. The largest women’s sporting event in the Arab world, AWST 2020will be organised by the Sharjah...

12-Jan-2020 Sharjah

Algeria geared up to maintain its reigning position at AWST 2020

Algeria, the nation that reigned supreme in the last two editions of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), is gearing up to once again dominate the Arab world’s largest contest for sportswomen, at the tournament’s upcoming fifth edition, which runs from February...

11-Jan-2020 Sharjah

Syria expected to clinch top honours at AWST 2020

Syrian sportswomen are intensifying training in preparationto compete in the categories of volleyball and karate in the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020, the largest pan-Arab sporting event dedicated to women in the region.Organised...

08-Jan-2020 Sharjah

10 Arab nations will lock horns in AWST’s karate competitions

Ten out of the 16 Arab nations participating in the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), are gearing up to battle it out and emerge as champions in the karate category. This is the highest-ever participation witnessed by this category...

30-Dec-2019 Sharjah

AWST 2020 Acquires Four Top Partners

The Supreme Organising Committee (SOC) of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), signed 4 strategic partnerships which includeTilal Properties, Bee'ah, Air Arabia, and Fast Building Contracting LLC, to support and sponsor the fifth edition of AWST which...

25-Nov-2019 Birmingham (UK)

Captain Amarinder Singh Calls For Peace & Friendship With Pakistan

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday night strongly advocated peace and friendship with Pakistan to enable both countries to move forward towards development and progress, but made it clear that India would not allow ISI-backed forces such...

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