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Riyadh 20th April 2014: Five Indians killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia. Stay tuned to QC for more on the story. ...

South Korean ferry Captain, 2 crew members arrested

Mokpo 19th April 2014: The captain and two crew members of a ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 270 people missing or dead, was arrested yesterday on negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. The captain Lee Joon-seok has been criticised for not giving orders to evacuate soon enough. “I am sorry to the people of South Korea for causing a disturbance and I bow my...


Egypt arrests another journalist, Former Al Jazeera staff Abdel Rahman Shaheen behind bars

  Cairo, 9th April 2014: Egypt’s State News Agency has reported that authorities in the Suez Canal area have arrested Abdel Rahman Shaheen, a former Al Jazeera reporter for ‘inciting violence’. Abdel Rahman Shaheen worked for a popular national publication and television station in Egypt and his arrest marks yet another incident when Egyptian authorities have cracked down on...

Afghans start voting in first democratic transfer of power

Kabul 05th April 2014: Afghans have started casting votes in presidential election that could mark the first-ever democratic transfer of power in the nation’s history. The polling opened at 7:00 a.m. (local time) on Saturday Morning. It will close at 4:00 p.m. Eight candidates are vying to succeed President Hamid Karzai, who has ruled Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Election for...

Qatar Airways launches new daily non-stop service to Bali

m_Qatar Airways launches new daily non-stop service to Bali

  Doha 19th April 2014: Qatar Airways recently announced the launch of new daily service from Doha to Bali from 21 July 2014. The airline will operate Airbus A330 in the new non-stop 10-hour route. Previously,...

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Qatar reaches highest close since June 2008

m_Qatar reaches highest close since June 2008

Dubai 17th April 2014:  Qatar led the Gulf market on Wednesday with the highest close since June 2008. The Qatar index rose 1.1 percent to 12,454 points. Vodafone Qatar was among the strong gainers with a fresh record high of 15.41 riyals. The company appointed a new chief business officer and a new chief technology officer from the UAE’s du and...

Hamad International Airport to start passenger operation on April 30

Doha 11th April 2014: Qatar’s new state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport (HIA) will start passenger operations on April 30. Some 10 airlines including Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Fly Dubai, Air Arabia, Iran Air, Air India Express,...

Qatar’s GDP touches QR737 billion last year

Doha 08th April 2014: Qatar’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) touched QR737 billion ($202 billion) last year, according to HE the Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al Thani. Qatar’s GDP’s growth...

Marsa Malaz Kempinski opens at The Pearl in Q4

Doha 07th April 2014: Alfardan Hospitality in cooperation with Kempinski Hotels will open Marsa Malaz Kempinski (MMK) – The Pearl Doha in Q4 of 2014. This five star hotel covering more than 500,000 square feet is the second project...

Korean kites soar over Doha skies

m_Korean kites soar over Doha skies

Doha 19th April 2014: The Korean Embassy in cooperation with Korean Kite Fliers Association (KOKFA) organized a kite flying festival at the Museum of Islamic Art Park on Friday. The festival was part...

DIFI to host international conference on role of families in development

m_DIFI to host international conference on role of families in development

Doha 16th April 2014: Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) to organize an international conference on families and their role in development at Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC). The conference...

The top ten: The highest mountains in the world

Mount Everest  Location: Border of Nepal and Tibet (China) Metres: 8848 Feet: 29029 Mount K2 Location: Border of Pakistan and China Metres: 8611 Feet: 28251  Kangchenjunga   Location: Border of Nepal...

Where to go in April

April might be one of the best months of the year to visit many of the countries around the world. Here are some choices for the best places and it’s nice to arrive there in April. The Caribbean Mexico...

Three day Education Forum at QNCC

m_Three day Education Forum at QNCC

Doha 20th April 2014: Education Institute of the Supreme Education Council (SEC) will organize the Education Forum 2014 on Monday at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). HE the Minister of Education...

Hamad Bin Khalifa University hosts lecture session with Shell expert

m_Hamad Bin Khalifa University hosts lecture session with Shell expert

Doha 13th April 2014: Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) hosted an interactive lecture session with Shell’s chief energy advisor Wim Thomas for its Executive Master in Energy and Resources students. It...

Most beautiful book stalls around the world

Here are some of the most interesting book stalls in the world. Polare, Maastricht El Ateneo, Buenos Aires Libreria Acqua Alta, Venice Librairie Avant-Garde, Nanjing El Péndulo, Mexico City Livraria...

Survey on social influence of Qatari women

Doha 08th April 2014: Fifteen female student researchers from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) have started a survey on role of Qatari women in society. The survey is expected to offer clear insight...