Qatar Sports

YOUNG GUNS OUT TO MAKE THEIR MARK ON MENA GOLF TOUR’S DUBAI CREEK OPEN

England’s James Allan … the current Order of Merit leader in the amateur division DUBAI, Sept 3 – Spearheaded by Jakub Hrinda, a rich assortment of teenage prodigies will bring a breath of fresh air to the competition when the second leg of the MENA Golf Tour gets under way with the Dubai Creek Open later this month.  Slovakia’s Hrinda showed flashes of brilliance on his debut at...


Qatar winner returns from Dubai after successfully completing DSS Apprenticeship Program 2014

The Qatar winner of the coveted DSS Apprenticeship Program 2014, Najla Al-Thani from Stenden University, has returned home after successfully completing a two-week internship program held in Dubai, where she represented her country alongside 16 other students from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  The award-winning destination marketing internship program is organized by the...

Carnegie Mellon University appoints Google VP as dean of School of Computer Science

Andrew Moore   President Subra Suresh and Andrew Moore DOHA, QATAR –Google Vice President Andrew W. Moore has been selected as the new dean of the renowned School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University, effective August 2014. Moore, a distinguished computer scientist with expertise in machine learning and robotics, served as a professor of computer science and robotics at Carnegie...

Large Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility Opened in Qatar

Large Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility Opened in Qatar

Qatar Solar Energy has launched an enormous solar panel factory in Qatar, and they even want to expand production further to 2.5 GW. Qatar, a country located halfway down the west coast...

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Qatar Central Bank to issue Treasury bills worth QR4bn

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Qatar Central Bank The T-bills, to be issued on Tuesday, will include QR2bn worth for three month period and QR1bn each of six-month and nine-month maturity period, the Central Bank said on its website. QCB has been selling monthly T-bills for the past couple of years. According to market experts, local treasury bills are used as a liquidity management...

WeAreAllGaza – Companies Unite to Support People in Gaza

Ooredoo companies across its regional footprint have launched initiatives to support humanitarian efforts in Gaza, as the crisis continues into its third week. Dr. Nasser Marafih, Group CEO, Ooredoo, said: “Customers across our footprint...

Dubai real estate flourishes in spite of Government caution to avoid another bubble by Amush Malik

Sustained investor interest and market stabilisation hint at brighter future for emirate’s property sector   The real estate sector of Dubai kicked off 2014 with the same flair and boom that we saw in 2013, but the flow was...

Qatar’s economy driven by strong growth in multiple sectors in first quarter of 2014

Qatar’s economy accelerated in the first quarter of 2014, driven by strong growth in construction, financial services and trade, restaurants and hotels, according to figures released last week by the Ministry of Development Planning...

Eating at least one piece of fruit a day cuts risk of heart attack by 40 per cent, finds major study

Eating at least one piece of fruit a day cuts risk of heart attack by 40 per cent, finds major study

Eating just one or two pieces of fruit every day cuts the risk of a heart attack or stroke by up to 40 per cent, according to new research. A seven-year study of nearly half a million people by Oxford...

What the colour of your tie says about you

What the colour of your tie says about you

Neckties for sale on Regent Street When Joshua Blue, a vice principal at the Kennedy School in Hong Kong, hosts an assembly for his students, he wears a light violet-coloured pastel tie to give him an...

Pierce Brosnan, back in the ‘spy game’

Twelve years after his license to kill was revoked, Pierce Brosnan still best known as James Bond in four films between 1995 and 2002 is back on spy turf in The November Man. The thriller, which is based...

WHO: Ban e-Cigarette use indoors

The World Health Organization says there should be a ban on the use of e-cigarettes indoors and that sales to children should stop. In a report the health body says there must be no more claims that...

CMU-Q architecture students fascinated by the amalgamation of knowledge, culture & religion at the upcoming Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies building

CMU-Q students visit QFIS

DOHA, QATAR – Fourteen students from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, who completed an architecture course this spring, took a tour of the iconic Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) building,...

Qatar supports education for Palestinian youth

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HE Qatar’s Ambassador to Belgium, Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Al Thani met at the Qatar embassy premises in Brussels on Wednesday Pierre Krähenbühl, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief...

Qatar e-Nature school contest: Winners receive prizes

Doha 31st May 2014: Saoud Hassan Mahdi al Haddad of Al Wafaa Model Independent School received the Qatar e-Nature school contest grand prize at a ceremony held on Thursday. The contest, organized by Friends...

SEC adopts new criteria for school fee hike

Doha 06th May 2014: Qatar’s Supreme Council of Education (SEC) on Monday said that it will adopt scientific and transparent evaluation methods to deal with requests from private schools to increase...