Qatar Sports

UK’s Big Ben given a Royal Bath

Its cleanliness week for the Big Ben at  UK. Wearing ear plugs to muffle the chimes of Big Ben, a team of abseilers is busy this week cleaning the clock faces at the Houses of Parliament in London. Wearing hard hats and armed with buckets and cloths, the four specialist technicians are descending the London landmark by rope to clean and inspect the four clock faces. The clock faces on the...


Hackers tweet resignation of Russian PM

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s twitter account was hacked, tweeting his resignation and criticising President Vladimir Putin. “I’m resigning. I’m ashamed of the government’s actions. Forgive me,” said Medvedev’s Russian-language Twitter account. “I’ve wanted to say this for a long time: Vova you’re wrong!” said another tweet,...

Winners of QTA’s Ramadan awards named in ceremony

Doha: The Ritz- Carlton, Doha and the St Regis Doha won the prestigious Ramadan awards announced by the Qatar Tourism Authority in a ceremony  here. While The Ritz-Carlton, Doha bagged the Best Ramadan Tent and Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) awards, The St Regis Doha was recognised for the Best Ramadan Experience. The ceremony was held at Doha Exhibition Centre. In a statement released...

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...

Intake of vitamin D could help Asthma patients,reveals research

Intake of vitamin D could help Asthma patients,reveals research

Asthma sufferers who received vitamin D supplements for six months, in addition to their regular inhalers, could breathe a little easier than those who relied only on the inhalers, in a recent study...

How Regular exercise helps us to endure pain

How Regular exercise helps us to endure pain

A recent study shows that regular exercise may alter how a person experiences pain. The longer we continue to work out, the new findings suggest, the greater our tolerance for discomfort can grow. For...

Qatar University Research unlocks innovative programme to Control Diabetes

A researcher from Qatar University has come out with an innovative programme that combines education, diet control and physical activity to contain  the high  levels of diabetes in the country. The...

Grand Heritage Doha Hotel and Spa launches summer promotions

The hotel launches its promotions to encourage guests to overcome the haziness humid weather can bring, in order to enjoy their summer with delectable dishes, exceptional services and a beautiful view...

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...