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Scientists discovered the deepest living fish

Scientists say they have spotted the deepest living fish ever found — a sea ghost of a snailfish that floated past their video camera at a depth of 26,716 feet (8,143 meters) in the Mariana Trench. The Mariana Trench sits nearly 11,000 meters (7 miles) below sea level in the Pacific Ocean, where very few large animals are found. It’s too cold and dark for most. However, new robotic technology...


Puzzling ice saucers appear on Scottish river Dee

London: Ice saucers found by biologist near the River Dee in eastern Scotland. These strange frozen pancakes were found during a recent cold snap near the River Dee, a salmon-filled waterway that passes by the British Queen’s summer residence, Balmoral Castle, before heading eastwards to the coastal city of Aberdeen. River Dee Trust biologist Jamie Urquhart made the discovery and took the photos...

Ministry distributes 43,500 meals at West End Park, Doha

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has distributed a total of 43,500 food packets in connection with Qatar National Day celebrations at West End Park. MoI has organised cultural programmes as well as a cricket tournament and thousands of spectators gathered at the venue to watch . Four community schools and six cricket teams representing different countries participated in the event. The co-ordinator...

Gulf Capital invests in Amana Healthcare to increase its exposure in the Gulf region

Gulf Capital invests in Amana Healthcare to increase its exposure in the Gulf region

(Abu Dhabi, 15 December 2014) - Gulf Capital, one of the leading and most active alternative asset managers in the Middle East, has successfully completed an investment in Amana Healthcare. Amana Healthcare...

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Doha Bank CEO Honoured With “ABLF Business Economist Award”

DOHA BANK CEO HONOURED WITH “ABLF BUSINESS ECONOMIST AWARD”

The “ABLF(Asia Business Leadership Forum) Leadership Weekend 2014” was held on December 13th and 14th, at the Armani Hotel, in the UAE’s iconic Burj Khalifa, under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development,UAE. The theme of the event was “Asia Rising : Sustainable Leadership and ...

Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Jean Tirole

Frenchman Wins for Analysis of Market Power and Regulation Jean Tirole, a French economist whose theories about the behavior of large companies underpin modern antitrust regulation, won this year’s Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. It...

British duo in running for Nobel prize for economics

University of Chicago professors Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen, who won the Nobel economics prize in 2013. They shared it with Yale University’s Robert Shiller. Photograph: UPI The Nobel prize for economics will be awarded tomorrow...

Qatar is Germany’s most important Arab investor

German Ambassador Angelika Storz Chakarji DOHA: With huge trade and investment relations with Germany, Qatar has been accorded as the “most important Arab investor” by the Europe’s largest economy. And the recently concluded first...

Sony struggles for inventory as PlayStation 4 sales surge in Europe

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TOKYO: The head of Sony Computer Entertainment, the Japanese electronic group’s video gaming division, said holiday sales of its PlayStation 4 gaming console in Europe were so strong that it was...

Red Bull Flying Bach returns to Doha on November 22nd

Four-times breakdance world champs dance to Johann Sebastian Bach Red Bull Flying Bach returns to Doha on November 22nd

Bach and break dance do not fit? With their fascinating Red Bull Flying Bach performance, four times break dancing world champions Flying Steps and opera director Christoph Hagel prove quite the opposite....

Blue’s outdoor terrace with private Gazebos now open at Grand Heritage Doha Hotel and Spa

3rd November 2014| DOHA Grand Heritage Doha Hotel and Spa has announced it has reopened the outdoor terrace at one of its popular restaurants, Blue. Having Doha’s cooler weather finally arrive, guests...

Unexpected ways to wake up your brain

Tea or coffee is often the favoured brew for those who are tired and in need of a caffeine boost. But is this really the best way to make ourselves more alert? Michael Mosley tested caffeine against...

HEC Paris honors Class of 2014 graduates

HEC Paris honors Class of 2014 graduates

Doha, Qatar – December 14, 2014: HEC Paris School of Management, ranked number one in Executive Education by the Financial Times in 2014, paid tribute to the latest batch of distinguished graduates...

Georgetown gets an early start on Qatar National Day with a heritage festival

Georgetown gets an early start on Qatar National Day with a heritage festival

The spirit of Qatar National Day was on full display at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) on November 30, 2014, as the University celebrated the upcoming holiday with a day of learning, food, and...

Qatar University’s research infrastructure highlighted at Oman event

Vice President for Research at Qatar University (QU) Dr Hassan Al-Derham represented Qatar at the 4th International Platform on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment (e-AGE 2014),...

QU hosts researchers from Arab-German Young Academy

Forty (40) members of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) visited Qatar University (QU) last Thursday to explore opportunities for research collaboration with institutions...