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Rana, Tripathi shine in KKR’s win over SRH

Rana, Tripathi shine in KKR’s win over SRH

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) registered a victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the M A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai yesterday.
4/11/2021 10:42:50 PM
It’s not a man’s world: 5 women trailblazers

It’s not a man’s world: 5 women trailblazers

Rachael Blackmore, 31, on Saturday became the first woman jockey to win the Grand National, coming home clear on Minella Times. AFP Sport looks at five other female trailblazers in sport.
4/11/2021 10:31:48 PM
Amir receives message from Uzbekistan president

Amir receives message from Uzbekistan president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received a written message from President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev
4/11/2021 10:20:21 PM
Ledecky notches 400m free win in Mission Viejo

Ledecky notches 400m free win in Mission Viejo

Katie Ledecky continued her build up to the Tokyo Olympics with a 400m freestyle victory at the Mission Viejo Pro Swim Series in 3min 59.25sec.
4/11/2021 10:19:48 PM
Ashghal achieves 23% cost saving on drainage works

Ashghal achieves 23% cost saving on drainage works

As part of its efforts to develop the strategy for operation and maintenance of drainage networks across Qatar, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has achieved a total savings of 23% of the costs of operation and maintenance of drainage networks
4/11/2021 9:39:33 PM
Asia’s positive stock outlook is clouded by Chinese selloff

Asia’s positive stock outlook is clouded by Chinese selloff

The allure of Asian stocks is fading after beating global peers last year. While 2021 began with investors expecting regional stocks to continue leading the global equity rebound as vaccine rollouts gather pace, that conviction now seems to be in short supply owing to a selloff in Chinese shares and
4/11/2021 9:32:45 PM
Covid-19 tests now at 45 approved health facilities

Covid-19 tests now at 45 approved health facilities

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has issued an updated list of 45 health facilities that have been approved to conduct Covid-19 testing.
4/11/2021 9:31:25 PM
LG, SK reach $1.8bn settlement to end electric-vehicle battery spat

LG, SK reach $1.8bn settlement to end electric-vehicle battery spat

Two South Korean electric-vehicle battery makers reached a last-minute settlement in a bitter US trade dispute, sparing President Joe Biden from choosing between undermining intellectual property rights or dealing a politically toxic blow to his climate agenda.
4/11/2021 9:28:04 PM
Early vaccine rollout seen helping Qatar's economic recovery: IMF

Early vaccine rollout seen helping Qatar's economic recovery: IMF

Early vaccine rollout and the improvement in the relationship between GCC countries following the Al Ulha Accord will help Qatar economy recover, said Jihad Azour, director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the IMF.
4/11/2021 9:24:06 PM
Private sector exports return to pre-pandemic levels, says Qatar Chamber report

Private sector exports return to pre-pandemic levels, says Qatar Chamber report

The total value of Qatar’s foreign merchandise trade in January 2021 stood at QR29.1bn, reflecting a 13.7% growth over QR25.6bn in December 2020, according to Qatar Chamber’s latest monthly economic newsletter.
4/11/2021 9:15:27 PM
Qatar International Court co-hosts webinar on ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution in Islamic and Middle Eastern Law’

Qatar International Court co-hosts webinar on ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution in Islamic and Middle Eastern Law’

The Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre (QICDRC), in co-operation with SOAS University of London, recently delivered an interactive webinar session on ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Islamic and Middle Eastern Law’.
4/11/2021 8:49:17 PM
Qatar-Sri Lanka joint business council expected by year-end

Qatar-Sri Lanka joint business council expected by year-end

Qatar and Sri Lanka are expected to establish a joint business council by the third or fourth quarter of this year as part of efforts to strengthen the business and trade relations between the countries.
4/11/2021 8:47:08 PM
Qatar Charity provides safe drinking water in Palestine

Qatar Charity provides safe drinking water in Palestine

Qatar Charity (QC) provided safe drinking water for 2,000 residents of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip by digging a well and installing a desalination plant in co-operation with the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA).
4/11/2021 8:44:24 PM
Awqaf decides to reexamine the crescent sighting of Ramadan Monday

Awqaf decides to reexamine the crescent sighting of Ramadan Monday

The Crescent Sighting Committee at the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs on Sunday decided to reexamine the crescent sighting of Ramadan on Monday. The decision was announced by Awqaf through its Twitter handle after a meeting of the committee was held.
4/11/2021 8:36:28 PM
5-year Qatar-Turkey trade growth up ‘100%’ to reach $1.91bn in 2020

5-year Qatar-Turkey trade growth up ‘100%’ to reach $1.91bn in 2020

Trade exchange between Qatar and Turkey in the past five years witnessed a “more than 100%” growth from “$900mn” in 2016 to “$1.91bn” in 2020, Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani said.
4/11/2021 8:10:55 PM
Hamad Port handles container volume of more than 5mn TEUs since the start of operations

Hamad Port handles container volume of more than 5mn TEUs since the start of operations

Hamad Port has handled container volume of more than 5mn TEUs or twenty foot equivalent units since the start of operations.
4/11/2021 7:20:32 PM
Doha witnesses a robust expansion in building permits issued in March

Doha witnesses a robust expansion in building permits issued in March

Doha witnessed a robust month-on-month expansion in the building permits issued this March; outperforming other municipalities, according to the official statistics.
4/11/2021 7:17:06 PM
Al-Kuwari meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan

Al-Kuwari meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari received in his office Sunday Abdulaziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, currently visiting the country.
4/11/2021 7:04:43 PM
Minister of Public Health inspects new vaccination center in Industrial Area

Minister of Public Health inspects new vaccination center in Industrial Area

HE Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Minister of Public Health, on Sunday visited the new Covid-19 vaccination center in the Doha Industrial Area, which is due to open on Monday 12th April.
4/11/2021 6:25:20 PM
MoPH Sunday reports 961 new Covid cases, 2 deaths

MoPH Sunday reports 961 new Covid cases, 2 deaths

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Sunday reported 961 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19). 796 of these are from community cases and 165 from travellers returning from abroad.
4/11/2021 5:51:00 PM
Qatar Charity provides safe drinking water in Palestine

Qatar Charity provides safe drinking water in Palestine

Qatar Charity (QC) provided safe drinking water to 2,000 residents of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, by digging a water well and installing a desalination plant in this area, in co-operation with the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA).
4/11/2021 4:49:18 PM
Ashghal starts works on the Roads and Infrastructure Project in South of Semaisma — Package 2

Ashghal starts works on the Roads and Infrastructure Project in South of Semaisma — Package 2

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced the commencement of the Roads and Infrastructure Project in South of Semaisma, Package 2, which aims to develop internal streets in the area and enhance local traffic safety, in addition to upgrading the infrastructure utilities in order to meet the
4/11/2021 1:54:59 PM
Working hours during Ramadan announced

Working hours during Ramadan announced

HE Minister of Justice and Minister of State for the Council of Ministers Affairs Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali al-Nuaimi issued a circular today specifying working hours during the holy month of Ramadan to ministries, government agencies, bodies, and public institutions.
4/11/2021 1:48:45 PM
US has administered 183.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines: CDC

US has administered 183.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines: CDC

The United States had administered 183,467,709 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and distributed 237,791,735 doses as of Saturday morning, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
4/11/2021 12:53:27 PM
Non-Covid patients in OGD Dept of Al Wakra Hospital transferred to Women’s Wellness and Research Center

Non-Covid patients in OGD Dept of Al Wakra Hospital transferred to Women’s Wellness and Research Center

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today announced that non-Covid-19 patients in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Al Wakra Hospital have been transferred to Women’s Wellness and Research Center due to the designation of Al Wakra Hospital as a medical facility for Covid-19 cases.
4/11/2021 12:17:27 PM
Guy Ritchie, Jason Statham's 'Cash Truck' to be released by Eagle Films in Qatar

Guy Ritchie, Jason Statham's 'Cash Truck' to be released by Eagle Films in Qatar

beIN Media Group’s Miramax has launched the official trailer of 'Cash Truck', Guy Ritchie’s action thriller starring Jason Statham, coming to theatres soon.
4/11/2021 12:04:44 PM
Key role of Quarantine Cell in fight against Covid-19 highlighted

Key role of Quarantine Cell in fight against Covid-19 highlighted

The Quarantine Cell, which is headed by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and involves the participation of several other authorities and institutions in the country, is making laudable efforts that are no less important than the rest of the sectors on the frontlines of the efforts to confront the Covi
4/11/2021 11:14:03 AM
Lulu Group chairman Yusufali escapes unhurt in helicopter crashlanding

Lulu Group chairman Yusufali escapes unhurt in helicopter crashlanding

Leading businessman and managing director and the chairman of Lulu Group Yusufali M A and his wife escaped unhurt in a helicopter crashlanding in Kochi Kerala, on Sunday,
4/11/2021 11:10:45 AM
Excessive eating during Ramadan can cause sleep disorders, says HMC Sleep Expert

Excessive eating during Ramadan can cause sleep disorders, says HMC Sleep Expert

Dr Aisha Hussain al-Adab, Consultant of Pulmonology and Sleep Disorders at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), is cautioning that excessive night eating can negatively affect sleep quality and lead to sleep disorders.
4/11/2021 10:02:08 AM
India reports record 152,879 new Covid-19 infections

India reports record 152,879 new Covid-19 infections

India reported a record 152,879 new Covid-19 cases, health ministry data showed on Sunday, as a second-wave of infections continued to surge and overwhelm hospitals in parts of the country.
4/11/2021 9:01:30 AM
Department of Meteorology warns of strong wind and high sea

Department of Meteorology warns of strong wind and high sea

Weather inshore until 6 pm on Sunday will be hazy to misty at places at first, becomes relatively hot to hot daytime with scattered clouds and slight dust at times, mild by night, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report.
4/11/2021 8:56:10 AM
Iran orders 10-day shutdown amid 4th wave of Covid-19

Iran orders 10-day shutdown amid 4th wave of Covid-19

Iran imposed a 10-day lockdown across most of the country yesterday to curb the spread of a fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, state media reported. The lockdown affects 23 of the country’s 31 provinces, health ministry spokesman Alireza Raisi said.
4/11/2021 1:19:21 AM