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Katara hosts ‘Spanish art in Doha’ exhibition

Katara hosts ‘Spanish art in Doha’ exhibition

The hall 47 in Katara - the Cultural Village is hosting today the ‘Spanish art in Doha’ exhibition. Featuring 14 artists, the event is organised by Katara in co-operation with Arts & Cultures without Borders association.
1/20/2020 12:58:14 AM
QU in research collaboration with Australian university

QU in research collaboration with Australian university

Some of Qatar’s grand challenges are to be addressed through a collaboration of the Centre for Advanced Materials (CAM) at Qatar University (QU) with a top researcher from the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.
1/20/2020 12:56:16 AM
Ashghal plants trees at Al Khor Road development project

Ashghal plants trees at Al Khor Road development project

As part of the ongoing ‘Qatar Beautification and Our Kids Planting Trees’ campaign to plant a million trees, a group of Al Khor Model School students, Nakilat Company employees and their families joined hands with the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) to plant saplings at Al Khor Road
1/20/2020 12:54:42 AM
PM ‘backs’ under-fire Punjab chief minister

PM ‘backs’ under-fire Punjab chief minister

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had rejected all objections to the working of the Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, and said that the latter would continue to stay in office.
1/20/2020 12:53:19 AM
NRI businessman felicitated

NRI businessman felicitated

Aero Freight Company managing director Kurian C Ipe (Thampoo Kurian) was felicitated by the Indian Cultural Centre for completing 40 years as an NRI business person in Qatar.
1/20/2020 12:52:23 AM
Most luxurious Mercedes SUV launched in Qatar

Most luxurious Mercedes SUV launched in Qatar

Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK) Automobiles has introduced the new Mercedes-Benz GLS for the first time in Qatar, and the SUV is now available at the Mercedes-Benz showroom on Salwa Road.
1/20/2020 12:50:08 AM
Ahlibank savings scheme offers over QR6mn in prizes

Ahlibank savings scheme offers over QR6mn in prizes

Ahlibank has launched the 2020 Al Rabeh savings scheme; giving customers more chances to win valuable cash prizes worth over QR6mn.
1/20/2020 12:48:40 AM
Conference on new approaches to security in the Gulf region

Conference on new approaches to security in the Gulf region

A two-day conference that aims to explore new approaches to Gulf security got under way on the Qatar University (QU) campus yesterday.
1/20/2020 12:45:53 AM
No competition from Congress, BJP: Sisodia

No competition from Congress, BJP: Sisodia

Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia said his party will win all the 70 seats in the February 8 assembly elections as there is no competition from either the Congress or the Bharatiya Janata Party.
1/20/2020 12:45:41 AM
Recent WCM-Q Grand Rounds explores latest treatments for lupus

Recent WCM-Q Grand Rounds explores latest treatments for lupus

The latest strategies for the clinical management of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) were discussed at the most recent instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds.
1/20/2020 12:43:32 AM
Entrepreneurs here to learn how to turn ideas into reality

Entrepreneurs here to learn how to turn ideas into reality

Looking for an avenue to harvest creativity in innovation, young minds from across the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe have gathered in Qatar to participate in the Arab Innovation Academy (AIA).
1/20/2020 12:42:14 AM
Fearless Delhi women protesters inspire national movement

Fearless Delhi women protesters inspire national movement

Defiant women who have been blocking a New Delhi highway for more than four weeks in protest against a bitterly disputed citizenship law have inspired thousands across India to copy their challenge to the government.
1/20/2020 12:42:00 AM
QNL forum highlights space travel

QNL forum highlights space travel

Students, researchers and science enthusiasts attending the latest session of the Science Book Forum – a Qatar National Library (QNL) initiative to encourage science reading – learned about the skills, education, expertise and training required of astronauts before
1/20/2020 12:39:33 AM
UDC hosts fun-filled Shop Qatar weekend entertainment activities

UDC hosts fun-filled Shop Qatar weekend entertainment activities

The United Development Company (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl-Qatar and Gewan Island, hosted a fun-filled weekend part of Shop Qatar’s nationwide shopping campaign.
1/20/2020 12:37:34 AM
French embassy, local firm sign MoU on sustainability, recycling

French embassy, local firm sign MoU on sustainability, recycling

The French embassy in Qatar and Elite Paper Recycling have signed a partnership declaration yesterday on “Public Diplomacy for Sustainability” under the “Green Embassies” project and the Qatar-France 2020 Year of Culture.
1/20/2020 12:36:27 AM
MME holds cleaning drive at islands and beaches

MME holds cleaning drive at islands and beaches

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Department of Public Hygiene, carried out a comprehensive cleaning campaign at northern and western islands and across 120km of beaches of the northwest coast.
1/20/2020 12:34:03 AM
Pakistani minister supports independent foreign policy of Qatar

Pakistani minister supports independent foreign policy of Qatar

Shehryar Khan Afridi, Pakistan’s Minister of State for States and Frontier Regions (Safron) and Narcotics Control, has supported Qatar’s right to make independent decisions and pursue a sovereign foreign policy, and hoped that the blockade ends sooner than later.
1/20/2020 12:32:30 AM
Harry and Meghan begin life as ‘ordinary’ people

Harry and Meghan begin life as ‘ordinary’ people

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan began a new life yesterday as somewhat ordinary people with financial worries and security concerns after being stripped of their royal titles and public funding by the queen.
1/20/2020 12:32:03 AM
New partnership between QNB and KidZania Doha

New partnership between QNB and KidZania Doha

QNB has announced a new partnership between its Life Rewards programme and the award-winning educational and entertainment concept, the edutainment city KidZania Doha, located in the heart of Aspire Park, of which QNB is an official industry partner.
1/20/2020 12:28:21 AM
Minister praises Future’s Writers programme

Minister praises Future’s Writers programme

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali has praised Qatar Charity’s “Future’s Writers” programme.
1/20/2020 12:26:54 AM
Paris transport set to return to normal as union suspends strike

Paris transport set to return to normal as union suspends strike

Paris’s strike-hit public transport network is expected to return to near normal this week after the city’s main rail union voted to return to work.
1/20/2020 12:24:18 AM
DIBF ‘succeeds in expressing vision of culture ministry’

DIBF ‘succeeds in expressing vision of culture ministry’

The 30th edition of the Doha International Book Fair (DIBF), which was held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, concluded on Saturday.
1/20/2020 12:23:58 AM
Australia pledges $76mn to support tourism sector

Australia pledges $76mn to support tourism sector

The Australian government said yesterday it will provide financial aid to the country’s tourism sector that’s been badly hit by long-lasting bushfires, as business owners fretted about cancellations that stretch into the months ahead.
1/20/2020 12:19:07 AM
Heavy snow hampers search for missing Korean, Nepal trekkers

Heavy snow hampers search for missing Korean, Nepal trekkers

Avalanches, heavy snow and poor visibility hampered the search yesterday for four South Koreans and three Nepalis caught in an avalanche in the popular Annapurna region of the Himalayas, officials said.
1/20/2020 12:17:03 AM
Chileans protest police repression

Chileans protest police repression

Hundreds of Chileans rallied on Saturday night to protest what they call police repression during three months of the worst social unrest since democracy replaced the country’s military dictatorship in 1990.
1/20/2020 12:15:37 AM
Founder of S Korea’s Lotte business dynasty dies at 97

Founder of S Korea’s Lotte business dynasty dies at 97

Shin Kyuk-ho, a wartime migrant to Japan who returned home to build a little-known chewing-gum maker into Lotte Group, South Korea’s biggest retailer, has died.
1/20/2020 12:13:34 AM
Guaido and Pompeo to hold talks in Bogota today

Guaido and Pompeo to hold talks in Bogota today

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a regional counter-terrorism meeting in Bogota in Colombia today, according to two people close to Guaido.
1/20/2020 12:12:02 AM
ICC Qatar to hold seminar on fighting money laundering, terror financing

ICC Qatar to hold seminar on fighting money laundering, terror financing

The International Chamber of Commerce Qatar (ICC Qatar) will conduct a special compliance awareness seminar on fighting money laundering and terrorism financing on January 28 at Qatar Chamber.
1/20/2020 12:07:07 AM
Commercial Bank participates in first Blockchain Open Account Trade Finance Trial on Marco Polo platform

Commercial Bank participates in first Blockchain Open Account Trade Finance Trial on Marco Polo platform

Commercial Bank participated in the first ‘Blockchain Open Account Trade Finance Trial’ on the Marco Polo Platform, the biggest trial to date on the R3 Corda Network.
1/20/2020 12:05:42 AM
Qatar’s Industrial Production Index witnesses 3.8% decline in November

Qatar’s Industrial Production Index witnesses 3.8% decline in November

Qatar’s industrial production was on a decelerating mode, both on yearly and monthly basis, in November last year, according to the official statistics.
1/20/2020 12:04:18 AM
SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida after rocket failure test

SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida after rocket failure test

Elon Musk’s SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing yesterday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, laying the foundation for its mission to fly Nasa astronauts for the first time.
1/19/2020 11:59:52 PM
Iran aims to examine downed jet’s black boxes, no plan yet to send them abroad

Iran aims to examine downed jet’s black boxes, no plan yet to send them abroad

Iran said yesterday it was trying to analyse the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that its military shot down this month, denying a report that a decision had been taken to send the voice and flight data recorders to Ukraine.
1/19/2020 11:56:11 PM