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ATV-related injuries on the rise: HMC report

ATV-related injuries on the rise: HMC report

The number of children and females getting injured while using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) is on the rise, a new report released by the Hamad Trauma Centre’s Hamad Injury Prevention Programme (HIPP) indicates.

Storm Eleanor barrels through Europe

Storm Eleanor barrels through Europe

Winter storm Eleanor swept across Europe yesterday, bringing death, damage and disruption, snarling transport and cutting power to tens of thousands of people.

Locally-grown dates in high demand at Mahaseel

Locally-grown dates in high demand at Mahaseel

Locally-grown dates have become one of the most sought after items for shoppers at the second edition of Mahaseel (crops) Festival, taking place at the southern area of Katara – the Cultural Village.

US, Canada track Santa’s progress

US, Canada track Santa’s progress

It’s the question every good little girl and boy asks on Christmas Eve: When is Santa coming?

Business opportunities prevail between Qatar and Sri Lanka

Business opportunities prevail between Qatar and Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has enjoyed close ties with Qatar, with over 120,000 Sri Lankans making up for close to 2.68mn population of Qatar.

Guardiola vs Mourinho – this time it’s for real

Guardiola vs Mourinho – this time it’s for real

Ahead of Sunday’s game, Man City are eight points clear of Man United at the head of the table

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‘Where are the wise men?’

World's largest lithium-ion battery turned on in South Australia

World's largest lithium-ion battery turned on in South Australia

The world's largest lithium-ion battery was officially turned on in South Australia on Friday, touted as ‘a landmark moment for renewable energy’ by the state government.

Tropical storm kills at least seven in Sri Lanka

Tropical storm kills at least seven in Sri Lanka

A tropical storm has killed at least seven people and left five fishermen missing in Sri Lanka, bringing down trees across main roads and on houses, officials said on Thursday ...

Sensex rises; rupee falls to one-month low

Sensex rises; rupee falls to one-month low

Indian markets closed with modest gains yesterday, giving a guarded response to the goods and service tax (GST) council’s decision to reduce tax rate on a host of daily-use items.

India score first T20 win against Kiwis in Nehra’s farewell tie

India score first T20 win against Kiwis in Nehra’s farewell tie

A record opening partnership between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan powered India to a 53-run win over New Zealand in the first Twenty20 international in New Delhi yesterday.

Bank of England seen hiking rate for first time in decade

Bank of England seen hiking rate for first time in decade

The Bank of England, battling Brexit-fuelled inflation rises, is set Thursday to lift its key interest rate for the first time since 2007, according to analysts.