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Qatar Charity renovates 215 homes for the poor in Gaza

Qatar Charity renovates 215 homes for the poor in Gaza

Qatar Charity (QC) yesterday said its office in the Gaza Strip, with support from benefactors in Qatar, managed to renovate 215 homes for poor families living under harsh economic and social conditions.
1/22/2019 1:07:56 AM
SC workshop focuses on importance of integrity in sport

SC workshop focuses on importance of integrity in sport

A two-day Workshop on Integrity in Sport, organised by the Security Committee of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) in co-operation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Criminal Police Organisation’s (Interpol) Project Stadia, kicked off yesterday
1/22/2019 1:06:52 AM
MoI organises rehabilitation course for staff with special needs

MoI organises rehabilitation course for staff with special needs

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) organised a training course on the skills of the distinguished employee at the Officers’ Club in the General Directorate of Civil Defence.
1/22/2019 1:05:27 AM
Qatar ready for ‘hard’ game of football against Iraq

Qatar ready for ‘hard’ game of football against Iraq

‘It was wonderful to see the team win three matches while playing quality football. But now we forget those results because to ensure we emerge victorious we must start afresh’
1/22/2019 1:00:28 AM
Japan knock out Saudis

Japan knock out Saudis

A first-half goal from Takehiro Tomiyasu was enough to send Japan into the Asian Cup quarter-finals for the eighth consecutive tournament after a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia at Sharjah Stadium yesterday.
1/22/2019 12:57:41 AM
Meeza and Vodafone Qatar renew partnership pact

Meeza and Vodafone Qatar renew partnership pact

End-to-end managed IT services and solutions provider, Meeza, has renewed its existing contract with Vodafone Qatar to host the telecommunications operator’s IT infrastructure in Meeza’s state-of-the-art data centres for another 10 years.
1/22/2019 12:56:27 AM
Qatar outplay Saudi Arabia in ACC opener

Qatar outplay Saudi Arabia in ACC opener

Qatar’s Tamoor Sajjad (pictured receiving his man-of-the-match award) snared three wickets for 11 runs as Qatar posted a fine four-wicket victory over Saudi Arabia in their opening match of the ACC Western Region Twenty20 Cricket Tournament here yesterday.
1/22/2019 12:55:38 AM
HMC advises residents to visit travel clinic before foreign trip

HMC advises residents to visit travel clinic before foreign trip

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is advising residents to seek pre-travel counselling from a specialised travel clinic at least four weeks before travelling outside the country.
1/22/2019 12:54:58 AM
Ooredoo launches social media contest to engage customers

Ooredoo launches social media contest to engage customers

Ooredoo has announced a new contest to encourage customers to engage with the company via social media, with two winners standing to win 500,000 Nojoom points each. Befitting the beginning of a New Year, the contests asks participants to think about their goals for 2019 and share them via
1/22/2019 12:49:40 AM
HBKU to hold series of information sessions for prospective students

HBKU to hold series of information sessions for prospective students

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) will be conducting a series of information sessions for prospective students with interest in the graduate programmes offered by its five colleges. The sessions will be held from today (Jan 22) until February 6.
1/22/2019 12:48:31 AM
Indian embassy to hold flag-hoisting ceremony to mark Republic Day

Indian embassy to hold flag-hoisting ceremony to mark Republic Day

A flag-hoisting ceremony will be held at the Embassy of India (Villa Nos. 86 & 90, Street No 941, Al Eithra Street, Zone- 63, Onaiza, Doha) to celebrate the 70th Republic Day of India, at 8am on January 26.
1/22/2019 12:46:28 AM
Palliative care conference opens today at GU-Q campus

Palliative care conference opens today at GU-Q campus

World renowned experts on ethics, Islam, Christianity and medicine are gathering at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) today and tomorrow to discuss the bioethics of caring for those with life-threatening illnesses or those who are facing death.
1/22/2019 12:44:51 AM
Nanny Training Academy obtains ISO certification

Nanny Training Academy obtains ISO certification

Qatar Nanny Training Academy (QNTA), a member of Qatar Foundation, has been recognised by a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification services for the excellence of its training programme. QNTA has received ISO 9001:2015 certification by the Bureau Veritas International Doha
1/22/2019 12:41:51 AM
Qatari artist opens solo exhibition

Qatari artist opens solo exhibition

Qatari artist Ahmed Nooh opened yesterday his first solo exhibition titled Traces of Life at Qatar Museums’ (QM) Fire Station in Doha. The works were completed as part of his Fire Station Paris Residency rotation at the renowned Cite internationale des Arts in Paris.
1/22/2019 12:40:13 AM
Amir holds phone talk with Aoun

Amir holds phone talk with Aoun

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Monday held telephone conversation with Lebanese President Michel Aoun.
1/22/2019 12:39:48 AM
Ryan the hero as Australia beat Uzbekistan

Ryan the hero as Australia beat Uzbekistan

Holders to play hosts UAE in the quarter-finals
1/22/2019 12:32:19 AM
Vijayan misleading people over Sabarimala: Chandy

Vijayan misleading people over Sabarimala: Chandy

Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy has accused his successor Pinarayi Vijayan of misleading the people on the Sabarimala court rulings. The Supreme Court had on September 28 lifted an age-old bar on women of reproductive age from entering the temple.
1/22/2019 12:31:34 AM
Jaitley attacks Congress after EVM hacking claims

Jaitley attacks Congress after EVM hacking claims

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday rejected claims of EVM (electronic voting machine) hacking in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls at a press conference in London by a self-proclaimed cyber expert as “absolutely rubbish” and a “big lie” and attacked the Congress for demanding a probe into the issue.
1/22/2019 12:30:16 AM
Exercise by older adults tied to lower risk of falls

Exercise by older adults tied to lower risk of falls

Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests. Researchers analysed data from 40 clinical trials with a total of 21,868 adults who were 73 years old on average.
1/22/2019 12:27:10 AM
Macron’s great gamble

Macron’s great gamble

In reaction to the ongoing “Yellow Vest” revolt in France, President Emmanuel Macron has decided to hold a “grand” nationwide debate. Over the coming months, locally organised workshops, Internet-based consultations
1/22/2019 12:26:29 AM
Philippines holds referendum for autonomy in troubled south

Philippines holds referendum for autonomy in troubled south

Minority Muslims in the Philippines cast votes yesterday in a long-awaited referendum on autonomy, the culmination of a peace process to end decades of conflict in a region plagued by poverty, banditry and militancy.
1/22/2019 12:24:25 AM
France and Germany enhance partnership

France and Germany enhance partnership

Today, France and Germany celebrate another historic moment in the friendship of our two nations, on the anniversary date of the 1963 Elysée Treaty.
1/22/2019 12:24:04 AM
Amir’s participation in Beirut summit shows statesmanship

Amir’s participation in Beirut summit shows statesmanship

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani’s participation in the Fourth Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in Beirut on Sunday shows that Qatar does not let down its Arab brothers.
1/22/2019 12:22:52 AM
Senator says plan to lower criminal liability is cruel

Senator says plan to lower criminal liability is cruel

Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino yesterday said the House of Representatives’ measure that lowers the age of criminal liability to nine would be rejected by the Senate.
1/22/2019 12:22:20 AM
Authorities open probe into Sahiwal ‘encounter’

Authorities open probe into Sahiwal ‘encounter’

Pakistani authorities have opened an investigation into the police killing of four people, including a woman and a child, in an encounter with a suspected militant leader that has drawn accusations from the public of police brutality.
1/22/2019 12:18:49 AM
UK govt discriminating against British children born in Pakistan, says lawyer

UK govt discriminating against British children born in Pakistan, says lawyer

British children born in Pakistan have to wait for six to 12 months to get their passports, when the children born to British parents in the US and Australia wait for just eight to 10 working days, data obtained under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request shows,
1/22/2019 12:17:32 AM
Dembele shines but Messi needed off bench to rescue Barca

Dembele shines but Messi needed off bench to rescue Barca

Barca regain their five-point advantage over Atletico Madrid at the top of the table
1/22/2019 12:15:37 AM
Last-gasp derby victory for Lyon

Last-gasp derby victory for Lyon

Moussa Dembele grabbed a stoppage-time winner for Lyon in a 2-1 victory over bitter foes Saint-Etienne on Sunday, while Marseille snapped a wretched run of nine games without a win as they beat Caen 1-0 in Ligue 1.
1/22/2019 12:13:42 AM
Arijit Singh: It would be an honour to sing the 2022 World Cup anthem

Arijit Singh: It would be an honour to sing the 2022 World Cup anthem

Indian singer Arijit Singh is a household name in the subcontinent having dished out countless hits in his short career so far.
1/22/2019 12:11:57 AM
Swedish cabinet named in shift towards centre

Swedish cabinet named in shift towards centre

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven named his cabinet yesterday, adding six new faces after securing a new term last week that ended four months of political stalemate.
1/22/2019 12:10:55 AM
Total lunar eclipse woos skywatchers

Total lunar eclipse woos skywatchers

Skywatchers howled at the moon at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles when the full lunar eclipse appeared shortly after 9pm Pacific time on Sunday, and our celestial neighbour was bathed reddish-orange during a “Super Blood Wolf Moon”.
1/22/2019 12:09:00 AM
Cartoon Corner

Cartoon Corner

Davos 2019
1/22/2019 12:06:46 AM