- An all-woman HMC ambulance service could soon be a reality in Qatar as there have been frequent requests for it.
- Hundreds of Zumba enthusiasts gathered yesterday at Ritz-Carlton Doha to create awareness about breast cancer.
- Qatar has condemned the storming by Israeli forces of Al Aqsa mosque to prevent worshippers from entering.
- Several residents have complained that double parking that is so common in most internal streets is obstructing traffic and causing inconveniences to other motorists.
- A fall in oil prices will not affect development efforts in Qatar, thanks to nation's basic principle of sustainability.
- Industrial Area residents are seeking for a pharmacy that can operate round the clock. There's not even a single 24/7 pharmacy at the moment.
- Citizens have urged the authorities concerned to enhance traffic patrols at important roundabouts and intersections.
- Qatar bourse’s main index tumbled 2.9 percent yesterday amid heavy sell-off by foreign institutional investors to end the week at 12,942.
- The new charcoal grey-roofed ‘Capital Taxis’, operated by Ibin Ajayan Trading Group, hit the road with a promise to serve all parts of the country.
As part of the North Road enhancement project, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) will close the Umm Ethnaitain interchange exit heading north on Al Shamal Road, leading to the army camp.
The closure will start on October 19 and continue for two months, until December 18.
- The National Cancer Program (NCP) has launched ‘Be Breast Aware’ campaign, an initiative addressing breast cancer and reaching out to women to become breast-aware and protect themselves against later stages of cancer.
Some residents of Umm Salal have urged the authorities to deal with the issue of houses in residential neighbourhoods being used as accommodation for labourers by companies.