Mutaz Essa Barshim is a 23-year-old Qatari track-and-field athlete who set the world's second-highest high-jump mark of all time with a leap of 2.43 meters at a competition last week in Brussels, Belgium.
Qatar’s labour force is expected to reach 1.7mn by end-2014, adding 120,000 jobs this year, a QNB study has shown.
Residents and operators of business establishments in Ain Khalid rue the absence of public transport bus service in the area, which they say has limited connectivity even with places in the neighbourhood.
There was chaos and confusion after a key stretch of C Ring road — between Ras Abu Aboud and Toyota traffic intersections — was suddenly closed to traffic by Ashghal last evening.
A company manager is accused of stealing the keys of his secretary’s home and renting it out to workers while she was out of Qatar on long leave.
From her apartment, the man is also alleged to have stolen the keys of her car and severely damaged it in an accident.
The Public Works Authority — Ashghal — has announced the removal of the road diversion on Airport Street in the direction from Doha to Al Wakra.
The main road was open permanently to traffic on September 5.
Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation has invited the local population to register freely to access its vast online resources to raise its local profile and enhance the lives of students, researchers and residents in Qatar.
The State Cabinet has decided to set up a committee to assess and regularly monitor the safety of petrol filling and service stations.
A car belonging to a parent caught fire at the entrance of a primary school in Doha yesterday.
Nobody was injured in the incident, the Supreme Education Council (SEC) said in its Twitter account.
Many buses were destroyed in a fire that broke out in the Karwa compound near Abu Hamour yesterday evening.
The buses were parked in the compound after the day’s operations. Sources said more than two dozen buses were destroyed. Among them were buses used by schools.
The weather bureau has forecast strong winds in the country by mid-day today, and said the seas could be rough.
It will be a hot day with some clouds and with slight to blowing dust at places at times, said the forecasters.
The Central Municipal Council (CMC) has called on the authorities to take action against bakeries selling burnt bread, considering its potential health hazards.