Free E-gate services make travellers’ life at Hamad International Airport easier
Free E-gate services make travellers’ life at Hamad International Airport easier
There were quite a lot of happy expatriates in Qatar when the government recently decided to make E-gate services at the Hamad International Airport free of charge for users.And now, almost a month after its implementation, people have happily taken to the new system at the arrivals and departure te...
Qatar’s State Audit Bureau uncovers QR290m scams in healthcare and education sectors
Qatar’s State Audit Bureau uncovers QR290m scams in healthcare and education sectors
The State Audit Bureau (SAB) has uncovered a huge insurance scam by more than 15 private health centres in the country.The SAB has referred them to the Public Prosecution for manipulating invoices and submitting false data to patients, under the previous health insurance system, leading to a loss of...
After massive rush forced cancellation, Sharaf DG announces inaugural offers for ‘invited customers’
After massive rush forced cancellation, Sharaf DG announces inaugural offers for ‘invited customers’
Sharaf DG, the electronic store that was supposed to open at the Mall of Qatar last week but had to cancel and postpone the inauguration due to uncontrollable crowds, has finally thrown open its doors.However, the ‘crazy inaugural offers’ which they had advertised throughout the length and breadth o...
Windy conditions and cold weather expected until end of the week
Windy conditions and cold weather expected until end of the week
Don’t you put that winter dress away in the closet just yet....
63 new private schools given initial approval to open its doors next year
63 new private schools given initial approval to open its doors next year
Qatar’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education has given initial approval to 63 new private schools to open in the 2017-18 Academic year.The approved schools include 23 with British curriculum, 13 American, 12 Indian, two Egyptian, two Tunisian, one Canadian, one French, one Lebanese and eight Q...
VOX Cinemas to open 4DX and KIDS theatres at Doha Festival City
VOX Cinemas to open 4DX and KIDS theatres at Doha Festival City
The innovative VOX Cinemas brand will open 18 screens in Qatar for the first time when the Doha Festival City opens its door in the country.Out of 18, four screens will be equipped with the innovative VOX 4DX experience, reported The Peninsula.The concept will help movie lovers in Doha go beyond the...
New policy states all private schools should teach Qatari history and Arabic language
New policy states all private schools should teach Qatari history and Arabic language
From now on, private schools in the country should teach students Qatar history as well as the Arabic language, according to the latest academic follow-up policy published by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.The policy states that private schools should introduce non-Muslim students to...
US Embassy in Qatar to answer queries related to US visas on January 26
US Embassy in Qatar to answer queries related to US visas on January 26
Do you have any lingering doubts regarding US Visas and how to obtain them? Do you want to know about documents required to apply for a visit visa? Or about how student visas work?...
UK Embassy advises higher likelihood of terror attacks in Qatar
UK Embassy advises higher likelihood of terror attacks in Qatar
British nationals living in Qatar has been sent a text message stating that the ‘security threat’ level for the country has changed.The UK Government’s foreign travel advice has been updated as of January 20, 2017, and you can learn more about it by following this LINK.The new advisory states that a...
Qatar Airways passenger who smuggled gold inside a tap arrested in Bengaluru
Qatar Airways passenger who smuggled gold inside a tap arrested in Bengaluru
A passenger, who was travelling from Doha to Bengaluru on a Qatar Airways flight, was caught with 230 grams of gold concealed inside a bathroom tap.The man, who had been flagged for suspicious behaviour, was detained in India after suspicious customs officers opened the tap after routine checkup....

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