Emirates flight to Trivandrum makes emergency landing in Dubai
Emirates flight to Trivandrum makes emergency landing in Dubai
An Emirates flight from Trivandrum to Dubai has made an emergency landing in Dubai, but no passengers or crew members were seriously injured.
Vehicle number plate workshop to be shifted to Industrial Area
Vehicle number plate workshop to be shifted to Industrial Area
The vehicle number plate workshop of the Traffic Department will soon be shifted to the Ministry of Interior’s services centre complex in the Doha Industrial Area from its current location in Madinat Khalifa North, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported.Captain Mubarak Mahbub, head of the Car Plate Wor...
After summer lull, malls in the country expecting big surge in footfall
After summer lull, malls in the country expecting big surge in footfall
Malls in the country are expecting a surge in footfall, driven by events like the Qatar Summer Festival and Qatari and expatriates who have started to return from vacation.Navaneeth Sudhakaran, general manager at Al Khor Mall, said the footfall at the mall in the second quarter of 2016 was up 15%, p...
Four Asians jailed for robbery, using forged passports
Four Asians jailed for robbery, using forged passports
A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced four Asian men to jail and subsequent deportation for robbery and using forged passports to enter the country.Local Arabic daily Arrayah reported that the four persons came to Qatar using counterfeited European passports in order to easily obtain entry visas.The c...
Here is a guide to use Metrash2 to register minor accidents
Here is a guide to use Metrash2 to register minor accidents
It has only been a day since the general Directorate of Traffic at the Ministry of Interior announced that people can avoid visiting the traffic investigation department to report minor accidents and instead use their smartphones to get things done.The ministry has issued a step-by-step guide for pe...
Ministry completes work on new job contracts system
Ministry completes work on new job contracts system
The drafting of the executive regulations of the new law pertaining to the entry, exit and residency of expatriates in Qatar has been completed , according to local Arabic daily Al Sharq.A report in the paper said the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs has finishe...
Minor accident? You don’t have to go to traffic department anymore!
Minor accident? You don’t have to go to traffic department anymore!
The General Directorate of Traffic launched a new service on its Metrash 2 mobile application to simplify procedures for motorists getting involved in minor traffic accidents, The Peninsula reported.The service, available for minor accidents involving two vehicles, requires either of the two parties...
Be alert, 52 new radars fully installed in various areas
Be alert, 52 new radars fully installed in various areas
Fifty-two new radars and cameras have been installed recently to record violations of overtaking from the right side, Brigadier Mohamed Saad Al Kharji, Director, Traffic Department, told The Peninsula.Areas like Al Waab, Ramada Intersection and some other intersections have been provided with radars...
Asian man jailed for flirting with air hostess aboard plane
Asian man jailed for flirting with air hostess aboard plane
An Asian man has been sentenced to six months in prison and fined QR20,000 for flirting with and harassing an air hostess aboard a plane.The Criminal Court in Doha sentenced the convict to 40 lashes for drinking alcohol in a public place....
'Our summer is colder,' says some charity-minded Qatari youngsters
'Our summer is colder,' says some charity-minded Qatari youngsters
With temperature soaring, some Qatari youths have launched a campaign to provide cold water to low-income labourers at work sites in the morning shift, reports The Peninsula.The drive is named ‘Sayfana-Abrad’ which can be translated as ‘Our summer is colder’.The volunteers visit construction sites a...

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