Here is a new contender for the title of ‘luckiest man on planet earth’
Here is a new contender for the title of ‘luckiest man on planet earth’
Sometimes, life puts you through life-threatening obstacles and then showers you with blessings.Mohammad Basheer Abdul Khadar, an Indian expatriate living in Dubai, has just such a tale to tell, reports The Peninsula.In the space of a single week, he survived a crash landing at Dubai airport and the...
Firms flouting summer working hours to be named and shamed
Firms flouting summer working hours to be named and shamed
It is not exactly state secret that the country is passing through one of the harshest summers in recent times....
MOI warns drivers to strictly stick to lanes at intersections
MOI warns drivers to strictly stick to lanes at intersections
How many times have you torn out your hair in frustration seeing drivers cut the lane and overtake you from the wrong side?...
Over 1.4 million travellers visited Qatar in the first half of 2016
Over 1.4 million travellers visited Qatar in the first half of 2016
Qatar welcomed 1.4m visitors in the first six months of 2016, including 665,355 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nationals, according to the Qatar Tourism Authority's (QTA) tourism performance summary.Saudi Arabia remained the largest source market and were responsible for the bulk of growth recorded ...
Be careful, five new radars are being installed on February 22 Street
Be careful, five new radars are being installed on February 22 Street
So have you been zipping down the February 22 Street without a care in the world about what your car’s speed might be?...
New rule set to give inspectors 5% of total fines they collect from violators
New rule set to give inspectors 5% of total fines they collect from violators
Those who violate traffic rules in Qatar should be really careful as the incentive for officials catching offenders have gone up....
Jailed ‘clock boy’ Ahmed’s family sues Irving school
Jailed ‘clock boy’ Ahmed’s family sues Irving school
The family of a Muslim teen arrested for taking a homemade clock to school — only to have it mistaken for a fake bomb — filed a lawsuit claiming his civil rights were violated.Ahmed Mohamed was 14 years old last year when he brought an alarm clock he had made at home to his Dallas-area school to sho...
23 old buildings marked for demolition in the country
23 old buildings marked for demolition in the country
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) issued 31 decisions for the maintenance and demolition of old buildings in the last three months, Gulf Times reported.These include 23 decisions for demolition and eight for maintenance of different buildings, according to a statement.Twelve decisio...
Civil Defence Intersection to open to traffic by end of September
Civil Defence Intersection to open to traffic by end of September
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has said the final stage of the conversion of the Civil Defence Roundabout into a signal-controlled intersection has kicked off....
Follow these guidelines to ensure your children’s safety in water
Follow these guidelines to ensure your children’s safety in water
With more drowning cases being reported in the country in recent times, the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has come up with a set of guidelines to urge families to ensure children’s safety in swimming pools, sea and other sources of water.In Qatar, drowning is a leading cause of death and serious d...

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