Insurance cover for flood-hit cars
All the vehicles that got trapped and damaged in the recent flood at Salwa road are eligible for claiming their insurance coverage, a top executive
Marsa Malaz Kempinski will open by end of this year
Alfardan Hospitality and Kempinski Hotels are to launch Marsa Malaz Kempinski - The Pearl, Doha in the last quarter of this year.
Overcrowded schools asked to expand or stop enrolment
Several private schools are on the lookout for new premises to shift extra students, with the Supreme Education Council (SEC) strictly enforcing a
500 recruits begin military training
Qatar Armed Forces yesterday started the first course of the National Service Programme for university graduates, in the presence of the Minister o
Sweika dealers get busted
The Criminal Investigation Department has arrested six individuals involved in the production, packaging and sale of ‘sweika', an illegal product m
40 executives get jail terms for visa fraud
More than 40 executives of private companies, including Qataris, were given prison terms for fraudulent visa trade.
Tweets by Dubai security chief spark outrage
A top Dubai security official has sparked outrage on social media after reportedly claiming on his Twitter account that Qatar was the "UAE’s eighth
Majority of parents satisfied with school education
A report by Evaluation Institute of the Supreme Education Council (SEC) has revealed that 80 percent of parents are satisfied with the education pr
First batch of nationals begin military training
The first batch of Qataris who enrolled for mandatory military service started their training at a camp in Al Shamal yesterday.
Shura Council calls for quick action on traffic jams
The Advisory Council has sought quicker action to address traffic jams in the city and recommended a series of measures including a review of the c
Road closure in Al Khor for 10 months
To facilitate the extension works of Al Khor sewage network, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) will close the east-bound carriageway of Al Ameer
Donated organs save lives of four people
The kidneys and the liver donated by a Bangladeshi before his death have saved the lives of three people.
Doha weather heats up with major sandstorm
Mondays' sunny morning was swept away by a major sandstorm - which brought in the hottest day of year so far.
Stats about Qatar you might want to know
Here are some statistics on different facets of Qatar's public sector according to latest data released by the Ministry of Development Planning and
Qatar approves record budget of QAR 225.7 billion
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has approved and ratified the state's new budget of the 2014/2015 fiscal year.
Traffic at airport on the rise
Doha International Airport (DIA) yesterday announced that its passenger footfall increased by 12.45 percent to 1,973,823 in February 2014 compared
Qatar FM: Country not afraid to fix mistakes on labor rights
A new independent report examining working and living conditions for low-income expats in Qatar will be released soon, the country’s foreign minist
Global youth attend Empower 2014 conference in Doha
More than 450 youth delegates at the three-day Empower 2014 Conference on Leadership, Service Learning and Global Citizenship took part in 23 works
Flood-hit vehicle owners can seek compensation
Insurance experts advise that the owners of Wednesday’s flood-hit vehicles can approach the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) or the Ministry of Mu
Panel set up to probe flooding of tunnels on Salwa Road
The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has set up a special committee to investigate the c
Rota youth conference starts today
The sixth Empower Youth Conference 2014 on Leadership, Service Learning and Global Citizenship, organised by Reach Out To Asia (Rota), begins at th
Qatar court finds US couple guilty of daughter's murder
An American couple accused of starving their adopted daughter to death has been found guilty and sentenced to three years each in prison.
Death penalty for Qatari man guilty of British teacher murder
A Qatari man, Badr Hashem Khamis Abdallah, has been sentenced to death by a Doha court for the murder of British teacher Lauren Patterson.
Heavy rains cause chaos across Doha
Heavy rains disrupted life in Doha yesterday, with many low-lying areas being completely flooded.
Teams mobilised to work on flooded Salwa Road
Heavy rains falling on Qatar today (Wednesday 26 March 2014) has caused increasing surface water levels in some of Salwa Road areas, mainly in the
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