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 2021-01-22 12:56 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

After big hack of US government, Biden enlists 'world class' cybersecurity team...

President Joe Biden is hiring a group of national security veterans with deep cyber expertise, drawing praise from former defense officials and investigators as the US government works to recover from one of the biggest hacks of its agencies attributed to...

 2021-01-22 12:56 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Alphabet closes down internet balloon network project 'Loon'...

Google parent company Alphabet announced Friday it was shutting down...

 2021-01-22 12:56 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Japan stands firm on Tokyo Olympics schedule, denies report of cancellation...

Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a possible cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to temper public fears of holding the event during a global pandemic....

 2021-01-22 11:25 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Saudi embassy in Doha will reopen 'in days': report...

Saudi Arabia's embassy in Qatar will reopen...

 2021-01-22 11:25 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Sandstorm affects visibility, events postponed...

Doha and other parts of the country were on Thursday blanketed by a sandstorm that led to a sharp drop in visibility and prompted organisers to postpone events planned for Friday as well....

 2021-01-22 09:55 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Privacy fears as Indian city readies facial recognition to spot harassed women...

A plan to monitor women's expressions with facial recognition technology to prevent street harassment in a north Indian city, will lead to intrusive policing and privacy violations, digital rights experts warned on Friday....

 2021-01-22 08:25 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

A sick couple rushed to marry on UK Covid ward. Now they have a second chance...

British couple Elizabeth Kerr and Simon O'Brien had been planning to marry in June. Then Covid-19 struck....

 2021-01-22 08:25 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Navalny, anticipating arrest, planned protests to force Kremlin to release him, ally says...

Before he returned to Russia, opposition politician Alexei Navalny and his supporters had anticipated he would be arrested and planned to force the Kremlin to release him by staging repeated protests, a close ally has said....

 2021-01-22 06:55 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH further updates list of Covid-19 test facilities...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has issued an updated list of 39 health facilities that have been approved by it to conduct Covid-19 swab tests....

 2021-01-21 23:24 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Malta hails Qatar's leading role in crisis resolution...

Malta's Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Relations Evarist Bartolo highlighted yesterday the development of Qatari-Maltese ties in all fields,...

 2021-01-21 23:24 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

MFUA names Urdu literary award winners...

Prof Dr Shamim Hanfi, renowned Urdu critic and scholar from India, and Prof Dr Moinuddin Aqeel, eminent author and scholar of Urdu literature from Pakistan, have recently been named winners of the Silver Jubilee Aalmi Frogh-e-Urdu Adab Awards....

 2021-01-21 23:24 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Reversal a redemption after Trump's Muslim ban damaged the US...

As America closes the chapter on the Trump era, millions across the nation are breathing a collective sigh of relief....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

PM: Religious scholars are vital for Pakistan's future...

Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for continued co-operation of religious scholars to thwart the "conspiracies4; creating division and discord in the Muslim Ummah....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Ahmed Bin Mohamed Military College celebrates Graduation Day...

Ahmed Bin Mohamed Military College celebrated yesterday the distribution of certificates to the 16th batch graduates....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Gurbaz century leads Afghans to victory over Ireland...

A breathless century on his debut from teenage opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz helped Afghanistan to a 16-run win over Ireland in the first ODI in Abu Dhabi yesterday....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QU, CNA-Q sign pact for education, research...

Qatar University (QU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q) for co-operation in the areas of education, training, programme development and research....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Strong winds, poor visibility forecast for Friday...

After Thursday's sandstorm, Qatar is again expected to see strong winds and poor visibility due to dust on Friday, according to the forecast....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

With six months to go, cancellation fears cloud Tokyo Olympics...

When the Tokyo Olympics were postponed last year, officials promised they would open in 2021 as proof of mankind's triumph over the coronavirus....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

We win by huge scores because we are strong, says Al Sadd's Xavi...

Head coach Xavi Hernandez hailed Al Sadd's 7-0 rout of Al Khor, saying the huge winning margins this season is because of how strong their teams is. After their victory at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium on Wednesday, Al Sadd extended their lead on top t...

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Root calls for improvement in second Test...

England captain Joe Root has warned his players not to get ahead of themselves and to continue improving as they seek to wrap up the series against Sri Lanka in the second and final Test at Galle International Stadium today....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Five die in Covid vaccine plant blaze; production unaffected...

Five people died as a fire tore through a building in the world's biggest vaccine manufacturing hub in India yesterday, but the company insisted that the production of drugs to counter the coronavirus pandemic would continue....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Passengers flying to US will need to quarantine on arrival: Biden...

In addition to requiring a test before they fly, travellers to the US will need to quarantine upon arrival, US President Joe Biden said Thursday ......

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Breakaway European Super League 'would not be recognised': FIFA...

FIFA has gone on the offensive amid ongoing speculation about a European Super League, insisting that any breakaway by leading clubs "would not be recognised by either FIFA or the respective confederation" while players would risk being banned fro...

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

World title would be icing on Bayern's cake: Flick...

A win at the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 would see Hans-Dieter Flick and Bayern Munich make history by becoming only the second team after Barcelona (in 2009) to win all six domestic and international titles up for grabs in one season....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Biden unveils sweeping US Covid-19 plan...

US President Joe Biden moved swiftly yesterday on his first full day in the White House to fight the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, his top priority as he turns the page on four years of Donald Trump's tumultuous leadership....

 2021-01-21 21:54 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Ministry participates in meet on GCC environmental portal...

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment, represented by the Monitoring and Environmental Laboratory Department, participated in a meeting on the application of the GCC environmental portal....

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Kenyan bourse eyes incubator for record listings this year...

The Nairobi Securities Exchange plans to expand the Kenyan market with four publicly traded companies and as many corporate bonds in 2021, in what could be its best year yet of new listings....

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Oil demand outlook in Q1 appears murkier amid slow Europe vaccine rollout: NBK...

The oil demand outlook for first quarter 2021 (Q1) appears murkier, with Europe's demand for transportation fuel in particular expected to undershoot expectations given the lockdowns in place and slow pace of vaccine rollout, National Bank of Kuwait (...

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

GM's Barra boosts stock as tech story gains credibility...

All General Motors Co chief executive officer Mary Barra needed to hit a stock record was $27bn and a bit of braggadocio....

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

European stocks slide after ECB meeting as Lagarde warns of 'serious risks' to economy...

European stock markets lost steam yesterday and slid lower following a meeting by directors of the European Central Bank (ECB)....

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

53 abandoned vehicles removed in Doha...

The Doha Municipality, represented by the General Control Department of the Municipal Control department, in co-operation with the Mechanical Equipment Department and the security authorities ......

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Centres for teaching Holy Qur'an to reopen: Awqaf...

The Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs has informed that the centres for teaching the Holy Qur'an in Qatar will reopen in the coming week....

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Ashghal's development boost for Al Nasr Area...

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced the completion of the main works of the Improvement of Main Roads in Al Nasr Area project, ushering in substantial development ......

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

Attire and adornment...

Allah Says what means: "O children of Adam! We have bestowed upon you clothing to conceal your private parts and as adornment. But the clothing of righteousness — that is best. That is from the signs of Allah that perhaps they will remember."...

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Malta hails Qatar's leading role in crisis resolution...

Malta's Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Relations Evarist Bartolo highlighted on Thursday the development of Qatari-Maltese ties in all fields, noting that it continues to grow thanks to the joint political will ......

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

BoJ lifts next year's growth forecast, saves ammunition as coronavirus risks linger...

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady yesterday and upgraded its economic forecast for next fiscal year, but warned of escalating risks to the outlook as new coronavirus emergency measures threatened to derail a fragile recovery....

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

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 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar attends ACD ministerial meeting...

Qatar participated yesterday in the 17th ministerial meeting of the Asian Co-operation Dialogue (ACD), which was held under the presidency of Turkey through visual communication technology....

 2021-01-21 20:23 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Asia markets welcome Biden presidency with healthy gains in stocks...

Asian markets welcomed Joe Biden's first day as US president with broad gains yesterday as investors looked forward with optimism about his economic and Covid-19 recovery plans....

 2021-01-21 18:53 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

Hearing, speech impaired teen speaks through art...

For Arjun Suvaraj drawing has been a tool for expressing himself ever since his childhood. With the passage of time, he has not only mastered his language but has also made it more creative and artistic....

 2021-01-21 18:53 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MME discusses using drones for monitoring marine environment...

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment, represented by the Department of Monitoring and Environmental Laboratory, recently participated in a co-ordination meeting with a specialist consulting company ......

 2021-01-21 18:53 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

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 2021-01-21 18:53 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatar shares edge lower amid weakened net selling pressure...

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday witnessed Gulf funds turn bullish and Arab individuals increasingly bought equities; yet it settled 63 points lower....

 2021-01-21 18:53 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

SAI launches training programmes...

The Audit Bureau launched on Thursday the plans for training programmes, strategic projects and development initiatives for the year 2021, which include 199 education initiatives ......

 2021-01-21 17:23 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Partial closure on Al Wukair Road's service road...

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a partial closure on Al Wukair Road's service road in one direction from Friday (January 22) for two months....

 2021-01-21 15:53 

Gulf Times

[ Community ]

MES student excels in Toyota Dream Car Art Contest-2020...

The '14th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest 2020' was organised by Toyota and Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co. (AAB), sole agent for Toyota, during November and December, 2020....

 2021-01-21 15:53 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Closure at Wadi Musheireb Intersection...

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a closure at Wadi Musheireb Intersection from Friday (January 22) midnight until 6am Saturday....

 2021-01-21 15:53 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Closure on Jasim Bin Hamad and Umm Al Oshush Street for six months...

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced single lane traffic closure on both directions of Jasim Bin Hamad street along 1,400 m from Al Markhiya Intersection up to Dahl Al Hamam Intersection ......

 2021-01-21 06:53 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health, Muslims...

US President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn on Wednesday, undoing policies put in place by his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump, and making his first moves on the pandemic and climate change....

 2021-01-20 23:22 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Toro Toro in second volume launch of new, exclusive Mistura concept...

Toro Toro, an eight-time award-winning pan-Latin American restaurant, has launched the second volume of a new, exclusive concept, Mistura....

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