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 2022-08-15 21:45 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Lisowska, Ringer claim marathon gold medals...

Poland's Aleksandra Lisowska claimed the first title at the European championships, winning the women's marathon on the streets of Munich yesterday....

 2022-08-15 21:45 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Carreno Busta on a high after winning maiden Masters title...

Pablo Carreno Busta said claiming the biggest title of his career at the Canadian Masters on Sunday has given him a massive boost in confidence and self-belief for the remainder of the season....

 2022-08-15 21:45 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

S Africa's 'silent revolution' as those with cash go solar...

Thanks to his rooftop solar panels, Pierre Moureau only notices the blackouts that regularly plunge South Africans into darkness when complaints pop up on his Johannesburg neighbourhood's WhatsApp group....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

LuLu celebrates India's 75th Independence Day with 'India Utsav 2022'...

LuLu Group on Monday held the first-ever simultaneous region-wide launch of its celebration of India's 75th Independence Day 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', under the tagline 'India Utsav 2022'....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Defence Minister attends inauguration ceremony of Qatari Typhoon aircraft...

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah and Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom Ben Wallace attended the inauguration ceremony of the Qatari Typhoon aircraft at Warton airbas...

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Dentists instructed to stop using 'laughing gas'...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has directed all licensed dentists in the private sector and all licensed healthcare facilities in Qatar to immediately stop the use of 'laughing gas' (nitrous oxide) in treating patients....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

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[ Business ]

Ooredoo, Ericsson executives meet in California to witness new technologies...

Ooredoo executives have met with the president and head of Ericsson One networks in California for an executive briefing to witness new technologies and explore key business opportunities for both organisations....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

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[ Business ]

China cuts its key rates as economic data disappoints...

China's central bank cut key lending rates in a surprise move on Monday to revive demand as data showed the economy unexpectedly slowing in July, with factory and retail activity squeezed by Beijing's zero-Covid policy and a property crisis....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

IIA Doha Chapter hosts webinar on how technology helps internal auditors be more agile...

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Doha Chapter recently hosted a webinar on how technology is helping industry practitioners become more agile....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

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[ Business ]

QSE listed companies report QR27.19bn net profits in first half...

All of Qatar Stock Exchange listed companies have disclosed their financial results for the six month period ended June 30, 2022....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Lusail Stadium wins GSAS 5-Star sustainability certification...

While adding one more recognition to its credit for green practices, the Lusail Stadium has won the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) 5-Star certification....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

CBFS awarded 'Most Innovative Mobile Trading Application' in Qatar by International Finance Magazine for second consecutive year...

Commercial Bank Financial Services, a fully-owned subsidiary company of Commercial Bank Group, has received the 'Most Innovative Mobile Trading Application' award in Qatar 2022 from London-based global financial publication International Finance M...

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Contraband found in shipment of toys...

The Department of Air Cargo and Special Airports, represented by the Postal Consignments Department, managed to thwart the smuggling of 560 narcotic capsules hidden inside a shipment of children's toys, in addition to 289 capsules of another type, the...

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QatarDebate hosts third edition of 'Capacity Building' program...

QatarDebate Center, a member of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), organised the third edition of the 'Capacity Building' programme at the Qatar America Institute for Culture (QAIC), with the participation ...

 2022-08-15 20:15 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QTV launches training programme...

The training programme for the first batch of 30 aspirants who wish to join the media team of Qatar TV was launched on Sunday, as part of the 'Media Renewed' initiative launched by the Qatar Media Corporation, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported....

 2022-08-15 20:15 

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[ Business ]

QIC wins 'Domestic General Insurer' and 'Auto Insurance Initiative' of the year in Qatar awards...

Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) has received the 'Domestic General Insurer of the Year' and 'Auto Insurance Initiative of the Year' in Qatar awards at Insurance Asia Awards 2022....

 2022-08-15 18:45 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Japan economy stages modest bounce from Covid jolt in Q2...

Japan's economy rebounded at a slower-than-expected pace in the second quarter from a Covid-induced slump, data showed on Monday, highlighting uncertainty on whether consumption will grow enough to bolster a much-delayed, fragile recovery....

 2022-08-15 18:45 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

talabat partners with Qatar Post to deliver groceries in refrigerated vans...

The region's leading local tech platform talabat has announced its partnership with Qatar Post to use refrigerated vans to deliver groceries across Doha in peak hours during the summer season....

 2022-08-15 18:45 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoI boosts co-operation with QRCS on in-prison care, rehabilitation...

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Penal & Correctional Institutions Department (PCID), signed yesterday an agreement with the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) to boost co-operation regarding in-prison care and rehabilitation programmes....

 2022-08-15 18:45 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Local creatives to benefit from QM's Al Najadah...

Emerging and established local creatives stand to significantly benefit from Qatar Museums' (QM) Al Najadah initiative, which provides an array of opportunities for growth, collaboration and sharing of expertise....

 2022-08-15 18:45 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

FM meets his Vietnamese counterpart...

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met on Monday with Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, during his visit to Vietnam....

 2022-08-15 18:45 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

HBKU 'Maker Majlis' honoured for winning Sheikh Hasina Youth Volunteer award...

Maker Majlis, a platform under the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University was presented the Sheikh Hasina Youth Volunteer Award at a special ceremony at the Embassy of Bangladesh in Qatar recently....

 2022-08-15 18:45 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Unique control headquarters to deal with events in stadiums...

In front of a wall of screens modeled on those at NASA's space agency, technicians control gates, spectator communication and 15,000 cameras at the eight stadiums hosting the FIFA World Cup in Qatar from November 20 to December 18. Reported local Arab...

 2022-08-15 18:45 

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[ Qatar ]

Carrefour Qatar opens newest store in Lagoona Mall...

Carrefour Qatar has unveiled its 10th store in its collection of successful retail hypermarkets and supermarkets in the country, a statement said....

 2022-08-15 17:13 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Msheireb Museums hosts workshops for youth in collaboration with Molecular Doha...

The workshops are conducted throughout August to enhance the scientific capabilities of youth....

 2022-08-15 12:43 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Baladna achieves net profit of QAR 48 million for the first half of 2022...

Baladna Q.P.S.C. Monday announced its results for the six months period ended 30 June 2022 (H1 2022)....

 2022-08-15 12:43 

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[ Qatar ]

LASIK Eye Surgery with the expertise of an American Board-Certified Ophthalmologist...

Laser eye surgery reshapes the cornea - outer layer of the eye - to fix vision errors, such as nearsightedness and farsightedness, astigmatism and sometimes presbyopia. LASIK is the most common type of refractive eye surgery to reduce dependence on glasse...

 2022-08-15 11:13 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Ruto leads in Kenya vote, media tallies show, as announcement seen imminent...

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto led a tight presidential race against opposition leader Raila Odinga, official results reported by media showed on Monday, as an announcement from electoral authorities on the winner appeared imminent....

 2022-08-15 11:13 

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[ International ]

Armenian blast death toll rises to 6, over 60 injured...

The death toll from an explosion at a bustling market in the Armenian capital Yerevan rose to six on Monday as search operations continued for people believed trapped under rubble....

 2022-08-15 09:43 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Five die in Ecuador blast officials blame on crime gangs...

Five people died and 16 were injured in an explosion Sunday in the Ecuadoran port city of Guayaquil in an attack the government blamed on organized crime, officials said....

 2022-08-15 08:13 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Modi says India aims to become developed nation in 25 years...

India will aim to become a developed nation within 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a national day address on Monday, with policies to support domestic production in power, defence and digital technology....

 2022-08-15 06:41 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Strong winds, thundershowers by Monday afternoon: Met...

The Department of Meteorology Monday in its daily weather report warned of poor visibility at south at first and thundery rain at places associated with strong wind by afternoon...

 2022-08-15 06:41 

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[ Qatar ]

Amir congratulates Korean president...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani Monday sent cables of congratulations to the President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk-yeol on the anniversary of his country's...

 2022-08-14 21:40 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Kenya presidential vote count: Ruto surges ahead...

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has edged ahead in a tight presidential race, according to official results reported by Kenyan media yesterday, as more riot police were deployed inside the national election tallying centre after scuffles and acc...

 2022-08-14 21:40 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Katara hosts Nubian Heritage Festival from Monday...

Katara the Cultural Village Foundation is due to host the Nubian Heritage Festival Monday in co-operation with the Sudanese embassy in Doha....

 2022-08-14 21:40 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Ministry of Culture holds workshop to promote reading and writing among girls...

The Ministry of Culture, represented by the Qatari Publishers and Distributors Forum, has organised a workshop to promote reading and writing skills among young girls....

 2022-08-14 21:40 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

QU Alumni Association has new board...

The Qatar University (QU) Alumni Association has constituted a new board of directors under the chairmanship of HE the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali al-Thani....

 2022-08-14 21:40 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Electrical fire kills 41? in Cairo Coptic church...

More than 40 people died when fire ripped through a Cairo-area Coptic Christian church during Sunday service, forcing people to jump out of windows while bystanders braved flames and smoke to save children....

 2022-08-14 21:39 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

India, Pak siblings reunite 75 years after Partition...

Tears of joy rolled down his wisened cheeks when Indian Sika Khan met his Pakistani brother for the first time since being separated by Partition in 1947....

 2022-08-14 21:39 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Landmark Group hands over Syria aid to QRCS...

Landmark Group Qatar has handed over a cheque to the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS). The proceeds came from brands such as Centrepoint, Home Centre, Max, Shoexpress, Pablosky, Steve Madden and Ecco, which raised funds from their customers in a month-lo...

 2022-08-14 21:39 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Cartoon Corner...

Cartoon Corner...

 2022-08-14 21:39 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Inspection campaign: violations spotted, abandoned vehicles were removed...

Officers from Doha Municipality's municipal control department carried out a broad inspection campaign in the logistics services area, Industrial Area, from June 26 to July 28, covering 245 food organisations and outlets....

 2022-08-14 21:39 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

And now warming up — on hyperspeed — to the Arctic blues...

If the accelerated melting of the East Antarctic ice sheet, the world's biggest, was discussed in these columns the same day last week, this week it is the turn of the Arctic....

 2022-08-14 21:39 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Deap Qatar holds beach clean-up drives all year round...

The beach clean-up drives by the Doha Environmental Actions Project (Deap Qatar) have become a year-round programme, in collaboration with the authorities and organisations concerned....

 2022-08-14 21:39 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

At least 41 killed in Egyptian church fire caused by electrical fault...

At least 41 people were killed and 45 injured in a fire sparked by an electrical fault during Mass at a Coptic Christian church in the Egyptian city of Giza on Sunday, Egyptian authorities said on Sunday ....

 2022-08-14 20:09 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

HBKU College of Law addresses legal legacy of FIFA World Cup...

Hamad Bin Khalifa University's College of Law recently organised a seminar examining the legal framework and key issues associated with Qatar's hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup....

 2022-08-14 20:09 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Ooredoo, Cisco explore new technologies to enhance customer experience, ensure digital inclusion...

Ooredoo leaders have been invited to meet with their executive counterparts at the Cisco Customer Experience Centre in the US....

 2022-08-14 20:09 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

QDB, QRDI sign agreement to support Qatar's entrepreneurial ecosystem...

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and Qatar Research Development and Innovation (QRDI) Council have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance their strategic co-operation and support the national entrepreneurial ecosystem....

 2022-08-14 20:09 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

South Korean firm in talks with Qatar, GCC companies on vertical farming, says official...

A South Korean food manufacturer is currently in discussion with potential companies in Qatar and its Gulf Co-operation Council neighbours that have expressed interest in its automated vertical farming technology....

 2022-08-14 20:09 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

India independence day celebration Monday...

Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) will commemorate the 75th anniversary of India's Independence at DPS Indian School auditorium today from 7pm...

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