More than 15 hours of Ramadan fasting in Qatar

  • internetQatar
  • May 24, 2017
  • 1 min read

The fasting period during Ramadan will range from a minimum of 15 hours 2 minutes to a maximum of 15 hours 16 minutes, Qatar Calendar House has said. A press statement from noted astronomer Dr Beshir Marzouk and Qatar Calendar House president Dr Mohamed al-Ansari also stated that Ramadan 1438 would start on May 27 […]

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NASA to launch world’s lightest satellite built by Chennai student on June 21. Claimed to be the world’s smallest satellite and a first to be manufactured via 3D printing, ‘Kalam Sat’ will be launched on an SR-4 rocket from Wallops Space Flight facility at Virginia, USA. Mohamed Rifath Sharook built the satellite as part of […]

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Huge demand for maternity nurses in UAE

  • internetQatar
  • May 3, 2017
  • 2 min read

50% of families hiring maternity nurses have both parents working DUBAI: There is a huge demand for maternity nurses in the UAE as over 50% of those using their services are families with both parents working, say home nursing agencies. Lily Kandalaft, founder of Malaak Mama & Baby Care, a maternity nursing agency, said all […]

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Who’s happy, who’s not: Norway tops list, US falls

  • internetQatar
  • March 29, 2017
  • 1 min read

A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on Earth, Americans are getting sadder, and it takes more than just money to be happy. Norway vaulted to the top slot in the World Happiness Report, released Monday, despite the plummeting price of oil — a key part of its economy. Income in the United […]

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Bikash Prasai and Anu Prasai are one of the most successful Nepali business couples in Qatar. The humble couple landed in Doha in 2006, and started working in the Account and Marketing sections in Crystal Company and Solar Qatar Company, respectively. Two years later, Bikash had left his company and started his own business – […]

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Value Added Tax (VAT) hitting Qatar soon!

  • internetQatar
  • March 28, 2017
  • 3 min read

Possibility of implementing Value Added Tax (VAT) in Qatar from as early as January 1, 2018, a senior finance professional said. The starting rate for VAT is likely to be 5% and if a similar pattern is followed as with other countries that have implemented VAT the rate will increase over time, he said. As […]

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What type of vessels are good for cooking?

  • internetQatar
  • March 25, 2017
  • 4 min read

Good cookware is an integral part of cooking and can have a far reaching impact on health. Therefore, it’s important to know the pros and cons of different cooking materials so you can make safe choices for your kitchen. Cast Iron cookware is heavy, inexpensive and doesn’t rust easily. Food cooked in iron vessels enhances […]

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