Corniche to be closed for 11 hours for World Championship marathon

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  • September 22, 2019
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Ministry of Interior has announced that Corniche will be closed for traffic on September 26 and 27 for the marathon as part of the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships, Doha 2019. The ministry said in newspaper advt that the Corniche and some peripheral roads will be closed for 11 hours from 6 pm to next […]

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India hold Asian champions Qatar

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  • September 11, 2019
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A brilliant performance from goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and some stout defending helped India take a point from Asian champions Qatar in the FIFA World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 qualifying campaign at the Al Sadd Stadium yesterday. With the goalless draw, coach Igor Stimac’s side opened their points tally having lost 2-1 to […]

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Petrol and diesel to cost less in September

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  • August 31, 2019
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Doha: There is good news for motorists in Qatar, the price of petrol and diesel will go down by 5 to 10 dirhams in September. Qatar Petroleum (QP) has published the new price list on their website today. The price list on QP website showed that premium grade petrol will cost QR1.70 in September, 10 […]

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Henry's desire to succeed as manager undimmed by Monaco misery

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  • August 22, 2019
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London: France football legend Thierry Henry is keen for another chance to prove he can be a successful manager despite his unhappy brief tenure at Ligue 1 side Monaco. The 42-year-old — Arsenal’s record goalscorer — told the Daily Telegraph that although his phone did not ring for four months following his sacking, things have […]

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Qantas to run test flights on world's longest route

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  • August 22, 2019
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Qantas will run test services of its planned 19-hour flights to determine whether passengers and crew can withstand the marathon journeys. The airline wants to operate non-stop services from Sydney to London and New York by as soon as 2022. If launched, the services would be the world’s longest direct flights. The trial flights will […]

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The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has announced that all preparations for the new academic year, which starts next week, have been completed. All concerned departments of the MoI have taken precautionary measures to ensure the safety and security requirements in schools and educational buildings and other works to enable all road users to reach their […]

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Instagram expands hiding 'likes' to make you happier

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  • July 20, 2019
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Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing service has been running the test in Canada since May. Now, Facebook says the test has been […]

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India school-leaving exam: The controversy that cost 23 lives

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  • July 20, 2019
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At least 23 teenagers in the southern Indian state of Telangana have killed themselves since their school-leaving exam results were announced in April. BBC Telugu’s Deepthi Bathini explains why the results have become controversial. Thota Vennela enjoyed cooking, watching comedy shows and eating street food. Her older brother, Venkatesh, 19, had recently taught her to […]

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England were crowned world champions despite a tied Super Over against New Zealand in a nail-biting World Cup 2019 final at Lord’s on Sunday. This was the first time a Super Over was used in a 50-over World Cup final. Chasing 16 in the Super Over, New Zealand managed 15 but England won because they […]

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Qatar Rail launches Metroexpress service

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  • July 14, 2019
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Qatar Rail has announced the launch of the Metroexpress service for metro users in the West Bay region as part of its efforts to provide integrated transportation solutions for Doha Metro passengers. Metroexpress is a free trial ride-sharing service, currently covering the West Bay QIC and DECC station areas. The free trial ride-sharing service provides […]

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