India, Sri Lanka cyclone death toll rises to 26

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  • December 3, 2017
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Thousands took to relief camps in Sri Lanka and southern India on Saturday to escape rising floodwaters after a cyclone killed at least 26 people. Cyclone Ockhi has left 13 people dead in Sri Lanka and killed an equal number in India’s Kerala and Tamil Nadu states since Friday as it churns in the Arabian […]

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No need for 2022 re-vote, says FIFA chief

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  • December 3, 2017
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino sees no need for a re-vote for the 2022 World Cup and had a dig at those who can’t seem to stop criticising Qatar and Russia. “It’s easy to paint with a dark paint everything that comes from the east, from Russia, the Arab world because we are the best ones, […]

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LeBlockade – a celebration of creativity, patriotism

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  • December 2, 2017
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Simple yet powerful artworks and short films at LeBlockade exhibition have become “a consolidating and motivating force” in helping Qatar transform the challenges over an unjust blockade imposed by neighbouring countries. The multi-media show, which forms part of the fifth Ajyal Film Festival at the Katara – the Cultural Village, presents the works of ‘Qatar […]

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Financial war on Qatari Riyal has failed

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  • November 30, 2017
  • 3 min read

It was only a few days ago that it came to light that the UAE had hatched an aggressive plan to destabilise the Qatari Riyal using a series of economic measures. However, as many noted economists pointed out, it has crashed and burned spectacularly and the UAE lost face. Now, a Qatari central banker has said […]

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Doha International Book Fair gets off to a grand start

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  • November 30, 2017
  • 5 min read

Under the auspices of HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Minister of Culture and Sports HE Salah Bin Ghanim Al Ali inaugurated the 28th Doha International Book Fair, which is attended by 355 publishing houses representing 29 Arab and foreign countries at the Doha Convention and Exhibition Center. The fair is open to public […]

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Qatar: New Malayalam FM Radio begins

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  • October 30, 2017
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An FM Radio for the country’s Malayali expatriate community, Malayalam 98.6 FM, will be formally inaugurated on Tuesday at 9am by Indian ambassador P Kumaran. Regular service would be aired from Tuesday itself. The radio station’s programme head Abdul Gafoor told Gulf Times that the broadcast will be between 5am and 11pm. The radio would […]

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As per the press release, Ministry of Interior (MoI) official said that Hotel reservations are not compulsory for obtaining different types of on-arrival tourist visas in Qatar. However, visitors may be asked to provide the address of their place of stay in Qatar, the MoI explained in a post on social media, adding that general […]

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Qatar issues Permanent Residency to expatriates

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  • August 3, 2017
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The Cabinet has approved a draft law on a permanent residency identification card for non-Qataris. According to the provisions of the bill, the Interior Minister may grant a permanent residency ID to a non-Qatari if they meet the conditions specified in the law. Also, a decision by the minister may grant this ID to the […]

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

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  • March 29, 2017
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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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