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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DPS-MIS Serah’s dream car is flying her to Japan

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  • July 14, 2019
  • 2 min read

Doha: Little Serah’s dream of an eco-friendly car that turns deserts into green gardens is now flying her to Japan. Serah Maria Rejeesh, a grade three student of DPS Modern Indian School (DPS-MIS), was one among students from 80 countries who participated in the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest and is the only contestant from […]

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Washington: The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and President of the United States of America Donald Trump attended a dinner banquet hosted by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in honour of the Amir and the accompanying delegation. The banquet, held at the headquarters of the US Treasury in Washington DC today, […]

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Former Brexit chief: We should all worry about no deal

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  • July 8, 2019
  • 6 min read

Everyone should worry about no deal, the civil servant who was, until March, head of the Brexit department has said. Philip Rycroft, who resigned after 18 months, told the BBC’s Panorama no deal was “fraught with risk”. And NI police said no deal could help recruitment for paramilitary groups. Both the candidates in the race […]

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GCC market to benefit from India’s gold duty hike

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  • July 8, 2019
  • 3 min read

With India set to hike customs duty on gold and other precious metals, buying gold from the GCC will be cheaper compared to Indian markets, Malabar Group, one of the world’s largest jewellery retailers, said yesterday. “With the revised duty structure, customer will benefit more than INR400 per gram on the Gold purchases from GCC […]

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US Embassy Chief of Mission in Qatar and Chargé d’Affaires William Grant stressed that the strategic partnership between the two sides has reached unprecedent heights at all levels, adding that Qatar has been a great friend and ally to the US in many ways. In remarks to Qatar News Agency, Grant said that the repeated […]

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South Indian International Movie Awards to be held in Doha

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  • July 7, 2019
  • 3 min read

Doha: The eighth South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) to be held in Qatar next month is expected to not only delight fans of Indian cinema but also promote understanding of Indian culture reflected through its vibrant film industry. In another first in Qatar, the annual SIIMA will be held on August 15 and 16 […]

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STOKE-ON-TRENT: The framed coat of arms hanging in the headquarters of the Hanley Economic Building Society in Stoke-on-Trent depicts two squirrels in ermine robes above the motto ‘Save Safely, Build Surely’, which the mortgage lender’s customers have duly done for over 150 years. Now with Brexit looming, rock-bottom interest rates squeezing margins, and behemoth competitors […]

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HMC, Met dept tell people to stay safe from dust

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  • July 6, 2019
  • 3 min read

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) yesterday advised the public to take necessary precautions as the Qatar Meteorology Department had forecast strong winds and poor visibility across most of the country. “Dust can trigger sinus allergies and respiratory infections, especially in those with chronic diseases,” HMC tweeted. On its part, the Met department too issued an advisory […]

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Southern California has been rattled by its largest earthquake in two decades as a 7.1-magnitude tremor shook buildings and cut power supplies in parts of Los Angeles but did not cause major damage or deaths, officials said. The shallow quake struck near the small city of Ridgecrest on Friday at 8:19pm (3:19 GMT on Saturday), […]

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