Qatar to host second round of 2020 world superbike championship

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  • November 24, 2019
  • 3 min read

Losail International Circuit is set to host the second round of the 2020 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship as per the calendar adopted by the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) and Dorna WSBK Organization. Taking place across 11 different countries and four different continents, the 2020 season will begin at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit which […]

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Doha: Children of expatriates in Qatar would soon be able to work in the private sector without changing their family sponsorship, according to a new proposal announced by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA). This law is formed to utilize the work capacities of the Children […]

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Doha: Qatari athlete Mutaz Barshim expressed his delight at defending his high jump title, after winning gold in the World Athletics Championships taking place in Doha. Barshim told Qatar News Agency that winning the gold medal in Qatar was the biggest achievement of his sports career. He added that winning in Doha with his family […]

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Boris Johnson or Donald Trump: Who is in more trouble? [Video]

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  • October 3, 2019
  • 1 min read

The US president is facing an impeachment inquiry while the British prime minister has had a turbulent few weeks. But are things really that bad for the two leaders? Political correspondent, Helen Catt, based in London, and Anthony Zurcher, the BBC’s North American correspondent in Washington DC, have been comparing notes Courtesy;BBC

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Corniche to be closed for 11 hours for World Championship marathon

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  • September 22, 2019
  • 2 min read

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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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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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
  • 1 min read

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
  • 5 min read

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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