Rahul Gandhi quits as India opposition leader

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  • July 3, 2019
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In his resignation letter, which he tweeted on Thursday, he took responsibility for the party’s defeat in the recent general election. He had already announced his intention to resign, but party leaders had hoped to change his mind. Mr Gandhi’s father, grandmother and great grandfather were all former prime ministers. In the letter he added […]

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Doha: Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy yesterday posted on their twitter account that 160 contractors engaged on 2022 FIFA World Cup projects have agreed to reimburse more than $25m to thousands of workers who paid recruitment fees prior to moving to Qatar. Charging recruitment fees from workers is illegal under Qatari law and prohibited […]

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Katara to hold several workshops during summer

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  • July 1, 2019
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Doha: Katara is hosting an array of workshops during July as part of its summer programme. The “Introduction to crochet – Toy hedgehog” by artist Esther de Veuve, will be held from July 2-3, followed by “Introduction to over-sized knitting” workshop from July 7-8 at Katara Art Studios in building 19. The crochet workshop, open […]

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NOC is not required from previous employer

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  • June 30, 2019
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To take up a new job in Qatar immediately, now the NOC (No objection certificate) is no more required for a former resident whose visa is cancelled, as per the legal helpline published in Gulftimes. Question: I was working in a supermarket for seven years and recently, I got terminated and the company cancelled my […]

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Kids Driving School in Qatar's Summer Entertainment City

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  • June 29, 2019
  • 3 min read

Educational activities at the Summer Entertainment City (SEC), particularly ‘Kids Driving School’, continue to attract many young visitors, teaching them the basics of driving and being safe. “The response from the public has been positive; children learn about traffic rules and regulations, which they can be familiar with when they start to drive (at the […]

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Qatar Airways has wrapped up a “fantastic” week, concluding a “successful” appearance at the Paris Air Show 2019, the launch of inaugural flights to Davao in the Philippines and Lisbon in Portugal, in addition to breaking records at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards and 2019 Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards. Qatar Airways […]

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Japan urges UK to avoid no-deal Brexit

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  • June 28, 2019
  • 4 min read

Japan’s foreign minister has told the BBC that he has been telling the two prospective Conservative leaders to avoid a no-deal Brexit. Taro Kono told the Today programme that he knew Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt “very well” and had told them in meetings, “please no no-deal Brexit”. He said trade talks could not take […]

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Leave EU without Brexit deal if need be – Alun Cairns

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  • June 22, 2019
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The UK must be prepared to leave the EU without a deal at the end of October, the Welsh secretary has said. Alun Cairns said ministers must “act on the instructions of the referendum”, even if it means a no-deal Brexit. But he said he wants a deal and believes “genuinely” the UK will get […]

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Trump confirms calling off attacks against Iran (Video)

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  • June 22, 2019
  • 1 min read

Trump confirmed in a series of tweets that he called off retaliatory attacks on three Iranian targets following the downing of the US drone, saying the attacks would not have been a proportionate response. “We were cocked & loaded to retaliate last night on 3 different sights when I asked, how many will die. 150 […]

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The Surprising Truth About Indian Food

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  • June 20, 2019
  • 8 min read

I was in a narrow kitchen in Mumbai, one of India’s most strikingly modern cities, watching an ancient Indian meal being cooked on vessels of baked clay. Utensils made from leaves, wood and metal were scattered across the kitchen. The food was being prepared using only ingredients native to the subcontinent, which meant that the […]

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