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QTA warns hotels against increasing prices

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Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has issued a stern warning to hotels in the country against attempts to increase prices exorbitantly cashing in on the increased influx of tourists.

2022: Big Indian influx expected

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Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani says he expects large numbers of Indians to descend here to watch the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

Thunder showers forecast for today

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The Met Office has forecast chances of scattered rains, accompanied by thunder and lightning, today. It will be partly cloudy or cloudy throughout the day. Strong winds reaching around 35 knots offshore as well as inshore are likely.

125,000 building number plates installed in Qatar

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As many as 125,000 building number plates have been installed across Qatar as part of the "My Address" system being implemented by the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (

Aspire Zone Honoured to be Hosting the Aspire Torch Staircase Run and the Towerruning World Championships 2015

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Aspire Zone is looking forward to hosting the fourth edition of the Aspire Torch Staircase Run along with the inaugural Towerruning World Championships 2015, especially as this race is the only one of its kind to be officia

Baby born mid-air on QA flight

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A Boeing 777 bound from Miami to Doha was forced to make an emergency landing in Newfoundland after a pregnant passenger gave birth mid-air to a baby boy, officials said yesterday.

Qatar to build world’s largest water reservoirs

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Qatar is building the world’s largest water reservoirs to stock the precious utility for emergency, with a total capacity of 160 million imperial gallons — enough to fill up 300 giant, Olympic Games-size swimming pools.

French builder Vinci to sue over claims of forced labour in Qatar

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French construction giant Vinci vigorously denied allegations it had violated the rights of migrant workers helping to build stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and said it would sue the human rights group Sherpa over its claims.

Sheikha Al Mayassa opens International Food Festival

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The sixth annual Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) took off to a spectacular start yesterday, delighting hundreds of visitors with an equal fusion of food and entertainment.

Chances of scattered rain

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