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Creating a revolution in mixed-use projects

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The development of Lusail, the biggest project by Qatari Diar in the country, has metamorphosed in the last couple of months from the stage of conception to one in which the outline of the upcoming districts have started taking shape.


Mowasalat all set to put LPG taxis on Doha roads

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Eco-friendly taxis fuelled with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will soon be on the roads of Doha as Mowasalat is all set to open the first LPG refilling unit at its premises in the Industrial Area.


Three Indians jailed for raping Nepali worker

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Three Indians jailed for raping Nepali workerTHREE men have been jailed after a Nepali worker was plied with booze and then raped. The defendants, all Indians, were each sentenced to ten years in prison followed by deportation.


Big expansion of power network on: Kahramaa

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MORE than 260 electricity distribution stations were built throughout the country in April and May, a senior official of the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has said.


Complaints about insurance companies

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Several Qataris and expats have criticized the calculation procedures used by insurance companies to settle compensation claims. In most cases the companies pay the lowest possible amount, to the disappointment of clients.


Summer air fares get too hot for many residents

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Stung by a steep hike in air fares, several holiday makers from Qatar are planning to travel by road to some neighbouring countries and spend the summer holidays there.



al khaliji to launch retail banking service

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al khaliji, a new regional bank headquartered in Doha, announced yesterday the launch of its retail banking operations in Qatar, with the opening of the "al khaliji Qpost Centre" in West Bay set for June 16.


Workers no-go zones criticised

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MOST Qataris interviewed by Gulf Times have dismissed the idea of no-go zones for bachelors on Fridays as “discriminatory”.


Qatar Airways relaxes fare penalties

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QATAR Airways has “relaxed” conditions in its three-tier fare structure which came into effect on November 1, sparing some “no-show” passengers from total money loss.


Al Jazeera English wins award for news programme

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AL JAZEERA English won the award for ‘Best 24 Hour News Programme’ at the 48th Monte Carlo Television Festival, beating entries from BBC News, Sky News, Lisboa TV and the Phoenix Satellite TV.



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