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Qatar signs security agreement with NATO - GCC Crisis Updates Week 33
The UAE and Qatar allege airspace violations, Qatar signs security agreement with NATO, and says it has proof of involvement of two countries in the hacking of the QNA website. Click to read more.
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Qatar International Food Festival to be held in March
Qatar Tourism Authority announced that it plans to organise the ninth edition of Qatar International Food Festival in March
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Engineering Solutions: Helping promote road safety in Qatar!
This week’s “Startup of the Week” is Engineering Solutions! Established in Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), this startup provides state of the art technological solutions in areas such as driving as well as for the oil and gas sector. Read on to find out more!
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How many of these Qatar throwbacks do you remember?
Care for a little dose of nostalgia this Throwback Thursday? We've compiled and listed ten golden oldies we use to love about Qatar! You might just find the last one a surprise! Click to read more!
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Bedaya is gearing up for its Winter Camp
Bedaya Center is gearing up to launch its second edition of winter camp “Winterna”
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Hukoomi providing services at Hyatt Plaza now
Shoppers at Hyatt Plaza can visit the interactive booth providing services of Hukoomi, Qatar's online gateway to the government, until June 23. The portal provides more than 290 services, including 56 e-services, and information on government entities, with more services and information planned.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:26 am
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Qatar to get more taxis and buses
Mowasalat is planning to introduce more taxis and buses in the near future to serve the fast-growing population in the country. The move is expected to address the severe shortage of cabs in the city and help the bus service expand to new regions.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:22 am
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Qatar; a haven for entrepreneurs?
Qatar has the potential to become a stronghold for entrepreneurship and establishing start-up firms, Doug Richard, entrepreneur and specialist in technology transfer, commercialisation and business education, told The Peninsula in an interview yesterday.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:14 am
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Traffic campaign to focus on young drivers
The Traffic and Patrol Department at the Ministry of Interior has launched the 'Fourth National Campaign for Road Accidents', with the focus on young drivers and pedestrians on highways.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:08 am
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Big expansion of power network on: Kahramaa
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.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
16 June 2008 12:00 pm
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Three Indians jailed for raping Nepali worker
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.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
16 June 2008 11:56 am
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Mowasalat all set to put LPG taxis on Doha roads
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.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
16 June 2008 11:14 am
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Creating a revolution in mixed-use projects
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.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
16 June 2008 11:13 am
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Jumbo Electronics to offer Qtel’s products and services
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) yesterday signed an agreement with Jumbo Electronics which will allow it to offer the full range of the former's services, such as payment of bills, sale of GSM postpaid and Hala prepaid SIM cards, recharge cards and e-vouchers.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
16 June 2008 11:11 am
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Workers no-go zones criticised
MOST Qataris interviewed by Gulf Times have dismissed the idea of no-go zones for bachelors on Fridays as “discriminatory”.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
15 June 2008 10:22 am