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'No regrets' for Qatar solo trekker Pierre Daniel after 7 day journey
Click to read the highlights of his record-breaking attempt during today's welcome arrival at Katara!
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Qumra 2018 to host over 150 international film experts
Industry professionals from over 32 nations gather in Doha to support the development of 34 projects. Click to read more!
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Things To Do In Doha: February 25 - March 4
Click to read our complete guide on the best things to do in Doha coming up for the week ahead!
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Qatar-Russia Year of Culture gets underway
The Qatar-Russia 2018 Year of Culture got under way yesterday at Katara, in the presence of HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali, Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky, Qatar’s ambassador to Russia Fahad bin Mohamed al-Attiyah, Russian ambassador to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov and other VIP guests.
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Postal Jamboree
Qatar has excellent chances to win the bid to host the 25th Universal Postal Union (UPU) Congress in 2012, a source said on Sunday.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
22 July 2008 04:07 pm
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Literacy rate hits 99%
A recent report released by the Qatar Statistics Authority indicated that literacy rate in the age group of 15 to 24 years reached 99.1 percent in 2007, compared to 96.5 in 1990. The report, part of the report on Qatar's development vision for the 3rd millennium, stated that school dropouts decreased thanks to the efforts of the authorities. Authorities are looking forward to achieving the a zero percent dropout rate in elementary schools. The Pen
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
22 July 2008 04:06 pm
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Wedding Hall Shortage...?
Bridegrooms and brides are ready for their big day. The wedding preparations are in full swing, but there's a major hitch — where to host the ceremony?
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
22 July 2008 04:02 pm
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Inflation will pinch, but not bite: Expert
Inflation will continue to plague the country in years to come. But in a bad news-good news equation, it will not necessarily double or treble over the coming few years, according to Dr William T Wilson, International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) Head of Economic Research.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
22 July 2008 04:00 pm
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Qatar, Sudan in farming tie-up
AS PART of Doha’s efforts to ensure food security, Qatar and Sudan yesterday agreed to establish a joint holding company, which is expected to focus on agricultural investment, food industry and animal husbandry.
andrez
22 July 2008 09:03 am
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Medical commission check-ups jump 218%
THERE has been a 218% increase in the number of people undergoing tests at the Medical Commission during the first half of this year compared to the same period last year, a senior official yesterday said.
andrez
20 July 2008 12:10 pm
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Qatar Entertainment City and Kuwaiti firm sign agreement
Qatar Entertainment City, Abu Dhabi Investment House’s unique mega mixed-use development in Qatar – has signed a development agreement with United Real Estate Company, Kuwait, to develop the first of five districts in Qatar Entertainment City – Qatar’s first integrated family destination.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 July 2008 12:56 pm
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‘Illicit links’ couple avert jail after marriage
A CHRISTIAN man and a Muslim woman escaped jail for having illicit relations after he converted to Islam and the couple married.
andrez
17 July 2008 12:55 pm
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Qatar projected to be richest country: Report
DOHA • Qatar is projected to become the richest country in the world in terms of GDP per capita income, which was estimated at $76,000 in 2007, according to a report released by the International Bank of Qatar (IBQ)
andrez
16 July 2008 09:04 am
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Qatar Airways diverts flight to offload drunk man in Mumbai
A Bangkok-bound Qatar Airways flight was diverted to Mumbai early yesterday after a passenger misbehaved on board, an airport official here said.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
14 July 2008 05:27 am