THE United States and other governments
don't want to intervene
militarily in Syria. That's
understandable; hardly anyone
wants another Middle East war.
In seeking other ways to ensure that
the Syrian government and its henchmen
pay a price for slaughtering ...
LET's hope you're not reading
this column while munching
on a chicken sandwich.
That's because my topic
today is a pair of new scientific
studies suggesting that poultry
on factory farms are routinely fed
QATAR is the only country in the
MENA region where female adult
literacy is higher than male adult
literacy, which confirms the vital role
women have come to play in nation
building, says Qatari writer and Faculty
HOUSEWIVES had a chance to test their business skills at the third MIA Park Bazaar held on the premises of the Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA) on Saturday. The Bazaar evoked good response from the residents including Qatari.
THE Qatar Exchange (QE) showed a mixed performance during the five trading days of the week that started on April 1. The official QE index increased by 0.39 percent over previous week's closing and finished the week at .. .
YAMAHA'S Jorge Lorenzo returned to the pole position in the Commercial bank Grand Prix of Qatar after a gap of three years. The 2010 World Champion nudged reigning World crown holder Casey Stoner of Repsol Honda to the second spot ...
LISA Marie Presley's Storm And Grace is the album she was born to make - a raw, powerful country, folk, blues collection that finds her embracing her Southern roots and family name. Making the record's Americana pedigree .
QATAR Airways´ Privilege Club members can now use their Qmiles as a convenient means of payment for their duty-free shopping at Qatar Duty Free at Doha International Airport. Whether departing, transiting or arriving in Doha, members can avail of the new service allowing them to choose to pay with cash or Qmiles – or a combination of both – for any purchase with Qatar Duty Free. With a wide selection of the world´s finest brand and product ...
HUNDREDS of eager graduates took advantage of the resources available at the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) stand to boost their chances of finding a job at the Qatar Career Fair. A steady stream of applicants expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to meet with a career counsellor who could help them understand their vocational interests. Ohoud al Dossari explained that her visit to the QF ...
QTEL and Cisco signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday that will see the two companies collaborate on a range of new services for business customers and consumers across the country. It will help bring together complementary skills, capabilities and solutions. The MoU brings an opportunity for Cisco to collaborate with Qtel by aligning the Cisco® Smart+Connected Communities vision with Qatar Telecom´s expertise in the telecommunications
GAZPROM may ditch plans to pipe Arctic gas from its Shtokman project, a top executive said, potentially giving Russia´s top energy firm more leeway to sell supplies from the huge field to customers outside Europe. Gazprom may instead focus on producing more easily transportable liquefied natural gas at the Barents Sea deposit, deputy chief executive Alexander Medvedev said on Saturday - the first time the company has mentioned that option. The ...
OIL production from Alaska´s North Slope will decline by about 3 percent annually over the next decade, a slower rate than in recent years, according to a semi-annual forecast released on Friday by the Alaska Department of Revenue. The department´s spring forecast predicted that production through the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, will average 580,000 barrels per day, a 3 percent decline from production in the previous fiscal year. Production ...
JAPANESE and Chinese finance ministers on Saturday agreed to cooperate over contributions to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) amid efforts to help subdue Europe´s sovereign debt crisis. Japanese Finance Minister Jun Azumi and his Chinese counterpart Xie Xuren met in Tokyo as part of their regular dialogue, Jiji Press and Kyodo News reported. Azumi told ...
LEADING Australian rider Edwina Tops- Alexander won the first leg of the lucrative Global Champions Tour (GCT) 2012 Qatar Grand Prix with 148,500 euros prize at the Racing Equestrian Club in Rayyan on Saturday. She rode her formidable horse Cevo Itot du Château in the barrage for the third time and trumped clear the rounds with a time of 40.99 seconds, ahead of German Marco Kutscher (Cornet Obolensky) and the Swiss Pius Schwizer (Verdi III). Earlier in ...
ALEXANDER Cudlin defied pain and won the second race also of the Qatar International Road Racing Championship Round Fifth, organised as a support event to the MotoGP week. At the Losail International Circuit, most of the riders produced more competitive times. Cudlin, who revealed that he had an elbow dislocated last week during a practice session in Qatar, was in extreme pain during the racing. But his determination to push himself paid off and ...
CELTIC won the Scottish Premier League title for the first time in four years with a 6-0 thrashing of Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Saturday. Neil Lennon´s side needed one point from the match to end its long wait to be crowned Scottish champions and it did it in style, as Gary Hooper and Charlie Mulgrew both netted twice, with Glenn Loovens and Joe Ledley also on the scoresheet. It is the first title of Lennon´s two-year reign at Parkhead, although some will ...
BEFORE she reached Broadway directing rowdy hippies in Hair and tormented lovers in The Gershwins´ Porgy and Bess, Diane Paulus cut her teeth in big-budget theatre by making sure that Minnie Mouse and Snow White didn´t trip over each other during "The Golden Mickeys," a 50-minute musical awards-show takeoff that she staged for Disney Cruise Line in 2003. For that production Paulus found ...
WITH her dark eyes, dark hair and pale skin, actress Lily Collins certainly fits the bill to play ´the fairest of them all´ in the new retelling of classic Snow White tale in the film, Mirror Mirror. The movie, sees an exiled Snow White teaming with seven rebel dwarfs and one prince (Armie Hammer) to defeat an evil Queen (Julia Roberts), take back her kingdom and restore it to its former glory before Snow White´s .
HER mother has bought 18 dresses for her trousseau, and Sunidhi Chauhan is highly excited about her wedding. But that hasn´t stopped one of India´s best known playback singers from touring the country for a reality show. She says Bollywood musicians are always on the lookout for a versatile voice. "I think God has blessed me with everything as he allowed me to follow my passion that is singing. Singing is not a job for me because I can sing any time and ...
THE Emir His Highness Sheikh
Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani will
embark on a three-day official visit
to India on Sunday, to be followed
by an official visit to the
Philippines. During the visit, HH
the Emir will be accompanied by
Her Highness Sheikha Moza. A
high-level delegation will also
accompany HH the Emir.
DARKNESS and bad weather
forced rescuers to postpone their
search on Saturday after an avalanche
smashed into a Pakistan
army camp, burying at least 100
soldiers in “the world’s highest
battleground.” “The dark and bad
weather have forced us to stop
rescue work. We will resume it
early morning,” a security official
said after a frantic rescue operation
throughout the day.