Gulf Times - Doha
City landlords reduce rents as availability of flats increases

City landlords reduce rents as availability of flats increases

Landlords in Doha are making offers such as reduced monthly rents and 'rent-free' facility for certain months during the contract period.

 Urdu Radio a voice of Asian communities in the mosaic of Qatar

Urdu Radio a voice of Asian communities in the mosaic of Qatar

Qatar Urdu Radio celebrated its landmark 38th anniversary yesterday in Doha with prominent figures from Urdu-speaking communities of Pakistan, India and the wider South Asian region, and the team of FM 107 radio station.

Newly opened roads boost connectivity in southern Doha

Newly opened roads boost connectivity in southern Doha

With the opening of many vital roads in the southern parts of Doha in recent months, especially in and around Wakra, Wukair and Mesaieed, there has been a remarkable improvement in the road connectivity in the respective areas since the second half of 2017.

Djokovic withdraws from next week's ATP in Doha

Djokovic withdraws from next week's ATP in Doha

Former number one Novak Djokovic on Saturday withdrew from next week's ATP event in Doha as his long-term elbow injury failed to improve after a recent flare-up.

Year-end celebrations: shops get stocked up with fancy items

Year-end celebrations: shops get stocked up with fancy items

Huge stocks of decorative items for the year-end festive celebrations are available in Qatar's major hypermarkets and department stores, it is found.

Winter brings brisk business to Souq Waqif pet shops

Winter brings brisk business to Souq Waqif pet shops

Sales of various types of pets at Souq Waqif in Doha has recently seen a considerable increase, compared to the same time last year, the shopkeepers and salesmen have affirmed.

Qatar Airways launches Doha-St Petersburg non-stop flight

Qatar Airways launches Doha-St Petersburg non-stop flight

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to St Petersburg landed Tuesday at Pulkovo Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway in Russia.

Thundery rain, strong winds likely Saturday

Thundery rain, strong winds likely Saturday

Thundery rain and sudden strong wind are expected inshore at places across Qatar on Saturday, according to the Met office. The offshore forecast is thundery rain at places.

Six-month traffic diversion on Al Khor Road

Six-month traffic diversion on Al Khor Road

Traffic on this stretch of Al Khor Road will be diverted to a newly-constructed temporary road parallel to the closed road, which includes two lanes in each direction.

SriLankan Airlines increases Doha-Colombo flights

SriLankan Airlines increases Doha-Colombo flights

SriLankan Airlines has announced that it has “significantly enhanced” its capacity between Doha and Colombo by increasing services to 11 flights per week.

National day celebrations to kick off at Darb Al Saai Saturday

National day celebrations to kick off at Darb Al Saai Saturday

The country will officially mark the beginning of the festivities for Qatar National Day 2017 programmes with the raising of the flag at Darb Al Saai in Doha's Al Sadd area at 3pm Saturday.

Doha history marked by perpetual state of flux and development

Doha history marked by perpetual state of flux and development

Over the last 200 years, there have been at least four instances of the people of Doha resolving to rebuild the city from scratch, a new archaeological project has revealed.