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Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers

Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers

Passengers were permitted this week to ride the first phase of the Abuja light railway system, which connects the international airport with other parts of the city.

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

The air quality levels in Delhi ranged from "very unhealthy" to "hazardous" on Friday as a steady breeze blew.

Agreement signed to build second campus of DPS-MIS

Agreement signed to build second campus of DPS-MIS

The school's patron Aisha bint Mohamed bin Hammam al-Abdulla and Al Muftah Group managing director Ibrahim al-Muftah signed agreements.

1,958 new companies registered in Qatar in May

1,958 new companies registered in Qatar in May

Contracting companies topped the list of most common activities in May, with 361 commercial records issued in this field.

Al Thumama Stadium honoured for innovative design

Al Thumama Stadium honoured for innovative design

The award was received during a ceremony in Cannes, France, by the stadium’s designer, and chief architect of Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB), Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah.

Exit ramp at Umm Lekhba Interchange to close for works

Exit ramp at Umm Lekhba Interchange to close for works

The exit slip road is to be opened a week after the closure. This is being done in co-ordination with the General Directorate of Traffic.

Qatar ambassador inaugurates mosque in Gaza Strip

Qatar ambassador inaugurates mosque in Gaza Strip

Chairman of the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza, Ambassador Mohamed al-Emadi, inaugurated on Wednesday the Grand Nuseirat Mosque in central Gaza Strip.

Qatar to spend QR29bn on new projects in 2018

Qatar to spend QR29bn on new projects in 2018

Qatar’s relentless efforts to fast-track economic growth are sending the country’s budget spending in infrastructure soaring up to 45.8% of the total planned budget in 2018.

50 pedestrian bridges under planning, construction

50 pedestrian bridges under planning, construction

About 50 pedestrian bridges are in different stages of planning and construction across Doha and some of its immediate neighbourhoods and of many of them are expected to be completed by the end of next year ...

Ten dead as building struck by car collapses in India

Ten dead as building struck by car collapses in India

The driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a pillar holding up the near 100-year-old structure, said police deputy inspector general Harinarayanchari Mishra.

French watchdogs warn of €500mn Paris Olympics overspend

French watchdogs warn of €500mn Paris Olympics overspend

With work on the 2024 Olympics in Paris barely begun, French budgetary watchdogs on Friday warned there was a danger of a €500mn ($616mn) cost overrun.

QC launches ‘Food Basket for Workers’ campaign

QC launches ‘Food Basket for Workers’ campaign

The campaign comes within the framework of social solidarity programmes aimed at developing the spirit of compassion and harmony among the members of society.