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Ministry calls for sighting of crescent moon

Ministry calls for sighting of crescent moon

The Crescent Sighting Committee at the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) has called upon Muslims in Qatar to sight the new crescent moon (hilal) of Shawwal tomorrow evening, the 29th Ramadan 1438AH corresponding to June 24.

Ex-Uber CEO knew of engineer’s Google info, says Waymo

Ex-Uber CEO knew of engineer’s Google info, says Waymo

Ousted Uber Technologies head Travis Kalanick learned early last year that the engineer who until recently oversaw the company’s driverless car project possessed discs of information from Google, according to a court filing.

Nutrition: what’s good for men’s health

Nutrition: what’s good for men’s health

Several years ago when I worked in a cardiac unit at our hospital, I was asked to provide nutrition counselling to a man who had recently suffered a heart attack.

Amazon to buy Whole Foods in $13.7bn bet on groceries

Amazon to buy Whole Foods in $13.7bn bet on groceries

Amazon.com will acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7bn, a bombshell of a deal that catapults the e-commerce giant into the supermarket business with hundreds of stores across the US.

Municipality conducts 612 inspection visits

Municipality conducts 612 inspection visits

Umm Slal Municipality’s health control section conducted 612 inspection visits at various food outlets and shops within its jurisdiction during May.

Pakistan ready to ‘change history’

Pakistan ready to ‘change history’

Pakistan are ready to change the course of history in a clash that’s “bigger than the Ashes” when they face arch-rivals India in the Champions Trophy final.

Canada to deport Lankan refugee charged with murdering wife

Canada to deport Lankan refugee charged with murdering wife

Immigration authorities in Canada have said that a Sri Lankan refugee accused of killing his wife but set free by court, will be deported to his home country, within weeks.

Qatar could defend riyal for years, shows balance sheet

Qatar could defend riyal for years, shows balance sheet

Qatar could defend its currency for years in the face of economic sanctions by other Gulf states, the country’s balance sheet suggests, so the riyal’s peg to the US dollar is unlikely to fall victim to the region’s diplomatic crisis.

Bangladesh and New Zealand clash with hopes on the line

Bangladesh and New Zealand clash with hopes on the line

Bangladesh and New Zealand head into their final group match of this year’s Champions Trophy desperate for victory but knowing even a win in Cardiff today may not take either of them into the semi-finals.

Pachulia has Georgia on his mind in NBA Finals

Pachulia has Georgia on his mind in NBA Finals

So strong was Zaza Pachulia’s desire to become the first player from the nation of Georgia to win an NBA title that he rebuffed more lucrative offers to join the Golden State Warriors.

Art and charity go together this week

Art and charity go together this week

A charity auction and exhibition will be held this week to benefit the Rofaqa initiative, which provides care to orphans worldwide.

Wings of Eagles flies home under rookie Beggy

Wings of Eagles flies home under rookie Beggy

Padraig Beggy won the Epsom Derby with his first ride in the race delivering a blistering finish on outsider Wings of Eagles to give trainer Aidan O’Brien his sixth win yesterday.