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Govt hits out at Congress graft claims over jet deal

Govt hits out at Congress graft claims over jet deal

Rejecting the Congress allegations of irregularities in the Rafale fighter jet deal, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday said the government had to go for emergency procurement, adding it was cheaper than under an earlier unconcluded deal.

Katara first govt institute to receive ISO certificate

Katara first govt institute to receive ISO certificate

Katara – the Cultural Village has become the first governmental institute in Qatar to get an ISO certificate in information technology (IT) services issued by the British institute Intertek.

Wood nets hat-trick as Devils beat Hawks

Wood nets hat-trick as Devils beat Hawks

When Devils coach John Hynes was asked before the game whether he suspected the Blackhawks might be due for a scoring breakout, he could only blurt out, “I hope not.”

Souq Nama opens at Doha Festival City

Souq Nama opens at Doha Festival City

Nama Centre, an affiliate of Qatar Foundation for Social Works (QFSW) and a leading developmental institution of the country with the mission to empower youth and expand their opportunities, has launched Souq Nama 2017 at Doha Festival City (DHFC).

Lebanon believes Hariri held in Saudi Arabia: official

Lebanon believes Hariri held in Saudi Arabia: official

Saad al-Hariri resigned as prime minister on Saturday in a shock declaration read from Saudi Arabia, pitching Lebanon into deep political crisis.

Le Pen stripped of French immunity over IS pictures

Le Pen stripped of French immunity over IS pictures

France’s National Assembly has lifted the immunity from prosecution of far-right leader Marine Le Pen for tweeting pictures of Islamic State (IS) group atrocities.

Airlines form frequent flyer programme partnership

Airlines form frequent flyer programme partnership

Qatar Airways yesterday announced the launch of its frequent flyer programme partnership with its longstanding codeshare partner, Bangkok Airways.

Ooredoo sponsors ‘Qatar Information Security Conference for the Financial Sector 2017’

Ooredoo sponsors ‘Qatar Information Security Conference for the Financial Sector 2017’

Ooredoo has announced that it is the Official Telecommunications Sponsor of the two-day ‘Qatar Information Security Conference for the Financial Sector 2017’, which runs until November 6 in Doha.

Ministry of economy, customs authority sign accord on IPR

Ministry of economy, customs authority sign accord on IPR

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce and General Authority of Customs (GAC) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of trademarks and protection of intellectual property rights (IPR).

Greece hands torch to Pyoengchang

Greece hands torch to Pyoengchang

The Olympic torch was formally handed over from Greece to Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games organisers yesterday in a simple ceremony.

Halep, Wozniacki claim revenge wins

Halep, Wozniacki claim revenge wins

Simona Halep made a winning start to her WTA Finals campaign with an impressive 6-4, 6-2 victory over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia yesterday, the Romanian surging clear in the second set to subdue her in-form opponent at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Hidden in tech supply chain, a Malaysian stock surges 400%

Hidden in tech supply chain, a Malaysian stock surges 400%

For technology stock investors, it sometimes pays to buy the companies that make the parts.