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Education Ministry signs partnership pact with QRC

Education Ministry signs partnership pact with QRC

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Qatar Red Crescent signed a co-operation agreement to implement an awareness training programme within the Red Crescent programme for schools.

Shortage of fuel to end by Thursday, says minister

Shortage of fuel to end by Thursday, says minister

Sri Lanka’s fuel shortage will end on November 9, Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said, as state-run oil retailer Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and Lanka IOC traded blame charges over the shortage.

Asia markets end higher on Fed pick and Apple suppliers

Asia markets end higher on Fed pick and Apple suppliers

Asian shares rose yesterday, as investors tracked Wall Street gains after a new Federal Reserve chair was nominated and Apple suppliers benefited from the company’s strong earnings report.

Need for collaboration in research highlighted

Need for collaboration in research highlighted

The need for collaboration across all sectors in building a research and innovation ecosystem capable of meeting the challenges Qatar faces was highlighted to science and technology leaders by Qatar Foundation Research...

As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party gathers on Sunday for its annual conference, dominated by questions about her leadership and splits on Brexit.

Vettel still smiling after difficult day

Vettel still smiling after difficult day

Sebastian Vettel refused to be downcast on Sunday after surrendering the Formula One championship lead to Lewis Hamilton on a dominant day for Mercedes and a difficult one for Ferrari.

Nine dead in attack by Abu Sayyaf militants in Basilan

Nine dead in attack by Abu Sayyaf militants in Basilan

Nine people were killed yesterday when suspected Abu Sayyaf militants attacked a village in the southern Philippines, burning houses and a day-care centre, police said.

Indian movies talk of today’s terrible times

Indian movies talk of today’s terrible times

The opening words of Charles Dickens’ 1859 A Tale of Two Cities sound so apt for the Indian cinema of 2017!

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

Girl killed after tree strikes tent in Swiss storm

A 12-year-old Latvian girl was killed on Monday when a tree uprooted by a storm struck a tent near the Swiss capital Berne, police said.

Daredevil hangs over Niagara falls

Daredevil hangs over Niagara falls

American daredevil Erendira Wallenda dangled from her teeth from under a helicopter in a series of eye-watering acrobatic moves over the teeming waters of Niagara Falls on Thursday.

Farm produce yards do brisk business

Farm produce yards do brisk business

The Qatari agricultural produce yards at Al Mazrouah, Al Khor and Al Thakhira and Al Wakrah sold 718 tonnes of fresh vegetables in April, according to a report by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME)’s Agriculture Affairs Department.

Bangladesh cricketer admits to second wife

Bangladesh cricketer admits to second wife

A top Bangladeshi cricketer is embroiled in a scandal after revealing he had secretly married a woman who filed a case against him for posting intimate photos of her on social media -- even though he already had a wife.