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Extra flights to India likely during Eid to clear rush

Extra flights to India likely during Eid to clear rush

A few additional flights may be operated to some of the Indian destinations to address the growing requirements of Indian expatriates in Qatar during the upcoming Eid al-Fitr season and beyond.

PHCC health centres are operating normally

PHCC health centres are operating normally

The Primary Health Care Corporation ( PHCC) has confirmed that it continues to provide all the health services for both citizens and expatriates of all nationalities and there are no changes following the economic blockade.

Expatriates should always carry original RP cards: MoI

Expatriates should always carry original RP cards: MoI

Expatriates in Qatar should always carry their original Residency Permit (QID) cards, an official of the Ministry of Interior said on Friday at an Iftar organised by Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) for the Indian community.

Qatar's population touches 2.7mn, new figures show

Qatar's population touches 2.7mn, new figures show

Qatar's population has touched 2.7mn mark for the first time, according to information provided by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) on Thursday.

112 Indians have died in Qatar so far this year

112 Indians have died in Qatar so far this year

The Indian embassy has reported that 112 of its nationals have died so far in Qatar this year. This was informed at the monthly community house to address urgent consular and labour issues ...

Expat who helped bodies reach home, passes away in sleep

Expat who helped bodies reach home, passes away in sleep

T K Azeez (60), an Indian expatriate well-known for his selfless services in repatriating the bodies of expatriates to their home countries, passed away in sleep at his home in Bin Mahmoud area in the early hours Friday.

All set for Duterte’s state visit to Qatar

All set for Duterte’s state visit to Qatar

The Filipino community in Doha is all set to welcome Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in his three-day state visit to Qatar from Friday.

QLM hosts free health checks for nationals, expatriates

QLM hosts free health checks for nationals, expatriates

Qatar Life and Medical Insurance Company will organise a free health checkup for nationals and expatriates, including those on visit visa, on the World Health Day on Friday (April 7).

Qatar population falls marginally in January

Qatar population falls marginally in January

Qatar's population fell marginally 0.8% at the end of January compared to the previous month, according to the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS).

Biometric data activation centres open at HIA

Biometric data activation centres open at HIA

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has opened biometric data activation centres at the departure and arrival lounges of Hamad International Airport to ease the usage of e-gates by expatriates to exit and enter the country.

Cabinet nod for panel to host sports tournaments

Cabinet nod for panel to host sports tournaments

Imparting a fillip to Qatar’s vision to become a global sport hub, the Cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft decision to form an organising committee for hosting regional and international sport activities and events.

Before contract expiry expats can now leave permanently

Before contract expiry expats can now leave permanently

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued Law No 1 of 2017 on Wednesday, amending some provisions of the Law No 21 of 2015 regulating the entry, exit, and residence of expatriates.