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QIMC signs MoU with US firm to study QR700mn float glass project

QIMC signs MoU with US firm to study QR700mn float glass project

Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the US-based Stewart Engineers (SE) to study and evaluate the project.
4/19/2018 10:06:04 PM
UN framework urged to keep pace with outer space technology

UN framework urged to keep pace with outer space technology

This came in a speech delivered by Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al-Thani, Qatar's ambassador to Austria and permanent envoy to the UN organisations in Vienna, before the 57th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.
4/19/2018 9:51:56 PM
Hottest April day

Hottest April day

A couple eat ice cream as they walk near Tower Bridge, in London yesterday. Temperatures have soared to over 29C in parts of London, making it the warmest April day for nearly 70 years.
4/19/2018 9:47:18 PM
Queen backs Charles to be next Commonwealth head

Queen backs Charles to be next Commonwealth head

Queen Elizabeth II, the head of the Commonwealth, yesterday opened the Commonwealth summit for what may be the last time, voicing hope that her son would be allowed to carry on her role.
4/19/2018 9:46:30 PM
Real held to draw at home by Bilbao

Real held to draw at home by Bilbao

Real Madrid may the favourites for the Champions League but a 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday night will hardly have struck fear into Bayern Munich.
4/19/2018 9:41:11 PM
If at first, you don’t make it…shift style

If at first, you don’t make it…shift style

In one of her first headshots, Jenna Fischer looks like a chipper teenager in overalls. In another, she has a seductive gaze and a gaping, spaghetti-strap top.
4/19/2018 9:40:58 PM
Kovac gets final date with future employers Bayern

Kovac gets final date with future employers Bayern

A brilliant back-heel from Luka Jovic inspired Eintracht Frankfurt to a 1-0 victory over Schalke in the semi-finals of the German Cup on Wednesday night, meaning that Bayern Munich will meet their future coach Niko Kovac in next month’s final.
4/19/2018 9:40:22 PM
Napoli keep Serie A title hopes alive as Juventus draw

Napoli keep Serie A title hopes alive as Juventus draw

Napoli kept their title hopes alive with a 4-2 win over Udinese on Wednesday night as champions Juventus’ path to a seventh consecutive Serie A title was stalled 1-1 at Crotone.
4/19/2018 9:39:25 PM
Gene therapy for blood disorder may be effective

Gene therapy for blood disorder may be effective

Gene therapy for patients with a severe form of the blood disorder beta-thalassaemia could be safe and effective as well as end the need for transfusions, results from the clinical trials show.
4/19/2018 9:34:39 PM
Qatar Airways first in MENA to provide gate-to-gate Internet onboard

Qatar Airways first in MENA to provide gate-to-gate Internet onboard

A decision by Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) will allow the provision of Internet service onboard aircraft at all altitudes.
4/19/2018 9:34:26 PM
Qatar industrial production grows 2% y-o-y in February

Qatar industrial production grows 2% y-o-y in February

The country's Industrial Production Index (IPI) reported a 2% increase year-on-year in the review period, said the figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).
4/19/2018 9:19:38 PM
Po’ Boy is a stand apart sandwich

Po’ Boy is a stand apart sandwich

Submarine, Sub, Grinder, Hero, Hoagie, Zeppelin, Zep are the many names for sandwiches made with a length of an Italian bread split horizontally and filled with cold cuts, cheese, veggies and dressing.
4/19/2018 9:19:37 PM
United give Mourinho selection dilemma ahead of Spurs semi

United give Mourinho selection dilemma ahead of Spurs semi

Jose Mourinho admitted Manchester United had given him an FA Cup semi-final selection dilemma after their 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday.
4/19/2018 9:17:30 PM
Wenger to use West Ham match as Europa League preparation

Wenger to use West Ham match as Europa League preparation

The Europa League is Arsenal’s priority as the club aim to seal qualification for next season’s Champions League by winning the tournament, manager Arsene Wenger said as he referred to Sunday’s West Ham United domestic fixture as “preparation”.
4/19/2018 9:16:49 PM
US inventor sees connectivity as a human right

US inventor sees connectivity as a human right

Nicholas Negroponte is the founder and chairman emeritus of MIT’s (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Media Lab. He is an inventor, thinker, and angel investor.
4/19/2018 9:16:00 PM
Mbappe brace as PSG seal French Cup final spot

Mbappe brace as PSG seal French Cup final spot

Kylian Mbappe struck a brace and Christopher Nkunku added a late third as Paris Saint-Germain marched into the French Cup final thanks to 3-1 win at Caen on Wednesday night.
4/19/2018 9:15:54 PM
Red Sox wallop Angels again

Red Sox wallop Angels again

The Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox convened in Anaheim this week sporting the best records in baseball and explosive lineups led by two of the most dynamic players in the game, outfielders Mike Trout and Mookie Betts.
4/19/2018 9:11:06 PM
Nepali expatriates celebrate New Year

Nepali expatriates celebrate New Year

There are some 130 organisations of Nepali expatriates of different ethnicities coming from every nook and corner of Nepal. They celebrate their festivals with zeal and zest in Qatar.
4/19/2018 9:10:15 PM
Sharks sweep Ducks, earn date with Golden Knights

Sharks sweep Ducks, earn date with Golden Knights

Tomas Hertl scored the winning goal 76 seconds after the Anaheim Ducks tied the game midway through third period, and San Jose goalie Martin Jones made 30 saves as the Sharks swept their California rivals with a 2-1 victory Wednesday night in San Jose.
4/19/2018 9:09:55 PM
James’ epic start helps Cavs even series with Pacers

James’ epic start helps Cavs even series with Pacers

LeBron James crystalied his reputation as one of the best playoff performers in NBA history on Wednesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers rebounded from a game one rout with a 100-97 win over the Indiana Pacers.
4/19/2018 9:08:46 PM
Wozniacki aiming for second Grand Slam title

Wozniacki aiming for second Grand Slam title

Reigning Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki says she believes she can go “all the way” at next month’s French Open, but is wary of a possible early clash with the returning Serena Williams.
4/19/2018 9:03:35 PM
Nadal eases past Khachanov to set up Thiem clash

Nadal eases past Khachanov to set up Thiem clash

World number one Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Russian Karen Khachanov yesterday to set up a Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final against Dominic Thiem, after the Austrian stunned Novak Djokovic.
4/19/2018 9:02:14 PM
Qatar Airways to display A350-1000, G650 ER at Eurasia Airshow

Qatar Airways to display A350-1000, G650 ER at Eurasia Airshow

The airline will be displaying the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft, the Airbus A350-1000, and the Gulfstream G650 ER at the air show.
4/19/2018 8:59:40 PM
World’s most unloved shares nosedive by fears of rate hike

World’s most unloved shares nosedive by fears of rate hike

The problems keep piling up for Philippine stocks, the world’s worst performers this year.
4/19/2018 8:17:50 PM
Opec-Russia talks set to keep oil cuts even as glut vanishes

Opec-Russia talks set to keep oil cuts even as glut vanishes

Opec and Russia will meet in Saudi Arabia this week after all but banishing a global oil glut. While looming political crises threaten to tighten supplies further, the group seems determined to keep its cuts in place.
4/19/2018 8:13:54 PM
Minor detour on Al Gharrafa Street for 17 months

Minor detour on Al Gharrafa Street for 17 months

During the detour, both directions of Al Gharrafa Street between Thani bin Jasim Street traffic signal and Al Hazm Street signal will be reduced from three lanes to two.
4/19/2018 8:12:46 PM
Qatar shares extend winning streak to fourth day

Qatar shares extend winning streak to fourth day

Sustained buying interests from foreign funds on Thursday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange for the fourth straight session and its key barometer gained 142 points and capitalisation expanded more than QR12bn.
4/19/2018 7:57:18 PM
Oil climbs as glut wanes, US crude closer to $70 a barrel

Oil climbs as glut wanes, US crude closer to $70 a barrel

Traders said speculators continue to bet on further upside, expecting potential supply disruptions and further drawdowns, driven by strong demand.
4/19/2018 7:48:08 PM
Ethiopia's new PM reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Ethiopia's new PM reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Abiy Ahmed named 10 new ministers but retained the finance and foreign ministers from the cabinet of his predecessor Hailemariam Desalegn, who resigned in February to pave the way for the reforms.
4/19/2018 6:57:37 PM
Exercise boosts survival after heart attack: study

Exercise boosts survival after heart attack: study

The team collected data on heart attack patients in Sweden, and their physical activity levels as reported six to 10 weeks or 12 months after the event.
4/19/2018 6:47:47 PM
ABBA reunites - with avatars - for TV tribute

ABBA reunites - with avatars - for TV tribute

The Swedish group, which has sold more than 400 million albums, has not sung together on stage since 1986.
4/19/2018 6:34:05 PM
Fears for Rohingya as first rains flood Bangladesh camps

Fears for Rohingya as first rains flood Bangladesh camps

A brief but heavy downpour turned roads into quagmires in the world's largest refugee camp, hindering relief efforts and hinting at the danger ahead for the Rohingya refugees.
4/19/2018 6:16:08 PM