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Economy vs. Health

Economy vs. Health

I often think about balance, and how it applies to so many areas in our everyday life. When we are in a state of inner balance, our heart and head are said to be synchronised.

Helping hands

Helping hands

Abrupt changes in routines, loss of connections with teachers and friends, unexpected school closures, and the possibility of contracting the virus — all of these factors can heighten the anxiety level of children with Autism amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

‘Teach life skills to autistic children at home’

‘Teach life skills to autistic children at home’

Today the world marks World Autism Awareness Day in a bid to recognise and celebrate the rights of persons with autism. “This year’s observance takes place in the midst of a public health crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes

‘Introduce children to games to develop key cognitive skills’

‘Introduce children to games to develop key cognitive skills’

The novel coronavirus pandemic has so far not shown signs of slowing down. Getting sensitive to the unprecedented situation, people around the world are gradually resigning to extraordinary measures such as lockdowns and social distancing.

The unimpressed

The unimpressed

For three days, he was hooked up to an oxygen tube. For six days after that, he was cooped up in a 26-foot RV in a special quarantine camp run by the state of Georgia.

Inching towards ‘a new normal’

Inching towards ‘a new normal’

Before dawn, bags of groceries ordered online are plopped at my front door by deliverymen (-women?) whose faces I’ll never see.

‘Be artistic and create lasting memories in challenging times’

‘Be artistic and create lasting memories in challenging times’

Social distancing and staying at home can be boring and sometimes stressful for people. People cannot avoid being isolated but they definitely can avoid being stressed. Creative people may be able to have enough time to first have some novel ideas during a novel situation and to materialise

Contagion of anxiety

Contagion of anxiety

Offices empty, restaurants and cafes closed, performance venues dark, schools and universities shut down. Across the world, numerous industries have entered a state of suspended animation, imposing a sharp and involuntary brake on the working lives of millions of people.

QPO musicians entertain music lovers by playing from homes

QPO musicians entertain music lovers by playing from homes

It is time to stay at home. People are forced to observe social distancing and work from home. The circumstances are no different for the people who reside in the world of Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO).

“In diplomacy, personalities matter”

“In diplomacy, personalities matter”

Dr Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo, ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Qatar, is a man with vision. His extensive experience in international relations and economic affairs speaks volumes about his statesmanship.

Needed: blood donation to save lives, show solidarity with medics in tough times

Needed: blood donation to save lives, show solidarity with medics in tough times

Though social distancing is the call of the day owing to the pandemic of novel coronavirus across the world, the importance and need for social solidarity cannot be ruled out.

Islam and fortune-telling

Islam and fortune-telling

There are among mankind people who claim knowledge of the unseen and the future. They are known by various names, among which are: fortune-tellers, soothsayers, foreseers, augurs, magicians, prognosticators, oracles, astrologers, palmists, etc.

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