Qatar Tourism lines up host of attractions for 3-day Eid Festival

Qatar Tourism lines up host of attractions for 3-day Eid Festival

In celebration of Eid al-Fitr this year, Qatar Tourism (QT) will host the Eid Festival along the Doha Corniche from May 3-5, between 4pm and 11pm each day.

QC brings winter comfort for refugees

QC brings winter comfort for refugees

Qatar Charity (QC) has launched “Winter for the Needy” campaign to reach out to vulnerable refugees and needy people in Syria, Iraq, Palestine, and Rohingya by providing essential living items, food, and fuel in winter months.

Saunders dominates Lemieux to keep crown

Saunders dominates Lemieux to keep crown

Unbeaten Billy Joe Saunders threw down the gauntlet to four-belt champion Gennady Golovkin with a systematic dismantling of David Lemieux in his North American professional boxing debut on Saturday.

Trump says US wants Russia's help on North Korea

Trump says US wants Russia's help on North Korea

US President Donald Trump said on Friday that Washington hoped to receive more help from Russian President Vladimir Putin in efforts to convince North Korea to abandon its missile and nuclear weapons program.

Venus sets sights on 2020 Olympic Games

Venus sets sights on 2020 Olympic Games

Evergreen American Venus Williams has dismissed any notion of announcing her retirement anytime soon, saying she is eager to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Karraar wins feature; Bentley shines with four victories

Karraar wins feature; Bentley shines with four victories

With victory in the penultimate race of the day, Rassan stayed unbeaten, having won the Owners Cup three weeks ago

Police rescue 50 from burning bus in Delhi

Police rescue 50 from burning bus in Delhi

In a brave act, a team of Delhi police acted promptly to rescue 52 members of a marriage party from a burning bus on the Haryana-Delhi border early yesterday, police said.

Deadline for conversion of PIO cards is Dec 31

Deadline for conversion of PIO cards is Dec 31

The Indian government has set December 31 as the final deadline for free-of-charge conversion of PIO (Person of Indian Origin) cards into OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) cards, and no further extensions will be considered, the Indian embassy in Qatar has said.

Germany’s Christmas markets return one year after Berlin attack

Germany’s Christmas markets return one year after Berlin attack

On December 19 last year, Max Mueller and his wife were selling pretzels, mulled wine and baguettes at their booth in the Christmas market near Berlin’s Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

Sand, dust storms can affect health, warns HMC

Sand, dust storms can affect health, warns HMC

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advised the public to take necessary precautions as the Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast strong winds and poor visibility across most of the country due to sand and dust storms.

Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in few years

Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in few years

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he was ready to step down in a couple of years time and his successor is likely already in the cabinet but a clear choice has yet to emerge.

QU holds student orientation day

QU holds student orientation day

The Office of Graduate Studies at Qatar University (QU) recently held the 2017 Graduate Student Orientation Day for new students to familiarise them on the academic policies and procedures as well as the office’s services.