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Conference stresses building Arab engineering competency

Conference stresses building Arab engineering competency

A three-day conference on building engineering capabilities, competencies and qualifying them for the workforce got underway yesterday with the participation of several Arab countries.

PHCC unveils breast cancer awareness campaign

PHCC unveils breast cancer awareness campaign

‘Screen For Life’, Qatar’s national breast and bowel cancer screening programme, led by the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), has launched a nationwide awareness campaign across the country to mark the global, annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month initiative.

Personality study finds fish have hidden depths

Personality study finds fish have hidden depths

Fish have complex individual personalities, a British university study found in research published yesterday.

Germany steel workers protest merger plan of Thyssenkrup and Tata

Germany steel workers protest merger plan of Thyssenkrup and Tata

Several thousand steelworkers took to the streets of Bochum in Germany’s industrial heartland yesterday to protest against the planned merger of the European steel units of Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel.

Sirigu returns to the limelight in Turin derby against Juve

Sirigu returns to the limelight in Turin derby against Juve

Torino goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu returns to the limelight in today’s Turin derby against Juventus as he looks to prove he can relaunch his career after two difficult years between Paris Saint-Germain, Sevilla and Osasuna.

Equities drop after latest North Korea nuclear test

Equities drop after latest North Korea nuclear test

Stock markets in Asia and Europe slid yesterday as investors sought safer bets after North Korea claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb, one week after firing a ballistic missile over Japan.

India’s ONGC to bid for Israel oil-and-gas exploration blocks

India’s ONGC to bid for Israel oil-and-gas exploration blocks

Indian state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp plans to bid for Israeli offshore oil-and-gas exploration blocks, India’s oil minister told Reuters, the first major deal between the two countries since a groundbreaking trip by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July.

Stricken Rohingya flee into Bangladesh

Stricken Rohingya flee into Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar are trying to cross the border with Bangladesh, Bangladeshi security officials said yesterday, as fresh fighting erupted in Myanmar’s northwestern Rakhine state.

India, Africa should aim bigger: says Jaishankar

India, Africa should aim bigger: says Jaishankar

With India increasing its engagements with Africa, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar yesterday said the two sides should aim bigger and not just what they can do for each other.

Something needs to be done to save West Indies cricket

Something needs to be done to save West Indies cricket

Will the West Indies ever regain their lost glory and pride in cricket or are they simply beyond redemption?

First day of Eid al-Adha on September 1

First day of Eid al-Adha on September 1

The first day of Hijri month Dhul-Hijja 1438H will be on August 23, while the first day of Eid al-Adha this year will be on September 1, according to astronomical calculations by Qatar Calendar House (QCH).

Changing the consignee by the consignor

Changing the consignee by the consignor

Question: Is it legally allowed to change the consignee by the consignor? If so what procedure is to be followed? We are in a situation that the agreed payment prior to consignment has not been made by the consignee.