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Qatar Airways continues to fly high; HIA targets 50mn passengers a year

Qatar Airways continues to fly high; HIA targets 50mn passengers a year

Qatar Airways continues to fly high, piloted by its expansion plans despite the illegal blockade on the country by four Arab nations; With its target of serving more than 50mn passengers a year ...

QDB launches 6th edition of Al Fikra National Business Competition

QDB launches 6th edition of Al Fikra National Business Competition

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has launched the sixth edition of its National Business Competition, ‘Al Fikra’, during a press conference yesterday held in the presence of Ooredoo and Sasol...

Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal's live UN court suicide

Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal's live UN court suicide

Dutch prosecutors are investigating how a Bosnian Croat war criminal managed to dramatically take his own life Wednesday, apparently after drinking poison he had smuggled into a UN court ...

Emir attends Al Jazeera celebration

Emir attends Al Jazeera celebration

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attended the 21st anniversary celebration of Al Jazeera Media Network, held under the slogan “Al Jazeera Cannot Be Shut Down” at the network’s headquarters yesterday evening.

Putin’s new favourite on hiring tear plans ministry of future

Putin’s new favourite on hiring tear plans ministry of future

The odds were against Maxim Oreshkin. With only three years of government experience when President Vladimir Putin picked him to lead Russia’s economy ministry late in 2016, ....

Hotels’ ecofriendly practices to enhance business operations

Hotels’ ecofriendly practices to enhance business operations

Hotels in Qatar are continuously implementing various sustainable practices to reduce carbon footprint, a move that not only helps preserve the environment but also enhances business operations, Katara Hospitality (KH) CEO Hamad Abdulla al-Mulla has said.

Indian woman killed in Pakistani firing at border

Indian woman killed in Pakistani firing at border

A woman was killed when Pakistani troops fired across the border into India's northern state of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, Indian media reported.

Uber grounds self-driving cars after accident

Uber grounds self-driving cars after accident

Uber has grounded its fleet of self-driving cars pending an investigation into the crash of an Uber autonomous vehicle in Arizona, a spokesperson for the car-hailing service said Sunday.

Saudi central banker says crunch on banks is over

Saudi central banker says crunch on banks is over

Saudi Arabia central bank Governor Ahmed Alkholifey said a cash crunch that squeezed commercial lenders last year is over and that he’s open to more foreign banks operating in the biggest Arab economy.

Raid in hideouts: 11 militants killed in Bangladesh

Raid in hideouts: 11 militants killed in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi security forces killed 11 members of an Islamist militant group on Saturday blamed for an attack on a cafe in Dhaka in July in which 22 people were killed, mostly foreigners.

Nepal embassy celebrates country’s first National Day

Nepal embassy celebrates country’s first National Day

Nepali expats in Qatar celebrated their country’s first National Day on Tuesday, September 20. A programme was organised by the Embassy of Nepal on the occasion from 6pm to 8pm.

Patel takes charge at RBI with eye on inflation

Patel takes charge at RBI with eye on inflation

Urjit Patel took over from Raghuram Rajan at the helm of the Reserve Bank of India, where he will oversee the transition to an interest-rate setting panel guided by an inflation target.