Qatar committed to values and traditions: QC chief

Qatar committed to values and traditions: QC chief

Board Chairman of Qatar Charity Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser bin Jassim al-Thani underlined the importance of the National Day in consolidating the national identity,...

QNB’s National Day gift for loyal customers

QNB’s National Day gift for loyal customers

QNB has announced that it has prepared for this year’s National Day celebrations in a “unique way”, offering loyal customers a limited-edition prepaid card under the theme of ‘Promise of prosperity and glory’.

Katara first govt institute to receive ISO certificate

Katara first govt institute to receive ISO certificate

Katara – the Cultural Village has become the first governmental institute in Qatar to get an ISO certificate in information technology (IT) services issued by the British institute Intertek.

Wood nets hat-trick as Devils beat Hawks

Wood nets hat-trick as Devils beat Hawks

When Devils coach John Hynes was asked before the game whether he suspected the Blackhawks might be due for a scoring breakout, he could only blurt out, “I hope not.”

Halep, Wozniacki claim revenge wins

Halep, Wozniacki claim revenge wins

Simona Halep made a winning start to her WTA Finals campaign with an impressive 6-4, 6-2 victory over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia yesterday, the Romanian surging clear in the second set to subdue her in-form opponent at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Bank Indonesia sees narrowing window for further rate cuts

Bank Indonesia sees narrowing window for further rate cuts

Indonesia’s central bank sees little room for further interest rate cuts, while saying it can turn to other measures in a bid to fire up Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.

58 people presumed dead in tower blaze: police chief

58 people presumed dead in tower blaze: police chief

A total of 58 people are presumed dead after the devastating fire in a London tower block, police chief Stuart Cundy told reporters yesterday.

Blast probe focuses on religious leader

Blast probe focuses on religious leader

Philippine police believe a Shia cleric was the likely target of explosions that killed two people in Manila, an official said yesterday, rejecting Islamic State claims of involvement.

QDA to host diabetes symposium on Saturday

QDA to host diabetes symposium on Saturday

Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) will hold a symposium on Saturday on the topic ‘Fasting safely with Diabetes’ at Westin Hotel Doha at 6pm.

Dalai Lama in Tawang

Dalai Lama in Tawang

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama attends a programme during a visit to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, yesterday.

Kabul to set stiff penalties for subculture of boy slaves

Kabul to set stiff penalties for subculture of boy slaves

Afghanistan is set to lay out stringent penalties for “bacha bazi” — slavery and abuse of boys — for the first time, officials say, in a landmark move against the deeply entrenched practice.

Only 100 militants ‘remain in IS-held battleground’

Only 100 militants ‘remain in IS-held battleground’

Turkey said yesterday fewer than 100 militants were still holed up in the flashpoint Islamic-State Syrian town of Al-Bab, as rebel commanders predicted its capture was imminent.