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QRI’s Simulated Living Suite helps patients in rehabilitation

QRI’s Simulated Living Suite helps patients in rehabilitation

A Simulated Living Suite opened at Qatar Rehabilitation Institute (QRI) last year is helping patients re-learn the skills needed to regain their independence and reintegrate into the community.

Women’s Hospital OP services relocate to WWRC

Women’s Hospital OP services relocate to WWRC

All remaining Women’s Hospital Outpatient Department services will move across to Hamad Medical Corporation’s new Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC) this week.

Lords proposes voluntary plan to cut numbers

Lords proposes voluntary plan to cut numbers

Britain’s unelected House of Lords should voluntarily slash its numbers by a quarter, to 600, and introduce time-limited terms for members as part of urgently needed reform, peers said yesterday.

Local retail investors, domestic institutions turn bullish on QSE

Local retail investors, domestic institutions turn bullish on QSE

Local retail investors yesterday turned bullish and domestic institutions strengthened their net buying amidst weakening of the Qatar Stock Exchange.

GE Q2 profit slumps as investors await new CEO’s targets

GE Q2 profit slumps as investors await new CEO’s targets

General Electric Co’s profit fell nearly 60% in the second quarter and it put off an expected “reset” of 2018 earnings targets until November, sending shares down sharply.

Family-oriented activities for Eid celebration at Pearl-Qatar

Family-oriented activities for Eid celebration at Pearl-Qatar

United Development Company (UDC), master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, has prepared a line-up of family-oriented activities for the Eid al-Fitr celebrations in the country.

Bedaya Centre organises workshop on workout sessions during Ramadan

Bedaya Centre organises workshop on workout sessions during Ramadan

The Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Centre), a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and Silatech, recently hosted a workshop on planning and creating exercise sessions for the holy month of Ramadan.

Father-in-law of drug lord 'El Chapo' given 10 years in prison

Father-in-law of drug lord 'El Chapo' given 10 years in prison

A Mexican judge has sentenced the father-in-law of drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman to more than a decade in prison, Mexican officials said Friday.

Gulf VAT rollout at 5% in 2018 may rise to 10% over the years: BMI

Gulf VAT rollout at 5% in 2018 may rise to 10% over the years: BMI

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which is planning to impose 5% value added tax (VAT) from 2018, could hike the rate to 10% in the future owing to sustained fiscal deficit for the next five years, according to BMI.

Driving test mandatory for all expats

Driving test mandatory for all expats

Expatriates from places such as Australia, the UK and other European countries are now required to take the necessary tests to get a driving licence in Qatar, it is learnt.

Militants kill three soldiers in Indian Kashmir

Militants kill three soldiers in Indian Kashmir

Suspected militants killed three Indian soldiers after ambushing a convoy in restive Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said Saturday.

Trump wraps up cabinet search, no new picks

Trump wraps up cabinet search, no new picks

US President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday wrapped up a busy weekend of meetings with cabinet hopefuls at his golf club retreat outside New York, hinting new appointments should come soon.