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Emergency committee announces contingency plans for rainfall

Emergency committee announces contingency plans for rainfall

The Rainfall Emergency Committee at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has announced the preparation of contingency plans for rainfall in different municipalities, as well as work programmes, in anticipation of further precipitation.

Met office warns of heavy rains, strong winds

Met office warns of heavy rains, strong winds

Thunderstorms are back as different parts of the country experienced spells of heavy rain and strong winds Saturday, with more expected Sunday.

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Lawmakers from Emmanuel Macron's party will propose an amendment to France's 2018 budget to tax luxury yachts, supercars and precious metals, a senior party official said ...

Moody’s assigns QIB first-time ratings of 'A1' with stable outlook

Moody’s assigns QIB first-time ratings of 'A1' with stable outlook

Qatar Islamic Bank has said Moody’s Investors Service assigned a first time rating of ‘A1’ with stable outlook to QIB’s local and foreign currency deposit.

Ershad renounces alliance with Awami League

Ershad renounces alliance with Awami League

Claiming that Jatiya Party is no longer a component of the ruling Awami League-led 14-party Grand Alliance, its chairman HM Ershad has said his party will form another grand alliance.

GT draw today

GT draw today

The draw of the Gulf Times and Al Raya subscription promotion will take place today at 10.30am at the main office of the dailies on C Ring Road in Doha.

Al Ahli’s spirited display downs PSG

Al Ahli’s spirited display downs PSG

Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli produced a spirited display in the opening game of Day Four at the under-17 Al Kass International Cup to overcome the highly-fancied Paris Saint-Germain by two goals to one.

World's longest tunnel opens regular service in Switzerland

World's longest tunnel opens regular service in Switzerland

Regular rail service through the world's longest tunnel began on Sunday, carrying passengers deep under the Swiss Alps from Zurich to Lugano.

The Brexit vote brings out the worst in Britain’s leaders

The Brexit vote brings out the worst in Britain’s leaders

Our elected leaders, often among the first to demand sound strategy, succession planning, and accountability in the private sector, have spectacularly failed to practice what they preach

Can exercise reduce the risk of getting cancer?

Can exercise reduce the risk of getting cancer?

Just in case you haven’t got the message that exercise is good for you, two huge research studies this month shout it louder than ever. Which is just as well, since almost one-third of adults are classified as “inactive”.

Funding lifts Uber China unit valuation to over $8bn

Funding lifts Uber China unit valuation to over $8bn

Uber Technologies Inc’s China unit boosted its valuation to more than $8bn after it raised over $1bn in its latest funding round, although the US ride-hailing app is not yet profitable in the mainland due to intense competition.

 Commercial Bank to take part in Global Entrepreneurship Week

Commercial Bank to take part in Global Entrepreneurship Week

Qatar’s first private bank—Commercial Bank—will take part in the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) and has invited local entrepreneurs and SMEs to visit the bank’s ...