Gulf Times - Kashmir-region
Mercury set to drop in coming days

Mercury set to drop in coming days

It is expected to get cooler in the country as the Qatar Met department has said northerly winds in the coming days will be accompanied by a drop in temperature, which will return to their average levels for this time of the year.

Ajyal Youth Film Festival opens today

Ajyal Youth Film Festival opens today

The fifth Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute (DFI), will launch today with a red carpet ceremony to mark the Mena premiere of Nora Twomey’s animated film, The Breadwinner (Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg / 2017).

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.

Triathlon, mountain, Criterium included in new cycling season

Triathlon, mountain, Criterium included in new cycling season

The Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation (QCTF) have included triathlon (swimming, cycling and running), mountain and Criterium races in the new season, which will officially be launched on Friday, October 13.

Elon Musk’s new vision: Anywhere on Earth under one hour on economy fare

Elon Musk’s new vision: Anywhere on Earth under one hour on economy fare

Plans new rocket ship that can land on Mars and the Moon; SpaceX to send cargo to Mars in 2022; crewed missions in 2024

Kerala RSS man’s murder a barbaric crime: Jaitley

Kerala RSS man’s murder a barbaric crime: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday visited the family of a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activist allegedly murdered by Marxist workers in Kerala and called it a “barbaric” crime that would have “even embarrassed a terrorist”.

Living it up till the last

Living it up till the last

Norma Bauerschmidt became a most unlikely world internet sensation after the 90-year-old Michigan widow said no to cancer treatment and yes to hitting the road in an RV with her son and his wife and their poodle.

Central banks should begin the process of normalisation: BIS

Central banks should begin the process of normalisation: BIS

Major central banks should press ahead with interest rate increases, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said yesterday, while recognising that some turbulence in financial markets will have to be negotiated along the way.

Great rotation comes to Russia as carry trade loses strength

Great rotation comes to Russia as carry trade loses strength

After exhausting returns from one of the best carry trades this year, investors in Russia are looking to the world’s worst stock market for the next source of yield.

Sampaoli banking on Messi for revival

Sampaoli banking on Messi for revival

New manager Jorge Sampaoli says he is looking to superstar Lionel Messi to revive Argentina’s World Cup fortunes starting with today’s friendly with Brazil in Melbourne.

Donald two shots behind Cauley at Harbour Town

Donald two shots behind Cauley at Harbour Town

Former world number one Luke Donald, looking to break through at the RBC Heritage after many close calls, shot a six-under-par 65 that left him two shots off the lead after the opening round in South Carolina on Thursday.

Women of Courage Award

Women of Courage Award

US first lady Melania Trump presents the 2017 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award to Sharmin Akter of Bangladesh on Wednesday in Washington, DC. The award honours women who have demonstrated exceptional courage, strength, and leadership in acting to improve the lives of others.