49C maximum recorded at Mesaieed

49C maximum recorded at Mesaieed

Mercury touched 49C Friday in Mesaieed, Qatar Meteorology Department said Friday. Doha recorded a maximum temperature of 48C. Friday's lowest maximum was 34C at Ruwais

Qeeri's environment monitoring may boost Qatar's covid-19 combat

Qeeri's environment monitoring may boost Qatar's covid-19 combat

The Energy Centre at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (Qeeri), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), continues to monitor environmental conditions

Scattered rain until Monday

Scattered rain until Monday

Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast chances of scattered rain, may be thundery at times with sudden strong wind, across the country from Saturday afternoon until Monday.

Nepal poll panel calls meeting of political parties

Nepal poll panel calls meeting of political parties

The Election Commission (EC) in Nepal yesterday called a meeting of five political parties and apprised them of the preparations, programmes, and processes of the February 7 National Assembly (NA) elections.

Qatar’s Salmeen and Kuwait’s Rakan excel

Qatar’s Salmeen and Kuwait’s Rakan excel

Salmeen leads Qatar’s clean sweep of the podium in the 135cm class

Scientists from HBKU awarded research grants

Scientists from HBKU awarded research grants

Six graduate students from Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) College of Science and Engineering (CSE) received awards from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), as part of the Graduate Student Research Award programme.

With Patti Cakes, Cathy Moriarty is still aiming for authenticity

With Patti Cakes, Cathy Moriarty is still aiming for authenticity

Cathy Moriarty owes her acting career to a bathing beauty contest.

Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time since 2010

Brazil top FIFA rankings for first time since 2010

Brazil surged to the top of the FIFA world rankings for the first time in seven years on Thursday, made all the sweeter as they usurped great rivals Argentina.

MME tracks down environmental violations

MME tracks down environmental violations

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment’s (MME) Environmental Protection, Reserves and Wildlife Department spotted 91 environmental violations during March.

Lanka risks censure over war probe delay

Lanka risks censure over war probe delay

President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in Sri Lanka promising justice for war crimes, breaking from his hawkish predecessor and presenting the island with its first real shot at a lasting peace.

Strong winds, lower temperatures this week

Strong winds, lower temperatures this week

Weather charts show that Qatar will be affected by an extension of a high pressure system starting Tuesday afternoon until the end of the week, accompanied with fresh to strong northwesterly winds reaching its peak on Thursday and Friday.

Awards for legal community hosted

Awards for legal community hosted

LexisNexis, a leading provider of legal research information worldwide, has hosted its first awards celebration for the legal community in Qatar.