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Astronomers decode Milky Way's violent birth

Astronomers decode Milky Way's violent birth

The Milky Way gobbled up a galaxy one quarter of its mass 10 billion years ago in a ‘violent collision’ that didn't fully settle for eons, astronomers said in new research published Monday.

Celestial shows over Qatar in September

Celestial shows over Qatar in September

These celestial shows provide an opportunity to view the planets and the moon together at the same time, and also act as a guide for amateur astronomers to understand the map of the sky through the month.

Meteor shower to be visible in Qatar

Meteor shower to be visible in Qatar

Qatar Centre for Space Sciences and Astronomy has said that Qatar's skies will witness a "stunning astronomical event" as Perseid meteor shower becomes visible on Friday with more than 100 meteors possibly seen per hour.

Congress wants Saarc summit without Pakistan

Congress wants Saarc summit without Pakistan

The Congress Party yesterday urged India not to boycott the Saarc summit, adding it should be held without Pakistan.

Ahlibank launches its Junior Savings Account with ‘high rate of return’

Ahlibank launches its Junior Savings Account with ‘high rate of return’

In what is seen a product aimed at specifically meeting the long-term savings needs of the emerging youth market, Qatar’s leading financial institution Ahlibank has launched the ‘Junior Savings Account’ available to anyone under 18.

Neville seeks momentum from first Valencia win

Neville seeks momentum from first Valencia win

Valencia boss Gary Neville is hopeful his first win in 10 La Liga games in charge of Los Che will be the confidence boost his young side needed to turn their season around.

Qatar steps on sustainable development applauded

Qatar steps on sustainable development applauded

The International Parliamentarians Union president has hailed the strides and initiatives made by Qatar on issues concerning the sustainable development of its economy.

Court frees Mumbai attacks accused

Court frees Mumbai attacks accused

Pakistani authorities have freed the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks on bail, sources said yesterday...