UK and Gulf-based researchers and scientists will have the opportunity to get a £400,000 grant from the UK government to research on ‘priority areas’ it identified, British Council and embassy officials announced yesterday.
HBJ Foundation signs MoU with Marrakesh
Jassim and Hamad Bin Jassim Charitable Foundation (HBJ Foundation) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Marrakesh State - Morocco with the aim of implementing a number of charitable projects in health and housing sectors.
Israel approved on Wednesday 284 new housing units in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank at a time of heightened international concern over a construction drive on land Palestinians seek for a state.
Oil prices extended losses in Asia Wednesday on the back of a strong dollar while reported comments by Iran's oil minister that his country planned to boost output ramped up oversupply worries.
Pimco at odds with Goldman on Yellen as Sept rate bets rise
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s speech on Friday was hawkish enough for Goldman Sachs Group to boost the odds of a September interest-rate increase, while Pacific Investment Management Co said there was nothing of note in her remarks.
England struck a world record one-day international total of 444 for three as they crushed Pakistan by 169 runs at Trent Bridge yesterday to take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series.
Van Basten quits Dutch national team for FIFA job
Netherlands assistant coach Marco van Basten is to give up the role by the end of the year as the leadership crisis surrounding the side took another twist yesterday, a week before the Dutch kick off their 2018 World Cup campaign.
Working with an empty unstudied space and turning it into a visual marvel is not everyone’s cup of tea. It is an art. While many try their hands at designing spaces, very few excel at it.
Speedbird soars into cyberspace
Childhood memories of BOAC, the predecessor of British Airways, have brought a group of people from around the globe together in the cyberspace.
Venice Film Festival promises to be gripping
The world’s oldest movie festival at Venice opens today — August 31 — on the breathtakingly beautiful island of Lido, which stands across a lagoon overlooking mainland’s St Marks Square.
Nearly everything about the way we teach children has evolved over the past few decades, from phonics to rigorous math standards to children’s literature to classroom furniture.
Cool news on a hot summer day !
It was great to see the picture of the newborn lion cubs with their mother, taken at the Doha Zoo (Gulf Times, August 30). I enjoyed the news and picture on the front page.
As school year begins, don’t hold back
The games of the 31st Olympiad fade into history and the school year of 2016 begins. Parents everywhere are preparing their own little Olympians to charge into the classroom and return with the gold. Or at least a B-plus.