Prof Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti, general manager of Katara - the Cultural Village Foundation, has inaugurated the third edition of the Qatar International Arts Festival (QIAF).
Qatar Travel Mart set for launch at DECC in November
Qatar will receive an additional $0.9bn in visitor expenditure and 290,000 visitor arrivals on average per year from 2022 to 2025 as a direct result of marketing investment, according to organisers of Qatar Travel Mart (QTM) 2021 slated next month.
Xi urged all countries to promote the values of peace, development, justice, democracy, freedom
Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Rajinikanth
Actor Rajinikanth (right) receives the Dadasaheb Phalke Award from the Vice President of India Venkaiah Naidu (centre), during the 67th National film awards and Dadasaheb Phalke Awards held in New Delhi yesterday.
Philippine group turns plastic waste into planks
A group of recyclers in the Philippines is trying to ease the country’s worsening plastic waste crisis by turning bottles, single-use sachets and snack food wrappers that clog rivers and spoil beaches into building materials.
Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development, a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, in collaboration with Fatora, an e-commerce and online payment gateway, announced the opening of registration for startups
The costs to reach net zero by 2050
Setting the global average price of carbon per tonne significantly higher at $100 or more is necessary right away to incentivise net zero emissions by 2050, according to a Reuters poll of climate economists.
Russia’s Communist comeback
A little over a year ago, while on sabbatical from the American university where I teach, I returned to my hometown, Moscow. I didn’t exactly arrive in a bastion of free speech. But it was a place where some freedom still remained.
Doha-based author Sheela Tomy has won the 2021 Cherukad Award for Malayalam Literature for her debut novel, Valli.
Tributes paid to Kerala's Mappila art legend
At a condolence meeting organised by the Diaspora of Malappuram (DoM Qatar), prominent personalities in Kerala and abroad noted that Kairali has lost a unique talent in the field of Mappila art, V M Kutty.
The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park.
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar
Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now.