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Empowering strategies towards a healthy heart

We find ourselves at a time where disease once found in the elderly is now seen at a much younger age. This paradox is despite the plethora of information, advanced investigations and treatment options. It makes room to ponder if parameters we aim to correct just happen to account for only the tip o 11:23:21 AM
Qatar participates in 74th annual congress of AIPH Qatar participates in the 74th annual congress of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), which is organised by Expo Floriade 2022 in the Dutch city of Almere from Sept 27-30 12:41:15 AM
Qatar Chamber, MoPH review pre-shipment food inspection initiative Qatar Chamber, in co-operation with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), recently hosted an introductory seminar on the ministry’s initiative ‘Third Party: Pre-Shipment Food Inspection on Food Dispatches’. 12:39:01 AM

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Bilawal warns of consequences if Taliban isolated

Pakistan’s foreign minister wants the world to engage the Taliban, warning of dangerous consequences if Afghanistan’s rulers are again isolated. 12:36:00 AM
Hurricane Ian makes landfall along Florida Gulf Coast Hurricane Ian plowed into Florida’s Gulf Coast with catastrophic force yesterday, assaulting the state with howling winds, torrential rain and a treacherous surge of ocean surf that made it one of the most powerful storms on record to hit the United States. 12:35:08 AM
Body of missing US ski mountaineer found in Nepal The body of top US ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson was retrieved from the Himalayas by a search team yesterday, two days after she disappeared on the slopes of Nepal’s Manaslu peak. 12:34:14 AM

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In wealthy Dubai, poor get free bread from machines

With the cost of living surging, free hot bread distribution for the poor has been introduced in Dubai, where millionaires rub shoulders with hard-working migrants. 12:11:49 AM
Children return to bombed-out school in Syria frontline town In a frontline town divided by regime and rebel forces in northwest Syria, students have returned to classrooms in a bombed-out building with no glass in the windows, no doors, desks, chairs or electricity. 12:11:02 AM
‘I need my salary’: anger as Lebanese banks reopen Depositors scuffled and long lines formed at Lebanese banks yesterday as they partially reopened after a week-long closure following a slew of heists by customers desperate to access their money. 12:44:07 AM

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30bn litres of SAF possible by 2030 with right government incentives: IATA

With the right government incentives, the airline industry could see 30bn litres of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) by 2030, noted IATA’s Global Head of Cargo Brendan Sullivan. 08:27:49 PM
Qatar tops in travel and tourism share of GDP in GCC last year: Alpen Capital Qatar had the highest contribution of travel and tourism to GDP (10.3%) in the GCC region in 2021, according to an Alpen Capital study. 08:15:30 PM
Qatar banks’ short-to-medium outlook positive, interest margins in comfort zone: PwC Qatar banking sector is demonstrating resilience post-pandemic and its short to mid-term outlook looks "positive" with interest margins remaining in the comfort zone and being highly capitalised.. 08:09:10 PM

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Qatar’s FIFA World Cup will be historic, says Yaya Toure

Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure is looking forward to a ground-breaking edition of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. It will be the first tournament to be staged in the Middle East and Arab world – and Toure is someone who can appreciate the World Cup’s journey to new frontiers. 11:29:07 PM
Horse auction to kick off Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe today Paris will witness today the launch of the first of the events associated with the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend, which has been sponsored by the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) since 2008. 11:25:35 PM
Pitch surprise as India down South Africa in opener Fast bowler Arshdeep Singh rattled the opposition batting on a seaming pitch to set up India’s eight-wicket win over South Africa in their opening Twenty20 international yesterday. 11:14:57 PM

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In search of a development plan for Asia Can a region as complex and fast-changing as Asia devise and implement a comprehensive development plan? The Jakarta-based Economic Research Institute for Asean and East Asia, which just released its third “Comprehensive Asia Development Plan” (CADP), thinks so. 11:44:01 PM
Preparing for the long war A nuclear spectre is haunting Europe once again. Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a mobilisation of some 300,000 reservists and announced that he will use “all available means” to defend Russia, adding, “This is not a bluff.” As one senior European policymaker noted to me, such nu 11:43:29 PM

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Creating awareness on protecting environment in the community

Apart from its regular beach cleanup drives, the Doha Environmental Actions Project (Deap Qatar) held a series of talks and lectures this month at various schools across the country. 10:58:41 PM
Uniq hosts cricket tournament for nurses United Nurses of India-Qatar (Uniq) organised its second cricket tournament for Indian nurses in Qatar. More than 230 nurses from various healthcare facilities were among the 16 teams participating in the tournament. 10:54:32 PM
Amuaaq discusses role of Aligarh Movement in promotion of peace The Aligarh Muslim University Alumni Association Qatar (Amuaaq) held a discussion on the topic, 'Role of Aligarh Movement today in promotion of peace, progress and harmony,' recently. 10:52:09 PM

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The second Aspire Lake Festival

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. 07:42:17 PM
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. 04:28:14 PM
The Khalifa International Stadium The Khalifa International Stadium, which is hosting the Emir Cup final on Friday, will give spectators a new experience ... 12:08:25 PM

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