Indian ambassador P Kumaran has inaugurated the new website of the Indian Cultural
Centre (ICC). The website now has various additional features beneficial to the ICC members and the Indian community at large, the centre has said in a statement.
Al Khaliji sponsors ‘Majd Qatar’ campaign
Under the umbrella of its initiatives pertaining to the country’s national ambitions, Al Khaliji bank has sponsored the ‘Majd Qatar’ (Qatar Glory) nationwide campaign and third book edition.
Malabar Gold fetes winner
Faisal Ahmed, the winner of the 100% cash-back initiative held as part of the Sparkling Summer campaign by Malabar Gold & Diamonds, is seen receiving the prize from Don Antony
Sri Lanka’s president yesterday signed death sentences for four people convicted of drug-related offences in a decision analysts said is aimed at boosting his chances of re-election later this year.
‘Do or die’ Brexit could destroy govt, warns Hunt
Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt took aim at rival Boris Johnson’s “do or die” pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31 no matter what, saying the frontrunner to become prime minister could destroy Brexit and the government.
Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza yesterday to demonstrate against a US economic peace plan.
Saudi probe dodges who ordered Khashoggi murder: UN expert
The UN executions investigator said yesterday that leaders attending the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this weekend should press Saudi Arabia to take “full responsibility” for what she called the state murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
'Palestinians need jobs and peace'
A US-sponsored summit on Palestinian economic development focused on the need for job-generating investments on Wednesday and peace in the West Bank and Gaza, as well as governance and accountability.
US ‘maximum pressure’ worked on Iran before; it may not again
The US and Iran are back where they were in 2012, a time when their foreign ministers still spoke by megaphone rather than telephone and Washington was trying to force Tehran to the nuclear negotiating table by inflicting as much economic pain as possible.
Our world today is continuously creating, developing and producing something ‘new’ of everything — be it furniture, clothes, bags or technology. While new items benefit us in their modern, up-to-date standards, there is a real beauty of something vintage.
Something is better than nothing
Lots of people complain that they cannot get fit and active and find excuses that prevent them from doing so. The most common excuse is “I have no time” and in second place is “I am too tired.”
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.