On May 18 the world celebrated the annual International Museums Day, which was approved by the International Council of museums (ICOM) in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) in 1977 with the aim of highlighting the vital and prominent role o
NMoQ first in ME to get Green Key certification
The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) has received Green Key certification for its continuous efforts to implement sustainability best practices, becoming the first museum in the Middle East to achieve this certification.
India’s top court yesterday ordered a one-year jail term for cricketer-turned-lawmaker Navjot Singh Sidhu for a road-rage assault case that killed a man over 30 years ago.
Lanka fuel shortage set to ease
Sri Lanka’s central bank has secured foreign exchange to pay for fuel and cooking gas shipments that will ease crippling shortages, its governor said yesterday, but police fired tear gas and water canon to push back student protesters.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, reaching a four month-high and potentially hinting at some cooling in demand for workers amid tightening financial conditions.
Indian envoy launches Telugu Business Association-Qatar
Qatar-based businessman from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have come together to form Telugu Business Association- Qatar (TBA-Q) an associated organisation of the Indian Business and Professionals Council (IBPC). IBPC is an apex body under the Embassy of India, Qatar.
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change revealed what many had feared but were reluctant to admit: the continued failure to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions means that global warming will likely exceed 1.5° Celsius, relative to pre-industrial levels.
Have we reached the limits to growth?
Fifty years ago this spring, one of the most influential books of the twentieth century was published. Written for the Club of Rome by Donella Meadows and colleagues at MIT, The Limits to Growth used new computer models to forecast an uncontrollable collapse in the global population and economy if p
Another global recession?
At the start of the year, there were concerns about the outlook for financial markets, owing to all the considerable uncertainties that could be identified, and to the many other potential risks that were not yet clear.
Some of the Ahaadith of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam (may Allah exalt his mention), are quite terse yet convey a multitude of meanings, and this is no surprise since they were produced by the one who was given the keys of eloquent speech and wise sayings
Malaysian education event at MES
A two-day Malaysian education information event was organised at MES Indian School by TJS Study Steps, Malaysia, in association with MES Off-Campus.
CSQ inauguration, Eid reunion held
Chattogram Samity Qatar (CSQ), a Bangladeshi community forum, conducted its reception, new executive committee inauguration, and Eid reunion recently.
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.