Al Ahli Hospital, in celebration of the International Hand Hygiene Day, has held a special event to remind staff, physicians and patients about their role in patient safety. One of the activities involves the use of Glo Germ, which is a neon gel that one put on his/her hands before washing them.
Strong winds expected
Strong winds are again expected in some places during the daytime, the Qatar Met department has said in its forecast for today. Offshore areas, too, are likely to see windy conditions and high seas.
‘Enjoy home Internet’ for free with Vodafone
Vodafone Qatar has launched a limited-time offer that allows customers to be among the first in the world to connect their homes to 5G. With this, customers can now “GigaPower their homes for free” with Vodafone GigaHome 5G.
Pakistan reopened its airspace to international civil aviation yesterday after months of restrictions imposed because of clashes with India, which forced long detours that cost airlines millions of dollars.
10 dead, many trapped in Mumbai building crash
At least 10 people, including three women, were killed as an old, four-storyed residential building collapsed in south Mumbai while eight injured were rescued from the debris, BMC disaster control officials said here.
Commercial Bank Group posted a net profit of QR934mn in the first half of this year, up 9.2% on H1, 2018. The premier Qatari bank’s total assets stood at QR141.3bn in H1, up 1% on the same period last year.
Huawei has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, publishing the report for the 11th year in a row.
Alpine resorts grapple with climate change
The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts on the implications of climate change.
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.