HE the Speaker of Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud participated in the roundtable and its sub-sessions for the speakers of parliaments participating in the 141st General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and its related meetings.
Tunisian ambassador presents credentials
HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi yesterday received a copy of the credentials of Tunisia’s ambassador Sami al-Saadi.
Standing barely five feet tall, unassuming and with an humble mien uncharacteristic of a super-achiever of her status, a casual observer could have taken her to be ‘just one’ of the many delegates attending the maiden edition of the ANOC World Beach Games and the 24th ANOC General Assembly taking pl
ANOC World Beach Games to take skateboarding in Qatar to next level
The skateboarding competition, one of the 13 sports in the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games 2019 in Qatar, is expected to further promote the sport and “take it to the next level,” Qatar Extreme Sports (QES) founder Farhan al-Sayed has said.
Prep in full swing for Gulf Cup
Qatar is gearing up to host the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup, which will kick off at Khalifa International Stadium on November 27.
Rise in suicide attempts among US black teens causes concern
Suicide attempts that were self-reported by black teens have spiked since 1991, even as their peers in other groups have experienced a downward trend or remained unchanged, according to a new study that raises concerns about mental health outreach for black youths.
The great food divide: Rising global hunger is a biting reality
This year’s Nobel Prize for Economics for research into most effective ways to tackle poverty has once again turned the spotlight on the fundamental problem the humanity faces, especially in the developing world: How to acquire such basic necessities of life as food, cloth and shelter.
The late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan is vastly considered as one of the architects of modern India. Founder of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), he was a thinker and scholar who laid stress on the need for modern Western education for the Muslims in India.
Math lessons go beyond numbers
Is Seattle really teaching that “math is racist”? Why did parents start to see ideas for math lessons that go far beyond numbers and into questions of identity?
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.