Scientists from the Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) and the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) have jointly published the first risk score to screen for pre-diabetes in the Middle East, where prevalence is one of the highest in the world.
Target groups in the Traffic Safety award
Individual category: This award will be presented to an individual who has developed an initiative concerned with traffic safety and has actively contributed to improving traffic safety in Qatar.
Brazil’s biggest cities, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, voted for their next mayors yesterday as the country held municipal run-offs, the last polls before far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is up for re-election in 2022.
French officers face charges over beating case
Four French police officers should face charges over the beating and racial abuse of a black music producer, Paris’s top prosecutor said yesterday, an incident that intensified controversy over a new security law.
PM blasts opposition for public health risk
Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday launched into the opposition for persisting on holding rallies under the Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) banner despite a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases across the country.
The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) will convene its flagship conference Securing Sport on a virtual platform under the theme ‘Building Resilience in an Ever-Changing World’ from December 1-4.
Grosjean escapes from fiery crash on raceday
Romain Grosjean leaped to safety in a ‘miracle’ escape after his Haas car was ripped in half and engulfed in flames in a first-lap accident that halted yesterday’s Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.
Sonia Brown’s husband died on June 10. Two weeks later, the 65-year-old registered nurse was back at work. Her husband’s medical bills and a car payment loomed over her head. “She wanted to make sure all those things were taken care of before she retired,” her son David said.
Cuban American to lead Homeland Security
The rise of Alejandro Mayorkas may be just the feel-good story Miami needs post-election.
After his parents fled Fidel Castro’s Communist takeover of Cuba in 1960, Mayorkas lived in Miami as a child.
Twenty students from Classes 11 and 12 of MES Indian School participated in the voluntary humanitarian initiative launched by Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) at the LuLu branches recently. The objective of the volunteering was to create awareness on donation to support QCS.
ICC holds online quiz competition
Indian Cultural Centre (ICC), under the aegis of Embassy of India, recently conducted an online quiz competition – ICC FB Quiz 2020 – related to the Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) life insurance scheme.
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.