Scientists want to develop a baseline of knowledge about the sand lance to see if their
habitat is changing. One concern: sea level rise, which will affect the currents, could
sweep away the sandy sediment that sand lance live in, writes Katherine Long
The Embassy of Nepal recently celebrated third Constitution Day on its premises. The event was chaired by Professor Ramesh Prasad Koirala, Ambassador of Nepal. Constitution Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 2015 Constitution of Nepal that officially consolidated the country’s t
Paddling across White Iron Lake, I looked up at the sky, cloudless and blue. Then I glided around a bend and spotted them, a pair of slim maple trees, rising from the rocky shoreline, burst into a brilliant orange. It was still early. Mid-September.
With credit continuing to flow, liquidity ample and asset quality and profitability robust, Qatar’s banking sector remains “resilient and healthy”, QNB said in its ‘Qatar Economic Insight – September’.
Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has won two awards from the ‘New Age Banking & Finance Awards 2018’ as part of the seventh edition of the New Age Banking Summit Qatar, which was supported by Qatar Central Bank, and Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA).
Banks need to manage the change by redefining their business models in view of the industry’s transition from being old traditional branch business to highly advanced automated customer centric experience, according to Doha Bank group chief executive Dr R Seetharaman.
China will not stoop to competitive devaluation of its currency, Premier Li Keqiang stressed, hours after China hit back, with a softer punch than the one landed by the United States, in an escalating tariff war between the world’s largest economies.
Under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, the Sustainable Strategic Plan 2018-2022 for the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) will be launched on Sunday.
India is considering asking the central bank to offer dollars directly to oil marketing companies or through a state-run bank, a government source said yesterday, as part of steps to stem a fall in the rupee.
Hassad Food Company, the leading investment company in the food sector, has established a local marketing and agricultural services company in order to support the private agricultural sector and to contribute to self-sufficiency.
The imposition of the blockade on Qatar by the Saudi-led bloc last year had a negative impact on regional counterterrorism co-operation, according to a new report issued by the US Department of State yesterday.
Asian markets rose yesterday as tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were considered lighter than feared, while there are hopes the two sides can eventually hammer out a deal to avert an all-out trade war.
The Visa Support Services Department at the General Directorate of Passports has held a seminar for various Ministry of Interior (MoI) department directors and committee heads on the project pertaining to the completion of work visa procedures in the home countries of expatriates.
The BSE Sensex and the NSE’s Nifty 50 erased early gains and turned negative yesterday. Both the indices declined for the third straight day yesterday, mainly due to heavy losses in finance stocks such as HDFC.