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To take better care

To take better care

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
9/20/2018 3:36:45 AM
The Embassy of Nepal celebrates third Constitution Day

The Embassy of Nepal celebrates third Constitution Day

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
9/20/2018 3:31:56 AM
INLS elects new committee

INLS elects new committee

International Nepalese Literary Society (INLS) recently elected its new office bearers in general assembly.
9/20/2018 3:29:25 AM
Why autumn is the best time for a trip to the Boundary Waters

Why autumn is the best time for a trip to the Boundary Waters

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.
9/20/2018 3:23:37 AM
The cogs never quite fit together

The cogs never quite fit together

Witches are so 2017. Make way for warlocks, aka “boy witches,” as defined by the intrepid young Lewis (Owen Vaccaro), the boy hero of The House with a Clock in Its Walls.
9/20/2018 3:16:44 AM
Peter Blauner sets chillingly dark crime novel on Long Island

Peter Blauner sets chillingly dark crime novel on Long Island

The author spins a hard-hitting, unsettling and relentless tale of police corruption that cuts across the parkways, villages and police headquarters of the island By Gerald Bartell
9/20/2018 3:12:01 AM
Exports to drive Qatar current account surplus to 9% of GDP in ’18: QNB

Exports to drive Qatar current account surplus to 9% of GDP in ’18: QNB

Buoyant exports will drive Qatar’s current account surplus to nearly 9% of the country’s GDP in 2018; an increase of around 5%, a new QNB report has shown.
9/20/2018 3:06:04 AM
QSE bets on new listings to boost liquidity

QSE bets on new listings to boost liquidity

The Qatar Stock Exchange is betting that more initial public offerings, especially by family-owned companies, will improve liquidity.
9/20/2018 3:03:10 AM
Al-Baker tours Boeing factory in Everett

Al-Baker tours Boeing factory in Everett

Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker toured the Boeing factory in Everett, Washington on Tuesday with Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and chief executive officer Kevin McAllister.
9/20/2018 2:59:31 AM
QP to support energy sector at Made in Qatar 2018 Oman edition

QP to support energy sector at Made in Qatar 2018 Oman edition

Qatar Petroleum (QP) is supporting the Made in Qatar 2018 exhibition in Oman as a partner of the event’s energy sector, Qatar Chamber announced in a statement.
9/20/2018 2:56:59 AM
Qatar’s banking sector remains ‘resilient and healthy’, says QNB

Qatar’s banking sector remains ‘resilient and healthy’, says QNB

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’.
9/20/2018 2:50:14 AM
QIB wins two awards at 7th New Age Banking Summit

QIB wins two awards at 7th New Age Banking Summit

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).
9/20/2018 2:48:00 AM
QIIB bags ‘Best Bank in Qatar Award in Liquidity’

QIIB bags ‘Best Bank in Qatar Award in Liquidity’

QIIB has won the “Best Bank in Qatar Award in Liquidity” at the ‘New Age Banking Summit’, which was held in Doha on Tuesday.
9/20/2018 2:45:45 AM
Qicca holds seminar on arbitrator’s qualities

Qicca holds seminar on arbitrator’s qualities

The Qatar International Centre of Conciliation and Arbitration (Qicca) has organised a seminar on morals and qualities of the arbitrator at the Qatar Chamber headquarters.
9/20/2018 2:43:21 AM
Nakilat actively participates in Gastech 2018 exhibition and conference

Nakilat actively participates in Gastech 2018 exhibition and conference

Nakilat is participating in the Gastech 2018 Exhibition and Conference, which will conclude today in Barcelona, Spain.
9/20/2018 2:35:50 AM
Banks need to redefine their business models, says Doha Bank CEO

Banks need to redefine their business models, says Doha Bank CEO

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.
9/20/2018 2:33:39 AM
Danske Bank boss quits over $234bn money laundering scandal

Danske Bank boss quits over $234bn money laundering scandal

Danske says 200bn flowed through Estonian branch; vast majority of flows were suspicious; bank failed to heed regulator, whistleblower warnings
9/20/2018 2:26:20 AM
Jobs-for-Saudis plan adds to retailers’ pain amid downturn

Jobs-for-Saudis plan adds to retailers’ pain amid downturn

Mohanad Faham is wondering whether the furniture showroom he manages in Riyadh can survive a drive to get more Saudis into work.
9/20/2018 2:22:34 AM
Amir congratulates Nepal’s president

Amir congratulates Nepal’s president

Amir sends message to Liberian president
9/20/2018 2:04:56 AM
European markets extend gains on trade talk hopes

European markets extend gains on trade talk hopes

A rally in European shares extended for a second day yesterday thanks to gains in trade-sensitive mining and autos stocks as investors saw a China-US trade war approaching its endgame.
9/20/2018 1:52:23 AM
Workshop on crises and disasters concludes

Workshop on crises and disasters concludes

The National Defence and Crisis Management Centre of the Qatar Armed Forces has concluded a two-day workshop on crises and disasters.
9/20/2018 1:35:34 AM
China says won’t weaken currency to boost exports

China says won’t weaken currency to boost exports

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.
9/20/2018 1:35:18 AM
MME set to launch Sustainable Strategic Plan

MME set to launch Sustainable Strategic Plan

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.
9/20/2018 1:35:07 AM
India considers dollar window for oil firms

India considers dollar window for oil firms

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.
9/20/2018 1:31:38 AM
Hassad sets up firm to support local farmers

Hassad sets up firm to support local farmers

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.
9/20/2018 1:31:11 AM
Blockade against Qatar had negative impact on regional anti-terror fight: US report

Blockade against Qatar had negative impact on regional anti-terror fight: US report

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.
9/20/2018 1:30:34 AM
Asian bourses ride positive wave on hopes for trade resolution

Asian bourses ride positive wave on hopes for trade resolution

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.
9/20/2018 1:28:53 AM
MoI officials briefed on new system

MoI officials briefed on new system

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.
9/20/2018 1:27:02 AM
Vodafone Qatar to pioneer adoption of eSIM

Vodafone Qatar to pioneer adoption of eSIM

Vodafone Qatar will pioneer the adoption of eSIM on September 28, becoming one of the first operators in the region to provide this technology, it was announced yesterday.
9/20/2018 1:26:26 AM
Al Enna project launched

Al Enna project launched

Campers, adventure seekers and beach-goers will find the country’s camping season enjoyable starting this winter with the launch of Al Enna project, Qatar Tourism Authority’s (QTA) has said.
9/20/2018 1:25:47 AM
Sensex sheds 169 points; rupee strengthens to 72.37 against dollar

Sensex sheds 169 points; rupee strengthens to 72.37 against dollar

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.
9/20/2018 1:25:21 AM
Intertec Group hosts Xiaomi dealer meet

Intertec Group hosts Xiaomi dealer meet

Intertec Group, a distributor of smartphones and smart devices, has hosted the Xiaomi Dealer Meeting in the presence of Xiaomi officials in Qatar, to officially address all partners and the media.
9/20/2018 1:18:38 AM