The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Rola Dashti of Kuwait as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
A group of soldiers rose up yesterday against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro at a command post near Caracas, but were quickly arrested after posting an appeal for public support in a video, the government said.
Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the mid-western and eastern United States yesterday, with the Martin Luther King Jr Day holiday and an ongoing government shutdown allowing many to heed official advice to stay indoors.
Qatar Charity (QC) yesterday said its office in the Gaza Strip, with support from benefactors in Qatar, managed to renovate 215 homes for poor families living under harsh economic and social conditions.
A two-day Workshop on Integrity in Sport, organised by the Security Committee of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) in co-operation with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Criminal Police Organisation’s (Interpol) Project Stadia, kicked off yesterday
A first-half goal from Takehiro Tomiyasu was enough to send Japan into the Asian Cup quarter-finals for the eighth consecutive tournament after a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia at Sharjah Stadium yesterday.
End-to-end managed IT services and solutions provider, Meeza, has renewed its existing contract with Vodafone Qatar to host the telecommunications operator’s IT infrastructure in Meeza’s state-of-the-art data centres for another 10 years.
Qatar’s Tamoor Sajjad (pictured receiving his man-of-the-match award) snared three wickets for 11 runs as Qatar posted a fine four-wicket victory over Saudi Arabia in their opening match of the ACC Western Region Twenty20 Cricket Tournament here yesterday.
Ooredoo has announced a new contest to encourage customers to engage with the company via social media, with two winners standing to win 500,000 Nojoom points each.
Befitting the beginning of a New Year, the contests asks participants to think about their goals for 2019 and share them via
Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) will be conducting a series of information sessions for prospective students with interest in the graduate programmes offered by its five colleges.
The sessions will be held from today (Jan 22) until February 6.
A flag-hoisting ceremony will be held at the Embassy of India (Villa Nos. 86 & 90, Street No 941, Al Eithra Street, Zone- 63, Onaiza, Doha) to celebrate the 70th Republic Day of India, at 8am on January 26.
World renowned experts on ethics, Islam, Christianity and medicine are gathering at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) today and tomorrow to discuss the bioethics of caring for those with life-threatening illnesses or those who are facing death.
Qatar Nanny Training Academy (QNTA), a member of Qatar Foundation, has been recognised by a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification services for the excellence of its training programme. QNTA has received ISO 9001:2015 certification by the Bureau Veritas International Doha
Qatari artist Ahmed Nooh opened yesterday his first solo exhibition titled Traces of Life at Qatar Museums’ (QM) Fire Station in Doha. The works were completed as part of his Fire Station Paris Residency rotation at the renowned Cite internationale des Arts in Paris.
Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy has accused his successor Pinarayi Vijayan of misleading the people on the Sabarimala court rulings. The Supreme Court had on September 28 lifted an age-old bar on women of reproductive age from entering the temple.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday rejected claims of EVM (electronic voting machine) hacking in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls at a press conference in London by a self-proclaimed cyber expert as “absolutely rubbish” and a “big lie” and attacked the Congress for demanding a probe into the issue.
Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests. Researchers analysed data from 40 clinical trials with a total of 21,868 adults who were 73 years old on average.