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Qatar’s motorists believe that roads have become “less dangerous” due to “improved road infrastructure,” according to QIC Insured’s ‘Road Safety Monitor’. The survey, commissioned by QIC Insured, the retail arm of leading insurer QIC, delivers encouraging perception trends of Qatar’s motorists about infrastructure, overall driving enjoyment, commute time, and driving behaviour that are often linked […]…
03.30 / 06:10
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The `Tilted’ roundabout near Education City will be converted into a parallel signalised intersection to enable the construction of a 2.2km underpass that will extend between the northern and southern areas of Al Gharrafa, Ashghal announced on Wednesday. The proposed road change has been designed in co-ordination with the General Directorate of Traffic and will…
03.30 / 06:10
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Doha: Qatar Rail has said that the image being shared on the social media saying Qatar Rail is recruiting staff is fake and not issued by the company. An image showing an image of hospitality crew with Qatar Rail Logo in the background was doing the rounds of social media saying the company is recruiting…
03.30 / 05:56
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The Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) has stated that there is a chance of scattered rain in the inshore areas of Qatar on Thursday. In the offshore areas, chances of thundery rain, strong wind and high sea to the north are likely. In areas like Doha, Mesaieed, Wakrah, Al Khor and Abu Samra, a maximum temperature…
03.30 / 05:56
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The country's population stands at a record 2.67 million, figures just published from the Ministry of Development, Planning and Statistics (MDPS) reveal.In December 2010, when it was controversially chosen as the venue for football's biggest tournament, Qatar had a population of 1.63 million, according to the…
03.30 / 00:03
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The citizens in Qatar have been invited by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) to join the discussion on ‘mobile radars and road safety’ on its web portal. As stated by the Ministry, mobile radars are “most important tools” used in traffic environments to control and regulate traffic safety and flow. It believes that the mobile [&#…
03.29 / 13:25
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It was recently announced by the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani that the State of Qatar has achieved good growth rates despite a sharp drop in oil and gas prices over the past two years and the current price outlook at low levels.   His…
03.29 / 12:58
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The streets of Qatar will soon be monitored by radars made by the country that has been manufactured by a private company.   The radars ill be monitoring common traffic violations such as overtaking from the right, failure to use seat belts, speeding and stopping in the yellow box, as The Peninsula reports.   Brig…
03.29 / 12:58
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The names of people who have been granted leadership (Serdal) titles for the sixth ‘Senyar Championship,’ has been announced by Katara – the Cultural Village. In the programme, winners of the previous edition of Senyar will act as mentors throughout the Senyar Championship 2017, and will also guide the traditional dhows to the competition area. [R…
03.29 / 11:33
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Emphasising its commitment to secure all the rights that the labour law guarantees to expat workers, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs has directed employers to provide Friday as the weekly off day to workers. The Ministry quoted from the Labour Law and said on its official twitter account that: “Every worker […
03.29 / 10:50
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A clinical imaging platform has been developed by the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) which will enable digital images such as X-rays and MRI scans to be shared among all healthcare providers in the country. This would bring together patient imaging data from various medical specialties into a single repository and enables it to be shared…
03.29 / 10:50
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The credentials of seven news Ambassadors to the State of Qatar were received by His Highness Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at Emiri Diwan on Monday. As reported by The Peninsula, His Highness the Emir received the credentials of His Excellency Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, Shirish Soni, His Excellency Ambassador of…
03.29 / 10:50
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The energy-rich nation of Qatar says it plans to invest 5 billion pounds in the British economy within the next half decade. Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani announced the $6.3 bln investment at an investment forum in London. He said the outlay would come over the next three to five years through investment…
03.29 / 10:37
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The eight edition of the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) is all set to attract visitors with a plethora of diverse local and international dishes from Wednesday at Hotel Park.   The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), in a statement, pointed out that apart from private sector’s entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprise, homegrown talents will […
03.29 / 10:37
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The Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) has predicted changes of light rain in some places on Wednesday night.   On its official Twitter handle, QMD has announced on Tuesday morning that the marine warning had been cancelled and the sea conditions would remain suitable for different activities until the weekend, as the Gulf Times reports.  …
03.29 / 10:25
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