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The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) launched the first pilot project to store electrical energy using batteries in the State of Qatar, in cooperation with Al Attiyah Group and Tesla Incorporation, where the batteries were connected to a substation related to the local Nuaija station on a voltage of 11 kV, which is controlled by the control center of the electrical distribution network.
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has celebrated International Youth Day 2020, designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999.
The theme of this year is 'Youth Engagement for Global Action, which highlights the efforts and ideas that can be contributed by young people to enrich various national and international institutions and sectors.
The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has further boosted efforts by many companies in the Arab world, particularly those in Qatar, to fully digitise their hiring process, an industry expert has said.
Speaking at a live webinar themed ‘Sourcing and Hiring Talent Remotely' yesterday, Zein Al Abedin Fares, international business professi
In its July 2020 meeting, the US Federal Reserve kept interest rates at 0% and extended its emergency lending programmes till the end of 2020, a three-month addition that, while not surprising, signalled how lasting the economic damage from the coronavirus is proving.
In a liquidity crisis, otherwise healthy firms collapse because they can't access cr
AQUATICS Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 canceled. Diving Grand Prix in Madrid from Feb. 14-16: China team withdrew. Diving World Series in Beijing from March 7-9 canceled. Men's Water Polo World League from March 12 postponed. Women's Water Polo World League from March 12 postponed. Women's Olympic water polo qualifying tournament in Trieste, Italy from March 8-15 postponed to May 17-24. Italy Olympic trials in Riccione from March 17-21 canceled. Diving World Series in Kazan, Russia on March 20-22 postponed. Men's Olympic water polo qualifying tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands from March 22-29 postponed to May 31-June 7 postponed. South America championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina from March 25-29 canceled. Artistic World Series in Hurghada, Egypt on March 27 postponed. Diving World Series in London from March 27-29 canceled. Nordic Tour: Bergen Festival in Norway from March 28-30 canceled. China Olympic trials in Qingdao from March 28-April 4 postponed to May 10-16. Canada Olympic trials in Toronto from March 30-April 5 postponed to April 7-11, 2011. Ireland Olympic trials in Dublin from April 1-5 postponed. Japan Olympic trials in Tokyo from April 2-7, no spectators. Artistic World Series in Budapest, Hungary on April 9 postponed. European Swim Cup II in Eindhoven, Netherlands from April 9-12 canceled. British Olympic trials in London from April 14-19 canceled. Artistic World Series in Kazan, Russia on April 17 postponed. African championships in Durban, South Africa from April 17-22 postponed. Australia championships in Perth from April 17-21 canceled. Diving World Cup in Tokyo from April 21-26 postponed to...
In our first on-location report in months since the COVID-19 crisis escalated, Martin Moodie tours Hamad International Airport in Doha to find out how an ambitous makeover of the South Node’s retail and food & beverage offer is progressing. He finds plenty to admire.
More than 19.73 million people have been reported infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 726,414 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019. Interactive graphic tracking global spread of coronavirus: open https://tmsnrt.rs/3aIRuz7 in an external browser. Eikon users can click https://apac1.apps.cp.thomsonreuters.com/cms/?navid=1063154666 for a case tracker. The following table lists the top 50 countries by the number of reported cases. A complete list is available with the above links. COUNTRIES AND TOTAL DEATHS CONFIRMED DEATHS PER TERRITORIES CASES 10,000 INHABITANTS United States 162,108 5,014,930 4.96 Brazil 100,477 3,012,412 4.8 India 43,379 2,153,010 0.32 Russia 14,854 882,347 1.03 South Africa 10,210 553,188 1.77 Mexico 52,006 475,902 4.12 Peru 20,844 471,012 6.52 Colombia 12,540 376,870 2.53 Chile 10,011 371,023 5.35 United Kingdom 46,566 340,399 7.01 Spain 28,503 332,216 6.09 Iran 18,264 324,692 2.23 Saudi Arabia 3,093 287,262 0.92 Pakistan 6,082 284,121 0.29 Bangladesh 3,399 257,600 0.21 Italy 35,203 250,103 5.83 Argentina 4,523 241,811 1.02 Turkey 5,829 239,622 0.71 France 30,324 232,678 4.53 Germany 9,167 215,324 1.11 Iraq 5,236 147,389 1.36 Philippines 2,209 126,885 0.21 Indonesia 5,723 125,396 0.21 Canada 8,976 119,222 2.42 Qatar 182 112,650 0.65 Kazakhstan 1,058 98,701 0.58 Egypt 4,992 95,314 0.51 Ecuador 5,916 93,572 3.46 Bolivia 3,587 89,055 3.16 Mainland China 4,634 84,619 0.03 Israel 593 82,342 0.67 Sweden 5,769 82,323 5.67 Oman 509 81,357 1.05 Ukraine 1,879 79,750 0.42 Dominican Republic 1,309 79,732 1.23 Panama 1,609 73,651 3.85 Belgium 9,866 72,784 8.63 Kuwait 474 71,199 1.15 Belarus 585 68,738 0.62 United Arab Emirates 356 62,300 0.37 Romania 2,659 60,623 1.37 Netherlands 6,153 57,987 3.57 Guatemala 2,197 56,189 1.27 Singapore 27 55,105 0.05 Portugal 1,750 52,537 1.7 Poland 1,800 51,167 0.47 Japan 1,061 49,621 0.08 Honduras 1,476 46,973 1.54 Nigeria 936 45,687 0.05 Bahrain 159 43,307 1.01 Source: Reuters tally based on statements from health ministries and government officials Generated at 22:00 GMT
Doha: Qatar Airways has added all Covid-19 test centres approved by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to the list of test centres approved by the airline in India.
Qatar Airways had recently announced that from August 13 people travelling from some specific airports in some countries will have to present a negative Covid-19 medical test resul
DOHA, QATAR - Qatar Airways’ loyalty programme, Privilege Club, announced a change to its Qmiles policy in efforts to enhance the programme to further honour members loyalty. When a member earns or spends Qmiles, their balance is valid for 36 months. Members can now earn or spend their Qmiles for as long as they stay active with the programme. This enhancement is among the initial steps in Privilege Club’s journey of change in exceeding expectations from the airline passengers can always
The overall figure of patients who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Qatar has risen to 113,262, as 315 more cases were confirmed over the past 24 hours as of Tuesday, the country's Ministry of Health announced.
The ministry was cited by the official Qatar News Agency as declaring amid a news briefing that Some 284 people recovered,
The US Treasury is now issuing more longer-term debt to finance the $3tn budget deficit, raising the possibility that yields on those maturities will rise as investors demand greater compensation to swallow the additional supply.
But the Federal Reserve is trying to suppress longer-term yields to support the economy. Which side will win out? Let
Doha - HE the Minister of Public Health and Chair of the National COVID-19 Committee Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari visited the National Command Center (NCC) and met with its senior officials.
During the visit to the NCC, HE the Minister of Public Health met with each of the key teams involved in the Center's response and discus
The fashion industry is reckoning itself at every level and the business's most visible touchpoint, the fashion show, is also undergoing an entire revamp of its own. Faced with the necessity of translating fashion to a digital format, the Qatar National Tourism Council, following the route and level set by London, Paris or Milan Fashion Week's digital editi
IANS Mumbai - Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was hospitalised on Saturday evening after he complained of breathlessness and uneasiness in the chest.
The medical team attending to the actor at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital has informed that Dutt has tested Covid negative after a rapid antigen test, although he continues to be
Paris Saint-Germain have once again been hit by a flood of injuries going into a crunch Champions League knockout tie, but this time Neymar is fit and seemingly ready to live up to his status as the world's most expensive player.
PSG face Atalanta in Lisbon today in the first quarter-final of the ‘Final Eight', after UEFA turned the latter stage
The Minister of Public Health, H E Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, has reminded people the importance of following recommended measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
She has emphasized that adhering safety measures are very important now more than ever since the risk of the spread of COVID 19 is still high, in a social media message posted by the Mi
NeXTfairs, the multi-format events organiser, has announced that in view of global spread of COVID-19, the first edition of Qatar Travel Mart (QTM), which was scheduled to be held from November 17 to 19 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) will now be held from November 16 to 18 in 2021.
Huawei Technologies is collaborating with Qatar's Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA), along with Qatar University (QU), Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) and Community College of Qatar (CCQ), to hold the ‘Seeds for the Future' online learning programme.
Thirty-five students are participating in the initiative, which began yesterday and
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan H E Mohammad Hanif Atmar held a meeting via video call with the ambassadors accredited to Kabul on strengthening consensus for peace in Afghanistan. The State of Qatar was represented in the meeting by Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan H E Saeed bin Mubarak Al Khayarin.
The e-Health research at Qatar University (QU) has developed several initiatives to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
They include a Covid-19 webpage; a web-based prediction system; the first Covid-19 Arabic Twitter dataset; a simulator for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and dynamic ventilator circuitry divider among others.
Prof Tamer Khattab,