|New MRI system for radiotherapy set up at Al Amal|
AMAL Hospital has become the first healthcare institution in
the world to have acquired the highlysophisticated Magnetic
Resonance Imaging (MRI) system for targeted radiation therapy
with pinpoint accuracy in cancer cases. Installed recently at
the Radiation Oncology Department of Al Amal Hospital, it´s
an advanced medical imaging...
|Arabs´ Defining Moment|
I had lunch with Samuel Huntington at the Harvard Faculty Club.
I was eager to talk to him because he had used my 1991 book,
La Revanche de Dieu ("The Revenge of God"), in his
famous article and subsequent volume, The Clash of Civilisations.
I had argued that the emergence of religious political movements
from the 1970s onward had comparable roots in Islam, Judaism...
|Error-prone India throws match again|
defeat at the hands of South Africa in the Group B match on
Saturday clearly shows that the Indian team has failed to learn
lessons from its tiedmatch against England. To the detriment
of its prospects, Indian players repeated the mistakes they
had made during the match against England. Firstly, the middle-order
fiasco came to haunt India once again after openers Sachin...
|Culture minister releases book
by CMUQ staff and students |
of Culture, Arts and Heritage HE Dr
Hamad bin Abdulaziz al Kuwari launched
a book titled, ´The Writer´s Craft:
Teaching Creative Writing in Qatar´
at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
(CMUQ) on Sunday. The book which contains
the papers of 23 students from the university
has been edited by Dr Amal al Malki,
an Assistant Teaching Professor at CMUQ.
All the student contributors of the
book were also present at the book launch.
Talking about the initiative, al Malki
said that language is a significant
part of the culture and community in
Qatar. The country is going through
a transitional phase. This book is an
effort to showcase the transition...
|Qatari national scales new heights |
national Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah
al Thani, co- founder of Musafir.com,
reached a new personal record when he
scaled 6,700 metres of Mount Aconcagua,
the highest mountain in the Americas,
standing at 6,962 metres (22,841 ft.).
Al Thani climbed alongside Masoud Mohammed,
a resident of Dubai; Raed Zidan, from
Palestine, and Zed al Refai from Kuwait,
who is the first Arab national to climb
the Seven Summits, including Mount Everest.
The team set off on a three week expedition
in January through the Polish Gracier
Traverse Route, one of the harder routes.
It faced intense conditions, including
high winds and extremely cold...
|DeBakey High School
hosts ´open house´ |
E DeBakey High School for Health Professions-
Qatar (DHSHP) has organised an ´open
house´ recently. The dean of Texas A&M
University, the dean of admissions of
Weill Cornell University, teachers,
parents and some students attended the
event. Some professional colleges and
universities, like Texas A&M University,
Weill Cornell University and North Atlantic
College University, also participated
in the ´open house´. Talking to Qatar
Tribune, principal of DHSHP Dr Charlesetta
Deason said, "We want to let the community
know that we are here. This open house
provides a great opportunity for parents
and community members to...