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Elusive Climate Deal
I have just spent 10 days travelling across Africa to assess the impact of climate change. From north to south the broad observations are remarkably similar. More floods, droughts, storms and changing seasons.
KUDOS TO ARAB YOUTH'S VALOUR
IN 2001, a book came out about George Mitchell's diplomatic work in Northern Ireland that was titled To Hell With the Future, Let's Get On With the Past. One hopes that such a book will never be...
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Speed cameras help reduce road deaths: WCMCQ study

A STUDY, conducted by a group of researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar ( WCMCQ) recently, revealed that the use of speed cameras has contributed to a dramatic decline in fatal motor vehicle accidents in Qatar.

21 women graduate from Vodafone´s sales academy
TWENTY-ONE Qatari women, members of Vodafone´s Al Johara team, graduated from the Vodafone Senior Sales Academy on Monday after completing a one-year training programme. The women were awarded certificates and prizes by Vodafone CEO Richard Daly. The ceremony which also marked the first anniversary of the programme was attended by families and friends of Al Johara women. Al Johara, meaning jewel, was introduced to encourage Qatari women to become entrepreneurs. Speaking on the occasion, Daly said that in Al Johara women learn, grow, earn and sell Vodafone´s products and services within their communities...
50 specialists attend workshop on good agriculture practices
FIFTY specialists are attending a four-day workshop on good practices in protected agriculture, organised by the Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA). The workshop which began on Monday will end on Thursday. Yousef Khaled Khulaifi, director of agricultural affairs at the ministry, inaugurated the training in the presence of Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser al Thani, director of the Department of Research and Development. Dr Ahmed Mustafa Tawfiq, regional coordinator of the programme of the Arabian Peninsula at the ICARDA was also present on the occasion. In his welcome address...
UCQ likely to begin Master´s in Nursing next year: Dean
THE University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) is likely to commence a Masters programme in nursing by next year, said Dr Carolyn Byrne, dean of the institution. Speaking to Qatar Tribune on the sidelines of the UCQ´s convocation ceremony for its Fall 2011 graduates on Monday, Byrne said the university will hire additional faculty members as part of the provisions for the new programme. She said the UCQ currently has about 40 faculty members teaching nursing, English and foundation programmes to 184 students. "The UCQ is always concerned about its graduates. We have many of them asking for Master´s programme. We are currently working...

Indian restaurant opens first GCC outlet
Qatari resident wins American Express prize
Birla Public School Founders’ Day celebrations begin

 

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