This is a really old story, but
let me tell you anyway.
When I was first married,
my mother-in-law sat down
at her kitchen table and told
me about the day she went to confession
and told the priest that she
PREPARATIONS are on in
full swing for the Cat
Stevens aka Yusuf Islam's
concert at the MIA Park in
Doha on February 16.
Envisaging a heavy rush of
fans, the organisers are
building a special stage at
the MIA Park.
QATAR Charity has raised QR23 million for its Yemen campaign after a special fundraising event held at the Sheraton Park, Doha, and broadcast on Al Jazeera Live, Qatar Radio and Holy Quran Radio. The event featured ...
MOURNING the loss of a loved one is a personal journey, and everyone reacts differently. When the Oscar-winning actress Anjelica Huston lost her beloved husband, she didn't turn to long walks, therapy or solitude.
THE ISO Technical Committee 67 Working Group 11 (ISO TC 67 WG 11), working under Qatar Petroleum´s HSE Regulations and Enforcement Directorate, recently held its first meeting in Doha to discuss the draft standards for coating and lining of storage tanks used in the petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. The meeting was attended by coating experts from member countries of the International Organisation for ...
ALTOGETHER 28 noncommissioned officers from Airport Security Department attended a course on dealing with public at the Police Training Institute (PTI) recently. The course was organised by the institute in collaboration with British International Academy. The programme was aimed at providing the participants with the knowledge, skills and orientation necessary to deliver a unique service and maintain the best behaviour in dealing with ...
REACH Out To Asia (ROTA) will hold workshops for teachers from schools across Qatar on March 3. The teachers will get the opportunity to discover more about the International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) at two professional development workshops. ´Introduction to iEARN projects´ will introduce the teachers to iEARN projects, and enable experienced teachers to implement the projects into their classroom and collaborate online with ...
QATAR, which has become the world´s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter over the last decade, will invest $25bn to expand and develop its domestic petrochemical and chemical industry over the next decade. As part of the expansive economic strategy set in Qatar´s National Vision 2030 and the National Development Strategy 2011-2016, the Qatari economy seeks to further develop the petrochemical sector, consolidating Qatar´s position as a ...
IRAQ aims to boost oil exports by 200,000 barrels per day next month after it opens up a new Gulf outlet, a senior Iraqi oil official said, freeing Baghdad to export all the extra barrels foreign oil companies are extracting from its giant fields. Top Iraqi officials are due to inaugurate a Single Point Mooring (SPM) for loading tankers on Sunday after bad weather and technical problems set back its initial start. Shipments of Basra Light crude have been stuck ...
SPAIN´S conservative government slashed employees´ maximum severance pay in a sweeping labour reform unveiled on Friday to confront a near 23-percent unemployment rate. It was the third major reform in two weeks by a government racing to find an antidote to Spain´s deepening economic malaise. After proposing legislation to cut the annual public deficit to zero by 2020 and enacting ...
THE Qatar Tennis Federation has raised the profile of the Qatar Total Open in its 10th anniversary edition, making it a Premier 5 event, carrying more than $2 million in prize money. The QTF and Total Exploration & Production Qatar signed the agreement regarding the sponsorship for three years. QTF President Nasser bin Ghanim al Khelaifi and Total E & P Managing Directing Stephane Michel inked the deal, which the latter called it more of a ´partnership .
NORWAY has sent the largest contingent for the Sail The Gulf 2012 Regatta which has attracted as many as 123 sailors, including 26 females. Norway is fielding 48 sailors in the regatta, which is due to begin in Doha Bay in right earnest on Sunday and will conclude on February 15. The Laser Radial and the Optimist classes are the events in which Norway has named 14 and 12 sailors. Besides Qatar and Norway, 15 more countries are being represented in the event.
ROGER Federer´s first opening- round Davis Cup match in eight years wasn´t supposed to turn out like this. The 16-time Grand Slam champion fell to a shock 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-2 loss to John Isner as the United States took a 2-0 lead against Switzerland in the World Group on Friday. In search of the only major trophy in tennis he doesn´t own, Federer was on the receiving end of a barrage of big serves and booming groundstrokes from the 2.06- meter (6-foot-9) ...
HASH browns, in every supermarket freezer case, can quickly become an essential in your kitchen. They take all the work out of peeling and shredding potatoes at home. For maximum versatility, look for ones without added fat or seasonings. You can season them how you like and cook up classic hash browns in oil for breakfast. LAMB AND POTATO MEATLOAF (Serves 8) Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 pounds ...
EIGHT years ago, Rachel McAdams hit Hollywood´s map in teary, romantic drama The Notebook. Since then, she has broadened her range of work to include laughout- loud comedies such as Wedding Crashers, adventure films like Sherlock Holmes and recently, the Woody Allen movie Midnight in Paris. But the Canadian actress has returned to her romantic roots with new drama The Vow, due in theatres soon. The actress portrays Paige, a young bohemian .
FILMMAKER Ramesh Taurani is upset with actress Deepika Padukone for opting out of his Race 2 at the last moment following an offer for a Hollywood project and rues that she didn´t even apologise for her hasty retreat. "I went to her shooting. We tried to reason it out with her. But she refused to even listen. Forget about anything else, she did not even apologise for her action. She seems to ...
BAHRAINI forces have injured
three people after firing tear gas at
dozens of demonstrators ahead of
the anniversary of Shiite-led
protests crushed in March, an
opposition activist said on
Saturday. Three people were
severely wounded by tear gas canisters”
fired at protesters on Friday,
said a source.
TWO people died and 21 were
wounded during fierce clashes on
Saturday between Lebanese Sunni
Muslims hostile to Syria’s regime
and Alawites who support it, a
Lebanese security official said. A
Sunni and an Alawite were killed
in clashes that continued since
Friday in the neighbourhoods of
Jabal Mohsen and Bab al
Tebbaneh in Tripoli.