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AL GHARAFA and Al Sadd booked their place in the semi-final of the prestigious Emir Cup with comfortable wins over Lekhwiya and Al Wakrah on Saturday. Playing at the Al Sadd Stadium, Lekhwiya's miserable run...
"OF course they killed someone," I overheard a young woman say to her friend after a screening of The Lucky One. "It's a Nicholas Sparks movie." And how. This is the seventh of Sparks' wildly popular novels to reach the screen, and it seems useful, in the interests.
IN A major archeological development in Qatar, an unmarked grave has been discovered at Wadi Debayan, an important site with human occupation dating back to about 7,500 years. The exploration of Wadi Debayan, situated on northwestern Qatar to the south of the site of Al Zubara and the Ushayriq peninsula, is part of the Remote Sensing and Qatar National Historical Environment Record (QNHER) Project. "We have come across one burial, probably...
QATAR Petroleum´s Industrial Security Directorate recently organised the firstever ISO 28000 Lead Auditor Course to be presented in Qatar for its personnel in partnership with RABQSA International, a training and personnel certification body based in Australia. According to a Qatar Petroleum (QP) press release issued on Saturday, the course was primarily aimed at equipping the participants with the necessary expertise to perform an ISO...
GEORGETOWN University´s School of Foreign Service in Qatar will graduate its fourth class of 31 seniors on May 12. There will be 11 students majoring in culture and politics and 20 in international politics. Speaking on the occasion, Dean Gerd Nonneman said, "The Class of 2012 is the perfect embodiment of the Georgetown values of the pursuit of excellence, contemplation in action, and the engagement with their surrounding societies and the world.
RUSSIA´S state oil champion Rosneft struck a $2.5 billion Arctic exploration deal on Saturday with Norway´s Statoil — its third global tie-up in a month and a sign of its growing global ambitions. The new deal was signed by the two companies´ chief executives in the presence of Vladimir Putin and came only two days ahead of his swearing in to a third presidential term. "We value our relations with our neighbours and are confident that the project will...
LIBYA´S Arabian Gulf Oil Company (Agoco) has cut oil production by another 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) due to protests that have closed off its headquarters for nearly two weeks, a spokesman said on Saturday. Protesters have prevented employees from entering Agoco´s office since April 23, calling for more transparency over how Libya´s new rulers are spending its money and more jobs for youth. Agoco, based in the eastern city of Benghazi, had ...
THE Reserve Bank of India announced measures on Friday to bolster foreign currency inflows following a sharp fall in the rupee, although traders said the moves may not be enough to stem further near-term weakness. The rupee is down about 9 percent since the start of March and suffered steep falls in the last three sessions before recovering its daily losses on Friday. The RBI is believed to have stepped into the market to defend the currency on Wednesday and Thursday.
CHELSEA survived a late Liverpool fightback to win the FA Cup final 2-1 on Saturday and lift the trophy for the fourth time in six seasons thanks to goals from Ramires and Didier Drogba. Chelsea dominated the first half and led through an 11thminute goal by Ramires and Drogba´s clinical strike early in the second half put the London club on course for a comfortable win. But Liverpool substitute Andy Carroll pulled one goal back and the lanky striker almost.
AL FEROZ Club stamped its all-round class on "Qatar Airways Cricket Tournament 2012" A Division and raced away with the title, winning the final by 10 wickets against Asian Club. Faisal´s telling contribution (four wickets and 51 not out) was the highlight of the match as grabbed four wickets and followed up his superb bowling display with unbeaten half century at the West Bay Grounds. Qatar Airways, world´s 5- star airline, is the sponsor of the tournament.
ARSENAL´S bid for a top-four finish suffered a major setback as Steve Morison´s late goal earned Norwich a deserved point in a six-goal thriller at the Emirates. Yossi Benayoun´s opener in the second minute had seemed to put Arsene Wenger´s side on course for an easy afternoon. But with Norwich having gone ahead through Wes Hoolahan and Grant Holt, a double from Robin van Persie ...
GROWING up in the ´70s, I sat down to a family dinner that was consistent with my parents´ child-rearing philosophy at the time, which my mother likes to call "benign neglect." Over dinner, my father briefed my mother on the ins and outs of his day at the office, while my siblings and I zoned out or piped up or fought over why my older sister always got the corner seat. We sat down as a family to a good, healthy meal, but dinner was not what you would call child...
FORM an orderly queue, chaps... Cheryl Cole has revealed that she is desperate to become a mother – and has found a provocative way to get the message across. The 28-year-old singer posed for a risque photo shoot for a magazine in a daringly unzipped red number and equally striking red lipstick. Another picture shows her looking sultry in a black leather jacket, matching skirt and barely-there white top. The former X Factor judge split from her footballer.
ACTRESS Parineeti Chopra, who is busy promoting her second release Ishaqzaade, says she is a trained singer and might take up singing seriously in future. "I am a trained singer. My guruji´s name is Nidhi Narag, she is my guruji in Ambala. I had learnt music for almost six years. I have done a BA (hons) in music," Parineeti told reporters recently. "I don´t want to sing right now. I have just started acting. I think after five or six years, when I feel I have...
SUPPORTERS of President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have
been reduced to a small fraction in
Iran’s legislature, hugely outnumbered
by the conservatives,
according to final results from a
runoff parliamentary election
announced on Saturday
AUTHORITIES have detained over
300 Egyptian protesters including
18 women, following clashes outside
the country’s defence ministry,
accused of attacking troops and
disrupting public order. Lawyer
Ragia Omran said on Saturday that
the roundup is one of the largest
mass arrests during the country’s