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Posted on August 12, 2017

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is once again developing the program for its International Mental Health Conference. This is the sixth such conference bringing together policy and decision makers, researchers, clinicians, students and other stakeholders to share work in the areas of mental health diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.

Posted on August 12, 2017

Alfardan Premier Motors Co., the exclusive importer of Jaguar Land Rover in the State of Qatar, has scooped three awards at the British luxury carmaker’s annual Retailer Marketing Conference for its retailers in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Posted on August 12, 2017

Nama Centre for Social Development (Nama) – in co-operation with the Best Buddies Qatar initiative – has invited all citizens and residents to attend the International Youth Day celebration tomorrow at the Drama Theater at the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara. 

Posted on August 12, 2017

While the citizens of 80 countries are now eligible for visa-free entry to Qatar, nationals of 242 countries are qualified to apply for a tourist visa (e-visa) online to visit the country, it is learnt. The e-visa, which features a more efficient and transparent visa application system, was launched in June aimed at further easing foreigners' access to Qatar. 

Posted on August 12, 2017

Granting citizens of 80 countries a visa-free entry to Qatar will further accelerate the process of opening the country to the world and position it as a top tourist destination, top hoteliers have said.

Posted on August 12, 2017

Fidget spinners have been regarded as among the “must have toys of 2017” but many people, including some experts, remain divided over whether they are beneficial or harmful, especially to children. A fidget spinner is made of either plastic or metal and has a ball bearing in the middle, allowing the toy to spin when held between the thumb and middle finger. Aside from the ball bearing, a typical fidget spinner usually contains two or more weights (or additional ball bearings) on the sides although the design and material may vary.

Posted on August 12, 2017

Baladna Farm has released images, as well as a video, of the latest shipment of cows being transported to Doha from Germany by a Qatar Airways Cargo aircraft.

This, along with earlier shipments of Holstein cows, is a part of a 4,000-head herd that is expected to give a huge boost to dairy production in Qatar. Last month, Qatar Airways Cargo had announced that it transported the country’s first two shipments of 330 Holstein cows from Europe on a Boeing 777 freighter. 

Picture courtesy of Baladna Farm, Facebook page

Posted on August 12, 2017

The Aquatic Center at Qatar University (QU) Sports Activities Department launched an underwater version of the iconic Tamim Al Majd (Glorious Tamim) billboard. The new billboard was established in the swimming pool at QU Male Water Sports Complex, in collaboration with QU Diving Club, Aspire Academy, Civil Defence, Coast and Borders Security Department, Elite Dive Academy, Freediving Association, Hamad Aquatic Centre, Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya), and Poseidon Dive Center.

Posted on August 12, 2017

The Ministry of Public Health yesterday announced that local markets are free from eggs produced in one of the European countries, which has been notified worldwide of possible contamination with pesticide residues. The Ministry also said it is closely following the news.

Posted on August 12, 2017

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and the Qatar National Research Fund will begin implementation of the cyber security part of the agreement on scientific and technological cooperation signed between both sides.

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