New ban in Qatar: Carrying, Touching or Watching mobile while driving Prohibited

As per the new law the driver of a motor vehicle will be prohibited from using any device - whether by carrying it, touching...

Qatar ministry issues license for small business from home

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has decided to issue licenses for QR. 1,020 per annum for practicing commercial activities at homes, as...

First Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi ready by end 2017

The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi will be ready to welcome worshipers by the end of 2017, a businessman overseeing the project said...

Qatar: Dash-cam footage ‘admissible in accident probes’

A dashboard camera (dash cam), also called car or eyewitness camera, is a small recording device that is placed on the windshield or dashboard...

Fresh vegetables, fish and poultry are cheaper at Qatar farmer’s market

Locally grown fresh and delicious vegetables are now available at very reasonable price. The fifth season of the local farm produce markets began on Thursday...

What is the internet speed in Qatar?

The Qatar telecommunications sector is currently served by two companies. Ooredoo is a leading international communications company with a customer base of more than 100...

Single Gulf-wide traffic fine system in Qatar

The days of racking up traffic fines in other Gulf countries and never paying them are almost over. Plans for a new, GCC-wide system to...

Qatar: Reduction in the rents

Close on the heels of a government-backed real estate development announcing reduction in the rents of some of their commercial properties, requests for such...

Qatar bans e-cigarette sales

It is not allowed to sell or posses electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) in Qatar, said Dr Kholood al-Mutawaa, head, Non- Communicable Disease Department at the...

Qatar announces visa-free entry for 80 countries, including India

Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, with immediate effect, officials announced today. The countries include the UK, the USA, Canada,...

Weather in Qatar

Doha
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