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‘Qatar 6b’ becomes the latest planet to be discovered by Qatari researchers

The Qatar Exoplanet Survey (QES), a research project organised by the Qatar National Research Fund, Qatar Foundationand Hamad Bin Khalifa University announced that it had discovered a new planet in...

Indian court convicts man over brutal rape, murder of student

An Indian court Tuesday found a man guilty of raping and murdering a law student in a frenzied knife attack in southern Kerala state...

QatArt plans ‘unique creations’ for National Day festivities

A unique collection of locally-made handicrafts reflecting Qatari nationalism and pride are expected to be showcased during the upcoming Qatar National Day (QND) celebration...

We want end to rift but not at cost of our dignity, says HH...

HH The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani called for a negotiated settlement to the six-month-old Gulf crisis, but insisted any solution should...

GCC Summit reaffirms commitment to unity

The 38th Gulf Co-operation Council Summit, which ended in Kuwait on Tuesday, expressed the bloc’s commitment to unity and keenness to attain further co-ordination...

America’s top young scientist 2017 is a 12 year old School Girl who is...

Schoolgirl Gitanjali Rao has been honoured as "America's top young scientist" 2017 for inventing a low-cost and quick way to detect lead-contaminated water. click the Video...

Qatar aims to be self-sufficient in dairy sector by June next year

Qatar is expecting to be self-sufficient in the dairy sector by June next year as it has fast embarked on strengthening food security as...

Online giant Amazon goes live in Australia

Amazon has officially launched its operations in Australia, the online shopping giant announced on Tuesday. The company was already selling one category of its retail...

Qatar wins silver medal in 2017 World Weightlifting Championships

California: Qatari weightlifter Fares Hassouna won the silver medal in the 94kg category of the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim in the US...

2017 supermoon around the world

A Blue Moon refers to the second full moon in a calendar month — which is rare, since full moons occur every 29.5 days, according...

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