17 Jumada I 1445 - 1 December 2023
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Al Meera continues to expand its presence across the country
Business & Money | Monday 24 August, 2015 7:27 am
Adhering to its motto “Your Favourite Neighbourhood Retailer", Al Meera Consumer Goods (QSC) continues its expansion plans in the state of Qatar to serve diverse communities, and cover the needs of citizens and residents wherever they are at competitive prices while considering all the...
Saudi student wins innovation award
Culture & Education | Monday 24 August, 2015 5:45 am
Effat University student Yasmin Abdul Fattah Sulaiman won first place in the Radical Innovation Award 2015 for her design of adaptive balloon houses used for offering a refuge for people affected by natural disasters, the CNN website published. The inflatable vinyl balloons act as living...
Drive to promote ethics during Haj launched
Government | Monday 24 August, 2015 4:41 am
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is also the chairman of the Central Haj Committee, on Sunday launched the Haj 2015 campaign for making pilgrims aware of ethics and regulations at holy places in the Kingdom.  Hisham Al-Falih, adviser to the governor, said the campaign is a concerted ...
Draw glances while wearing a Christian Bauer’s symbol of everlasting love
Beauty & Style | Monday 24 August, 2015 4:27 am
Recognized all over the world, Christian Bauer a German-based Company embodies the timeless vow a couple makes to one another. The wedding rings have been produced since 1880 with masterly skills, highest precision with a graceful design that forms a flowing and infinite motion....
Lukewarm response to voter registration
Government | Monday 24 August, 2015 3:38 am
The Kingdom has witnessed a thin voter registration at its various centers since Saturday, the first day of the month-long exercise ahead of the Dec. 12 municipal elections. While official sources have attributed the poor turnout to the beginning of the new academic year, some citizens have...
All measures taken to ensure MERS-free Haj
Government | Monday 24 August, 2015 3:37 am
 The Ministry of Health has taken all necessary measures to control the rising incidence of MERS in Riyadh and a 24X7 epidemiological surveillance system is in place in Makkah and Madinah.  This information was given to reporters here on Sunday by Deputy Health Minister Abdulaziz bin ...
Business & Money | Monday 24 August, 2015 3:35 am
Qatar Career Fair (QCF), a member of Qatar Foundation for  Education, Science and Community Development (QF), launched its third annual Summer Career Camp on Sunday. The two-week course, which kicked off at Education City’s Recreational Centre, will see male and female Qatari high school ...
1,300 faltering school contracts withdrawn
Business & Money | Monday 24 August, 2015 1:49 am
The new school year began on Sunday with nearly 6 million children returning to their classes all over the Kingdom after the summer break.   Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil joined the celebrations marking the beginning of 2015-16 academic year launching two new school buildings in...
Oil blues see 7% Tadawul drop
Business & Money | Monday 24 August, 2015 1:34 am
The Saudi stock market plunged nearly 7 percent on Sunday in relentless selling sparked by falling oil prices and a decision by Fitch Ratings to cut its outlook for Saudi Arabia’s debt. The Tadawul All-Share Index lost 6.86 percent to close at 7,463.32 points, nearing support on its...
Fitbit Announces New Windows 10 App, Designed to Motivate with Enhanced Features
Technology & IT | Sunday 23 August, 2015 7:33 pm
Fitbit, Inc., the leader in the connected health and fitness market, today announced the Fitbit for Windows 10 app, delivering a more engaging and fluid app design that lets users personalize the way they interact with key pieces of their health and fitness journey across all their Windows...
Taj Dhabi awarded two new developments in KAFD
Taj Dhabi awarded two new developments in KAFD
Tuesday 28 November, 2023 10:30