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Posted on March 31, 2011

Indian cricket fans danced in absolute joy, some even were seen waving the national flags, after India beat arch-rivals Pakistan in the cricket World Cup semi-final. India edged Pakistan by 29 runs to set up final date against Sri Lanka. The final will be played in Mumbai on Saturday.

Posted on March 31, 2011

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) CEO Mansoor bin Ibrahim Al-Mahmoud has said that the loan portfolio of the QDB has increaed to more than 100 % in the past two years to reach 1.5. billion Qatari Riyals represented in financing the projects of all sectors either industrial , touristic and others.

Posted on March 31, 2011

Qatar will spearhead a series of water-saving initiatives with a number of targets for 2013, including reducing network leaks of desalinated water to 10% or less from the current estimate of 30%-35%. Leakage in the distribution system for desalinated water costs as much as QR1bn a year, it has been pointed out in the Qatar National Development Strategy (NDS) 2011-2016.

Posted on March 31, 2011

Doha Bank has launched a mobile banking service, initially applicable for Apple iPhone, BlackBerry and Android mobile devices. The service allows customers to access their bank accounts details, make instant transfer of funds between own accounts or to any registered third party beneficiaries and pay registered utility and credit card bills.

Posted on March 31, 2011

Top international musical bands will perform at the Qatar’s first music festival which will be held at the InterContinental Doha Hotel Beachfront on April 14 and 15. The event, which is named ‘The Big Day Out’, will feature American rock band Hoobastank, British band Toploader ‘Dancing in the Moonlight’, British reggae group Aswad ‘Shine’, Romanian dance-pop Akcent, and Lebanese rock band Mashrou3 Leila, among others.

Posted on March 30, 2011

“The Middle East region has a long battle to fight against diabetes.  At Qatar Foundation we are facing this challenge head-on, for the benefit of Qatar and the region” President of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, Dr.

Posted on March 30, 2011

Barwa Real Estate (Barwa), Qatar’s leading listed property development company, announced today that it has entered into a framework agreement with Qatar Petroleum (QP). Barwa Financial District (BFD) will develop its iconic project to become QP’s headquarter complex. Upon completion, BFD will transfer ownership to QP, who will own and occupy the development.

Posted on March 30, 2011

Qatar Airways has introduced the latest edition of its Shopping Extravaganza inflight duty free magazine with more than half the items being featured for the first time. The 27th issue of the magazine features over 170 new products, including almost 30 new men and women’s fragrances. Eight items are exclusively available through the airline, including watches from Misaki, Omorfia, Rovina and TX.

Posted on March 30, 2011

Barwa Real Estate hosted a dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha on 28 March to present the Barwa Commercial Avenue development to an invited audience of business owners, entrepreneurs and investors. All invited senior officials, investors and entrepreneurs attended the event. The Chairman of Barwa Real Estate, Mr Ghanem Bin Saad Al Saad, and a number of senior representatives of Barwa Real Estate and other group companies involved in the project headed the reception ceremony of guests.

Posted on March 30, 2011

Qatar Airways and Qtel today announced the successfully completed migration of the National airline’s primary IT infrastructure to the purpose-built Qtel Data Centre. As Qatar Airways primary IT infrastructure business partner, Qtel will provide a broad range of strategic enterprise services, enhancing the performance and redundancy of the airline's IT systems.

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