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Cultural carnival from January

With more than 80 events revealed so far, Qatar is all set for a year long carnival marking Doha as the Capital of Arab Culture 2010. Apart from a celebration of the culture and traditions of Qatar, Arab world and Islam, the year 2010 will witness a cultural jamboree of different countries like Syria, India, […]

Qatar and India sign trade agreements

Qatar and India signed a slew of bilateral trade agreements at the second meeting of Qatari-Indian Ministerial Committee held here yesterday. The Minister of State for International Cooperation and Acting Minister of Business and Trade, H E Dr Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah led the discussions on behalf of Qatar. The Indian delegation was led […]

Qatar’s new Islamic art museum, designed by famous American architect I.M. Pei, is the latest effort by this tiny, oil-rich nation to compete with rival Gulf countries for international attention and investment. Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates also have spent billions during the last decade to transform themselves from small desert […]