Qatar’s motor sport star Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah, who has won four world titles within a space of just 10 months, yesterday said ‘hard work and planning’ allowed him to dominate rallying scene around the world. 

Qatar’s para-athletics hero, Abdelrahman Abdelqader narrowly missed out on a bronze medal at Qatar Sports Club yesterday, throwing a season’s best that put him just centimetres outside of medal contention. 

The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) yesterday celebrated the arrival of the traditional dhow Fath Al Khair 2 voyage at Mumbai Port, amid an official and popular Qatari and Indian presence. 

Home Centre, the largest home retailer in the Middle East, celebrated its 20th anniversary milestone with a gala eventheadlined by popular Arab singer and superstar Nancy Ajram, who is also Home Centre’s brand ambassador. Prominent personalities and senior management from Landmark Group across the Middle East were present to commemorate the occasion.

As part of effort to highlight the pressing need for primary education for all, Educate A Child (EAC) officially launched a new book at the Unesco headquarters in Paris.

H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser witnessed the graduation ceremony for the first batch of students of Shafallah Center for Children with Special Needs. The batch comprised 189 graduates.

Barwa Bank has announced the promotion of Talal Ahmed al-Khaja to chief communications officer, the bank said in a statement.

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa)’s human resource department is all set to hold its next Cultural Session series, focusing on interpersonal skills and confidence-building.

Qatar posted their second win in three matches when they beat Algeria in a close game that ended with a strong final 10 minutes by coach Julian Gomez’s men at the 2015 IHF Men’s Youth World Championship in Yekaterinburg, Russia, yesterday. Qatar won 25-21.

Qatar Airways (QA), crowned Airline of the Year at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2015, won two accolades at Australian Business Traveller Awards.