Ooredoo has launched a new machine-to-machine (M2M) service that uses innovative GSM/GPS solutions on the Ooredoo Supernet to train and track animals and birds.

One of the world’s largest robotics competitions for young people will be hosted for the first time in Qatar in November. 

The GCC states are working on developing a unified vision on tourism, Minister of Economy and Commerce H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani said yesterday.

Al Shaqab Racing’s Al Mourtajez in action in the Doha Cup – Prix Manganate (Gr 1 PA) in Deauville, France, yesterday. Trained by Thomas Fourcy, he led from pillar to post and managed to win despite a strong challenge from stablemate Al Mouwaffak, who finished second. Their trainer said: “On this ground and distance, Al Mourtajez is invincible. What he did today is remarkable.” Umm Qarn’s Majeed finished third.

The International Boxing Association (AIBA), yesterday confirmed the names of first 30 boxers, who will compete in AIBA World Boxing Championships Doha 2015 to be held in October, following the final confirmations of their respective National Federations. 

Tickets go on sale today at Virgin Megastores for two live musical shows in the last week of Qatar Summer Festival, organised by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA). 

Children enjoying a magic show at the Summer Festival 2015 at Doha Exhibition Centre, organised by Qatar Tourism Authority, yesterday. PICTURE KAMUTTY VP.

Argentine international Angel di Maria’s proposed move from Manchester United to Paris Saint-Germain has moved closer after the winger passed a medical with the French champions in Doha yesterday.

Ooredoo has supported a special coaching camp by the Paris Saint-Germain Handball team in Doha last week, as the company continues to inspire young people to take part in sports.

The Cultural Village Foundation, in collaboration with the Indian embassy in Qatar, will host a special show dedicated to Kathak - an Indian classical dance form - on August 5.