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2014-09-24 08:20:44

DOHA, Qatar, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Rail has appointed Dutch architectural firm UNStudio as principal architect for the Qatar Integrated Railway Project (QIRP). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/708313-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/708313-b ) The goal of the QIRP is to create a service that will promote the use of public transportation as a valid alternative to private transportation for the...

2014-09-22 08:26:20

UN Broadband Commission releases new country-by-country data on state of broadband access worldwide; Qatar has second highest level of household broadband penetration of any developing country after Korea NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 50% of the global population will have Internet access within three years' time, with mobile broadband over smartphones and tablets now the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2014 edition of the State of...

2014-09-15 08:21:15

Carrier to Offer Promotional Savings of Up To 50% DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways is offering customers in the United States and around the world great savings to global destinations during its latest three-day "The World is Yours" global sale. A discount of up to 50 percent on Economy Class (all inclusive) will be offered for return travel on Qatar Airways in all classes for travel originating from the USA. Beginning at 05:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on...

2014-09-14 00:20:05

DOHA, Qatar, September 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently opened and already a reference for innovation and passenger experience in the whole of the Middle East, Hamad International Airport is now the airport with one of the largest number of ABC eGates in the world. The new ground-breaking Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Qatar was designed with customer experience at the fore. The result is a world-class facility, where the concept of hospitality underpins...

2014-09-11 16:22:26

LONDON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:District Cooling Market by Application (Commercial, Residential, Industrial and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2360634/District-Cooling-Market-by-Application-Commercial-Residential-Industrial-and-Others---Global-Trends--Forecasts-to-2019.html The district cooling market can be segmented into four major regions, which are the Americas, the...

2014-09-09 12:25:30

DOHA, Qatar, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Foundation's "edutainment reality" TV program Stars of Science is returning for a sixth season on MBC4, with a competitive new format. The program bolsters interest in science and technology as well as accelerates the development of the region's next generation of Innovators. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762523-stars-of-science-sixth-season-MBC4/...

2014-09-07 23:01:10

True Green Energy Revolution Systems' (TGERS) mission of creating a cleaner and greener environment in the Middle East specifically Qatar, and Erbil, Iraq will be announced by the end of this month. Manila Philippines (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 The enthusiasms by the new True Green Energy Revolution Systems are Honorable and real, as the vision of green energy is fast becoming a tangible reality in the Middle East. The challenge For SBSC and TBE partners and shareholders has been to...

2014-08-27 23:12:35

Lt. CDR. Murtaza Durmazuçar, a member of the NATO Maritime Operations Working Group (MAROPSWG) and presently working at the Maritime Security Branch of the Turkish Navy Operational Department of HQ/Ankara, will be one of the honored speakers at QMARSEC, Qatar's largest maritime security conference. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The organizing committee for the Qatar Maritime Security Coastal and Border Surveillance Conference (QMARSEC) proudly announces the confirmation of Lt. CDR...

2014-08-25 08:32:29

Incredible Response in First Month of Operations, as Ooredoo Strives to Make a Difference in Newest Market DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ooredoo has already broken through the one million customer milestone in its newest market of Myanmar, less than three weeks after going live with its services. H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, Chairman, Ooredoo Group, revealed the significant achievement in a special ceremony in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, where he...

2014-08-19 08:20:44

BURNABY, British Columbia, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising automobile sales, increasing demand for cost effective Chinese tyres and imposition of ban on balloon tyres are key trends emerging in Qatar tyre market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663730 ) According to a recently released TechSci Research report, "Qatar Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2986 ]'', the tyre market in Qatar is...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'