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Time for change, change for time

Time for change, change for time

A pair of Johns Hopkins professors believe it’s time to turn the page on the Gregorian calendar in favour of one to really last the ages, including how to settle the leap year conundrum. But will the stakeholders free themselves from the yoke of tradition, asks Meredith Cohn

‘Real expression comes in native language’

‘Real expression comes in native language’

The medium of a movie may be regional but it must be global in its grammar. The world is a global village. A regional movie can and should address large issues of international scale. These views were shared by Dr Nagathihalli Chandrashekhar

“I try to find really intimate connection with the audience through my music”

“I try to find really intimate connection with the audience through my music”

His compositions are the expression of a musical sensibility which, originating from the classical tradition and contemporary elements, creates evocative and catchy melodies and harmonies.

The categories of Tawheed

The categories of Tawheed

Tawheed is traditionally divided into three major categories. Here is a brief explanation of them for the purpose of clarification. We will attempt to use clear expression as much as possible although the use of certain “technical” terms is unavoidable.

High Tides festival to offer folk tribe, live trance music for Doha audience

High Tides festival to offer folk tribe, live trance music for Doha audience

It is commonly said that music is food for human soul. The soothing and therapeutic traits of music have regularly been highlighted world over.

Friends of influence and affluence

Friends of influence and affluence

Whether Friends can replicate its status as a streaming phenomenon on Netflix, where young fans became obsessed with it, remains to be seen. But the show’s track record for regenerating its success is one for the TV history books, writes Stephen Battaglio

Fact: We are not perfect

Fact: We are not perfect

I’m a firm believer of the fact that ‘nobody’s perfect.’ That’s not because I’m looking for faults in others to somehow discredit them from amazing achievements, success or accomplishments, but instead because I realise that perfect has no standard definition. The very meaning of “perfect” differs d

Craving sweets?

Craving sweets?

I have been getting a lot of queries about how one can still enjoy desserts while trying to be and stay healthy.

Keep your head high and your standards higher

Keep your head high and your standards higher

There is a persisting impression outside the Arab states that women in these countries are restricted to their houses.

Stop the stigma

Stop the stigma

A few years ago I made a commitment to myself to be an advocate for mental health, For me, that means I make efforts to talk about it on my Instagram posts, on Swalif (my instagram live show) and in conversations whenever I get the chance. Next week I am hosting a ladies event in which I will be add

“We make sure whosoever comes to TCA learns the cooking mothers do” — Mohammed Abdul Malik al-Hammadi, CEO

“We make sure whosoever comes to TCA learns the cooking mothers do” — Mohammed Abdul Malik al-Hammadi, CEO

Food migrates with people. Qataris usually do not migrate. That is why I want to introduce authentic Qatari cuisine to the world — Mohammed Abdul Malik al-Hammadi

Top African comedians set to amuse compatriots in Qatar on March 6

Top African comedians set to amuse compatriots in Qatar on March 6

A group of comedians from different African countries is all set to entertain their compatriots for the first time in Qatar on March 6.

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