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The unimpressed

The unimpressed

For three days, he was hooked up to an oxygen tube. For six days after that, he was cooped up in a 26-foot RV in a special quarantine camp run by the state of Georgia.

Inching towards ‘a new normal’

Inching towards ‘a new normal’

Before dawn, bags of groceries ordered online are plopped at my front door by deliverymen (-women?) whose faces I’ll never see.

‘Be artistic and create lasting memories in challenging times’

‘Be artistic and create lasting memories in challenging times’

Social distancing and staying at home can be boring and sometimes stressful for people. People cannot avoid being isolated but they definitely can avoid being stressed. Creative people may be able to have enough time to first have some novel ideas during a novel situation and to materialise

Contagion of anxiety

Contagion of anxiety

Offices empty, restaurants and cafes closed, performance venues dark, schools and universities shut down. Across the world, numerous industries have entered a state of suspended animation, imposing a sharp and involuntary brake on the working lives of millions of people.

QPO musicians entertain music lovers by playing from homes

QPO musicians entertain music lovers by playing from homes

It is time to stay at home. People are forced to observe social distancing and work from home. The circumstances are no different for the people who reside in the world of Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO).

“In diplomacy, personalities matter”

“In diplomacy, personalities matter”

Dr Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo, ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Qatar, is a man with vision. His extensive experience in international relations and economic affairs speaks volumes about his statesmanship.

Needed: blood donation to save lives, show solidarity with medics in tough times

Needed: blood donation to save lives, show solidarity with medics in tough times

Though social distancing is the call of the day owing to the pandemic of novel coronavirus across the world, the importance and need for social solidarity cannot be ruled out.

Islam and fortune-telling

Islam and fortune-telling

There are among mankind people who claim knowledge of the unseen and the future. They are known by various names, among which are: fortune-tellers, soothsayers, foreseers, augurs, magicians, prognosticators, oracles, astrologers, palmists, etc.

Earth Hour Qatar goes digital in solidarity with the planet and people

Earth Hour Qatar goes digital in solidarity with the planet and people

“In light of this ongoing health crisis, the Earth Hour Qatar recommends all individuals to participate virtually this year, keeping in mind public health and safety which are of foremost importance” —Neeshad Shafi, Earth Hour Qatar Co-ordinator

Capital protection

Capital protection

On the one hand faceless and frightening, on the other a symbol of heroic resistance to deadly viruses, here’s how the hazmat suit became a symbol of our times, writes Sirin Kale

Your health should always come first

Your health should always come first

Immunity, immunity, immunity. Immunity is your greatest form of defence when it comes to fighting illnesses and viruses, and in our case today, the infectious disease of Covid-19.

This is an Ecological Reset

This is an Ecological Reset

Every week, Earth is facing new challenges amidst fast-changing and widespread pandemic that has put the majority of the world on a lockdown.

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