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Thursday - 19th April, 2018
Draft mining law gets Majlis nod
MUSCAT: The Majlis Ash’shura on Wednesday ratified the draft Mining Law after a thorough discussio...
Wednesday - 18th April, 2018
DON’T DELAY 3 PER CENT ANNUAL WAGE RISE
The Ministry of Manpower has warned companies against denial of annual increment to Omani employees ...
Tuesday - 17th April, 2018
New edifice a cultural addition to Arab world
DOHA: His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministe...
Monday - 16th April, 2018
JAPAN, CHINA AGREE TO IMPROVE RELATIONS
TOKYO: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono agreed in Tokyo on Su...
Sunday - 15th April, 2018
SUMMIT SEEKS TO CEMENT ARAB UNITY
DHAHRAN: His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Mini...
Saturday - 14th April, 2018
Readying for SUMMER HEAT
It’s summer again and everyone wants to remain cool and look for ways to survive the scorching hea...
Friday - 13th April, 2018
Trump softens rhetoric on likely Syria action
WASHINGTON/LONDON/ MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump said he was holding meetings on Thursday on Syr...
Thursday - 12th April, 2018
257 killed in Algerian military plane crash
BOUFARIK: Algeria suffered its deadliest ever air catastrophe on Wednesday when a military plane cra...
Wednesday - 11th April, 2018
Wusta a spring home for 300,000 migratory birds
The coast of Oman played home to over 300,000 migratory birds belonging to 80 different species duri...
Tuesday - 10th April, 2018
Don’t send us presents, give to charity, say Prince Harry and Meghan
Food-borne illnesses mount considerable pressure on healthcare system and they are one of the major ...
Monday - 9th April, 2018
Sultanate plays key role in Yemen peace
Martin Griffiths, the Special Envoy of UN Secretary-general to Yemen, on Sunday affirmed the importa...
Sunday - 8th April, 2018
70% of youth are on social media up to 15 hours a day!
An academic research shows children and young adults are being exposed to significant risks on socia...
Saturday - 7th April, 2018
6 stabbings in 90 minutes in London
LONDON: London police called an emergency meeting of community leaders on Friday after six stabbings...
Friday - 6th April, 2018
Over 1.5 bn sensitive files exposed online
WASHINGTON: Some 1.5 billion sensitive online files, from pay stubs to medical scans to patent appli...
Thursday - 5th April, 2018
Russia, Turkey, Iran seek unity on Syria
The Muscat International Airport has completed two weeks of successful operations without any glitch...
Wednesday - 4th April, 2018
A potential global solution to reverse climate change!
A landmark project in the Sultanate to uncover a potential global solution to reverse climate change...
Tuesday - 3rd April, 2018
Two degrees no longer seen as global warming guardrail
PARIS: Limiting global warming to two degrees Celsius will not prevent destructive and deadly climat...
Monday - 2nd April, 2018
‘Out of control’ space lab to become celestial fireball today
BEIJING: A defunct space laboratory is set to become a celestial fireball as it re-enters earth’s ...
Sunday - 1st April, 2018
Standoff deepens as Russia cuts more British diplomats
loss is in addition to the tax evasion by several property owners in connivance with the tenants by ...
Saturday - 31st March, 2018
Salim al Ghabshi has been driving his taxi in Muscat since the age of 24 after having failed to find...
Friday - 30th March, 2018
Happiness course draws record number of students
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut: The search for life’s sweetest but most elusive treasure — happiness —...
Thursday - 29th March, 2018
50:50 public-private partnership mooted
The private sector’s contribution is a meagre 19.9 per cent of the total expenditure on healthcare...
Wednesday - 28th March, 2018
‘Out of control’ Chinese space station to fall to Earth
PARIS: An uncontrolled Chinese space station weighing at least seven tonnes is set to break up as it...
Tuesday - 27th March, 2018
Muscat International Film Festival opens
The 10th Muscat International Film Festival on Monday began with a grand ceremony under the auspices...
Monday - 26th March, 2018
APPLY FOR VISA THAT SUITS YOUR PURPOSE
Apply for overseas visas that suit your purpose of travel, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) ha...
Sunday - 25th March, 2018
First direct Australia-europe flight takes off
Observer PERTH: The “Kangaroo Route” from Australia to Britain became a shorter hop on Saturday ...
Saturday - 24th March, 2018
The easiest age for finding jobs is one of the questions that are never convincingly answered, becau...
Friday - 23rd March, 2018
PARIS: The vast dump of plastic waste swirling in the Pacific ocean is now bigger than France, Germa...
Thursday - 22nd March, 2018
Don’t sell used cars without permit
The Muscat Municipality has warned of legal measures against those selling used cars without licence...
Wednesday - 21st March, 2018
Aid reaches Syrians displaced by Afrin assault
BEIRUT: Humanitarian aid on Tuesday reached desperate families displaced to the northern Syrian town...
Tuesday - 20th March, 2018
DECKS CLEARED FOR TAKE-OFF
Decks have been cleared to usher in a new era of all-round development with the unveiling of one of ...
Monday - 19th March, 2018
Oman, Iran to expand scope of cooperation
shopping, transport and exchanging commodities and products. On his part, Alawi stressed th...
Sunday - 18th March, 2018
Airport to receive passengers after 3 pm
The new terminal building of the Muscat International Airport will receive passengers from 3 pm on M...
Saturday - 17th March, 2018
N D S
Sugar free, organic, vegan, fat free, gluten free and 100 per cent natural are some of the labels on...
Friday - 16th March, 2018
New building of Al Biruni library opens
TASHKENT: Assigned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tareq al Said inaug...
Thursday - 15th March, 2018
Tears at Hawking’s college as Cambridge mourns
CAMBRIDGE: Tears flowed at Stephen Hawking’s Cambridge University college as former students, fell...
Wednesday - 14th March, 2018
16,504 Omanis hired in private sector
MUSCAT: A total of 16,504 citizens were hired by the private sector institutions in various governor...
Tuesday - 13th March, 2018
3 MAJOR PROJECTS IN MUSCAT
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is all set to launch a number of projects as part of the gover...
Monday - 12th March, 2018
ROBOTS TO GUIDE AIR PASSENGERS NEW IDENTITY
MUSCAT: Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) on Sunday launched its new brand identity under the ...
Sunday - 11th March, 2018
Three sectors emerge as top hirers
real GDP to “remain relatively robust” as the investment in the non-oil sector “gathers moment...
Saturday - 10th March, 2018
Top India court nod to euthanasia
NEW DELHI: Individuals have a right to die with dignity, India’s Supreme Court upheld on Friday in...
Friday - 9th March, 2018
Salalah gets 445MW boost
The Second Independent Power Plant (Salalah II IPP) of Dhofar Generating Company (DGC) was opened of...
Thursday - 8th March, 2018
Research chair on estates, free zones
MUSCAT: The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) signed an agreement on Wednesday with...
Wednesday - 7th March, 2018
REGISTER AS BACHELOR OR FACE EVICTION OFF-LIMITS:
The Muscat Municipality, as part of executing a court order, has issued an ultimatum of three days t...
Tuesday - 6th March, 2018
A PIECE OF OMAN FOR MARS!
The nearly three-week-old AMADEE-18 (Mars in Oman) mission formally concluded on Monday, while assur...
Monday - 5th March, 2018
UN plans to deliver aid to Ghouta today
DAMASCUS: The United Nations said it plans to deliver much-needed humanitarian assistance on Monday ...
Sunday - 4th March, 2018
REVAMP OF ORANGE TAXIS
The process of revamping the Orange taxi services has begun, including the installation of electroni...
Saturday - 3rd March, 2018
L MARCH 3
Vying for an Oscar, “Loving Vincent” is the world’s first animated feature film painted by han...
Friday - 2nd March, 2018
UN says Russia’s eastern Ghouta aid plan not enough
GENEVA: A Russian plan for a five-hour pause in fighting in Syria’s eastern Ghouta needs to be exp...
Thursday - 1st March, 2018
Beach driving will invite trouble
The Ministry of Transport and Communications has unveiled its plans for the current year, including ...
Wednesday - 28th February, 2018
Alien life in our Solar System? Study hints at Saturn’s moon
Employees in the Sultanate are entitled to two consecutive days of rest per week after working conti...
Tuesday - 27th February, 2018
Business forum to shed light on investments
MUSCAT: Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal al Busaidy, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, will launch Oman B...
Monday - 26th February, 2018
Affordable housing plan to take off soon
Affordable housing for Omani citizens is all set to take off with the developer for the ambitious pr...
Sunday - 25th February, 2018
Sultanate among least corrupt nations in Arab world
The Sultanate has been ranked 68th on the annual Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency Intern...
Saturday - 24th February, 2018
Global pat for CHILDCARE
The significant progress achieved by the Sultanate in the health of children again received a pat fr...
Friday - 23rd February, 2018
UN pleads for truce to avert massacre in Ghouta
AMMAN: Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near the Syrian capital for a fifth straight day on ...
Thursday - 22nd February, 2018
UN rails at ‘annihilation’ of Syria’s eastern Ghouta
GENEVA: UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein attacked what he called a “monstrous campaig...
Wednesday - 21st February, 2018
Oman reserve fund invests in India’s container terminal
Observer MUSCAT: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the Bharat Mu...
Tuesday - 20th February, 2018
Khareef tourists spent RO 66 m
MUSCAT: The number of tourists during the khareef Salalah in 2017 marginally dropped by 1.2 per cent...
Monday - 19th February, 2018
Only online tourist, express visas from March 21
A new regulation promulgated by the Ministry of Health allows Omani doctors working in public health...
Sunday - 18th February, 2018
India, Iran ink pact on leasing Chabahar port
NEW DELHI: India and Iran on Saturday signed agreements including Tehran leasing to New Delhi operat...
Saturday - 17th February, 2018
Feeling stressed due to excessive workload? Try running for an average five kilometres daily. It may...
Friday - 16th February, 2018
Tool aims to make pedestrians safer
KUALA LUMPUR: On the congested streets of Kuala Lumpur, pedestrians usually find themselves at the b...
Thursday - 15th February, 2018
UN envoy warns of spike in Syria violence
UNITED NATIONS: The UN Syria peace mediator warned on Wednesday that a recent increase in violence h...
Wednesday - 14th February, 2018
Alawi to hold talks with Palestine leaders
JERICHO: Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, and his delegation ...
Tuesday - 13th February, 2018
US Congress takes up fate of 1.8m migrants
WASHINGTON: The citizenship hopes of 1.8 million immigrants brought illegally to the United States a...
Monday - 12th February, 2018
Sunday - 11th February, 2018
New aviation firm takes wing
The government has announced the establishment of the Oman Aviation Group (OAG) which will focus on ...
Saturday - 10th February, 2018
France demands end to Syria air strikes as more civilians hit in Ghouta
BEIRUT/PARIS: France demanded an end to air strikes in Syria on Friday as warplanes mounted further ...
Friday - 9th February, 2018
Over 200 die in four days of Syria raids
JISREEN, Syria: Four days of ferocious Syrian government raids on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern ...
Thursday - 8th February, 2018
HM greetings to Saudi King conveyed
RIYADH: Assigned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, His Highness Sayyid Asaad bin Tareq al Said, Deputy P...
Wednesday - 7th February, 2018
EGYPT PRESIDENT CONCLUDES FRUITFUL VISIT
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos hosted a special dinner in honour of President Abdel Fattah el Sis...
Tuesday - 6th February, 2018
Old is gold for this young Omani amateur collector
The collectors of old items and heritage lovers should have interest in this Omani gentleman who has...
Monday - 5th February, 2018
Oman Air eyes five new destinations this year
The national airline, Oman Air plans to launch flights to four to five new destinations this year, i...
Sunday - 4th February, 2018
Sisi visit to boost ties, widen scope for cooperation
MUSCAT: As Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi begins his threeday visit on Sunday on the invita...
Saturday - 27th January, 2018
Friday - 26th January, 2018
Thursday - 25th January, 2018
Men can take driving lessons in automatic cars from Jan 2019
Here’s some good news for men aspiring for a driving licence. Starting from January 2019,...
Wednesday - 24th January, 2018
Parents liable if found negligent in caring kids
The recent case of a 16-year-old girl who was found to be three-months pregnant during a hospital vi...
Tuesday - 23rd January, 2018
Muscat gets first electric vehicle charging station
The first electric vehicle charging station in Muscat Governorate was launched by the Public Authori...
Monday - 22nd January, 2018
OIL OUTPUT CUT UNTIL YEAR-END
MUSCAT: The oil production cut by Opec and participating non-Opec countries will continue until the ...
Sunday - 21st January, 2018
Salalah holds great potential for ethnic tourism
At a time when the whole world is facing the crisis of maintaining originality, there is one place o...
Saturday - 20th January, 2018
L JANUARY 20
PVeter Mayle, who wrote the best-selling memoir A Year In Provence, has died at the age of 78, his p...
Friday - 19th January, 2018
2017 second or third warmest year
OSLO: Last year was the second or third warmest on record behind 2016, and the hottest without an ex...
Thursday - 18th January, 2018
FIRST RADIO observation station opens
In a landmark achievement, thehe Sultanate on Wednesday witnessed the opening of its first Satellite...
Wednesday - 17th January, 2018
Pact to develop Barka fishing port
MUSCAT: The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries on Tuesday signed a contract for the development o...
Tuesday - 16th January, 2018
ID cards not yet functional as bank debit cards
The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has clarified that the use of the national identity card (ID) as a debit...
Sunday - 14th January, 2018
Saturday - 13th January, 2018
Friday - 12th January, 2018
BRUSSELS: Britain, France and Germany made a joint plea to Donald Trump on Thursday to uphold a pact...
Thursday - 11th January, 2018
New law to help combat ‘HIDDEN TRADE’
A new law is in the offing to combat the so-called ‘hidden trade’ menace, said Dr Ali bin Masoud...
Wednesday - 10th January, 2018
Move to make Sultanate electric car-friendly
In a landmark development, the Authority for Electricity Regulation Oman (AER) has announced plans t...
Tuesday - 9th January, 2018
Bids opened for oil exploration in new areas
MUSCAT: The bids for new concession areas for oil and gas exploration, which were floated last year,...
Monday - 8th January, 2018
Omani’s bio-diesel work making waves
An Omani student’s bio-diesel project is drawing good response from researchers, environmentalists...
Sunday - 7th January, 2018
His Majesty greets Emperor Akihito
MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has sent greetings Emperor Akihito of Japan on the 29th anniversar...
Saturday - 6th January, 2018
Oman prevail in tense thriller
Oman survived a tense penalty shootout thriller by a 5-4 margin against the United Arab Emirates (UA...
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