May 25, 2015
Muscat 42 °C
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48-hour water cut from Thursday
A PAEW statement said the disruption will be due to transferring of pipes affected by the Muscat International Airport’s flyovers project.
Royal Decree issued
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said on Sunday issued Royal Decree 20/2015
Water shortage in Wadi Kabir
Amid rising temperatures, residents of Wadi Kabir are grappling with water shortage.
Increase in fixed phone service, mobile, Internet and mobile broadband users
Statistics showed that fixed phone subscribers stood at 391,783 at the end of April compared to 385,714 in March, a rise of 4.4 per cent.
Hala and Hi FM radio stations now have nationwide coverage
Hala and Hi FM have become the first private radio stations to be available across the sultanate.
1,402 workers held for Labour Law violations
These included 1,285 commercial workers, 64 farm workers besides 53 housemaids and their equivalents.
BP Oman signs pact with Dar al Atta’a to support its ‘Let’s Read’ campaign
The agreement was signed by Dave Campbell, chief operating officer of BP Oman, and Jane Jaffer, leader of the Let’s Read campaign, Dar al Atta’a.
The Walk redefines dining, offers complete lifestyle experience
The Walk provides all the right ingredients for an extraordinary culinary adventure.
Morsi, secular camp in dock for 'insulting' Egypt judiciary
Iran aid plane for Yemen barred from landing in Djibouti
IS suicide bomber attacks Saudi Shiite mosque, killing 21
IS enters Syria's Palmyra, threatening ancient site
Egypt swears in new justice minister accused of elitism
Saudi Shiites refuse to be provoked by suicide attack
Syrian general killed in blast
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Six more killed in Damascus attack. IS claims downing govt chopper in Aleppo, state media denies
Spain votes as new forces seek 'historic' change
Spaniards voted on Sunday in elections that could see the anti-austerity protest movement conquer city halls and transform Spanish politics.
RO45,000 and plot of land for those affected by Batinah highway project
The ministry is currently completing construction of 2,200 housing units to compensate the affected citizens.
Britain's opposition to back EU referendum bill
Acting leader Harriet Harman has said Labour will now support plans for an EU referendum by the end of 2017.
Ahmad confident of good display at Silverstone
Oman Racing Team's star Ahmad al Harthy was confident of a good show in round two of the Blancpain Endurance Series at the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit
Idani and Zhu clinch top honours
Iran's Pouya Idani and former world champion Zhu Chen of Qatar claimed the top honours in the men's and women's categories respectively at the Asian Zonal Chess Championship
Top FIDE official all praise for Oman
Geoffrey Borg said that the successful hosting of the Asian Zonal Chess Championship for men and women by the Oman Chess Committee has sent a clear signal of the intent to develop the game in the sultanate
18 year old set to represent Oman at Miss India Worldwide pageant
Muscat-born Stephanie Lohale has always harboured dreams of making it big on the runway
5 make-up Brushes that you need
Simplify your everyday make-up routine with these five brushes. Trust us, you don’t need more
One with nature
Wildlife photographer Hamed al Wardi’s first exhibition offers a glimpse into Oman’s diverse flora and fauna
OPWP to sign deals today to develop Salalah power plant
The new gas-fired combined cycle plant will have an installed capacity of 445MW and will be located in Salalah Industrial Area.
The company has registered a loss of RO711,021 in the previous fiscal.
The syndication was launched on Sunday and is expected to close by end of June 2015, the press release added.
Oman Fisheries posts 3rd straight annual loss
Company launches three-year plan to drive revival by focussing on core strengths
MSM30 index weighed down by weak activity
The general index of the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) inched down 0.12 per cent to close at 6,375.43.
S&P holds Oman ratings at A-/A-2; outlook stable
Action supported by strong govt net asset position, external net asset position, says ratings agency
Riyal purchasing power increases
Local liquidity at the end of last March increased 13 per cent to RO14.39bn from RO12.73bn.
CI affirms OAB rating at BBB+
Action underpinned by bank's solid Basel III CAR, liquidity position
NBO confirms participation in bidding: United Finance
NBO has confirmed its interest to participate in the bidding process for a possible acquisition of United Finance Co.
We aim to be the No 1 luxury watch brand in Oman
BUSINESS INTERVIEW: Juan-Carlos Torres, Chief Executive Officer, Vacheron Constantin
‘Technical incidents’ may cost us RO1.8mn this year: Sohar Power
Sohar Power Co (SPC) said ‘technical incidents’ earlier this month and in April may have an impact of up to RO1.8mn on the company financials for this year.
Oman has featured in the bottom five of the global school rankings. Do these rankings show a true picture of education in the country?
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