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Muscat - 
The office of the Public Authority for Radio and Television (PART) was inaugurated in the wilayat of Nizwa in Dakhliyah governorate on Tuesday.
Muscat - 
Around 100 youths are expected to take part in a three-day workshop on leadership next month
Muscat - 
Oman is among the two GCC countries whose citizens will benefit from India’s eVisa facility that will be launched on Thursday.
Muscat - 
Titled, ‘Shared Values in a World of Cultural Pluralism’, the three-day conference touched upon issues like identity, citizenship, globalisation and religious dialogue.
Muscat - 
As part of the 44th National Day celebrations, Ooredoo is offering its customers free national calls all day on Thursday.
Muscat - 
The meeting was also attended by vice chairman, secretary general and other members of the council and H E Ali Akbar Sibawaih, Iranian Ambassador to the sultanate.
Muscat - 
Hand baggage includes goods bought from duty-free shops: Officials
Muscat - 
Oman Road Safety Association (ORSA) on Tuesday started its ‘Buckle Up’ campaign, targeting schools in Muscat, Dakhliyah and Dhahirah governorates.
H H Sayyid Faisal bin Turki al Said (Muscat Daily)

100 youths to take part in workshop on leadership from December 11

Muscat - 
Around 100 youths are expected to take part in a three-day workshop on leadership next month

PART office opens in Nizwa

Muscat - 
The office of the Public Authority for Radio and Television (PART) was inaugurated in the wilayat of Nizwa in Dakhliyah governorate on Tuesday.
Egyptian soldiers stand guard on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip. (AFP)

Egypt reopens Gaza crossing for first time in month

Cairo - 
Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Wednesday for the first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said.
Airline passengers at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, DC, in Virginia. (AFP)

US weather woes to spark travel 'havoc' over Thanksgiving

New York - 
Hundreds of flights were cancelled or delayed Wednesday in the US northeast as a winter storm delivered freezing rain and snow ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, one of the year's biggest travel weekends.
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Local Round-Up

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Manchester City welcome Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday needing a win to stay in contention for a last-16 place.

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Ghantoot and CCC tender bids match Adam-Thumrait road project awards

Muscat - 
Abu Dhabi-based Ghantoot Transport and General Contracting Establishment (GTGC) and Consolidated Contractors Co (CCC) are likely to have won the first two contracts of the Adam-Thumrait dual carriageway project.

Al Maha Ceramics sees gas price hike impacting profits next year

Muscat - 
Al Maha Ceramics on Tuesday said it has been notified by the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) about a hike in the price of natural gas, which it said may result in a nearly five per cent cut in profits next year.

MSM30 declines 1.6% on sell-off by foreign institutions

Muscat - 
Selling pressure in the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) continued for a second day as the benchmark index fell 1.63 per cent to close at 6,936.88.

Telco shares slip on higher royalty recommendation

Muscat - 
Shares of Omantel and Ooredoo plummeted sharply on Monday on a report that the Majlis A'Shura has recommended an increase in royalty paid by the telecom companies to 12 per cent

MSM30 loses over 1%; turnover soars 100%

Muscat - 
The benchmark MSM30 index closed 1.22 per cent lower to end Monday’s session at 7,051.70.

Sezad signs usufruct deal for Duqm Refinery

Muscat - 
Duqm Special Economic Zone Authority (Sezad) and Takatuf Oman LLC, the human capital arm of Oman Oil Co, signed an MoU to develop and manage a general programme to qualify and strengthen the human resource capacity of residents in Al Wusta governorate.

Oman Air names managers for Philippines and Indonesia

Muscat - 
Oman Air has appointed new country managers for each of the two new destinations it will be flying to from December 2014.

OSC meet stresses need to reclassify contracting jobs

Muscat - 
An Oman Society of Contractors (OSC) conference on Sunday highlighted the need for re-classification of construction sector jobs to ensure that only genuine firms are classified as contracting companies.

StanChart bags ‘Best SME Customer Service’ award

Muscat - 
Standard Chartered Oman was named the 'Best SME Customer Service' at the Banker Middle East Product Awards 2014.

MSM30 advances on strong global cues

Muscat - 
The MSM30 index closed 0.85 per cent higher on strong global cues from Europe and Asia to end Sunday’s trading session at 7,138.97.
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