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Muscat - 
The board has accepted his resignation. Rashad Ali al Musafir, CFO will serve as the acting CEO during the interim period.
Muscat - 
The iPhone 6 is 5.44” long and 2.64” wide while iPhone 6 Plus is 6.22” long and 3.06” wide, a size, some call too bulky.
Muscat - 
A national assessment system on air conditioners and cooling systems is in the pipeline
Muscat - 
The online exam will be conducted by Eduheal Foundation at 300 centres across India and the Gulf.
Muscat - 
Muscat International Airport opened a new passport and security section exclusively for Oman Air’s first and business class passengers.
Muscat - 
The team will represent Oman at Injaz Arab regional competition in Kuwait
Muscat - 
The number of waste collection vehicles and personnel will be increased during the holiday period to keep tourist areas clean.
Muscat - 
NFC has said it will have additional ferry trips on the Muscat-Khasab and Khasab-Shinas routes.
Bank Sohar CEO resigns

Bank Sohar CEO resigns

Muscat - 
The board has accepted his resignation. Rashad Ali al Musafir, CFO will serve as the acting CEO during the interim period.
In a first, customers can pre-book slaughter to avoid festival crowd at Bausher abattoir

In a first, customers can pre-book slaughter to avoid festival crowd at Bausher abattoir

Muscat - 
Introduced as a pilot project, the service – to run from Friday till October 7 - is expected to offer immense convenience to the public.
Child forgotten inside school bus rescued

Child forgotten inside school bus rescued

Muscat - 
School authorities were informed of the panicked girl inside the bus by a parent who had come to pay fees.
Britons sign away first-born children for free wifi

Britons sign away first-born children for free wifi

London - 
The experiment was aimed to highlight "the total disregard for computer security by people when they are mobile" the report said.
VIDEOS

Royal Horse Racing Season to Begin on October 20

Royal Horse Racing Season to Begin on October 20
Royal Horse Racing Club of Oman adds two more races to make it 20 for 2014-15 season

Royal Cavalry and Omani horses to take part in world’s richest race

Horses from the Royal Cavalry and Oman are set to compete at the world's richest race for Arabian horses in the 93rd Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris

Oman ‘pretty sure’ to enter MERC in 2015

There are a few world-class stages in sultanate, says FIA member Hani Shaban

Oman Sail teams upbeat over ESS Act 7 challenge

As the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series (ESS) gears up for Act 7 in Nice, France, to be held later this week, Oman Sail’s teams on The Wave, Muscat and Oman Air are relishing the challenge and the intensity.

Gamer's Corner: It's a Ball

Gamer's Corner: It's a Ball
Possibly the best selling game series in Oman, the latest installment in the FIFA roster...

So Long, Orkut

For me, it will always be Or-Ku-Ch-ee,” said Valentine Pinheiro, insisting on the ‘correct’ Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation of waning social network, Orkut. “Orkut doesn’t sound ca-ch-ee.”

Danish physician tells the story of modern Oman in new book

Twenty years ago when Danish physician Dr Stig Pors Nielsen first came to Oman, his immediate reaction was that of awe.

Modest Yet Mod

Take this as a crash course on how to dress modestly and look stylish at the same time. Contrary to popular belief, these two things aren’t poles apart.

Oman keen on investing in Cyprus: Report

Muscat - 
Oman has shown interest to invest in Cyprus, especially in the field of research and exploitation of natural gas, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Tuesday

Renaissance awards Duqm PAC contracts

Muscat - 
Renaissance Services has awarded the two main construction packages for the Duqm permanent accommodation for contractors (PAC) project to S&T and Al Hajiry

OIF to acquire Al Anwar’s 33.6% stake in Taageer

Muscat - 
Oman Investment Fund (OIF) will acquire Al Anwar Holdings’ entire 33.63 per cent stake in Taageer Finance Co

Consultancy deals signed for Ibri Logistics Area project

Muscat - 
The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) on Tuesday signed consultancy agreements with an Italian engineering consultancy firm, F&M Ingegneria Spa

Hasan Juma Backer bags RO19.8mn Sohar contract

Muscat - 
Hasan Juma Backer Trading and Contracting Co (HJB) has been awarded a RO19.8mn infrastructure- development contract

Govt ‘to cease’ negotiations with PSC over Barka dry port

Muscat - 
Port Services Corporation (PSC) on Monday said the government has decided to cease negotiations with it on the proposed MoU regarding management and operation of the dry port at the upcoming South Batinah logistics hub in Barka.

Doha Bank acquires HSBC Oman’s India operations

Muscat - 
Doha Bank will acquire HSBC Bank Oman’s operations in India as the Qatari lender expands in Asia to counter diminishing margins at home. `

Benchmark index consolidates further

Muscat - 
The benchmark MSM30 index consolidated further on Monday, inching up 0.07 per cent to 7,463.26. Out of the 50 stocks traded, 16 gained and nine declined.

Meet highlights CSR’s role in sustainable development of Oman

Muscat - 
CSR Oman 2014 was inaugurated under the auspices of H E Sultan bin Salim al Habsi, secretary general of the Supreme Council for Planning, at the Grand Hyatt Muscat on Monday

NBO conducts global roadshow ahead of potential bond issue

Muscat - 
National Bank of Oman on Monday announced the conclusion of a successful investor roadshow as the bank seeks to enhance its visibility in key international markets
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