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The students and staff of Indian School Wadi Kabir had to be evacuated after a fire broke out in the school premises on Thursday morning.
Oman Air flight WY 635 from Muscat to Abu Dhabi experienced burst tyres while landing at Abu Dhabi airport on Wednesday.
Discussions on the possibility of cooperation in financing governmental projects were also held.
Plastered on the walls of a home in a remote hamlet in Ethiopia is a message - one that originated some 2,000km away, in Muscat, to push for a greener cause.
The ministry is making lots of efforts to improve the quality of education provided to children with special needs.
At the conference, speakers emphasised the importance of leadership and organisational culture in promoting occupational health and safety.
To date we have provided 80,000 locks to industries such as communications, education exam management and banking, Henk Basson said.
Says its two-pronged approach prioritises public health safety and hygiene while trying to streamline these businesses.
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    MSM30 posts first decline in 7 sessions

    The Muscat Securities Market’s 30-share index posted its first drop in seven trading sessions on Wednesday.

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    Stranded on the road

    Between taxi aggregators, hungry to make a fast buck, and a government machinery that still prefers to move on a bullock-cart, the consumer is caught right in the middle of the road. Meanwhile, prices keep surging...