This high-octane rating fuel will allow motorists to drive longer distances, with cleaner burning fuel and help them maintain their cars.
Emperor Akihito thanked His Majesty the Sultan, wishing him good health and happiness and the Omani people further progress and prosperity.
The move is encouraging a growing number of foreign students to study in the country, said Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA).
All the money generated from public auction of mobile numbers will go to charity, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced.
Thirteen teams bagged awards in three main categories at the Entrepreneurship Award ceremony held at the Sultan Qaboos University Cultural Centre.
During a two-day seminar, held under the theme ‘Culture of Illumination, Current and Future Challenges’, 22 poets highlighted their intellectual and creative productions.
It will begin on January 22 under the auspices of Sudanese President Omar al Bashir.
Oman’s Most Trusted Brand Awards 2017

Busaidi stays as chairman of GCC and Yemen RADO

Busaidi stays as chairman of GCC and Yemen RADO

Oman is presently the headquarters of the GCC and Yemen Regional Anti-Doping Organisation.
GCC U17 basketball meet in Muscat from Feb 5-10

GCC U17 basketball meet in Muscat from Feb 5-10

The tournament will bring together five teams - Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and hosts Oman – vie for the title.
Local round-up: Oman Derby Cup on Friday

Local round-up: Oman Derby Cup on Friday

The Royal Horse Racing Club is all set to host the 2018 Oman Derby Cup at the Al Rahba racecourse in Barka on Friday.
At beloved falafel shop, Syrians get taste of pre-war Raqa

At beloved falafel shop, Syrians get taste of pre-war Raqa

Raqa is still mostly a sinister ghost town of gutted buildings and rubble-strewn streets but there is one place teeming with activity in the Syrian city: Ammar Qassab's falafel shop.
In Oman, an ancient mediation method gets a makeover

In Oman, an ancient mediation method gets a makeover

Authorities in Muscat continue to recognise tribal chiefs as official representatives, registered with the interior ministry.
The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46

The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46

Irish singer-songwriter Dolores O'Riordan, frontwoman of the multi-million selling rock band The Cranberries, died suddenly in London on Monday, aged 46, her publicist said.

Listing of state-owned firms will improve efficiency, says CMA chief

The government also launched a privatisation scheme, under which six state-owned enterprises are planned for privatisation this year, the budget document revealed.

Kuwait says exit from oil cuts not on table as prices rise

The rate is preliminary as not all secondary sources responsible for monitoring the compliance submitted data to OPEC.

Third meeting of Arab finance undersecretaries begins

The meeting is presided over by H E Nasser bin Khamis al Jashmi, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Finance.
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It’s T-5

It’s T-5 with T representing Time, the magic number two hundred and the not so magical TT. Hence, this one is five short of that magic number and the 200th TT will thus coincidentally coincide with the other magic number 0404, or for the uninitiated, the fourth day of the fourth month, when yours faithfully will turn a 100 or thereabouts - the key word being thereabouts or thereabout thereabouts! So watch out for TT-200 on April 4 unless of course, the mighty All Fools Day decides to ruin the party and TT199 becomes the swan song!