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Muscat - 
Oman Air has ambitious expansion plans and is looking to fly to China, Vietnam, eastern Europe and the US in the next decade.
Muscat - 
OCF14 is seeing the participation of government and private sector experts from around the world to discuss ways to drive innovation and efficiency.
Muscat - 
Lack of communication between the higher education sector and the job market is proving to be an impediment in the Omanisation process, a senior official from MoHE said.
Muscat - 
The money raised helped the family pay off a fine for overstaying in Oman following expiry of residence cards.
Muscat - 
The Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) is revamping itself as part of Roadmap 2040.
Muscat - 
Zuwaina and Shidi shared their rich experience, insights and challenges in the field of entrepreneurship.
Muscat - 
Located near Barka Souk, the hypermarket is one of the five stores owned and operated by Al Meera Markets in the sultanate.
Muscat - 
The decision to enhance its partnership with Ethica’s Islamic Finance Training was made citing improved performance.
Abdulrahman al Busaidy, COO, Oman Air (Muscat Daily)

Oman plans 72-hour visa for stopover passengers

Muscat - 
Only those visitors who have enlisted for a stopover package can avail the visa
H E Dr Sunaidy (left) exchanges pact document with Rajnath Singh

Oman signs legal assistance agreement with India

Muscat - 
Oman and India on Wednesday signed a legal and judicial cooperation agreement that provides for substantial engagement in pursuing and eliminating transnational crimes and terrorism in its different forms.
Indian rescue workers from the 6 Battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) takes part in a disaster management preparedness training session at the control room at their headquarters at Chiloda near Gandhinagar, some 30 kms from Ahmedabad. (AFP)

India shifts thousands ahead of cyclone, Pakistan on alert

Ahmedabad - 
India was Wednesday shifting thousands of people out of the way of Cyclone Nilofar due to hit the region this weekend, while Pakistan geared up for potential large-scale evacuations.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (AFP)

Erdogan unveils Turkey's controversial new presidential palace

Ankara - 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday unveiled a new presidential palace on the outskirts of Ankara that has been denounced as an environmental blight and evidence of his autocratic tendencies.

NBO Golf Classic begins with Ocean Challenge

NBO Golf Classic begins with Ocean Challenge
The second edition of the National Bank of Oman (NBO) Golf Classic got off to a start on...

Gouveia ready to ride the wave

The National Bank of Oman Golf Classic is a big week for every player involved and Ricardo Gouveia is one of the many arriving in Muscat focused on beating a path into next week’s season finale in Dubai, UAE

Erica claims women’s title in ISC TT meet

Erica Vaz retained the women’s singles title at the ISC Open Table Tennis Tournament, organised by the Indian Social Club (ISC) Muscat

Muneer, Ayaan and Avigyan in quarters

Muneer al Rawahi outplayed fellow Omani talent Azzan al Harji to move into the quarterfinals of the boys U12 competition at the Oman Arab Bank (OAB) Open Tennis Championship

Stamp Your Own Style

Stamp Your Own Style
Are latest trends, runway looks and the constantly shuffling fashion too overwhelming to...

Rolls Royce: A Friend For Life

When you marry years of tradition with the best of modern technology and luxury, but discreetly, what you get is the supreme experience of the Rolls Royce Ghost II

Think Pink, Talk Prevention

As more and more young women are being diagnosed with breast cancer in Oman, experts are stressing the need for greater awareness and early detection

Gamer's Corner: A Prequel To A Sequel

With cartoonish art and a unique gameplay style, the Borderland games have succeeded in capturing the attention of millions of gamers worldwide.

Al Maha to list on November 3

Muscat - 
Oman Arab Bank's Investment Management Group said it has worked diligently with Muscat Clearing and Depository Co (MCD), Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and Muscat Securities Market to ensure listing of Al Maha Ceramics shares

MSM closes flat; Industrial index adds 0.34%

Muscat - 
The MSM30 index consolidated on Wednesday, inching down 0.03 per cent at 6,979.23, on turnover of RO13.44mn and volumes of 37.25mn.

H E Sunaidi invites Indian businesses to explore opportunities in sultanate

Muscat - 
Oman offers no restrictions on the repatriation of capital or profits, up to 10-year exemption on corporate tax, up to 100 per cent foreign ownership, customs exceptions for machinery and materials used for manufacturing and no personal income tax.

Bank Muscat arranges $725mn term loan for Jindal’s Oman steel plant

Muscat - 
Bank Muscat and India’s industrial conglomerate Jindal Group marked a celebration in New Delhi to commemorate the successful financial closure of US$725mn facility for Jindal Shadeed Iron & Steel.

Negative market breadth weighs on MSM

Muscat - 
The benchmark MSM30 index corrected on Tuesday, dropping 0.56 per cent, or 39.60 points, to close at 6,981.08, on a turnover of RO7.7mn and volumes of 16.44mn shares. No bonds traded on the bourse.

9M results demonstrate customer confidence, says Bank Nizwa CEO

Muscat - 
Bank Nizwa’s financial performance for the nine-month period ending September 30 has demonstrated the solid growth of the institution

Strong dollar will keep inflation low: H E Zadjali

Muscat - 
Inflation in the sultanate is expected to remain low next year, at around one per cent, on the back of a strengthening US dollar, to which the Omani rial is pegged, according to H E Hamood Sangour al Zadjali.

GCC institutions help steady MSM

Muscat - 
MSM30, the general index of the Muscat Securities Market, inched up 0.16 per cent to close at 7,020.68 on buying support from GCC institutional investors.

Yusuffali tops Indian power list for 5th consecutive year

Muscat - 
Yusuffali M A has topped the ‘GCC’s 100 most powerful Indians’ list, compiled by Arabian Business, for the fifth consecutive time. The Keralaborn businessman runs the Lulu Group, which has a strong presence in the Middle East’s retail sector.

150mn reasons a day to stop fraud at the checkout

Bahrain - 
Article by Majeed Hujair

Is the culture of eating out taking a toll on the health of people in Oman?

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