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Suffering from mall fatigue

Suffering from mall fatigue

There used to be a sense of utmost relaxation that was almost therapeutic when I went to the mall almost bi-weekly with my fellow shopaholic bestie. I spent most of my Fridays with the girls enjoying a long day of shopping - interspersed with a heavy lunch and ending the day with something more exciting as a reward for a glorious haul in the sales. 

IIFA lights up New York

IIFA lights up New York

India’s biggest Bollywood stars led a triumphant celebration of dance, music and fashion at the International Indian Film Academy awards earlier this week, cheered by thousands of ecstatic fans just outside New York.

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Actor Martin Landau, whose versatile screen career stretched from the 1960s TV series "Mission: Impossible" to his Oscar-winning turn in "Ed Wood," has died at 89, his publicist said Sunday.

‘Over 90% of sports injuries in Oman involve the knees’

‘Over 90% of sports injuries in Oman involve the knees’

Football causes the maximum number of sports injuries in Oman, of which knee injuries are the most common. Over 90 per cent of patients visiting most orthopaedicians and sports clinics in the country suffer knee injuries due to the national game. 

Surf Game

Surf Game

Brett Davies paced up and down the sloping sands of Kokrobite beach in Ghana, organising surfers from 20 different countries at his annual international competition.

Kayaking on city waves

Kayaking on city waves

When kayak trucks hit the streets of Muscat city even before ice cream trucks, you know that it reflects the sultanate’s seafaring history. 

Green Troopers

US war veteran Chad Brown suffers from PTSD after serving in Iraq and Somalia, has been homeless and classified as mentally disabled, sold his blood for $20 a pop and tried to kill himself.

Traditional fare: Iftar with different communities

Traditional fare: Iftar with different communities

Our Ramadan Special series ends with a feature on Pakistan’s Sindh province. Named after River Indus, the province with a rich historical heritage is often called the cradle of civilisations. The food despite having influences of its neighbouring regions and countries bears a certain uniqueness which makes it flavours shout out.