OMAN NEWS

NBO hackathon to promote innovation in banking

NBO hackathon to promote innovation in banking
Muscat - 

NBO launched its 24-hour ‘hackathon’ at its new headquarters in Azaiba on Sunday. 

Prices of petrol, diesel go up

Prices of petrol, diesel go up
Muscat - 

The Ministry of Oil and Gas announced on Sunday the revised fuel prices effective from May 1, with a slight increase over April.

Omani woman arrested for murder

Omani woman arrested for murder
Muscat - 

The ROP has arrested an Omani woman for murdering a 23 year old citizen in the wilayat of Barka in South Batinah.

7.2% rise in fixed phone lines: NCSI

Muscat - 

The total number of fixed telephone lines till the end of March 2017 stood at 453,140 compared to 449,258 by the end of February 2017, a rise of 7.2 per cent, according to the statistics issued by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

Missing girl found in Barka

Muscat - 

Officials from South Batinah Police Headquarters found a missing minor girl from a farm in the wilayat of Barka. 

Citizen rescued from mountain

Citizen rescued from mountain

Muscat - 

In coordination with South Batinah Police Headquarters, the ROP Aviation wing rescued a citizen from a mountain in the Wadi Bani Ghafir area in the wilayat of Rustaq on Sunday afternoon.

New travel app Waish to pack in features, info with simplicity

New travel app Waish to pack in features, info with simplicity

Muscat - 

An Omani entrepreneur is developing a travel app that will offer tourists enhanced access to destinations and several other tourist facilities across the country.

Dubai received over 1mn visitors from Oman in 2016

Dubai received over 1mn visitors from Oman in 2016

Muscat - 

Oman has been positioned fourth among Dubai’s top ten source markets for inbound tourism, a press release said. 



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