Bank Sohar’s net profit soars 35.13 per cent

by Times News Service
The bank’s Net Interest Income witnessed an improvement of 13.1 per cent, increasing from OMR21.035m for the period ending June 30, 2013 to OMR23.790m for the period that ended June 30, 2014

Broad money rises 15.7 per cent to OMR13b in Oman

by ONA
The key drivers of monetary expansion during this period were the increase in domestic assets of the banking system by 21 per cent, followed by the rise in net foreign assets by 12 per cent

United States pulls embassy staff from Libya after militia clashes in Tripoli

by Reuters
United Nations has already pulled its staff out of the North African state, and Turkey has suspended its embassy operations because of the violence in Tripoli

Indian stock market’s record-breaking run continues

by — PTI
The improving macroeconomic indicators, monsoon progress and positive cues from global bourses support the buoyancy in country’s domestic indices

Commonwealth Games 2104: Canada’s Bezzoubenko wins five golds in Glasgow

by AFP
Bezzoubenko had already won two golds in the team and all-around events and she added three more on Saturday in the clubs, ball and hoop individual disciplines.

Japanese PM opens LatAm tour with Mexico energy deals

by AFP
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe struck a series of energy deals Friday with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the start of a five-country Latin American tour
Oman
Bait Al Zubair hosts iftar for staff
by Times News Service

The renowned museum and exhibition centre looks forward to welcoming guests and to invite them to discover Oman’s traditional heritage

Sports
Tour de France cycling: Dominant Nibali poised to be crowned in Paris
by Reuters

Nibali will become the sixth man to win all three grand tours barring a race-ending crash in Sunday’s processional final stage which ends on the Champs Elysees

Business
Bank Sohar’s net profit soars 35.13 per cent
by Times News Service

The bank’s Net Interest Income witnessed an improvement of 13.1 per cent, increasing from OMR21.035m for the period ending June 30, 2013 to OMR23.790m for the period that ended June 30, 2014

Technology
Apple profit up as China sales surge
by AFP

Apple quarterly profit climbed with strong demand for iPhones, particularly in China where the California company's revenue surged.

Thursday
Just people on the deserted beach
by Saleh Al Shaibany

The best thing about women is that they keep discovering themselves as they grow older while men get stagnated as they get long in the tooth

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Features
India outsources chores as servant culture shifts
by AFP

"Get My Peon", one of the new Indian companies offering to do your chores and errands in a country traditionally reliant on full-time servants.

Columns
Is PML-N throwing in the towel now?
by Kamran Rehmat

The controversial measure announced for a three-month long duration by Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in Islamabad Friday is sure to ignite a political storm

Entertainment
‘Kick’ was a good opportunity: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
by PTI

‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ star Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who has teamed up with Salman Khan in the upcoming ‘Kick’, says he plays a very thrilling role in the masala entertainer.