His Majesty Sultan Qaboos issues Royal pardon

by ONA
His Majesty's Royal pardon coincides with the advent of the blessed Eid Al Adha 1435 AH

Calls for new tool to halt the speeding in Oman

by REJIMON K
UK-style average speed cameras could end ‘speed, brake, speed again’

Food safety steps for Eid Al Adha in Oman

by Times News Service
Muscat Municipality officials are carrying out regular checks to ensure that the quality of food supplied to people is of the highest standards

Omani national faked stabbing incident, says ROP

by FAHAD AL MUkRASHI
Official said that Omani had faked the incident following a dispute with a family member

City Centre Muscat to open new car park

by Times News Service
Shoppers visiting City Centre Muscat will find it more accessible now with a new car park deck to be unveiled on October 3.
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Technology
'Anti-Facebook' social network gets viral surge
by AFP

In a matter of days, the new social network Ello, described as the "anti-Facebook" for its stand on privacy and advertising, has become perhaps the hottest ticket on the Internet.

Thursday
Visit places of Oman this Eid
by Compiled by Salim Jo

To make the most of a quick break, especially during Eid when a part of your time has to be reserved for festive revelry at home, the best option would be to visit places within Oman

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Features
Tower block tours give 'Brutalism' a closer look
by AFP

The 27-storey Balfron Tower in Poplar is being refurbished after decades of neglect as a wave of gentrification spruces up former housing estates and casts a fresh eye on once-derided designs.

Columns
Ebola exposes fallacy of development model
by Sophie Harman

Confirmation of the first case of Ebola by the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) was accompanied by a telling message by its Director Tom Friedan “Ebola can be scary

Round Up
Exciting season offers at Muscat Grand Mall
by times news service

Throughout the holiday season most of the stores have been offering exclusive discounts of up to 50 per cent as well as special promotional pricing, to make shopping for Eid an enjoyable experience