Oman’s population passes landmark figure

by Times News Service
Citizens constitute 55.8 per cent, while expatriates make up 44.2 per cent of total population

No change in Oman's driving licence rules; men will have to learn on manual gears only

Men will have to continue learning on manual gear shifts to obtain driving licences in Oman, the Royal Oman Police has clarified

Omani citizens with less than OMR800 salary eligible for Marriage Fund

by Fahad Al Mukrashi
Unmarried Omanis whose salary is less than OMR800 will be eligible for grant of OMR4,000 from the Marriage Fund

Oman's leading job fair evokes good response

Around 140 institutions from across 20 countries are showcasing job opportunities for the youths

Times of Oman Inter School Quiz Contest: A celebration of knowledge

by Times News Service
The second prelims of Omantel Times of Oman Inter School Quiz Contest was held at Indian School Ghubra on Tuesday. Students from Indian School Mabela also took part in the quiz

UEFA Champions League: Mourinho earns 0-0 draw from defensive display

by Reuters
Chelsea manager returned to Spain with an ultra-cautious approach as his team earned a 0-0 draw with surprise Champions League semi-finalists Atletico Madrid.
Mourinho’s cautious Chelsea frustrate Atletico
by Reuters

Mourinho, by contrast, had containment in mind, with former Atletico captain Fernando Torres alone up front and defender David Luiz in a holding role in a five-man midfield.

Small and Medium Enterprises delegation from Oman to visit Turkey, Thailand
by Elham Pourmohammadi

The trips are planned for April 28 with the aim of encouraging SMEs and giving them proper guidance to improve their businesses, said a senior official of Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Saudi announces 11 new MERS infections
by AFP

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced 11 new cases of MERS, including a 13-year-old child, as its acting health minister vowed to keep the public better informed on the coronavirus.

Last day at work
by Saleh Al Shaibany

It is funny how you could clear your office station in five minutes with things you put there for five years.

Quick Poll

Will six more parking lots be enough to solve Muscat’s growing gridlock?

More than just a moustache - Adolf Hitler vs Charlie Chaplin
by Pradeep Govind

I wonder how these two men with apparently nothing in common except a toothbrush moustache and perhaps a love for Wagner could have similarities just because their birth signs fell in the zodiac sign

Democrats need ethnic voters to win elections
by James J. Zogby

The ethnic voters were once core constituents of the Democratic Party, but along the way, the party stopped talking to them and directing its message to them. As a result, Democrats lost their support

Milan moments
by Aoife O'Riordain/The

Italy's fashion capital is also home to a network of canals perfected by Leonardo da Vinci

Round Up
ahlibank ranked No.1 in Oman... again
by Times news service

The award is the recognition of the trust and confidence that ahlibank has gained in the local financial services community with its dynamic yet prudent strategy of growth and diversification

U.S. top court asks if Coca-Cola juice label is misleading
by Reuters

U.S. Supreme Court justices grilled a lawyer for Coca-Cola Co on Monday, asking why a juice label touting the presence of pomegranates and blueberries should not be considered misleading

Rani Mukerji, Aditya Chopra tie the knot
by PTI

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji and filmmaker Aditya Chopra have tied the knot in a quiet ceremony in Italy, ending years of speculation about their relationship status.