Ship visiting Oman joins missing MH370 black box search

by Rahul Das
Survey ship HMS Echo, playing an important role in developing Duqm Port, was diverted to Southern Indian Ocean to help search the missing Malaysian Airlines plane MH370

Illegal buildings under scanner across Oman

by Faizul Haque
The department of inspection and engineering services of the ministry is coordinating with the technical departments of various municipalities of the country to follow up on the inspection drive

'Shouldn't we move?' Ferry evacuation under scrutiny

by AFP
National shock at a ferry disaster that may have killed hundreds of South Korean schoolchildren was mixed with fury over growing evidence that many passengers were denied a proper chance to escape

Australia sees new search phase if mini-sub fails to find MH370

by AFP
The hunt by a mini-submarine for a Malaysian airliner in the uncharted depths of the Indian Ocean -- the latest phase in a huge international search -- will end in about a week, Australia says

Advanced clinics in Oman to help you catch sleep

by Rejimon K
Here is happy news for those who have trouble catching some sleep. A healthcare firm is planning to set up advanced sleep clinics in Oman by tying up with private healthcare institutions by May end

Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika steal thunder at Indian Premier League gala dinner party

by Sports Reporter
Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan and leading actress Deepika Padukone stole the Indian Premier League (IPL) gala dinner night held at the Emirates Palace
Sports
Oman Sail to kick-off European racing stint
by Times News Service

Sidney Gavignet will skipper the Oman Sail M34 for its first outing this season and will call tactics during the Spi Ouest France Intermarché this weekend

Business
Shipping lines set to move to Sohar
by Times News Service

Oman government has set a deadline of August to ensure all commercial activities at Muscat port to be shifted to Sohar Port and Freezone

World
Australia sees new search phase if mini-sub fails to find MH370
by AFP

The hunt by a mini-submarine for a Malaysian airliner in the uncharted depths of the Indian Ocean -- the latest phase in a huge international search -- will end in about a week, Australia says

Technology
The fall of the tech giants: What if Facebook collapses?
by Times News Service

There are many reasons Virgilli mentioned, the main being that Facebook as a company that makes no money. One of the myths that you might believe about Facebook is that it’s free.

Thursday
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.

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Features
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

Columns
Target the companies that pollute most
by Assaad W Razzouk

In Bangladesh alone, rising sea levels are expected to inundate 17 per cent of the land and displace 18 million people; a similar story can be said for Manhattan's Upper East Side.

Travel
Back to Bucharest
by John Malathronas /Th

Once known as the 'Paris of the East', the Romanian capital is at last rediscovering its former glory

Round Up
Nawras set to launch all-new Samsung Galaxy S5 in Oman
by Times News Service

Nawras is offering a first of its kind online pre-booking service for interested customers as stocks are limited and demand for the phone is expected to be huge

Entertainment
‘Godfather’ of house music Frankie Knuckles dead at 59
by AFP

The death of a man dubbed the “godfather” of Chicago house music was confirmed by his longtime business partner, Frederick Dunson, the Chicago Tribune reported.