Scorching heat in Oman takes toll on people’s health

by Staff Reporter
Reducing exposure to sun and drinking plenty of water can together help avoid adverse impact of the hot weather, say health experts

Stormy weather steals Red Bull photo show in Oman

by SARAH MACDONALD
An exhibition of the top 20 entrants was held at Bait Al Zubair on Wednesday night where the winner was announced by hosts Scott Clarke from Hi FM and Paul Doubleday, Director of Bait Al Zubair

84 Omani girls complete BP’s skill development course

by Times News Service
The BP Young Leaders Programme, in partnership with Oman Sail, aims to reach 1,400 Omani college and university students from Al Dhahira and Al Dakhiliya as part of BP’s social investment initiative

Sohar Aluminium signs pact to build training centre for disabled in Oman

by Times News Service
Sohar Aluminium Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Social Development to build a new OMR110,000 headquarters for Omani Association for the Disabled

GUtech students in Oman feted for their feat

by Times News Service
GUtech Student Awards were given to 32 students during a ceremony held at the GUtech amphitheatre on Tuesday

Students of Indian School Salalah in Oman excel in CBSE examination

by Times News Service
All 212 students from Indian School Salalah who took the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X exam this year have qualified for admission to Class XI
Business
US economy contracts as strong dollar hits growth
by Bloomberg News

Gross domestic product (GDP) in the US shrank at a 0.7 per cent annualised rate, revised from a previously reported 0.2 per cent gain, according to Commerce Department figures issued on Friday

Thursday
Oman tourism: Six top places to visit in Dakhiliyah region
by Swati Dasgupta

Towering at around 3,000 metres, the temperatures in the Jabal Akdhar and Jabal Shams mountains are nearly 20 degrees cooler than in Muscat, making them perfect destinations for a summer weekend getaw

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Features
How spoilt is your child?
by Rachel Carlyle/Daily Express

Overindulging our children is creating a generation of pampered princesses and princes. Take this fun quiz to find out if you're raising a little terror...

Columns
Mobility remains an unresolved issue in EU
by Harold James

Britain's anti-European United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) performed poorly in the general election earlier this month, and then promptly fractured

Health
Cool food for hot summer days
by Monika Seth/Al Raffa

Summertime brings long days and fresh and cool drinks and other enjoyable pleasures but it also brings the most unwanted heat and humidity