Oman hires more than 300 doctors from Bangladesh

by Times News Service
Oman has recruited more than 300 doctors from Bangladesh recently,

GCC ministers plan Gulf Interpol

by Times News Service
Gulf Cooperation Council interior ministers mooted the idea of a police system on the lines of the Interpol at a meeting in Kuwait recently.

Specialists needed to treat elders in Oman

by REJIMON K
Professionals called Geriatrics Specialists are needed to treat elders but Oman lacks these experts, says a medic of SQUH

Oncology services set to undergo major upgrade in Oman

by Times News Service
A national policy for full fledged palliative care services has been formulated and will be implemented in the very near future. The radiation oncology services will undergo major upgrade

Disaster response lessons at Quriyat

by Times News Service
The main topics of discussions were on ‘What is disaster?’, ‘How to be prepared?’, ‘Team work’ and ‘Response, recovery and mitigation’

Writers turn to self-publishing to fulfil dreams in Oman

by SARAH MACDONALD
A literary uncle and his niece took to self-publishing their works both as e-books and paperbacks
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Quizaholics Anonymous lifts Times of Oman Open Quiz Contest trophy
by Times News Service

Team Quizaholics Anonymous (Anush V Iyer, Hala P Jamal and Midhun Mukund) won the 18th edition of Times of Oman Open Quiz Contest at the Oman Automobile Association in Seeb on Thursday.

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India seeks to cash in on global demand for ancient remedies
by AFP

India claims to have natural remedies for everything from cancer to the common cold, but ministers say it has failed to capitalise on its traditions as the world has woken up to alternative medicine

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Multilateral summits hasten policymaking
by Gareth Evans

The G-20's stance represents a challenge to the rest of the world to reach a global pact at United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in December 2015.