Video: Oman's top news stories of September 22

by Times News Service
Watch the digital roundup of today's top stories in 60 seconds

Thumbs down for Oman's football stars on the social media

by NISHAD PADIYARATH
In an attempt to regulate the use of social media by Omani soccer stars, OFA plans to launch a code of conduct for the players so that no controversy can arise in future

Royal Decrees: Public Authority for Mining established in Oman

by ONA
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has issued four Royal Decrees as follows:

Employee can forfeit all benefits on termination under Article 40: Oman legal expert

by Times News Service
If an employee is terminated according to the provisions of Article 40 of the Labour Law, he/she can forfeit his/her right to receive any benefits from the company

Remittances to Kerala from Gulf region show steady rise

by REJIMON K
Remittances to the south Indian state of Kerala have continued to grow ever since Keralites started migrating to the Gulf region, a study said.

Oman culture and heritage: Rediscovering Adam’s antiquity and culture

by ONA
Adam is steeped in history as it used to be a junction of trade convoys in ancient times. It also has many natural attractions for visiting tourists
Sports
Winning, losing is part of the game: Oman Football Association chief
by NISHAD PADIYARATH

OFA chairman, Sayyid Khalid Al Busaidi, rallied behind the national team before the two difficult friendly games against World Cup regulars Costa Rica and Uruguay scheduled to take place in Oman

World
Big rallies to be held at UN, White House to welcome Modi
by PTI

Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three day visit to the US, hundreds of Indian-Americans from across the country have joined hands to give him a rousing welcome

Thursday
Not all marriages are made in heaven
by SALEH AL SHAIBANY

Social pressures like unemployment and the need to acquire all the trappings of life force young people to do things a bit different than their parents

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Good Bye Marx! Hungary cleans up for Orban's revolution
by AFP

Budapest's Corvinus University is no hotbed of communist troublemakers and far from nostalgic for the old regime, but students are pining for a cherished bronze of Karl Marx removed last week

Columns
The US is again into a grand illusion in Syria
by Ross Douthat

American-organised units were routed; American-trained soldiers fled; American-made weapons fell into the hands of Islamic State, the self-declared caliphate with which the Americans are now at war

Health
Start early for a lifetime of good vision and healthy eyes
by Reuters

It turns out that feeding kids carrots is just one of a number of things parents can do to promote a lifetime of healthy eyes and good vision.