Apple iPhone 6 with 16GB memory will cost OMR540 in Oman

by Rejimon K
Apple last week unveiled the two latest models in its iPhone series, both of which boast a larger screen

Rise in demand for Indian visas as number of Omani visitors grow this year

by REJIMON K
There has been an increase in the number of Omanis travelling to India for tourism and medical purposes, said a top official from the Indian embassy in Muscat

One-stop customs facility to help ease Oman's Sohar Port traffic

by REJIMON K
Deadline for receiving containers, cargo, vehicle carriers and project material vessels at Sultan Qaboos Port ended on August 31 and cargo operations were immediately transferred to the Sohar Port

‘Never again’, vows drifting crash survivor

by FAHAD AL MUKRASHI
With improper protective gear, adventurers risk their as well as onlookers’ lives

Oman LNG delivers boats to propel Sur’s fishing economy

by Times News Service
Oman LNG recently handed over 65 new engine boats to the people in Sur, Ras Al Had, Tiwi and Qalhat along with Al Bar and Al Ghalilah

Oman should achieve self-sufficiency in making office equipment, says official

by ELAHM POURMOHAMMADI
Oman Office Show 2014, the Sultanate’s definitive trade fair for people passionate about innovative designs, office solutions and productive workspaces, is now open
Oman
Two expats fall into sewage hole in Dhofar
by Times News Service

Two people died after falling into an eight-metre deep sewage manhole in Uqad area of Oman's Dhofar governorate

World
Waterborne diseases spreading in Jammu and Kashmir as flood waters turn fetid
by AFP/PTI

Emergency workers battled on Monday to prevent waterborne diseases from spreading, as fetid water swilled around the Kashmir valley more than a week after the region’s worst flooding

Thursday
Oman tourism - Man-made paradise at Alila Jabal Akhdar
by Scott Armstrong

Idyllic landscape, spectacular setting with luxurious accommodations, rejuvenating spa treatments and sumptuous cuisine, Alila Jabal Akhdar is the perfect place to visit, Scott Armstrong reports

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Columns
Ted Cruz puts on display his chilling ignorance
by James J. Zogby

In fact, in the entire sad and sordid affair, the only ignorance and bigotry on display was that of the Senator. He cared not a bit for the feelings of Arab Christians

Travel
Avignon tourism - The provencal city offers a busy cultural calender in early autumn
by Paul Bloomfield/The

September represents Avignon's sweet spot: after the hectic weeks of the twin theatre and fringe festivals but the city is still blessed with balmy evenings, food festivals and other events

Health
Stroke less likely for older women who get more potassium
by Reuters

Postmenopausal women who get more potassium in their diets are less likely to have a stroke or die than those who don’t get as much, according to a new study.

Entertainment
I always knew I was a solo-hero material: Aditya Roy Kapur
by PTI

Aditya Roy Kapur‘s career took a 360 degree turn post the success of his solo-hero movie ‘Aashiqui 2' and the actor says he was always confident of getting his big break as a lead in Bollywood