Oman airport imposes new flight tax on passengers

by Rahul Das/Fahad Al Ghadani
With new aircraft landing tariff and passenger charges coming into effect from Monday, airlines using Muscat and Salalah airports would pass on the burden to travellers

Can an employer in Oman downgrade an employee from managerial position due to poor performance? Our legal expert answers

by Times News Service
If the employee fails to deliver on his/her assigned tasks and no improvement is shown despite repeated warnings and reminders, the employer has the option to dismiss the employee

Oman traffic: Amerat flyover, intersection nearing completion

by Times News Service
Eighty five percent of the overall construction of the flyover and intersection in Al Muhij in Amerat has been completed

3D Video: Royal Oman Police to raise awareness through videos

by Fahad Al Ghadani
A 2.41 minute promo of the upcoming serials in the 3D format is already posted on social media and has been watched by over 33,500 viewers.

Oman Air to launch services to Goa, Singapore and Dhaka

by Times News Service
Oman Air’s new service, operated using spacious and comfortable Boeing 737 aircraft, will offer four flights per week between Muscat International Airport and Goa International Airport
Oman
Omani to be produced in Indian court
by REJIMON K

An Omani and a Saudi national in the custody of Indian police for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in Mumbai will be produced in the court on Monday at 9:30 Oman time

Technology
Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy phones to take on Apple
by Reuters

Designed from scratch in an operation dubbed "Project Zero", the Galaxy S6 and its curved-edges variant are critical for Samsung's plans to reverse plunging smartphone revenues

Thursday
Are fertility rates declining due to global pollution?
by Salim Joseph

Infertility rate is on a rise across the globe and the main reason is pollution, says Dr. P. Rama Devi, an infertility and gynec consultant who runs one among the few infertility clinics in Oman

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Features
Dutch artists make waves with 'dead animal' art
by AFP

In a loft in a disused school, Dutch artist Noortje Zijlstra takes a frozen crow carcass from a refrigerator and cuts it open, pursuing her latest "dead animal art" project

Columns
Who is winning the war against IS?
by Christopher R. Hill

Many young Muslims, including some in the West, have been highly susceptible to the IS' slick and effective propaganda

Travel
Al Bustan Palace Hotel launches weekend getaway for Omani and GCC residents
by Times News Service

Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel has introduced a new weekend package available to Omani and GCC residents looking for an unforgettable weekend...

Health
The common cold and other nasal problems
by Dr Nishit Shah, Cand

Nasal problems are common in the general population. Many people experience nasal and sinus problems. Symptoms can be in the form of running nose, sneezing, blockade of nose and headache or facia pain

Entertainment
Hip-Hop megastar Drake ready to woo Dubai
by Times News Service

Canadian hip-hop megastar is ready to make ‘The Headlines’ as he brings the noise for the first time ever to Dubai, UAE on 14th March 2015