Tropical depression moving towards Oman

by ONA
The latest satellite images showed a tropical depression located 1,000 kilometres off the Sultanate's coasts in the Arabian Sea

People call for ‘balanced’ beachfront development in Oman

While such concerns are understandable, people should know that strict rules are in place to regulate land use, said an Omaran official

flydubai announces new Tanzania routes

by Times News Service
Flights to the East African country commenced on October 16 expanding the airline’s network in Africa to 12 destinations

70 projects vie for eGovernment Award

by times news service
Public voting for certain projects in which public can vote for these projects (is to be done ) from October 27 to 29

Accused sentenced to death by UAE court for killing Omani

by Times News Service
According to The National newspaper “the Criminal Court had previously convicted two of the defendants, cousins N D and M D and sentenced them to death. A third cousin, H?D, was cleared”

Art of C Painting at City Centre

by T.A. Ameerudheen
As Oman prepares to celebrate the 44th National Day, forty-two talented artists get a unique platform to portray the culture, traditions and colours of the country on a non-conventional canvas
Urdu is not dying, it is evolving: Pakistani poet
by Shahzad Raza

I do not agree with people who say Urdu is dying. It is just changing and that does not worry me at all, says the noted Pakistani poet

Lower crude price may reduce production cost, says official

If oil prices continue to fall, providers of various services in this sector, such as drilling, logistics and supply of chemicals, will have to reduce their costs, says undersecretary in the Ministry

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Paralysed man walks again with help of frame
by Reuters

A Polish man who was paralysed from the chest down in a knife attack can now walk with the aid of a frame after receiving pioneering transplant treatment using cells from his nose

The childhood that our children miss
by Saleh Al Shaibany

They each told a different story at one time or another. Some of the items brought a twinge of pain, a few raised questions of my past and the rest brought confusion.

Quick Poll

Will the private sector in Oman be able to attract young talents without raising the salaries?

High in Pakistan's mountains, women break taboos
by AFP

A group of young Pakistani girls sit on a carpeted floor listening as their teacher writes on a whiteboard, preparing his students for the rigours of climbing some of the world's highest peaks.

In Asia, angst is rising against United States
by Roger Cohen

Outside China, there is a consistent theme in Asia. It is concerned that declining American power, credibility and commitment will leave the way open for Beijing to exercise dominance over the region