VIDEO: Muscat Municipal Council plans better taxi service for customers and tourists

by Times News Service
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Reduced taxi fares to boost Muscat airport services

by Fahad Al Ghadani/Fahad Al Mukrashi
Muscat Municipal Council will take a number of steps to regulate and improve taxi service at the airport

Ailments trigger alarm as mercury fluctuates in Oman

by Times News Service
For the last few weeks Oman has been witnessing a gap between day and night temperatures. There is a word of caution from doctors for the elderly and youngsters

Prayers held in Oman for Pakistan terror victims

by Times News Service
As a mark of respect for those killed in Peshawar school, amidst official mourning, the Pakistan flag at the embassy will remain at half-mast until Friday

‘Next Muscat Youth Summit may include social service’

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
For the next summit, Ithraa is keen to add one more day to the summit and include voluntary community service activities. Community service feature was part of the summit for the first three years

Cadets pass out of Oman Military College

by ONA
The officer cadets presented the military salute after which the RAO music performed the national anthem.
Oman
Oman crime: ROP expels illegals; drug gang busted
by Times News Service

Royal Oman Police (ROP) raided two different places in the wilayat of Shelim in Dhofar and arrested 15 expatriates on charges of Labour Law violation

Thursday
Get into the swing at Almouj
by Scott Armstrong

Running alongside a two-kilometre stretch of ocean, the 7,342-yard course of lush green grass is peppered with bunkers, water hazards and natural dunes.

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It is liberalism which would pass the test
by CHRIS PATTEN

Six years after the start of the global financial crisis, many are beginning to ask uncomfortable questions. How can liberal democracies remain globally competitive?

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Esperanza resort: Lithuania's haven of luxury
by Scott Armstrong

Visiting Esperanza resort in Lithuania in Eastern Europe is like being let in on a very special secret, but once you know you have to tell someone

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Movie review: Lingaa
by Siddharth Akhouri

Superstar Rajni marks his return to live action cinema after a long 4 years of absence and his fans are nothing but ecstatic