Accident rescue up in Oman as reckless drivers ignore warnings

by Rahul Das/ Hassan Ali Shaban
A total of 755 accident rescue cases were reported in July 2014 as compared to 496 during the same period in 2013

Stranded maid in Muscat airport stumps officials

According to eyewitnesses, her situation was not clear and it was difficult to communicate with her

Oman tourism: Discover Arabian Sea delight in lap of nature at Duqm hotel

Promising to take its guests on an unforgettable journey, Park Inn by Radisson will soon open a hotel and residence in Duqm, a relatively undiscovered treasure for nature lovers

Oman's MB group, Al Madina to buy 61 per cent stake in UAE’s Watania

While MB UAE Investments, which is part of the MB Holding group, will acquire 51 per cent stake, Al Madina Takaful will have 9.53 per cent holding in the UAE-based insurance firm

UAE ‘bombs’ Libya rebels, claims US

by AFP
US officials said on Monday that the United Arab Emirates jets launched two attacks in seven days on the extremists in Tripoli using bases in Egypt

ISRO scientists gear up for 'challenging task' in Mars Mission

by PTI
As India’s Mars orbiter nears its destination, scientists are gearing to undertake a “challenging task” on September 24 when they would restart the onboard liquid engine
Muscat share index falls marginally
by United Securities/Bl

Al Madina Takaful was the top gainer of the day with 2.54 per cent gain, while Al Jazeera Steel Product was the top loser and closed down by 2.51 per cent

Top Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' is freed
by AFP

The head of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's hitmen, a confessed murderer nicknamed "Popeye," was released from prison Tuesday after helping prosecutors convict a former justice minister.

Destination Dubai: Fun and festivities for the family
by Thursday Team

With endless shopping sales, festivals, concerts and other entertainment, it’s easy to fill your days during the Dubai Summer Surprises and forget about the hot temperatures

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More risk the ultimate price for the ultimate thrill
by AFP

Leaping, running and flying into the unknown are attracting a growing band of followers around the world ready to risk life and limb for the ultimate adrenaline rush.

Ferguson shows truth of civil rights in US
by Dr James Zogby

We want to ignore it, but we cannot and should not forget the simple truth that our nation was born in sin — slavery was its name

Round Up
Oman Air unveils new first class amenity kits
by Times News Service

The 2 kits — one for male passengers and the other for female passengers, offer premium customers every luxury they need to arrive at their destination refreshed, groomed and ready to enjoy their stay

I feel shy when people compliment me for my looks: Dharmendra
by PTI

He is regarded as one of the most handsome actors in Hindi cinema but yesteryear star Dharmendra says he gets shy when his co-stars or fans compliment him for his good looks.