Solar power a boon for Oman

by Faisal Mohammed Naim
Solar energy can be used for domestic as well commercial purposes, even for lighting up a desert camp at nigh

Oman crime: Asian held for stealing from bill payment kiosk

by Times News Service
The accused broke the company door and the machine at night and stole OMR7,000

Oman Air's flight to India delayed for more than seven hours

"Passengers were disembarked from the aircraft," a source claimed

Majlis Al Shura targets expats in Oman working past 60

With thousands of Omanis looking for jobs, Majlis members debate giving extension to expats beyond 60 and too under special circumstances when there is no choice

More flights from Oman to Pakistan

by Rahul Das
From March 23, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will operate 15 flights a week and by the end of this year, it will increase to 17 flights weekly

Parents fret over Indian school admissions in Oman

by Staff Reporter
School admission prospects for nearly 50 per cent of Indian children in Oman look bleak this year
Audi's electric car claims to cover 450km on single charge
by Reuters

By 2020, fewer than one in 20 vehicles produced is forecast to be equipped with electrified powertrains, business consultants KPMG said in a survey in January.

Quick Poll

Are the class sizes of up to 55 children too big for effective education?

Misophonia: The flapping sounds of fury
by Barron H. Lerner/The New York Times News Service

I can't stand it when someone behind me at a movie chews popcorn with his or her mouth open. I mean, I really can't stand it

Greece has spent more than it ever produced
by Ricardo Hausmann

Fiscal deficits, like unwanted pregnancies, are the unintended consequence of actions taken by more than one person who had other objectives in mind

Round Up
So what colour is this dress?
by Andrew Schofield/ Th

There has been passionate debate on the Internet over a blue and black dress that to some people — perhaps even the majority — appears white and gold

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

Movie review: Boys of Abu Ghraib
by T.A. Ameerudheen

The Boys of Abu Ghraib is not a film for the faint-hearted. For, it may be tough to watch the 100-minute drama that depicts physical and mental torture inside prison