Omani, expatriate motorists to be fined for misusing taxi lanes in Dubai

by FAHAD AL GHADANI
Smart cameras have been installed on some roads, while Dubai Police patrols will continue to monitor other roads

Oman accidents: Discover the most dangerous day of the week to drive in the Sultanate

by Fahad Al Muskrashi
This is a change from 2013, when Saturday saw the highest number of deaths on roads with 166 fatalities registered

Near miss by Etihad, Emirates flights over Mumbai airspace

by PTI
The incident involving Emirates and Etihad Airways was reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which has started its investigation, the sources said.

Will Omanisation and expat labour policies be re-examined? Oman's Minister of Manpower hints they might

by Times News Service
The meeting, held at the Knowledge Oasis Muscat, offered a platform for industrialists to interact with ministers and their counterparts.

LIVE BLOG: At least 36 dead as Yemen's Houthi rebels shell Aden, warplanes bomb airport

by Times News Service
Follow our live blog for ongoing updates on the attacks in Yemen

Transporters withdraw from talks with Indian school on school-monitored transport system

by Staff Reporter
According to the transporters, in the new system parents will be forced to pay 40 per cent extra in transport fee
Technology
Messaging apps offer to do it all, for more money
by The New York Times N

Such moves are part of a trend toward messaging apps becoming do-it-all services. The model, in many ways, comes from the messaging giants popular in China and Japan

Thursday
VIDEO: Ferrari FF, power, pace and grace
by Scott Armstrong

“At my signal unleash hell.” The opening words to Ridley’s Scott epic blockbuster Gladiator echo in my mind as I prepare myself for what is about to happen

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Features
8 ways you may be encouraging your child to be a bully
by Ashley Trexler/The Washington Post

Maybe no one has told you to your face you're raising a bully, but sometimes you can't help but wonder if other parents are talking about it behind your back.

Columns
Sustainable goals can reduce global poverty
by Jeffrey D. Sachs

There has been marked progress on poverty reduction, disease control, and increased access to schooling and infrastructure in the poorest countries of the world, especially in Africa

Health
Angelina Jolie surgery 'dramatically' lowers cancer risk: experts
by AFP

It is a hard personal choice, but removing healthy fallopian tubes and ovaries effectively slashes the cancer odds for women like Angelina Jolie who carry a risk-boosting gene mutation, experts said

Entertainment
‘Fast and Furious’ franchise not just a guilty pleasure for boy racers
by Manisha Ferdinand/Th

I fundamentally object to the phrase “guilty pleasure”. What is the point of it – that we can only like certain things in a certain way because they’re considered a bit embarrassing?