Oman traffic: Call to cut intake of students at Indian schools in Darsait

by FAHAD AL MUKRASHI
Indian schools in and around Darsait area will be told to put a cap on intake of new admissions to ease traffic congestion, said a source from the Muscat Municipality.

Airport tax to pour millions into Oman government coffers

by REJIMON K
Passengers are already paying the additional tax on arriving at the airport

Omani national remanded to jail custody in India

by Times News Service
The two accused have been booked under Sections 354, 354A, 354B, 452 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code for molestation.

Bangladeshis face passport deadline in Oman

by Times News Service
Global regulator International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) decided that travellers and expatriates from all countries must have machine readable passports by November 2015

Students do Oman proud at Manila Eco-Marathon

by SARAH MACDONALD
Hard work and dedication of 12 GUtech students paid off when their fuel-efficient car finished in fifth place for diesel-powered cars at the Eco-marathon
Technology
Quality phones for much less
by MOLLY WOOD/ The New

In the next few weeks, timed around the big Mobile World Congress industry event in Barcelona, Spain, a bundle of amazing phones are likely to be announced

Thursday
Are fertility rates declining due to global pollution?
by Salim Joseph

Infertility rate is on a rise across the globe and the main reason is pollution, says Dr. P. Rama Devi, an infertility and gynec consultant who runs one among the few infertility clinics in Oman

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Features
Dutch artists make waves with 'dead animal' art
by AFP

In a loft in a disused school, Dutch artist Noortje Zijlstra takes a frozen crow carcass from a refrigerator and cuts it open, pursuing her latest "dead animal art" project

Columns
Of fractured Israel and divided America
by James J. Zogby

What will likely emerge as the third or fourth largest bloc in the Knesset is the Arab Union — a first ever grouping of smaller Arab parties

Travel
Al Bustan Palace Hotel launches weekend getaway for Omani and GCC residents
by Times News Service

Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel has introduced a new weekend package available to Omani and GCC residents looking for an unforgettable weekend...

Health
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

Entertainment
Hip-Hop megastar Drake ready to woo Dubai
by Times News Service

Canadian hip-hop megastar is ready to make ‘The Headlines’ as he brings the noise for the first time ever to Dubai, UAE on 14th March 2015