Price shocker for iPhone 6 fans in Oman

by REJIMON K
Apple unveiled two models of iPhone to recapture its role as a technological trend-setter

Oman accident: ‘Never again’, vows drifting crash survivor

by FAHAD AL MUKRASHI
With improper protective gear, adventurers risk their as well as onlookers’ lives

Rise in demand for Indian visas as number of Omani visitors grow this year

by REJIMON K
There has been an increase in the number of Omanis travelling to India for tourism and medical purposes, said a top official from the Indian embassy in Muscat

March to raise funds in Oman for Kashmir floods

by Times News Service
Fund-raising drive by Ghubra school students for the flood-affected Kashmir people would continue over the next three days

One-stop customs facility to help ease Oman's Sohar Port traffic

by REJIMON K
Deadline for receiving containers, cargo, vehicle carriers and project material vessels at Sultan Qaboos Port ended on August 31 and cargo operations were immediately transferred to the Sohar Port

Oman should achieve self-sufficiency in making office equipment, says official

by ELAHM POURMOHAMMADI
Oman Office Show 2014, the Sultanate’s definitive trade fair for people passionate about innovative designs, office solutions and productive workspaces, is now open
World
Waterborne diseases spreading in Jammu and Kashmir as flood waters turn fetid
by AFP/PTI

Emergency workers battled on Monday to prevent waterborne diseases from spreading, as fetid water swilled around the Kashmir valley more than a week after the region’s worst flooding

Thursday
Oman tourism - Man-made paradise at Alila Jabal Akhdar
by Scott Armstrong

Idyllic landscape, spectacular setting with luxurious accommodations, rejuvenating spa treatments and sumptuous cuisine, Alila Jabal Akhdar is the perfect place to visit, Scott Armstrong reports

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Columns
Ted Cruz puts on display his chilling ignorance
by James J. Zogby

In fact, in the entire sad and sordid affair, the only ignorance and bigotry on display was that of the Senator. He cared not a bit for the feelings of Arab Christians

Travel
Avignon tourism - The provencal city offers a busy cultural calender in early autumn
by Paul Bloomfield/The

September represents Avignon's sweet spot: after the hectic weeks of the twin theatre and fringe festivals but the city is still blessed with balmy evenings, food festivals and other events

Health
Stroke less likely for older women who get more potassium
by Reuters

Postmenopausal women who get more potassium in their diets are less likely to have a stroke or die than those who don’t get as much, according to a new study.

Entertainment
I always knew I was a solo-hero material: Aditya Roy Kapur
by PTI

Aditya Roy Kapur‘s career took a 360 degree turn post the success of his solo-hero movie ‘Aashiqui 2' and the actor says he was always confident of getting his big break as a lead in Bollywood