Four workers trapped as debris from mountain falls on them in Oman

by REJIMON. K
Civil defence officials rushed to the spot to rescue the trapped workers.

Oman announces amnesty for undocumented migrant workers

by REJIMON K & FAHAD Al GHADANI
Between this period, the undocumented workers can leave Oman without paying fines for violation of resident status rules in the Sultanate, the notice says.

Time to pay more for road offences in Oman, says ROP

by Fahad Al Ghadani
Jail terms ranging from 10 days to three months and a fine of up to OMR500 could be imposed on reckless drivers

Do you need an NOC to re-enter Oman as a tourist? Our legal expert answers

by Times News Service
There are instances that many people without NOCs who have cancelled their visas and later obtained resident status in neighbouring countries have re-entered Oman through road without facing obstacles

Oman weather: Visibility may be reduced due to dust

by REJIMON K
Visibility is likely to be reduced to 3,000 meters in the coastal areas of Oman's Sea due to the aversion of wide dust formed in Iran, the meteorological department has said.
Thursday
What makes Goa a perfect holiday destination
by Mrudu Naik

Oman Air, the Sultanate’s national carrier recently launched direct flights to Goa, India’s popular tourist destination. Take this three-hour flight to discover the goodness of Goa, Mrudu Naik reports

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Features
Can orange glasses help you sleep better?
by Kate Galbraith/ New York Times News Service

Studies have shown that such light, especially from the blue part of the spectrum, inhibits the body's production of melatonin, a hormone that helps people fall asleep

Columns
Obama has been leading by engaging
by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Obama hoped that an opening with Myanmar would ensure that the country did not become wholly dependent on China, while enabling the US to deepen its relationship with Southeast Asia

Round Up
Oman Arab Bank sponsors Omanisation Career Fair 2015
by Times News Service

Inaugurated on Monday under the patronage of Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, chairman of special economic zone authority Duqm, and with the attendance of Dr. Rawiya Al Busaidi, minister of higher education.

Entertainment
Bollywood: Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra come together for a duet
by Times News Service

International acting and singing sensation Priyanka Chopra has teamed up with Bollywood co-star, actor-producer Farhan Akhtar to lend her voice to the title track of this year’s most awaited release.