Oman accidents: Victims of Al Amerat road crash identified

by REJIMON K
The patient who was in the ambulance succumbed to injuries later on

NOC for sale: OMR2,000 price tag for No Objection Certificate in Oman

by Times Reporting team
Expatriate employees claim on social media that their bosses are asking huge sums to give them a No Objection Certificate

New SMEs get two years exemption from Omanisation

by Fahad Al Ghadani
New small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will be exempted from Omanisation for two years while existing ones can plan replacing their expats with nationals over the next four years

Students in Oman gear up for Manila Eco-marathon

by SARAH MACDONALD
GUtech students are giving final touches to a fuel-efficient car they have designed to compete in the upcoming Shell Eco-marathon in Manila

Oman music: Indian singer Asha Bhosle to perform live in Muscat

by Times News Service
Asha Bhosle, commonly referred to as Ashaji, is an Indian singer, who has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies
Technology
New take-along chargers that pack power to portable devices
by The New York Times

Once you know those measurements, it is time to decide which type of charging device is best for you. One of the most convenient ways to charge is to use a case that includes an external battery

Thursday
Vivafit gymnasium: For women who love living fit
by Salim Joseph

Vivafit, the renowned Portuguese brand in women’s fitness which opened its first gymnasium in Muscat a couple of months ago at Shatti Al Qurum, has already around 150 members, each with own goals

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Columns
Europe has failed to offer hope and vision
by Javier Solana

Muslim immigrants, whether first, second or third-generation, must be able to integrate fully into European society, gaining the same opportunities as Europe's other residents and citizens

Round Up
First SPAR supermarket opens in Oman
by Staff Reporter

The global food store giant will be opening four supermarkets in Oman, providing high quality fresh foods combined with a wide selection of products, excellent service and good value

Health
Losing appetite as you age?
by Steve Connor/The Ind

Loss of taste, particularly the ‘umami’ flavour, could be one of the key reasons why elderly people lose interest in food later in life