Oman traffic: Amerat flyover, intersection nearing completion

by Times News Service
Eighty five percent of the overall construction of the flyover and intersection in Al Muhij in Amerat has been completed

Oman HSBC card services to be affected for a brief period

Services from HSBC, specifically personal debit and credit cards and corporate credit cards services, ATM services including cash withdrawal and cash deposit, will be unavailable for short durations

Oman Air to launch services to Goa, Singapore and Dhaka

by Times News Service
Oman Air’s new service, operated using spacious and comfortable Boeing 737 aircraft, will offer four flights per week between Muscat International Airport and Goa International Airport

Omani national under police custody in India

An Omani national and a Saudi national are under police custody for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in South Mumbai.

Oman convention centre will add 24,000 new jobs

by Rahul Das
The work for the OCEC progressed on schedule in 2014 and as per the budget, and it continues on track for 2015.

Ship with cattle sinks off Ras Al Hadd

Witnesses said that most of the cattle swam to the shore — a sight that left many amazed
Air India Express to add new flights from Oman
by Times News Service

Air India Express is deploying new economy class 189-seater aircraft and is increasing destinations from India to Southeast Asia and the Gulf countries, including Muscat.

Premier League: Arsenal climb to third as Giroud makes amends
by AFP

Victory was hard-fought but provided the ideal response after Liverpool had increased the pressure on the Gunners in the battle for a top four finish by beating Man City immediately before this game.

Prince William meets Japan's tsunami survivors, arrives in China
by AFP and PTI

Britain's Prince William on Sunday made a visit to port communities devastated by a huge tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, receiving origami paper cranes from survivors

Photoshop adapts to an Instagram world
by Farhad Manjoo — The

The aggressive reinvention of Photoshop, if successful, could serve as a model for other companies, particularly Microsoft, that risk losing business to more nimble app-makers

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

Quick Poll

Should Oman government blacklist companies found guilty of flouting the safety norms for workers?

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

Who is winning the war against IS?
by Christopher R. Hill

Many young Muslims, including some in the West, have been highly susceptible to the IS' slick and effective propaganda

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...

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

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