Oman accidents: Last rites of family killed in Buraimi crash held

The Omani family was returning to Wadi Jizzi from Buraimi after meeting their relatives. The vehicle had reportedly developed some mechanical problem and went out of control

Women being ‘followed’ on Oman roads

by Tariq Al Haremi
Many women claimed they were followed from their home to different towns and cities and only when their family intervened, rowdies disappeared

Ambulance driver did not die before crash: Royal Oman Police

by Staff Reporters
Royal Oman Police (ROP) has refuted rumours that the driver of the ambulance that crashed into a truck last week had died just before the accident.

Water supply to be disrupted in Muscat for 3 days

by Times News Service
The new pipeline will replace the old (600) mm pipeline which suffered from numerous breaks and leaks that resulted in the interruption of water supply

Cricket: Oman win ACC T20 title, clinch ICC world qualifier spot

by Times News Service
Aamir Kaleem helped Oman beat Kuwait in the top of the table clash on the final day of the Asian Cricket Council T20 Cricket Tournament at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, on Friday

Video: Final moments of ambulance crash into truck captured by road camera in Oman

READER WARNING: This video contains graphic footage of the accident, viewers of a sensitive disposition should make a decision whether to watch.
TAISM raises OMR4,000 for leukemia research in Oman

Students, teachers and families from TAISM raised over OMR 4,000 for leukemia research with their annual Terry Fox run and events

Opec’s oil output rises as key members stand firm
by Reuters

Supply from Opec has averaged 30.37mbpd in January, up from a revised 30.24mbpd in December, according to survey based on shipping data and information from sources at oil companies and Opec

Canisterised Agni V test-fired successfully
by PTI

India on Saturday successfully carried out the maiden canister-based trial of its most potent missile Agni-V, which has a strike range of over 5000km and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne

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

Quick Poll

With women being followed on roads, is Oman becoming unsafe for women to move out alone?

Eric Holder has reasons for keeping up at night
by Debasish Mitra

We cannot deny that to wreak havoc terrorists no longer need dirty bombs, chemical weapons, explosives. They no longer need to fly any planes into the tall skyscrapers

Round Up
How to start your fresh start
by Nicole Anzia/The Wa

The beginning of a new year always feels revitalising, at least for a few days. But if there are bags and boxes from the past year, the New Year can feel a little less like a fresh start

Healthy eating plan to beat diabetes
by Monika Seth/ Al Raff

Right food choices can keep both your weight and blood sugar down and regular exercise go a long way toward keeping you fit