Relocate bars from areas with families, say residents in Oman

by ELHAM POURMOHAMMADI
People living in complexes near bars and liquor shops claim being disturbed by the shouts of drunks late in the night

Earthquake in Sea of Oman hits Muscat again

by REJIMON K
The epicenter of the earthquake is the same where it happened on Saturday

Egypt court jails ousted president Morsi for 20 years

by AFP
Morsi was convicted of ordering the arrest and torture of demonstrators involved in clashes in 2012 when he was president, in a verdict Amnesty International denounced as a "travesty of justice"

All 5,000 students get seats in Oman's Indian schools

by Times News Service
The Indian Schools Board has accommodated every applicant after opening up afternoon shifts in Darsait, Seeb and Mabela

Ghala, Darsait area residents in Muscat complain of water shortage

by Staff Reporter
The PAEW is making every effort to minimise the potential shortage of water during this period through several steps
Technology
Japan’s maglev train breaks new world speed record
by AFP

Japan’s state-of-the-art maglev train clocked a new world speed record Tuesday in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre (373 miles) per hour mark, as Tokyo races to sell the t

Thursday
Oman tourism: Escape to Turtle Beach Resort in Ras Al Hadd
by Sarah MacDonald

From the moment you arrive at the Turtle Beach Resort, following a narrow twisting road from the little town of Ras Al Hadd, a sense of calm will descend upon you, and time will seem to slow down.

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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
Should Pakistan play extra-territorial role?
by Hasan Askari Rizvi

Pakistan is on the verge of another new role for its military. It has been urged to provide ground troops, air force and naval ships to bolster its military intervention in Yemen

Round Up
Qatar Airways is ‘world’s most dependable airline’
by Times News Service

Qatar Airways has been named the ‘World’s Most Dependable Airline’ in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS Money Watch and conducted by recognised travel site WanderBat