Oman coordinating with embassy to bring back citizens from Nepal

International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit nepal on Sunday

Fire in Oman's industrial area Ghala creates panic

by Staff Reporter
The fire had reportedly broke out in a workshop ran by a Bangladeshi expatriate behind a supermarket in Ghala.

Nepal earthquake: Oman Air resumes flights between Muscat and Kathmandu

On Saturday, after a massive earthquake struck Nepal, Oman Air had put its flights to and from Kathmandu on hold.

Quake destruction leaves Nepal expats in Oman shell-shocked

More than 1,500 people lost their lives after a strong 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, jolting even parts of India and causing death and devastation

Earthquake warnings are just rumours, says director of SQU seismological centre in Oman

Earthquake warnings doing the rounds on social networking websites and messages are simply rumours, clarified an expert from the Sultan Qaboos University

Steep rise in traffic violations in Oman last year

by Said al Hashmi
The number of road accidents stood at 1,275 during the first quarter of 2015 against 1,609 accidents during the same period in 2014
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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Do you think foreign investors do not find Oman the best investment destination because of its laws?

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

History is on the side of the Armenians
by James J. Zogby

It feels as though Armenians need the acknowledgment of genocide in order validate their history, while Turks need to deny genocide in order to validate theirs. This is not a healthy state of affairs

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.