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The power of a woman in Oman

by SALEH AL SHAIBANY
Saleh Al Shaibany
Women now are taking no nonsense attitude as they clearly make their actions felt instead of purely relying on their voices to be heard.

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Muscat's new way of entertainment – Bowling!
Interactive and competitive, a sport that is fast gaining aficionados in Muscat is the game of bowling, that is catching the fancy of the young and old alike, Faisal Mohammed Naim reports

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Chris & Gabby Adcock: Badminton's golden couple
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Good nutrition and regular exercise help you stay healthy and live longer and everything that you eat and drink affects how your body functions


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Indian expat dies in road accident in Samail
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Indian School Al Ghubra organises Sanskrit session
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Iran to soon start supplying natural gas to Oman: Iran oil minister
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