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Travel: Dubai, plenty of local culture

by Emma Thomson/The Independent
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Amid the skyscrapers and shopping malls you'll still find plenty of local culture

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Travel: Mumbai, where culture, fashion and history meet
Make the most with a visit to this vast and dazzling seaside city, where culture, fashion and history meet

Al Bustan Palace hotel offers perfect settings for a dream wedding in Oman
On the day of the wedding, the bride will have full access to the Bridal Suite. Designed for privacy and comfort, this ultra-luxurious suite features a spacious dressing area

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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.
Where does the fat go when you lose it?
Losing weight requires unlocking the carbon stored in fat cells, thus reinforcing that often heard refrain of ‘eat less, move more’
Oman accidents: 4 killed as ambulance collides with truck on Al Amerat- Quriyat road
While the three ambulance crew members died on the spot, the patient died later. The accident took place when the driver tried to save an animal crossing the road
Oman accidents: Death toll of fatal road crash rises to four, victims identified
The patient who was in the ambulance succumbed to injuries later on
Water supply to be disrupted in Muscat for 3 days
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
NOC for sale: OMR2,000 price tag for No Objection Certificate in Oman
Expatriate employees claim on social media that their bosses are asking huge sums to give them a No Objection Certificate
Oman music: Indian singer Asha Bhosle to perform live in Muscat
Asha Bhosle, commonly referred to as Ashaji, is an Indian singer, who has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies
His Majesty's blessings for Omanisation and SME proposals at symposium
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said accorded Royal Blessing for the proposals at the Symposium to Assess Implementation of Saih Al Shamikhat Decisions received
Oman accidents: Indian woman dies from burn injuries after car hits electricity pole
Khadeeja, the Indian woman, died in the car, her son and another survivor are battling for life.
Expats and experts convince Royal Oman Police to do U-turn on traffic fine plan
Earlier an official at ROP had confirmed to Times of Oman that its new policy meant that expatriates leaving Oman on business or vacation, or for good, had to settle their unpaid traffic fines
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Expats and experts convince Royal Oman Police to do U-turn on traffic fine plan
Earlier an official at ROP had confirmed to Times of Oman that its new policy meant that expatriates leaving Oman on business or vacation, or for good, had to settle their unpaid traffic fines
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Weather update: Rescue services fume as rain warnings ignored in Oman
Despite the warnings, both Royal Oman Police and PACDA were besieged with calls
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Air India Express enhances baggage limit for Oman flights
The airline has also introduced promotional fares from Muscat to Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. Air India Express currently operates weekly 19 flights from Muscat to Kerala and Mangalore daily
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