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Price shocker for iPhone 6 fans in Oman

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Apple unveiled two models of iPhone to recapture its role as a technological trend-setter

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Oman drifting accident: ‘Never again’, vows crash survivor
With improper protective gear, adventurers risk their as well as onlookers’ lives

Rise in demand for Indian visas as number of Omani visitors grows this year
There has been an increase in the number of Omanis travelling to India for tourism and medical purposes, said a top official from the Indian embassy in Muscat

One-stop customs facility to help ease Oman's Sohar Port traffic
Deadline for receiving containers, cargo, vehicle carriers and project material vessels at Sultan Qaboos Port ended on August 31 and cargo operations were immediately transferred to the Sohar Port

Two expats fall into sewage hole in Dhofar
Two people died after falling into an eight-metre deep sewage manhole in Uqad area of Oman's Dhofar governorate


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Oman to take part in Cairo electricity meeting
The meeting will discuss the studies and roadmap for the Arab electricity linkage project and supporting electric equipment industry in the Arab countries
Oman news briefs - September 16
Oman news briefs September 16
His Majesty sends greetings to Mexico
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Enrique Pena Nieto of the United Mexican States on the occasion of his country’s Independence Anniversary
‘Sinister’ characters inspire Royal Opera House Muscat classic drama
Macbeth is a weak character, easily influenced by others, especially his wife, who manipulates him and encourages his murderous streak
Water cooler costs Omani citizen his life in Sohar
The Sohar police station confirmed the incident and said the victim was electrocuted because of an electrical problem in the water cooler
His Majesty receives thanks from Kuwait Emir
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has received a cable of thanks form His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait
March to raise funds in Oman for Kashmir floods
Fund-raising drive by Ghubra school students for the flood-affected Kashmir people would continue over the next three days
Oman LNG delivers boats to propel Sur’s fishing economy
Oman LNG recently handed over 65 new engine boats to the people in Sur, Ras Al Had, Tiwi and Qalhat along with Al Bar and Al Ghalilah
Overloaded trucks in Oman on official radar
On the first day, 40 violations were reported as some trucks were found to be carrying loads up to 95 tonnes despite the fact that the maximum weight allowed on roads is 46 tonnes
‘Al Raba’ season marks the return of coastal migrants
In the past, people used camels and donkeys to travel and carried the bare necessities required for the journey to cross the desert, valleys and mountains
Sayyid Badr meets top UK defence official in Muscat
Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harib Al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, received in his office at Mu’askar Bait Al Falaj, Lord Astor, Undersecretary of State for Defence in the UK
Sanskrit language makes a quiet comeback among expatriates in Oman
Sanskrit, once dubbed ‘a dead Indian language’, is staging a quiet resurgence in Oman among Indian expatriates
Apple iPhone 6 with 16GB memory will cost OMR540 in Oman
Apple last week unveiled the two latest models in its iPhone series, both of which boast a larger screen
Oman road accident: Expat jaywalker loses life in Al Hail
“He was hit by the car and thrown up in the air. Then he fell down on the car and was badly injured

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Apple iPhone 6 with 16GB memory will cost OMR540 in Oman
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Six-month visa restriction not for dependents, investors: Oman Legal Expert
Times of Oman, in association with Khalifa Al Hinai Legal Consultants, will answer the legal queries of readers every Monday. Questions can be sent to readersclub@timesofoman.com
Price shocker for iPhone 6 fans in Oman
Apple unveiled two models of iPhone to recapture its role as a technological trend-setter
Oman road accident: Expat jaywalker loses life in Al Hail
“He was hit by the car and thrown up in the air. Then he fell down on the car and was badly injured
Reactions in Oman on beheading of British aid: ‘How could they kill Haines? He was there to help others’
British expatriates in Oman have condemned the killing of the British hostage and aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants
Firms plan 5.4% wage hike in 2015 to attract workers in Oman
A survey suggests that private firms are planning to attract more workers by providing additional incentives
Islamic State video shows beheading of British hostage, Cameron vows action
The Islamic State claimed the beheading of a British aid worker on Saturday, an act slammed as "pure evil" by Prime Minister David Cameron
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SRK unleashes all his charm and experience over the years into his character and comes up with a winning performance
Rise in demand for Indian visas as number of Omani visitors grows this year
There has been an increase in the number of Omanis travelling to India for tourism and medical purposes, said a top official from the Indian embassy in Muscat
Bangladesh to give Omani citizens visa on arrival
The government of Bangladesh will now extend visa on arrival facility to Omani citizens, a statement issued by the country’s embassy said.
Calls to raise legal driving age in Oman
Raising the age for driving licence would help reduce road accidents, say experts
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An employer can’t delay the exit of an employee from the country with an intention to harass him - Oman Legal Expert
Times of Oman, in association with Khalifa Al Hinai Legal Consultants, will answer the legal queries of readers every Monday. Questions can be sent to readersclub@timesofoman.com
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Oman tourism - New luxury hotel opens door for guests
Located at a three-minute drive from the Muscat International Airport, Hormuz Grand offers 231 spacious rooms and 25 sleek suites
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India's Mars mission completes 95 per cent of its journey
India’s state-owned space agency on Saturday said that its maiden Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has covered nearly 95 per cent of its 780-million kilometre (km) journey and is in the 'pink of health'
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Movie Review: Chennai Express
SRK unleashes all his charm and experience over the years into his character and comes up with a winning performance
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Kurdish female peshmerga confront Islamic State rebels
Women have been fighting alongside men in the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to wrest Mount Makhmur in northern Iraq back from Islamic State (IS) extremists
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Oman road safety: Awareness, not age of driver holds key
The poll was conducted as part of the article “Calls to raise legal driving age in Oman” that appeared in Times of Oman on September 11
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Oman crime: Six arrested for running two fake companies
People were lured by promises of quick money in a short time if they brought more people as clients.
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Restaurants in Oman shut down for fleecing seafood lovers
The Public Authority for Consumer Protection has said that customers in some seafood restaurants were being served sweet water fish from Vietnam instead of the authentic Omani Hamour variety
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Oman road accidents: Three killed in Barka
One of the accidents took place in Salaha area near Dragon Mart in Barka
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Six-month visa restriction not for dependents, investors: Oman Legal Expert
Times of Oman, in association with Khalifa Al Hinai Legal Consultants, will answer the legal queries of readers every Monday. Questions can be sent to readersclub@timesofoman.com
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India, China to ink film production pact during Xi’s visit
China and India are set to sign a deal for joint production of films during President Xi Jinping’s visit next week, which could open the lucrative Chinese market for Indian movies
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Oman road accident: Expat jaywalker loses life in Al Hail
“He was hit by the car and thrown up in the air. Then he fell down on the car and was badly injured
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Kurdish female peshmerga confront Islamic State rebels
Women have been fighting alongside men in the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to wrest Mount Makhmur in northern Iraq back from Islamic State (IS) extremists
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Omani student jailed in US
An Omani student at the University of Colorado in Boulder, USA, has been arrested and jailed on two charges of sexual exploitation of a child and on one charge of Internet sexual exploitation
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India's Mars mission completes 95 per cent of its journey
India’s state-owned space agency on Saturday said that its maiden Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has covered nearly 95 per cent of its 780-million kilometre (km) journey and is in the 'pink of health'
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Islamic State video shows beheading of British hostage, Cameron vows action
The Islamic State claimed the beheading of a British aid worker on Saturday, an act slammed as "pure evil" by Prime Minister David Cameron
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Sunday Beat: Are schools in Oman letting down students when it comes to jobs?
In an increasingly competitive job seeking environment, most employers complain that a good number of Omani jobseekers fail the English and mathematic tests
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Oman road safety: Awareness, not age of driver holds key
The poll was conducted as part of the article “Calls to raise legal driving age in Oman” that appeared in Times of Oman on September 11
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Oman drifting accident: Three end up in Shinas hospital after car stunt
Residents have been urging authorities to encourage investors to build drifting arenas with high safety standards to bring down the number of such accidents.
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