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Bank Muscat Oman Air card offers special discount on airline tickets

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Bank Muscat have launched an exciting joint promotion offering special discounts on airline tickets booked online

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Suhail Bahwan launches new Nissan X-Trail in Oman
Building upon Nissan's respected 4x4 heritage and benefiting from the company’s crossover leadership the new X-Trail is all set to re-define the compact SUV segment.

Oman tourism: Shangri-La opens new rooftop lounge
hangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa has announced the opening of new rooftop lounge — B.A.B. Lounge

Oman cars: New Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II arrives in Oman
The subtle re-design of the popular Ghost family sees understated exterior changes coupled with the latest in industry-leading technology from Rolls-Royce

Oman cars: Powerful Yukon 2015 family available at GMC showroom
The iconic offering from GMC has always incorporated something new and better with each generation that continues with the 2015 Yukon


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Oman cars: Lincoln Navigator; A perfect blend of luxury and power
By moulding an array of stylish comforts with under-the-hood performance, Lincoln Navigator set the standard for the luxury SUV market
TourOman pioneers in bringing 3 big fat Indian weddings to Oman
The TourOman team has set up a dedicated team to handle destination weddings to cater to the ‘Big Fat Indian Dream Destination Wedding’
Spice up your Thursday with Indian nights at Best Western Premier
As a melting pot of Middle-Eastern, Asian and Western cultures, Oman offers a rich array of cuisines from different corners of the world
BankDhofar keeps upgrading mobile banking services
BankDhofar has now upgraded and enhanced the scope of their Mobile Banking services and application
Oman Air relishing unprecedented success as awards continue to rain
It is immensely satisfying to know that air travellers, travel agents, operators and industry experts alike feel that the products and services we offer are amongst the very best in the world
Qatar Airways to start non-stop services from Doha to Phuket
Qatar Airways will boost services to Thailand with the introduction of non-stop flights to Phuket, effective October 26.
‘Star Fiesta’ promises entertaining weekend in Oman
All is set for the mega entertainment thriller Star Fiesta, featuring South Indian film actresses Meena, Shwetha Menon and parody king Nadirshah on Friday, September 12 at the City Amphitheatre, Qurum
Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor to lead Spicy Village ‘Star Chef’ hunt in Oman
The bugles have sounded and the hunt is on for the Spicy Village ‘Star Chef’ 2014
HSBC Bank Oman continues major branch transformations
The renovations offer a more modern and aesthetically appealing environment, supporting the bank’s focus on delivering a superior and consistent customer experience at all times
Oman cars: Buy a Geely and get extra peace of mind
From the design concept to the manufacturing, all Geely Emgrand models have been developed in accordance with European standards
First MED2020 forum to be held in Oman
The forum will be a two-day event, scheduled for October 26 and 27 at the InterContinental Hotel Muscat
Bank Sohar energy saving tips: How to cut a fridge’s power consumption
Critically, refrigerators that are set to a very low temperature, actually store food in a less effec-tive manner whilst consuming excess energy turning them into uncontrolled money pit
Best Chef Oman to be held from September 9 to 11
The second edition of Best Chef Oman will highlight traditional Omani and international fare
Mazda Oman sales soar in first half
Mazda Oman has achieved a stunning benchmark in terms of overall sales in the first half of 2014
City Centre Muscat's OMR27m expansion to help boost Oman's economic, retail landscape
An expansion of more than 10,000sqm will bring 60 new shopping and dining concepts including debut flagship stores

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Oman road accident: Relatives of tragedy-hit family reach Sohar
An Indian man and his daughter died in a car crash on the road near Wadi Hibi in Sohar, while the mother was found dead in her bedroom in the apartment on Friday.
Top expat managers can bring in domestic help to Oman
For female domestic help the expatriate should draw a salary of OMR700 and for male OMR1,500
iPhone 6: Apple fans in Oman fly to Dubai
Orders have been brisk not just in the UAE but in the entire GCC region. Buyers are going to Dubai to pick up their orders at lower price
Oman accident: 9 killed in collision involving 3 vehicles
A collision between two light vehicles and a truck in Al Thabti area of the wilayat of Ibra killed nine people on Saturday,
Employee can forfeit all benefits on termination under Article 40: Oman legal expert
If an employee is terminated according to the provisions of Article 40 of the Labour Law, he/she can forfeit his/her right to receive any benefits from the company
Buffer zone to be part of Ukraine peace plan
A nine-point agreement thrashed out in the early hours of Saturday in the Belarussian capital Minsk also requires the withdrawal of all ‘mercenaries’ from eastern Ukraine
Movie Review: Chennai Express
SRK unleashes all his charm and experience over the years into his character and comes up with a winning performance
Drowning incident in Saham still haunts family, survivor
The sight of his three brothers being engulfed by tides on September 7 is etched in the memory of the eight-year-old
Sunday Beat: Why is the government in Oman not using local experts?
It is time the government starts saving millions of rials and stops hiring foreign consultants and use a pool of local-based experts who understand what is needed to be done
Residential sales at Saraya Bandar Jissah off to great start in Oman
Realty owners and investors have latched on to the Integrated Tourism Complex project launched by Saraya Bandar Jissah on September 15
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
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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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Drive to make taxis appeal to passengers in Oman
Under the new guidelines, taxis are to be fitted with GPS devices and meters while drivers have to carry an identification card
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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
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Two expats die after falling 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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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
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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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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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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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South Sudan bans foreign workers, aid agencies staff
Authorities in war-torn South Sudan announced on Tuesday a ban on foreign workers, including aid agency staff, and ordered their jobs be given to locals
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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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So to speak - The battle of a common man
I am afraid, a common man has this type of experience more often. Who listens to the voice of a common man, anyway?
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Drive to make taxis appeal to passengers in Oman
Under the new guidelines, taxis are to be fitted with GPS devices and meters while drivers have to carry an identification card
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British School Muscat campus set for a facelift, work starts next year (video)
Phase one of a major redevelopment plan of the British School Muscat campus will begin in April 2015.
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Cricket: Doosra not illegal, says inventor Saqlain
The doosra, which means “the second one” in Urdu, turns from legside to offside — the opposite direction to orthodox off breaks.
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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
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Two expats die after falling 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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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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Apple iPhone 6 with 16GB memory will cost OMR540 in Oman
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