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Score a goal and witness Clasico match in Spain

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Score a goal and be the winner to attend the Clasico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona in Spain and win many more prizes among ‘Ozone Football Challenge

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‘Reflections’ to represent essence of life in Oman
Orbit Training Centre for Performing Arts (Nrityanjali) has been producing and presenting mega Indian performing arts events since 2003 in Oman and in India

Oman Air unveils new first class amenity kits
The 2 kits — one for male passengers and the other for female passengers, offer premium customers every luxury they need to arrive at their destination refreshed, groomed and ready to enjoy their stay

Honda launches all-new 2015 Accord in Oman (video)
The all-new 2015 Accord, the most dynamic intelligent sedan in its category, is composed of an exhilarating efficient package in line with Honda’s philosophy of ‘man maximum machine minimum’


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See Muscat app set to represent Oman in mobile competition
See Muscat app has been selected to be the national nominee of Oman
The Sultan Centre donates school bags to Sultan Bin Ahmad School
TSC has donated school bags and stationery supplies to Sultan Bin Ahmad School for boys in Muttrah
Safe disposal of used batteries — need of the hour
Sohar Battery Collection, a volunteer-run project, has been dedicatedly working towards creating awareness on segregation of batteries from household waste and safe disposal
Oman Air chosen to fly Aston Martin’s new Lagonda to Muscat for vital test
Ahmad played a key role in introducing the Aston Martin team to Oman
A tablet for child’s play
Like it or not, children these days feel right at home with our touch-screen devices
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Mohsin Haider Darwish unveils Jaguar F-Type Coupé
Immediately recognisable, the vehicle was built on the design of the stunning C-X16 concept sports coupé and the F-Type Convertible — winner of the 2013 World Car Design of the Year award
Nissan Patrol shatters sales records in July
The famed Nissan Patrol, dubbed the ‘Hero of All Terrains in Life’, shattered sales records galore throughout the Middle last month
BMW i8 arrives in Oman
The BMW i8 is the future of sports performance driving, offering unparalleled fuel efficiency in a light and lithe Coupé body that takes nothing away from the thrill of driving a thoroughbred perform
A’Saffa Foods' ‘Back to School’ campaign offers children a wholesome meal
Delighted children across Oman can now enjoy wholesome lunch meals with the pure and tasty range of products of A’Saffa Foods
Pakistani poetess Noshi Gilani to perform on August 29
World-renowned Pakistani poetess Noshi Gilani, who is author of seven poetry books and holder of many international and national awards, will entertain the poetry lovers in Oman.
Gloria Jean’s opens third outlet at The Wave
Gloria Jean’s Coffees is introducing a new coffee flavour to their guests inspired by the Omani culture and traditions
Looking for inspiration? There is an app for fans of poetry now
Fear not, fans of poetry: The app world has not left you behind. Some will even help you write your own poetry
Maisarah adjudged Best Islamic Community Support Bank 2014
Maisarah Islamic Banking Services, BankDhofar’s Islamic Banking window, has dedicated efforts towards sustainable programmes and exercised their social responsibility in numerous ways
Sohar University enhances facilities at students’ hostel
Sohar University (SU) is always in pursuit of the best for it students. In order to achieve that, SU established a project to improve facilities at students’ hostel

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Cargo port shifts from Muscat base to Sohar Industrial Port
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.Open Minds event: Oman gears up to welcome global leaders
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Flooding remains big issue for Oman
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Burjeel Hospital sets up medical centre in Oman
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Japan holds nationwide disaster drill
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Omani, expat dead in horrific Muscat flyover crash
Eyewitnesses claimed that the accident took place around 4 pm near OK Centre in Ruwi in which one citizen and one expatriate died in the crash
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Pakistani expat worker loses his battle against meningitis in Oman
A Pakistani blue collar worker died on Saturday after battling against suspected meningitis at the Royal Hospital’s intensive care unit, an official from the Pakistani Embassy said
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Indian School Muscat students to get tablets
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Indian School Al Ghubra organises Sanskrit session
Indian School Al Ghubra, organised an interactive session for students of Sanskrit with Dinesh Kamat, all-India organising secretary of Samskrita Bharati
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Iran to soon start supplying natural gas to Oman: Iran oil minister
Gas negotiations with Oman are over and as both sides have agreed, Iran will export 20 million cubic metres of gas per day to Oman in the near future, the oil minister said
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Football: Manchester City stunned as Diouf gives Stoke shock win
The corner led to Diouf’s extraordinary goal which, in turn, handed Stoke added belief that they could record their first top-flight win at City in 34 years.
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Football: Arsenal can still thrive without Giroud, says Wenger
Giroud has been ruled out until the New Year with a broken tibia suffered in the final moments of last weekend’s 2-2 draw at Everton.
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Oman healthcare sector facing crunch of medics
With health facilities booming in Oman, there has also been an upswing in the quality of treatment, in view of the growing competition
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Oman's consumer protection body warns against hike in price of goods
Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP), has warned against any increase in prices of commodities or services at any of the commercial centres without the consent of the public authority
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Iran to soon start supplying natural gas to Oman: Iran oil minister
Gas negotiations with Oman are over and as both sides have agreed, Iran will export 20 million cubic metres of gas per day to Oman in the near future, the oil minister said
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ATM focuses on $140 billion family travel market
Arabian Travel Market 2015 will focus on family travel segment as new figures reveal annual average growth of 4.75 per cent, valuing market at $180 billion by 2018
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Sunday Beat: Population growth outstrips employment opportunities in Oman
Thirty years ago, 100 per cent of graduates with degrees in various disciplines had jobs waiting for them. Last year, just 40 per cent of the graduates were recruited within the same time lapse
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Indian School Muscat students to get tablets
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Pakistani expat worker loses his battle against meningitis in Oman
A Pakistani blue collar worker died on Saturday after battling against suspected meningitis at the Royal Hospital’s intensive care unit, an official from the Pakistani Embassy said
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Indian School Al Ghubra organises Sanskrit session
Indian School Al Ghubra, organised an interactive session for students of Sanskrit with Dinesh Kamat, all-India organising secretary of Samskrita Bharati
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Football: Manchester City stunned as Diouf gives Stoke shock win
The corner led to Diouf’s extraordinary goal which, in turn, handed Stoke added belief that they could record their first top-flight win at City in 34 years.
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Oman school bus accident: Don’t let my boy’s death be in vain, pleads father
Abdul Haq, whose son died in a tragic bus crash seven months ago, has taken it upon himself to create road safety awareness
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Football: Arsenal can still thrive without Giroud, says Wenger
Giroud has been ruled out until the New Year with a broken tibia suffered in the final moments of last weekend’s 2-2 draw at Everton.
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Brightly coloured structures give lives a new meaning in Indian village
More than 100 new toilets were unveiled on Sunday in a poverty-stricken and scandal-hit village of Badaun in northern India, where vulnerable women have long been forced to defecate in the open
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