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McDonald’s to celebrate National Breakfast Day in Oman

by Times News Service
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On March 9 all McDonald’s restaurants serving breakfast in Oman will be giving away 1,000 free Egg McMuffins on a first come-first serve basis

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Tropical set to spread wings in Oman
Tropical is spreading its wings to open three additional branches making it the first 100% Omani brand of juice and ice cream parlours in the Sultanate

Ooredoo concert to celebrate 10 years in Oman
Ooredoo will be staging a free public outdoor music concert for up to 10,000 people to mark its 10th anniversary

Information Technology Authority supports Arab Forum for visually impaired in Oman
The forum kicked off its discussion sessions featuring the topic of providing fair and equal job opportunities to persons with disabilities through the use of ICT

Omani teams gear up to bring home ‘the region’s most efficient car’ title
Three student teams from SQU, CCE and GUtech, are representing Oman in the 4-day Shell Eco-marathon Asia, which is set to commence on February 26 in Manila, Philippines


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McDonald’s to celebrate National Breakfast Day on March 9
1,000 Egg McMuffins to be given away at every store
Najihat shares the success story of an Omani woman entrepreneur
Like any business, Cake Gallery has experienced ups and downs before reaching its current popular status, said Etab Al Zadjali, Cake Gallery co-founder
Bangladesh School Muscat holds Annual Science Fair and Exhibition
Bangladesh school Muscat (BSM) held the Annual Science Fair and Exhibition in a festive environment.
World of Women Film Fair Middle East to open at VOX Cinemas, Dubai on March
WOW Film Fair Middle East will highlight the diversity of independent filmmaking by women as w`-ell as various types of storytelling by directors across the globe
AkzoNobel Oman launches Sadolin Velvet Touch
Sadolin, one of AkzoNobel’s flagship brands, recently launched the Velvet Touch range in Oman.
Canadian stand-up comedian back to Oman to perform on February 13
Haris Khan, Ex- Pakistan School Muscat & Salalah student and a professional stand-up comedian and actor is back to Oman to perform on 13 February at Radisson Blu in Al Khuwair.
Oman cars: All-new Lexus NX launched in the sultanate
The new Lexus NX is a step forward in the state-of-the-art amazing design and an amazing brand experience
RAY International Group of Companies conducts Employee Engagement Tournaments
The cricket matches were held in Oman Automobile Cricket Club Stadium while football matches were organized in Sultan Qaboos Stadium.
Tour Oman plays host to another big fat wedding at the Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah
Of Indian origin, the family, which is a well-established global business conglomerate, organised an opulent and colourful four-day celebration in all splendour...
Ferrari reveals new 488 GTB sports car
The Ferrari 488 GTB has a 660 horsepower turbocharged V8 engine and replaces the 458 model.
Career strategies to make yourself valuable
Are you concerned about your job? Do you wonder if you’ll be downsized? If you are, you’re not alone; the talk of the weak economy is a daily occurrence
Oman cars: All-new 2015 Subaru Legacy arrives
The Subaru Legacy, completely re-designed for 2015, is available with both 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder Boxer engines
Bank Muscat Oman Air card offers special discount on airline tickets
Bank Muscat have launched an exciting joint promotion offering special discounts on airline tickets booked online
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 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

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Oman airport imposes new flight tax on passengers
With new aircraft landing tariff and passenger charges coming into effect from Monday, airlines using Muscat and Salalah airports would pass on the burden to travellers
Oman crime: Six arrested for theft, looting in Barka, Awabi
A Royal Oman Police (ROP) official said the accused came from Suwaiq wilayat to Awabi at night wearing gloves and masks and committed theft in the market
Bangladeshi expatriates face passport deadline in Oman
Global regulator International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) decided that travellers and expatriates from all countries must have machine readable passports by November 2015
Can an employer in Oman downgrade an employee from managerial position due to poor performance? Our legal expert answers
If the employee fails to deliver on his/her assigned tasks and no improvement is shown despite repeated warnings and reminders, the employer has the option to dismiss the employee
Omani students at Ajman university shocked at ban
The decision, taken on Thursday last week, means students from the Sultanate are banned from studying at AUST starting from the next academic year.
Airport tax to pour millions into Oman government coffers
Passengers are already paying the additional tax on arriving at the airport
3D Video: Royal Oman Police to raise awareness through videos
A 2.41 minute promo of the upcoming serials in the 3D format is already posted on social media and has been watched by over 33,500 viewers.
Oman traffic: Call to cut intake of students at Indian schools in Darsait
Indian schools in and around Darsait area will be told to put a cap on intake of new admissions to ease traffic congestion, said a source from the Muscat Municipality.
Omani to be produced in Indian court
An Omani and a Saudi national in the custody of Indian police for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in Mumbai will be produced in the court on Monday at 9:30 Oman time
Omani national remanded to jail custody in India
The two accused have been booked under Sections 354, 354A, 354B, 452 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code for molestation.
Expat labour rules begin to bite in Oman
There is no let up planned on the need for expatriates to get an NOC to switch jobs, says the Royal Oman Police
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Family visa restrictions not fair, says Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry member
According to an OCCI member, the choice should be left to the expats. He should decide whether he can cover his family’s daily needs and provide proper resident for them.
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UK embassy to probe Omani girls’ detention at Stansted airport in Britain
Officials at the British embassy in Oman have pledged to investigate the reported detention and deportation of four Omani girls in the UK
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Omran’s subsidiaries set to boost tourism in Oman
The three subsidiaries will help Omran position itself as a major investor, master developer and manager of tourism related projects
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Omani to be produced in Indian court
An Omani and a Saudi national in the custody of Indian police for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in Mumbai will be produced in the court on Monday at 9:30 Oman time
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Air India Express to add new flights from Oman
Air India Express is deploying new economy class 189-seater aircraft and is increasing destinations from India to Southeast Asia and the Gulf countries, including Muscat.
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Cricket: Shenwari gives Afghanistan first World Cup win over Scotland
Scotland's innings was one of fits and starts as they lost wickets in bunches, consolidated with promising partnerships, only to again lose batsmen in quick succession
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Movie review: Badlapur - A rare revenge thriller
The first half starts with a bang and you are not given any breather as you are thrown right into the crux of the story.
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Raids on expats in Oman for breach of job contract
Expats caught doing jobs not mentioned on their resident cards to be penalised
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UANOC approves formation of Arab Sports Council
The 33rd meeting of the UANOC Executive Office also decided to study Egypt’s request to host the Arab Games, to establish the Arab Sports Capital and to support the use of hijab by Muslim sportswomen
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Omani to be produced in Indian court
An Omani and a Saudi national in the custody of Indian police for allegedly molesting an American woman in a five-star hotel in Mumbai will be produced in the court on Monday at 9:30 Oman time
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Omran’s subsidiaries set to boost tourism in Oman
The three subsidiaries will help Omran position itself as a major investor, master developer and manager of tourism related projects
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Air India Express to add new flights from Oman
Air India Express is deploying new economy class 189-seater aircraft and is increasing destinations from India to Southeast Asia and the Gulf countries, including Muscat.
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Raids on expats in Oman for breach of job contract
Expats caught doing jobs not mentioned on their resident cards to be penalised
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Movie review: Badlapur - A rare revenge thriller
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UANOC approves formation of Arab Sports Council
The 33rd meeting of the UANOC Executive Office also decided to study Egypt’s request to host the Arab Games, to establish the Arab Sports Capital and to support the use of hijab by Muslim sportswomen
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Cricket: Shenwari gives Afghanistan first World Cup win over Scotland
Scotland's innings was one of fits and starts as they lost wickets in bunches, consolidated with promising partnerships, only to again lose batsmen in quick succession
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Family visa restrictions not fair, says Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry member
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Expat labour rules begin to bite in Oman
There is no let up planned on the need for expatriates to get an NOC to switch jobs, says the Royal Oman Police
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UK embassy to probe Omani girls’ detention at Stansted airport in Britain
Officials at the British embassy in Oman have pledged to investigate the reported detention and deportation of four Omani girls in the UK
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