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Women must push themselves for higher positions

by Saleh Al Shaibani
Illustration of Saleh Al Shaibany. Photo - Times Graphics
Women might as well go into social isolation further by establishing Women-Only-Zones since they are determined to isolate themselves

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Weekly recipe: Legendary Kung Pao Prawns with Wok fried Rice
Kung Pao is a spicy stir fry dish in Szechuan cuisine found in Sichuan province in China

Is your boss making you sick?
Having a bad boss can make your work life a misery, but it can also make you sick, both physically and mentally, researchers say

The demons that robbed Judy of love...
At last Judy Garland seemed to have found a man who could make her truly happy...until the inevitable happened once more

Stretch to be fit
What is stretching and why stretch before and after any sporting or physical activities is important


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The childhood that our children miss
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Omani women redefining success
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Book review: Uplifting and moving
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Nuts - The energy and nutrient store
Not only are nuts not junk food, they are a great source of protein and further nutritional goodness
The magic called feedback
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Murder on the beach - Mystery solved by using DNA profiling
“I think this will interest you,” she told Detective Inspector Clive Gilbert. “My ex-husband has committed a murder.”
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Marketing management
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