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updated Fri. April 13, 2018

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MANGALURU: Oman saw the first ever Shanishwara Pooja performed in that country, thanks to Biruva Javaner that did so in Muscat on Saturday. Biruva Javaner is the local Billava community group of Oman and pooja was held at Darsait Sri Krishna Temple auditorium. About 1,200 devotees of ...
You could spend the whole weekend at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar immersed in the infinity pool that seemingly runs off into a vast mountain valley in Oman. Or you could immerse yourself even deeper into the mountain range by hanging off the sheer cliff face right under the ledge of that infinity pool.

"Dish TV, Airtel, Tata Sky are illegal in Oman as per Ministry of Commerce and Industry. All activities (viewing, buying, selling, distribution, repair, activation etc) related to the above are liable for prosecution," according to OSN Pehla,a direct-broadcast satellite provider serving Middle East and North Africa.
Besides the overseas experts, senior sports administration experts from Oman will also address the conference. Among the speakers from Oman are Khalifa al Essai, Khaled al Hachani and Hisham al Sinani from the sports ministry, Sheikh Saif al Hosni, Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) vice-chairman, H ...
Oman's Ministry of Transport and Communications has opened a big stretch of the Ibri-Yanqul dual carriageway, amid its national strategy to improve the condition of the country's roads. The ministry inaugurated 17km of the asphalt dual carriageway connecting the country's northern city of Ibri to the ...
Muscat: A woman was arrested on charges of duping a man of OMR7,000 after she convinced him to marry her, the Royal oman Police (ROP) announced. Police officials said that the two got to know each other via social media. According to a police source, "They got to know each other via social ...

The estimated income from VAT, Oman could add between $520 million (200 million Omani riyals) and $779 million (300 million riyals) every year, according to the Ministry. The revenue generated will help diversify the country's economy and provide a new source of income for the government coffers. tax
In his address, His Excellency welcomed the Omani delegation in their second home, Qatar. "The joint Qatari-Omani entrepreneurs' meeting is an important event, and it is a great pleasure to meet this esteemed gathering of ladies and gentlemen from Qatar and Oman, entrepreneurs interested in ...
He noted that special economic zone in Duqm and the other free zones in Salalah, Sohar and Al Mazyounh as, which serve as gateways for investment, contribute to enhancing the growth and diversification of the Omani economy, increasing the GDP and generating sustainable employment opportunities.
“The joint investments between Qatar and Oman have increased over time, so did trade exchange. In fact, the value of joint investments was estimated at more than QR5.5bn, including Omani investments in Qatar worth QR427mn," Youssef al-Emadi, director of the Industrial Zones Department at the ...
They also signed a memorandum of understanding between the government of Oman represented by the Ministry of Defence and the Government of the UK regarding loaning a number of Omani military officers from the different Sultan Armed Forces to work at the UK forces as it is the case with the U.K ...
Maccaferri has an active global network and a very long history of success in geosynthetic and affiliated geotechnical engineering projects, but it continues to find new benchmarks. In Oman, the company's ParaLink® high-strength geogrids are being used for basal reinforcement in the massive Duqm roads ...
The tournament, organised in co-operation with Oman Chess Committee and the Pinoy Club, saw young talents and experienced players from Omani ... The tournament saw young talents as well as experienced players from Omani and expatriate communities vying for top honours in different categories.
In cooperation with Dar al Atta'a, Bait al Zubair held an exhibition on Sunday of the Omani boat collection from the painting of boats, which was recently held at Riyam Park overlooking Sultan Qaboos Port in the heart of Muttrah. This city is a significant one in the history of Oman, overlooking the coast of the ...
Marsh announced it has appointed Christos Adamantiadis as CEO of a newly combined Middle East and Africa region. The broker also has appointed Ayman El Hout as country leader for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Based in Dubai, Adamantiadis will join Marsh on May 1 and will report to Flavio ...
Oman Air appointed one of its former executives to the role of cheif commercial officer. Paul Starrs was formerly senior VP-global sales, distribution and ancillary products for Emirates Airline. His previous positions included that of GM-worldwide sales with Oman Air. Starrs will focus on developing a ...

Muscat: Oman's Department of Blood Banks Services has asked citizens and residents in the country to come forward and donate blood. Blood banks in the country have seen a decline in the number of blood donors, and to counteract this shortfall in availability of blood, which is often required on extremely ...
“The confirmation of phase 2 has raised Oman's gas production profile at the latter end of our forecast period, with output now peaking at 41.3 billion cubic meters instead of falling away post-2019,” the analysts said in a brief research note sent to Rigzone. “The Khazzan reservoirs are some of the largest ...
“The Oman Economic Review award also meant a lot to me. It was a good boost for me to keep striving for more.” These accomplishments have been building since Al-Fannah's career introduction through the marketing program in the UMSL- Modern College of Business and Science partnership.
This prestigious global trail running event is coming to Oman. April 4, 2018 | 10:35 PM. by Times News Service. AddThis ... The inaugural OMAN by UTMB will see an international field of 300 runners take on a non-stop rugged 137km course over the varied and mountainous terrain of Oman's Jabal Akhdar. Photo-Supplied.
The Geographic North Pole is different from the Magnetic North Pole which Omani adventurer Nabil al Busaidi reached in 2009. Apart from Oman, the expedition has participants from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Slovenia, Sweden, France, Cyprus, Russia and the UK. Anisa said, “I will be very proud to hold ...
Woman wounds three at YouTube headquarters before killing herself · $13.5m Omani-owned factory officially opened. $13.5m Omani-owned factory officially opened · Fraud phone call scam hits Omani students in UK. Fraud phone call scam hits Omani students in UK · Oman · Omanisation; |; Tourism; | ...
Oman has the means to maintain its currency peg and has no plans to change it even though the decline in oil prices has hurt its finances, central bank Governor Tahir Al Amri said. Oman's gross foreign currency reserves, which stood at $19.6 billion at the end of January, are enough to cover nearly nine ...
Muscat: Oman has the means to maintain its currency peg and has no plans to change it even though the decline in oil prices has hurt its finances, central bank Governor Tahir Al Amri said. Oman's gross foreign currency reserves, which stood at $19.6 billion (Dh71.9 billion) at the end of January, are ...
Omani LCC SalamAir has embarked on a steady expansion of its route network and plans to double the size of its small fleet over the course of 2018. The Muscat-based carrier will add 3X-weekly flights to Tbilisi, Georgia and 2X-weekly services to Baku, Azerbaijan, starting June 14, during the Eid al-Fitr ...
The Business Year (TBY) has launched its latest publication on the Omani economy The Business Year: Oman 2018. ... TBY's this year's publication on Oman details the ambitions of the sultanate's Tanfeedh programme, its predicted impacts, and the opportunities it will generate for growth, a press release ...
An official at the MoM told the Times of Oman that the ministry expects to hire 25,000 Omanis by the end of May. “The ministry continues to hire job-seekers ... The drive is part of the government's historic plan announced in October to provide jobs to Omani nationals. The Council of Ministers announced that ...
Before the blockade, Oman was Qatar's 25th largest trading partner. However, the bilateral trade is expected to grow exponentially if December numbers are any indication. In January, the two countries had signed an agreement to boost Omani exports to Qatar. And in September last year, the Omani ...
Dr Ghassani said, “We will encourage some Omani SMEs to establish collaboration with Taiwanese firms in areas of green energy. Oman has recently announced that it wants to focus on green energy. There are plans that ten per cent of our needs can be met through green energy and we think that ...
At the annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday the shareholders of HSBC Bank Oman approved a cash dividend of RO11.4mn, with a dividend pay-out ... and by delivering tailored programmes to develop and retain skilled Omani nationals and improve their representation at all levels of management.
Making yoga accessible for all in Oman · Drivers say Oman's roads are of international standards. Drivers say Oman's roads are of international standards. Yusr initiative: Helping prisoners in need since 2017. Yusr initiative: Helping prisoners in need since 2017. Documenting the success stories of Omani ...
Fuel prices for April announced in Oman · New Indian School building inaugurated in Oman. New Indian School building inaugurated in Oman. Expat drowns in wadi in Oman, one other injured. Expat drowns in wadi in Oman, one other injured. Video: Get a glimpse of Omani culture and lifestyle at Bait Al ...
MUSCAT, March 31 (KUNA) -- An Omani official said Saturday industrial investments in Sur Industrial Zone would amount to USD one billion by end of this year. Helal Al-Hosani, CEO of Oman Industrial Zones authority, said these investments aimed at transforming Sur Industrial Zone by end of 2020.
Oman Oasis, the nation's leading water brand produced and distributed by Oasis Water Company, has always kept true to its brand promise: 'When it comes to quality and health, there is no compromise.' This strong stand of the brand is now reaffirmed with the new campaign, which is intended to inform the ...
Congratulating the CBO team, Rashad al Musafir, acting CEO of Oman Arab Bank, said, “We would like to warmly congratulate the CBO team for their grand victory following an outstanding performance over the course of the tournament. We would like to also express our deepest thanks to the OBA for ...
As part of its ongoing efforts in supporting the Omani society and in activating social responsibility programmes, the team of Bank of Beirut, Oman branches, visited the Paediatrics Department at The Royal Hospital in Muscat. The visit was organised by Sablat Oman whose activities are sponsored by Bank ...
Indian Social Club's book festival to begin on April 11 in Oman. Indian Social Club's book festival to begin on April 11 in Oman · Nebraska campus nurtures over 200 Omani students. Nebraska campus nurtures over 200 Omani students · Making yoga accessible for all in Oman · Drivers say Oman's roads ...
Muscat: Huawei is launching its new nova 3e smartphone in Oman to thrill users with a photography and display experience like never before. The Huawei nova 3e is packed with smart photography features such as natural beauty algorithms that are designed to accentuate each person's natural beauty.
Oman's non-oil exports grew more than 28 per cent in the first ten months of 2017 as the demand for Omani products sharply increased in neighbouring ... Neighbouring GCC countries continued to remain most valuable markets for Oman's non-oil exports, with figures showing exports to Qatar, Saudi Arabia ...
Oman; |; Viral; |; Global; |; Motoring; |; Food; |; Celebrity; |; Sport · Virginia student says 'never again' for black female victims · Iowa family found dead in Mexico. Iowa family found dead in Mexico · Whales die after mass stranding in Australia. Whales die after mass stranding in Australia · Omani firm buys ...
Daikin-Muscat Electronics was named 'Oman's Most Trusted Brand' of 2017 in the air conditioners category. Geeju Paul, general manager at Muscat Electronics discusses the brand strengths of Daikin and the outlook for air conditioners business in the Omani market. What do you believe were the key ...
Fabio Scacciavillani, Chief Economist at the Oman Investment Fund, said: “The government should target policies that take into account and expand the skill set of the Omani workforce. Specifically, the education system needs to provide students with professional and technical skills the market requires and ...
With the prevalence of air conditioning in Omani homes, electricity demand often peaks during the day – exactly when solar power is able to make the greatest contribution to meeting that demand. Solar PV will help reduce consumers' bills and Oman's reliance on natural gas as a fuel. Deploying solar on ...
Boulevard Tower, one of Oman's most premier upcoming real estate projects is all set to redefine luxury living. Located within Muscat Hill's flagship integrated tourism complex, The Boulevard, a development which is spread over 35,000sq m and includes both commercial and residential properties, is a ...
Oman's participation in the exhibition will help open new commercial channels for the Sultanate's top honey traders by engaging entrepreneurs and investors within the region and beyond. It also offers niche Omani honey producers the opportunity to display and promote their products as well as goods ...
Deputy Head of Mission Salam Athar and Captain of PNS Alamgir met with Omani dignitaries in Salalah,” said Pakistan's ambassador to Oman, Ali Javed. ... Pakistan School Seeb who presented the cultural dress and dance of four provinces in Pakistan, besides singing and performing the Omani national ...
“It was during these visits that Her Royal Highness orchestrated the expanding of Oman-Brunei bilateral relations, thus enabling the two Sultanates to proceed forward with confidence and open new horizons in the development of friendly relations,” he said. “Rolling back the years to when the Omani ...
DON'T drift, or risk having your motorcycle seized – that's the message from police in Oman. 25 motorcycles have recently been confiscated by police following the introduction of a strict new set of road laws at the start of this year. Under these laws, 'Drifting' is punishable by a fine of OMR50 (£92) and three ...
The rating agency forecasts Oman's fiscal deficit to remain at 5 to 7 per cent of GDP in the next five years. The government's debt burden will exceed 50 per cent of GDP by 2019 and rise above 60 per cent by 2021, up from 40.5 per cent at end-2017. The Omani government, which sold $5 billion worth of ...


 

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