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  1. Corporate tax amendments to open up job opportunities, says expertRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Times of Oman

    The existing administrative machinery is not sufficient to cater to the increased number of tax assessees. Further, the tax department may have to open up additional units throughout the length and breadth of the country, said Davis Kallukaran, managing partner of Crowe Horwath Oman.

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  2. Gulf states to discuss regional rail project at April meetRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Times of Oman

    The 2,100-km passenger and cargo network stretching through all six Gulf states from Kuwait to Oman has faced technical and bureaucratic obstacles, and stalled as state budgets tightened because of low oil prices. The 2,100-km passenger and cargo network stretching through all six Gulf states from Kuwait to Oman has faced technical and bureaucratic obstacles, and stalled as state budgets tightened because of low oil prices.

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  3. Sailing: Hagara and Hans Peter to lead Red Bull team in 2017 ESSRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... As the defending Extreme Sailing Series titleholders, the Swiss syndicate is the season favorite, and second-place Oman Air is back as well. Hagara and Steinacher, however, are two of the sport's most experienced sailors, with background in the ...

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  4. Motorsport: New book celebrates Ahmad Al Harthy's decade of successRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... patronage of His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture, Ahmad bin Said Al Harthy, Oman's top racing driver, celebrated the 10th Anniversary of his global racing career. It is the journey throughout which Al ...

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  5. Oman Air has opened retail offices within the premises of Omantel in Duqm and Khasab.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Two of the country's biggest companies are joining forces to provide a smoother customer experience for residents. Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate, has opened retail offices within the premises of Omantel in Duqm and Khasab.

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  6. A contagious common cold is spreading across Oman.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A contagious common cold is spreading across Oman, doctors said on Tuesday. Dr Pradeep Maheshwari, specialist of internal medicine at the Atlas Hospital, Ruwi, said patients suffering from cough, cold and fever are crowding the hospital.

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  7. Oman police clash with protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2011 | ABC News

    They said at least 1,000 protesters had gathered for a second straight day in a main square in the industrial city of Sohar, before police tried to disperse them, first with tear gas and batons before firing on them with rubber bullets. "Two people have died after police fired rubber bullets in the crowd," one witness, who declined to be named, said from Sohar.

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  8. Tanzania: Former Cabinet Minister Nundu Now to Head TTCLRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... will be charged with re-opening Tanzania's embassy in that country; Ambassador Abdallah Kilima who goes to Muscat, in Oman, to fill in a vacancy following the retirement of Ambassador Ali Ahamed Saleh who has retired; and Ambassador Matilda Masuka ...

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    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Drone licences for Omani airspace could be approved from March onwards within a month of applying, according to the Public Authority for Civil Aviation. Speaking to the Times of Oman at the Drones Oman conference organised by the IQPC, Anwar Al Raisi, Director General of PACA said the process is being streamlined to make procedures easy to fly drones in the Sultanate, if the applicant meets safety and security requirements.

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  10. HM's Advisor for Cultural Affairs receives US delegation in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Abulaziz bin Mohammed Al Rowas, Advisor to His Majesty the Sultan for Cultural Affairs received in his Office on Monday Dr. John Duke Anthony, Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in Washington and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Sultanate with Central Command staff of the United States of America. The meeting discussed the Omani-US relations since the 19th century and the visit of Sultana Ship to New York on April 30,1840 with Gifts from the Sultan Said bin Sultan to USA President.

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  11. Call to further boost education in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... of the Diwan of Royal Court, Chairman of the Education Council. Photo-ONA Muscat: Encouraged by the improved rating of Oman in the field of education, The Education Council on Monday urged relevant organisations to take steps to further enhance the ...

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  12. Get drone licence within a month in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Drone licences for Omani airspace could be approved from March onwards within a month of applying, according to the Public Authority for Civil Aviation. Speaking to the Times of Oman at the Drones Oman conference organised by the IQPC, Anwar Al Raisi, Director General of PACA said the process is being streamlined to make procedures easy to fly drones in the Sultanate, if the applicant meets safety and security requirements.

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  13. Oman progressing well on way to becoming major logistics hubRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Oman's geographical location combined with the excellent infrastructure are key ingredients that will contribute to the continued growth of the logistics industry. Photo - Shabin E Oman's geographical location combined with the excellent infrastructure are key ingredients that will contribute to the continued growth of the logistics industry.

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  14. OmanPride: Mesmerising dances from around theRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Oman is a land filled with talent, right from the villages in the country's interior to the more happening town of Muscat. All they require is a platform where their talent can be showcased.

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  15. Fixed telephone lines in Oman register a rise 3.3 per centRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Pre-paid and post-paid fixed telephone lines rose by 0.6 per cent to 298,755 lines as at the end of January 2017 compared to the end of 2016. Photo-File Pre-paid and post-paid fixed telephone lines rose by 0.6 per cent to 298,755 lines as at the end of January 2017 compared to the end of 2016.

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  16. Oman expat gets global appreciation for growing vegetables without soilRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Dr. Zulfikar Ali, a professor of Biotechnology and Botany in Oman started growing veggies around his house using coco peat, made with coconut fibre and hydroponics. Photo-Supplied Dr. Zulfikar Ali, a professor of Biotechnology and Botany in Oman started growing veggies around his house using coco peat, made with coconut fibre and hydroponics.

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  17. Oman transport: Airports register rise in passenger, flight numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... number of passengers and flights in January 2017, compared to January 2016. According to the latest data issued by the Oman Airport Management Company (OAMC), the Muscat International Airport registered a 14.7 per cent rise in passenger numbers ...

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  18. OCCI panel discusses proposed visit to DuqmRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A meeting was organised by the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry panel on the proposed visit to the Special Economic Zone of Duqm in March. The Committee on Banking, Financial and Insurance Sector at Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry yesterday held its first meeting for the current year under the chair of Eng.

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  19. Oman Tennis: Younis Al Rawahi wins U-18 title at ISC tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... for a group photo after the conclusion of ISC-Muscat Pharmacy Open Junior Tennis Tournament. Photo - Supplied Muscat: Oman's top ranked junior player Younis bin Tufail Al Rawahi justified his top ranking when he clinched the top prize at the ...

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  20. Oman Sail: Epic tussle on as Sailing Arabia - " The Tour reaches climaxRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... in last year's event. But with double points up for grabs on Leg 5 the overall podium positions are far from decided. Oman's Team Renaissance began the leg occupying the third podium spot on the tour leaderboard 4.25 points ahead of Kuwait's Team ...

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