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11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Don't squander away early salary cheques

Our Correspondent Muscat: Consumers are advised to be careful while spending their early pay cheques on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

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15 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Bait Al Zubair hosts iftar for staff

Muscat: Bait Al Zubair hosted an Iftar this weekend for their staff. At the Iftar, Paul Doubleday, General Manager of Bait Al Zubair, stressed the importance of the working environment, where people work together with respect for their colleagues and also respect for the work they undertake, regardless of their position within the organisation.

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19 hrs ago | Times of Oman

107 beggars arrested in Oman

Muscat: Police have arrested 107 beggars following raids in the busiest public areas, such as mosques and shopping malls, during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

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Yesterday | Times of Oman

44 renaissance day: Strides of Success

Over the past four decades, the wheel of development has accelerated considerably as the Sultanate of Oman galloped ahead in diverse fields right into the 21st century filled with hope and high ambition.

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Yesterday | Times of Oman

Punching Bag: What is your Eid wish or greeting for a friend/relative in Oman?

May Allah bless all my friends, relatives & well wishers ling in Oman with all the promised blessings of the fasting month of Ramadan and bless us all with the strength to carry on the practiced obedience and sincerity towards our creator & service towards it's creation during Ramadan throughout, till the arrival of the next Ramadan.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Not an object of desire

Indian-origin artist, Radhika Khimji investigates the female human body as an artwork asserting it beyond sexual desire.

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Defence Industry Daily

Oman's Air Force Upgrades: From Jaguars to F-16s & Eurofighters

July 22/14: F-16 Delivery. Oman's first 4 F-16 Block 50s from the new production batch of 12 take off from NAS Fort Worth to Oman.

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AME Info

Gulf Air hosts media iftar in Muscat

Celebrating the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently hosted an iftar in Muscat for local media representatives at the Grand Hyatt Muscat Hotel.

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Arab Times

Customs foils liquor smuggling bid

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Kuwaiti and Omani security operatives joined forces and busted two Asians affiliated to a ring of drug smugglers operating in GCC countries, and recovered 141 kg of hashish plus 15 kg of heroin.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Times of Oman

Nawras logs OMR18.7m net profit as revenue surges 10 per cent in Oman

Muscat: Nawras posted a net profit of OMR18.7 million for the first half of 2014 compared to OMR15.2 million in the same period of 2013 as the telecom operator yesterday announced unaudited financial results for the six months period ending June 30. The increase in net profit for the year is driven by higher Ebitda , partially offset by higher ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Stroke-hit expat fights odds in Oman's ICU

Muscat: What happens if an expatriate blue-collar worker, who lacks proper health coverage and funds, is admitted to a hospital with acute illness? Will he be able to clear the hefty hospital bill all alone? Will he be able to fly back to his home country before his condition worsens or will he be left to languish in a hospital bed forever? Will ... (more)

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Times of Oman

Oman news briefs - July 23

His Majesty pardons 169 prisoners Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Supreme Commander has issued a Royal pardon for a number of prisoners convicted in different cases.

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Al Bawaba

Ooredoo Group brings joy across its global footprint this Ramadan

Ooredoo's companies have launched a series of community and charity events during the Holy Month of Ramadan, designed to enrich lives and reach out to people across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.

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Times of Oman

Duqm Airport's early start a big boost for trade in Oman

The early operation of Duqm Airport, located about 550km from Muscat, marks a milestone in Oman's development history.

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Times of Oman

Investments in power, energy to help industries in Oman

Muscat: Planned investments in power generation and distribution as well as upstream oil and gas along with its emphasis on increasing 'In-Country Value' will see further development of ancillary industries and more private sector participation in manufacturing activities in Oman.

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Times of Oman

Winners of Times of Oman - Shabiba third Ramadan draw announced

Muscat: The third and final draw of Times of Oman and Al Shabiba Ramadan promotion was held on July 23, 2014 where 15 lucky winners of attractive cash prizes were chosen.

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Times of Oman

CCTV video shows young person's scooter behind Mawaleh petrol station blaze

Muscat: A CCTV footage of Mawaleh fuel station fire on late Sunday night confirmed that the fire spread from a scooter first, as reported by Times of Oman, while the rider was kicking it hard to start it after filling petrol.

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Sunherald.com

Michigan agency planning health conference in Oman

Dearborn-based ACCESS says it's accepting abstracts of scientific studies for the 7th International Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities scheduled for March in Muscat, Oman.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times of Oman

Bank Muscat all set for smooth services during Eid holidays

Muscat: Bank Muscat, the leading financial services provider in the Sultanate, with the largest network of 437 ATMs and 171 CDMs spread across Oman, is all set to provide banking assistance to residents and visitors to enjoy a hassle-free Eid al Fitr holiday.

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AME Info

Fitch affirms 5 Omani Banks' IDRs; upgrades 3 banks' viability ratings

PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: This is a newly created position, working closely with the Managing Partner of Rethink .

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