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  1. Peshawar attack: Oman, Indians express solidarity with Pakistani communityRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... according to the Foreign Ministry statement. The statement reads as follows: "The government of the Sultanate of Oman condemns today the terrorist attack carried out by Taliban Pakistan Movement which targeted a children school in Peshawar City in ...

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  2. Peshawar attack: Prayers held in Oman for Pakistan terror victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... more than 50,000 lives in war against terrorism. We need to destroy our enemies,' said a PSM student.-TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: Prayer sessions were held across Pakistani schools in Oman to mourn the deaths of 141 students and nine staff members who ...

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  3. New city: Tenders for housing projects in Oman soonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Times of Oman

    The second phase comprises building of infrastructure projects including water supply, sanitation systems, electricity and telecommunications. Photo-An artist's impression of the new project Muscat: For the people affected by the activities of Sohar industrial port, the Ministry of Housing announced that the second package of the tenders for constructing the new city in Liwa will be awarded soon.

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  4. NAPCO reports excellent performance for Q1-Q3 2014Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Release News

    ... the strong support and encouragement given by His Majesty (H.M.) Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, Sultan of the Sultanate of Oman-whose vision to develop Oman has inspired NAPCO employees in contributing effectively towards the progress of the company. "As ...

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  5. Hampshire sailing ace Leigh McMillan just misses out on Extreme Sailing title hat-trickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Daily Echo

    ... and 2008 in the Yngling class - Pete Greenhalgh, Nasser Al Mashari, Kinley Fowler and Ed Smyth made up McMillan's crew. Oman Sail will be back in 2015 gunning to bring the Extreme Sailing Series Championship title back to Oman starting with the ...

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  6. Muscat International looks to increase capacity with new runwayRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Air Transport World

    Oman's Muscat International Airport has opened its new North Runway, part of extensive plans to boost the airport's capacity. The new runway is a major element within the development of the Omani capital's airport, which is in the final stages of construction and which will replace the existing facilities.

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  7. Oman, Indians express solidarity with Pakistani communityRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: The Sultanate's government yesterday condemned the terrorist attack carried out by Taliban in Pakistan, which targeted a school in Peshawar in Pakistan, resulting in the death of 141, mostly children, and causing injuries to many others, according to the Foreign Ministry statement. The statement reads as follows: "The government of the Sultanate of Oman condemns today the terrorist attack carried out by Taliban Pakistan Movement which targeted a children school in Peshawar City in the friendly Islamic Republic of Pakistan, resulting in the death an injury of many innocent teachers and schoolchildren.

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  8. Prayers held in Oman for Pakistan terror victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... more than 50,000 lives in war against terrorism. We need to destroy our enemies,' said a PSM student.-TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: Prayer sessions were held across Pakistani schools in Oman to mourn the deaths of 141 students and nine staff members who ...

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  9. Cadets pass out of Oman Military CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The parade sang RAO anthem, took the oath of loyalty and chanted thrice Long Live His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.-ONA Muscat: Royal Army of Oman held a parade to mark the graduation of officers cadet course from the Sultan Qaboos Military College at the Military Parade Field in Mu'askar Al Murtafa'ah on Wednesday under the patronage of Sayyid Saud bin Hilal Al Busiaid, Minister of State and Governor of Muscat. The officer cadets presented the military salute after which the RAO music performed the national anthem.

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  10. Next Muscat Youth Summit may include social service'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... His Highness Sayyid Faisal Bin Turki Al Said, Ithraa's director general of marketing and media, told Times of Oman. He was speaking on the sidelines of the five-day MYS 2014, which concluded in Salalah Rotana Resort on Wednesday. 100 participants ...

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  11. Ailments trigger alarm as mercury fluctuates in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A yawning gap between the maximum and minimum temperatures has triggered a variety of winter illnesses with the most common among them being the viral influenza, respiratory infections, pharyngitis and asthma symptoms, say doctors. While the day temperatures have optimally stayed between 20A Celsius and 24A Celsius, nights have been much cooler between 15A Celsius and 19A Celsius in some parts of Oman.

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  12. Pakistani trade delegation visits Oman Chamber of Commerce and IndustryRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A trade delegation from the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry visited Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday. They were received by Eng.

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  13. Marginal rise in fish catch in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The report reveals that the total value of traditional fishery grew by 11.2 per cent at the end of third quarter to OMR131 million, as compared with OMR117 million during the same period in 2013. Photo-Times of Oman Muscat: Total fishery catch via traditional, coastal and commercial methods in Oman recorded a marginal increase in the third quarter of 2014.

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  14. Trading firm - dupes' more than a dozen companies in MuscatRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... who has lost around OMR23,000 and is currently coordinating with others to find affected persons, told Times of Oman. The trading company, which had its office in Al Khuwair and a warehouse in Barka, was reportedly owned by a young Omani. However, ...

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  15. Green Salalah project wins MYS top honourRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The 'Green Salalah Accommodation' won a cash prize of OMR3,000. Mike Oades, Alya Al Hashim and Muyasser Al Kumzari were the project managers.-TIMES OF OMAN Salalah: A project aimed at creating 'Green Salalah Accommodation' was declared the winner of the 2014 Muscat Youth Summit yesterday.

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  16. Reduced taxi fares to boost airport servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... several meetings to discuss the recommendations, he said, "We also recommended that an agreement be signed between the Oman Airport Management Company (OAMC) and airport taxi drivers." While a contract between two parties will benefit both, it is ...

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  17. ROP expels illegals; drug gang bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The General Department for Combating Drugs and Psychotropic Substances arrested an Omani couple, who were found in possession of 56 plastic rolls of heroin and 81 tablets of different psychotropic substances. Muscat: Royal Oman Police raided two different places in the wilayat of Shelim in Dhofar and arrested 15 expatriates belonging to different Asian nationalities on charges of Labour Law violation.

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  18. Oman Cricket Junior League: Dias duo dazzle as MCCC trounce Bangladesh schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Skipper Gayash Dias with bowling figures of 4 for 24 off 8 overs and a brilliant unbeaten 64 steered Muscat Cricket Coaching Centre to a massive 9-wicket win against Bangladesh School Muscat . The Khimji Ramdas sponsored Junior League 40 overs a side Under-19 match was played in the morning session during the week end at the OAC Ground No.3 at Seeb.

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  19. IDA announces deadline extension for Fellowship Award applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2014 | WaterWorld

    The International Desalination Association recently announced that it has extended the deadline of applications for its 2014-2015 Fellowship Program , giving candidates until Jan. 31, 2015, to apply. The Public Authority for Electricity and Water , located in Ruwi, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, is the host agency for the Fellowship Program, which offers a $10,000 monetary award from IDA as well as a six-week attachment with PAEW.

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  20. Saada Al Ismaili to preside over first GCC women's cricket finalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... consented to be the chief guest of the final of the ongoing Inaugural GCC Women's T20 Cricket Championship organised by Oman Cricket at the Ministry of Sports Affairs ground at Al Amerat. Apart from her current position in the Ministry of Sports ...

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