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  1. Oman plans red meat project to raise self-sufficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Times of Oman

    Salim bin Saif Al Abdali, chief of follow-up and studies at Oman Food Investment Holding said Oman produces only 20 per cent of the country's demand for red meat and the remaining 80 per cent is met by way of imports. Photo -Supplied Muscat: Oman government is planning to establish a mega red meat project as part of a large scheme to achieve self-sufficiency in meat production.

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  2. Oman stocks declineRead the original story

    20 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... the most active in terms of volume as well as turnover. The top gainer was United Finance, up by 7.14 per cent, while Oman & Emirates Holding, down by 4.72 per cent, lost the most. Altogether 1,320 trades were executed in the day's session ...

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  3. Oman accidents: Victims of Al Amerat road crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times of Oman

    The victims were killed in the Wednesday after noon road accident when their ambulance crashed on to a truck in Al Amerat-Quriyat road. - Supplied picture Muscat: Victims of the Al Amerat road crash have been identified as on Filipino male nurse, one national medical orderly and the national driver who drove the ambulance.

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  4. Bracing itself for post-oil? Oman announces three new monumental aquaculture projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Oman Ministry of Housing has signed three agreements which will help boost aquaculture production in the country from 353 tons to 7,330 tons annually. Oman Ministry of Housing has signed three agreements which will help boost aquaculture production in the country from 353 tons to 7,330 tons annually.

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  5. Oman accidents: 3 killed as ambulance collides with truck in MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Three people were killed and another sustained serious injuries in an accident in Al Amerat- Quriyat road on Wednesday afternoon. An official of the Royal Oman Police confirmed that the accident occurred when the ambulance belonging to the Ministry of Health collided with a truck.

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  6. Oman music: Indian singer Asha Bhosle to perform live in MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: After hosting Oman's biggest live concert "Temptations Reloaded" with Bollywood King Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Priety Zinta and Ali Zafar in 2013; Light & Shadow Enterprises is back with its next production "Asha Bhosle Live" conducted by The Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra in association with Entertainment Network SAOC. Asha Bhosle, commonly referred to as Ashaji, is an Indian singer, who has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies.

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  7. Oman music: Spandana to present fusion of melody in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Majan Events , in association with Bank Muscat, presents Spandana's yet another serenade of music "SHAAM-E-SARGAM" . This time, the event will encompass a confluence of filmy songs, ghazals, comedy and instrumental music on Friday, 13th February 2015 atSur Ballroom, Hotel Muscat Holiday , Al Khuwair.

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  8. Nakhal FortRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    The Nakhal Fort is one of the most magnificent forts in Oman. It is unknown when the fort was built, but it seems to be more then 1500 years old.

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  9. Update 1-Mideast Stocks-Gulf markets edge up on positive Q4 bank results, dividendsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... calculations, and said it had recovered from the global financial crisis. Bank Dhofar, the third-largest lender in Oman by assets, surged 4.0 percent after its board proposed a 10 percent cash dividend for 2014 plus a 10 percent bonus share issue. ...

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  10. Oman Bank Dhofar proposes 10 pct cash, 10 pct bonus share dividendRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Oman's Bank Dhofar, the third-largest lender in the sultanate by assets, has proposed a 10 percent cash dividend for 2014 plus a 10 percent bonus share issue, the lender said on Wednesday, less than what it paid for 2013. The bank's proposed 2014 dividend is equivalent to 0.010 rials per share in cash and one free share for every 10 a shareholder owns, according to a statement to Muscat's bourse.

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  11. 368 illegal expats in Oman deportedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A total 309 workers were found violating the Labour Law during the period from January 18 to 24, the weekly report of the joint inspection team at the Ministry of Manpower has informed. These included 238 commercial workers, 30 farm workers and 41 housemaids and their equivalent.

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  12. Oman crime: Two Omani nationals arrested for Khat traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... the country. In another case, a person of Asian nationality was arrested by Drug Combating Administration of the Royal Oman Police (ROP) in North Batinah, on the charges of entering the country illegally and peddling in drugs. An ROP official said ...

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  13. Team set to study flood and rain impact on Al Nahda Hospital in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The Muscat Municipality has built a wall from the northern and northern sides as well as a drainage system for the rainwater that collects near Al Nahda Hospital. Photo-Times of Oman Muscat: A specialised team has been constituted to study the implications of rainwater entering Al Nahda Hospital premises and the consequent damage to the infrastructure in the future.

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  14. Muscat Festival 2015: date with Omani dates in Al Amerat ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to promote local companies in this year's Muscat Festival is being widely appreciated by the visitors. -Talib Al Wahaibi Muscat: Oman straddles modernity and traditions gracefully and this is reflected in every aspect of life, including the date industry, which is on show at the Muscat Festival.

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  15. Oman property deals to be regulated by real estate indexRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Due to the absence of regulation the real estate sector, as well as non-implementation of the present associated laws the brokerage remains a contentious issue.-File photo Muscat: In an attempt to strengthen regulations for the property sector in the Sultanate, the official real estate index is expected to start functioning in the first quarter of this year, according to Mohammed Al Busaidi, chairman of the Oman Real Estate Association and Majlis Al Shura member. "The index has been launched by the Ministry of Housing, the Oman Real Estate Association and the National Centre for Statistics and Information ," said Al Busaidi.

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  16. Employers in Oman advised against charging fee for NOCRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... employees to pay a certain amount of money in return for an NOC. - Picture for illustration only. Muscat: Employers in Oman have been told not to charge their employees for the issuance of a no objection certificate (NOC), which allows the ...

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  17. Team set to study flood impact on Al Nahda Hospital in OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The Muscat Municipality has built a wall from the northern and northern sides as well as a drainage system for the rainwater that collects near Al Nahda Hospital. Photo-Times of Oman Muscat: A specialised team has been constituted to study the implications of rainwater entering Al Nahda Hospital premises and the consequent damage to the infrastructure in the future.

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  18. Muscat Festival's date with datesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to promote local companies in this year's Muscat Festival is being widely appreciated by the visitors. -Talib Al Wahaibi Muscat: Oman straddles modernity and traditions gracefully and this is reflected in every aspect of life, including the date industry, which is on show at the Muscat Festival.

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  19. India urged to scrap plan to tax remittancesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The decision to impose service charge on the expatriate remittance fee was revoked in 2012 due to strong opposition from money exchanges and NRI associations here and back home Muscat: Money exchange houses in Oman also feel that the Indian government should reconsider the decision to impose tax on service charge paid by expatriates to remit money home after 57 money exchanges in the UAE came together to petition the Indian government to scrap the move. "We do not have a group like they have in Dubai.

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  20. India-Oman ties flourishing, says Indian ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... to mark the Republic Day on Monday. Photo- A R Rajkumar Click on Image for Slideshow Muscat: As the Indian Embassy in Oman marked India's 66th Republic Day, ambassador JS Mukul took the opportunity to talk about the flourishing relations his country ...

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