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  • Omani national held in Hyderabad for marrying two minor … IANS - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) A 61-year-old Omani national was Saturday arrested for allegedly marrying two minor girls in the old city of Hyderabad within a week by paying … More »Omani national held in Hyderabad for marrying two minor …

    Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) A 61-year-old Omani national was Saturday arrested for allegedly marrying two minor girls in the old city of Hyderabad within a week by paying money to their poor families, police said. Police busted the racket by arresting 11 others including two 'Qazi' (priests) who performed the illegal marriages …

  • Doha Bank to buy HSBC Bank Oman business in India IANS - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Dubai, April 19 (IANS) Qatar-based Doha Bank has agreed to buy HSBC Bank Oman's business in India that has gross assets of Rs.350 crore ($58 million). "Doha Bank has … More »Doha Bank to buy HSBC Bank Oman business in India

    Dubai, April 19 (IANS) Qatar-based Doha Bank has agreed to buy HSBC Bank Oman's business in India that has gross assets of Rs.350 crore ($58 million). "Doha Bank has entered into an agreement with HSBC Bank Oman (HSBC Oman), an indirect 51 percent owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings, to purchase the banking business of HSBC …

  • Oman national held in Hyderabad for marrying minor g … IANS - Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) An Oman national was Saturday arrested for allegedly marrying a minor girl in the old city of Hyderabad, police said. Sheikh Abdul Rashid … More »Oman national held in Hyderabad for marrying minor g …

    Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) An Oman national was Saturday arrested for allegedly marrying a minor girl in the old city of Hyderabad, police said. Sheikh Abdul Rashid Masood was arrested after the police raided a lodge in the old city and rescued a 13-year-old girl from a poor Muslim family.

  • Indian woman jailed in Oman for husband's murder to be … Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Muscat, April 15 (IANS) An Indian woman, who was jailed last year for killing her drunk husband, will be released from jail on compassionate grounds and deported from … More »Indian woman jailed in Oman for husband's murder to be …

    Muscat, April 15 (IANS) An Indian woman, who was jailed last year for killing her drunk husband, will be released from jail on compassionate grounds and deported from Oman.

  • Oman burial for five killed there IANS - Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Muscat, April 11 (IANS) A five-member Indian family, killed in a road accident Tuesday in Oman, will be laid to rest in the gulf state, social workers here said. The … More »Oman burial for five killed there

    Muscat, April 11 (IANS) A five-member Indian family, killed in a road accident Tuesday in Oman, will be laid to rest in the gulf state, social workers here said. The accident occurred Tuesday evening near Al Mazyouna in Salalah in the Omani province of Dhofar, the Times Of Oman reported Thursday. K.S. Mohammed Ali, a …

  • Nine-year-old Badami makes a big impression in Oman
    Nine-year-old Badami makes a big impression in Oman Sport360 - Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    UAE’s Maxtalent Global Sports teams returned home winning all their matches in the MGS Challenge Cup held in Oman recently.  More »Nine-year-old Badami makes a big impression in Oman

    Nine-year-old Badami makes a big impression in Oman

    UAE’s Maxtalent Global Sports teams returned home winning all their matches in the MGS Challenge Cup held in Oman recently. 

  • Engineers India bags $40 mn Oman contract IANS - Mon, Mar 24, 2014

    New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) State-run infrastructure company Engineers India Ltd (EIL) Monday said it has bagged a $40 million contract for the Liwa Plastics project of … More »Engineers India bags $40 mn Oman contract

    New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) State-run infrastructure company Engineers India Ltd (EIL) Monday said it has bagged a $40 million contract for the Liwa Plastics project of Oman Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co (Orpic).

  • 15-hour ordeal for Air India passengers in Oman IANS - Tue, Mar 11, 2014

    Dubai, March 11 (IANS) Over a hundred passengers in Oman's capital Muscat went through a 15-hour ordeal after an India-bound Air India flight got delayed at the Seeba … More »15-hour ordeal for Air India passengers in Oman

    Dubai, March 11 (IANS) Over a hundred passengers in Oman's capital Muscat went through a 15-hour ordeal after an India-bound Air India flight got delayed at the Seeba International Airport. The Muscat-Mumbai-Ahmedabad Air India flight Monday was grounded due to a problem with the aircraft's tyres, the Times Of Oman reported …

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014
    Bilateral ties on agenda as Iran's Rouhani to visit  … AFP - Mon, Mar 10, 2014

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected in Muscat for a two-day visit starting Wednesday during which he will discuss with Oman's leader bilateral cooperation and … More »Bilateral ties on agenda as Iran's Rouhani to visit  …

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected in Muscat for a two-day visit starting Wednesday during which he will discuss with Oman's leader bilateral cooperation and regional tensions, Tehran's envoy announced. Tehran enjoys good relations with Muscat but is locked in a decades-long rivalry with Saudi Arabia while other …

  • Top Indian executives in Oman firm jailed for graft IANS - Mon, Mar 10, 2014

    Muscat, March 10 (IANS) Two Indian nationals, including a former managing director and a manager of a multinational engineering company in Oman, were among seven persons … More »Top Indian executives in Oman firm jailed for graft

    Muscat, March 10 (IANS) Two Indian nationals, including a former managing director and a manager of a multinational engineering company in Oman, were among seven persons convicted and sentenced to jail in five bribery cases. Muscat Primary Court Sunday sentenced former managing director P. Mohammad Ali and a manager, whose …

  • Oman foreign minister to visit India IANS - Wed, Feb 26, 2014

    New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Oman's Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah will be on a two-day visit to Delhi Feb 28-March 1, a statement said Wednesday. More »Oman foreign minister to visit India

    New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Oman's Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah will be on a two-day visit to Delhi Feb 28-March 1, a statement said Wednesday.

  • Bank strike in India pinches Indians in Oman IANS - Tue, Feb 11, 2014

    Muscat, Feb 11 (IANS) The two-day strike by bank employees in India, which began Monday, has affected the expatriate Indians in Oman. But as Indian banking officials … More »Bank strike in India pinches Indians in Oman

    Muscat, Feb 11 (IANS) The two-day strike by bank employees in India, which began Monday, has affected the expatriate Indians in Oman. But as Indian banking officials are on a strike, the money exchange officials here said the transaction would not happen till the strike ends," the Times Of Oman quoted an Indian expatriate …

  • Shireen Abdel Wahhab
    Sherine mesmerizes Muscat Saudi Gazette - Sun, Feb 2, 2014

    CAIRO - Egyptian songstress Sherine Abdel Wahhab, best known simply as Sherine, charmed a sold-out audience at the Royal Opera House Muscat on Tuesday night with her … More »Sherine mesmerizes Muscat

    Shireen Abdel Wahhab

    CAIRO - Egyptian songstress Sherine Abdel Wahhab, best known simply as Sherine, charmed a sold-out audience at the Royal Opera House Muscat on Tuesday night with her sensous mezzo voice. The 33-year-old singer, who is a famous pop star and budding actress known throughout the Arab world, performed a selection of slower, …

  • Indian embassy in Oman issues 59,000 visas IANS - Tue, Jan 28, 2014

    Dubai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Oman issued a record 59,000 visas to Omani nationals in 2013, signifying a robust flow of tourists from that Gulf nation to … More »Indian embassy in Oman issues 59,000 visas

    Dubai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Oman issued a record 59,000 visas to Omani nationals in 2013, signifying a robust flow of tourists from that Gulf nation to India, India's Ambassador to Oman J.S. Mukul has said. "Medical tourism remained an attraction as India offers state-of-the-art medical facilities and excellent …

  • Indian's body in Oman yet to be sent home IANS - Tue, Jan 28, 2014

    Muscat, Jan 28 (IANS) The body of an Indian national, who was found dead Dec 30 in Barka, a town in northern Oman, with his throat slit, is yet to be flown home. "Neither … More »Indian's body in Oman yet to be sent home

    Muscat, Jan 28 (IANS) The body of an Indian national, who was found dead Dec 30 in Barka, a town in northern Oman, with his throat slit, is yet to be flown home. "Neither the Indian embassy nor the sponsor have been able to say when the body will be repatriated to Kerala," the Muscat Daily quoted Prasad Kallukuzi, a relative …

  • Registration still open for Oman's iconic Wadi Bih Run
    Registration still open for Oman's iconic Wadi Bih … Sport360 - Sun, Jan 26, 2014

    Preparations have been made for another exciting edition of the Wadi Bih Run 2014 race, one of the most challenging but rewarding running events which will take place … More »Registration still open for Oman's iconic Wadi Bih …

    Registration still open for Oman's iconic Wadi Bih Run

    Preparations have been made for another exciting edition of the Wadi Bih Run 2014 race, one of the most challenging but rewarding running events which will take place on February 7.

  • British suffers stoke on board ship Saudi Gazette - Wed, Jan 22, 2014

    A British citizen was evacuated from a ship after suffering a stroke in the middle of the Red Sea. Makkah Boarder Guards spokesman Col. Naji Al Jihany said the cruise … More »British suffers stoke on board ship

    A British citizen was evacuated from a ship after suffering a stroke in the middle of the Red Sea. Makkah Boarder Guards spokesman Col. Naji Al Jihany said the cruise ship was heading to Salalah  in Oman when the British national complained of severe chest pains. The captain placed an emergency call to the Red Sea search …

  • Indian man commits suicide in Oman IANS - Tue, Jan 14, 2014

    Santhosh, 36, a craftsman who used to work at an antique shop in Muscat, was found hanging from a fan in his single room accommodation Sunday night, the Times Of Oman … More »Indian man commits suicide in Oman

    Santhosh, 36, a craftsman who used to work at an antique shop in Muscat, was found hanging from a fan in his single room accommodation Sunday night, the Times Of Oman reported. According to his friends, Santhosh was also worried about his aling mother and was eager to go back as soon as possible. Santhosh was also present …

  • Two Indians battling for life after crash in Oman IANS - Sun, Jan 5, 2014

    Muscat, Jan 5 (IANS) Two Indian women, who were injured in a road accident that claimed three lives, are still battling for life in a hospital in Oman. Three people … More »Two Indians battling for life after crash in Oman

    Muscat, Jan 5 (IANS) Two Indian women, who were injured in a road accident that claimed three lives, are still battling for life in a hospital in Oman. Three people were killed and six others were injured in the tragic accident Thursday near Samad Al Shams in Ibra, the second largest city in the Ash Sharqiyah region of …

  • National Archives to collaborates with Turkey, Oman IANS - Fri, Jan 3, 2014

    New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The National Archives of India is collaborating with the State Archives of Turkey and National Records and Archives Authority (NRAA) of Oman to … More »National Archives to collaborates with Turkey, Oman

    New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The National Archives of India is collaborating with the State Archives of Turkey and National Records and Archives Authority (NRAA) of Oman to access ancient documents, and work towards the digitisation of records, said an official statement Friday. NAI director general V. Srinivas had met Ugur …

  • Indian's body stuck in Oman IANS - Tue, Dec 31, 2013

    Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS) The body of an Indian national, who committed suicide in Oman, is stuck in that Gulf nation due to incomplete paperwork and cannot be sent to india, … More »Indian's body stuck in Oman

    Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS) The body of an Indian national, who committed suicide in Oman, is stuck in that Gulf nation due to incomplete paperwork and cannot be sent to india, according to media reports. The body of Ashokan, 52, who hailed from the south Indian state of Kerala, hanged himself Dec 25 in a store room near his …

  • Now apply online to Indian schools in Oman IANS - Thu, Dec 26, 2013

    Muscat, Dec 26 (IANS) Indian schools in Oman will go online with their admission process for the academic year 2014-2015, a media report Thursday said. The website related … More »Now apply online to Indian schools in Oman

    Muscat, Dec 26 (IANS) Indian schools in Oman will go online with their admission process for the academic year 2014-2015, a media report Thursday said. The website related to admissions, www.indianschoolsoman.com, will go online with updated information and online registration forms from Jan 1, Times Of Oman reported. …

  • Using date palm seeds for water treatment IANS - Thu, Dec 26, 2013

    Muscat, Dec 26 (IANS) A leading university in Oman has made significant progress in using date palm seeds for the treatment of polluted water, a media report here said. … More »Using date palm seeds for water treatment

    Muscat, Dec 26 (IANS) A leading university in Oman has made significant progress in using date palm seeds for the treatment of polluted water, a media report here said. Researchers at the College of Engineering of the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) have found that date palm seeds were more effective in treating polluted …

  • Indian man missing in Oman found IANS - Thu, Dec 19, 2013

    Muscat, Dec 19 (IANS) An Indian expatriate, who was reportedly missing since the last week in Oman, has been found. Sajesh Sadananthan Pappan, from Mavelikara in the … More »Indian man missing in Oman found

    Muscat, Dec 19 (IANS) An Indian expatriate, who was reportedly missing since the last week in Oman, has been found. Sajesh Sadananthan Pappan, from Mavelikara in the Indian state of Kerala, was reportedly missing since Dec 12, the Times Of Oman reported Thursday. Sajesh's colleagues said he was found late in the night …

  • Oman: No Gulf-wide union for us
    Oman: No Gulf-wide union for us Al Jazeera - Sun, Dec 15, 2013

    Yet Saudi prince says the union is 'inevitable' regardless of whether or not Oman joins. More »Oman: No Gulf-wide union for us

    Oman: No Gulf-wide union for us

    Yet Saudi prince says the union is 'inevitable' regardless of whether or not Oman joins.

 

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