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Passenger Dies Mid-air After Cardiac Arrest On An India-Oman Flight K Dhanasekaran, a 38-year-old Indian passenger returning from Muscat, died mid-flight. The man from Ilayankudi, Sivaganga district, passed away in a case of suspected cardiac arrest. Dhanasekaran, who... September 12, 2023 0 819 Category: General
Muscat Stock Exchange Plans To List OQ Gas Networks In October For Its Next IPO There will soon be a new IPO on the Muscat Stock Exchange, with OQ Gas Networks planning to sell up to 49 percent of its issued shares. Regulatory approval from the Sultanate’s Capital Market Au... September 04, 2023 0 431 Category: Oman
Cooking Gas Explosion In Muscat Injures 18, Damages Nearby Homes And Vehicles An explosion in a building hosting a restaurant in South Mabela, Wilayat of Seeb, resulted in 18 people suffering light to moderate injuries, according to the Civil Defence and Ambulance Authority (CD... August 13, 2023 0 463 Category: Oman
Floods In Wadi Al Hajar In Oman Disrupt Traffic Amid Heavy Rains Social media users have been taken aback by a video showing the moment a major wadi in Oman, known as Wadi Al Hajar, witnessed a sudden soil collapse and flood, blocking roads and disrupting traffic. ... August 12, 2023 0 387 Category: Oman
'Hidden Trade' Practices In Oman Are Fined Heavily, Aiming To Bolster Economic Stability In a resolution issued by Oman's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion, hefty fines are spelled out for 'hidden trade' practices. First-time offenders will receive an ... July 31, 2023 0 483 Category: Crime News
The Omani Poet Hilala Al Hamdani Died After Participating In The Million's Poet Program In Abu Dhabi Three days after giving birth to her first child, Omani poet Hilala Al Hamdani died of a stroke on Wednesday morning. As soon as the news of the death broke, social media flooded with condolences. ... July 26, 2023 0 485 Category: Oman
Food Products Containing Titanium Dioxide (E171) Ban In Oman The Sultanate of Oman has banned titanium dioxide, also known as E171, from production, import, and marketing. In the event of a violation, the law stipulates a fine of OMR1,000, according to Minis... July 23, 2023 0 414 Category: Oman
Omani Citizen Electrocuted To Death And Another Seriously Injured During Cable Theft During an alleged attempt to steal electric cables from a utility pole, an Omani citizen was electrocuted to death and another seriously injured in the Wilayat of Saham, North Al Batinah Governorate. ... July 13, 2023 0 467 Category: Crime News
Oman Announces Islamic New Year Holidays For Public And Private Sectors The Sultanate of Oman has announced a public holiday for the Hijri new year. In a statement, the Oman News Agency has said that Thursday, July 20, 2023 will be a holiday for the public and private ... July 09, 2023 0 407 Category: Oman
Oman Arrests Smuggling Network With 6 Million Captagon Pills During a bust aided by Saudi Arabia, more than six million captagon pills were seized, resulting in the arrest of a smuggling network in Oman. “In cooperation with Saudi authorities, police i... June 22, 2023 0 536 Category: Crime News
Oman's Record-Breaking Dual Zipline Over Water - An Exhilarating Adventure Introduction Oman, a land of natural beauty and cultural treasures, is now home to a thrilling attraction that has captured the world's attention. The dual zipline over water in Oman has earned... June 05, 2023 0 552 Category: Oman
The Sultanate Of Oman Opens Its Airspace To All Civilian Aircraft According to Oman's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the Gulf Arab state's airspace is open to all civilian carriers, allowing Israeli airlines to rely on a Saudi-Oman corridor to cut flight ti... February 23, 2023 0 481 Category: Oman
A Reckless Driver In Oman Runs Over Two People Seriously Injuring Them Two people have been seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Oman. A reckless driver ran over two people with his vehicle in the Wilayat of Suwaiq, North Al Batinah Governorate, on Saturday, local media... February 19, 2023 0 289 Category: Crime News
Over 50 Percent Of Oman's Family Visa Salary Ceilings Have Been Lowered The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has announced a significant reduction in the minimum salary expatriates must earn in order to obtain a family visa in an effort to promote family reunification and attract ... February 18, 2023 0 806 Category: Oman
4 Killed, 49 Injured As A Bus Overturns In Oman Local media reported that four people were killed and 49 injured when a bus carrying 53 passengers overturned in Oman on Friday. As reported by the Royal Oman Police, the accident occurred at the e... February 18, 2023 0 685 Category: Oman
Snow Covers Oman's Sunny Mountains As Temperatures Fall Below Zero Oman's highest peak has donned an alluring winter garment, covered in snow as temperatures drop below zero degrees. In social media posts, followers showed videos of Jebel Shams covered in snow... January 24, 2023 0 681 Category: Oman
Oman Unearths A 5,000-year-old Settlement During archaeological excavations at Al Gharyein, an ancient settlement dating back 5,000 years was discovered in the Wilayat of Al Mudhaibi in the Ash Sharqiyah North Governorate. According to the... January 04, 2023 0 774 Category: Oman
In Muscat, Classes Are Suspended Due To Rain Omani media reported that classes were halted in Muscat due to rain on Wednesday. Oman's official news agency ONA reported that public and private schools in Muscat were closed due to severe we... December 29, 2022 0 788 Category: Weather
In Oman, Spitting In Public Is Punishable By 20 Riyals In a statement published in local media, Muscat Municipality announced fines of 20 Omani Riyals (Dh200) for those caught spitting in public areas. According to the municipality, spitting in public ... December 12, 2022 0 879 Category: Oman
HIV Infections In Oman Are On The Rise, With 8 Reported Every Week Eight new cases of AIDS are reported every week in the Sultanate of Oman, according to local media. Over 3,580 HIV cases were reported in Oman last year, and 1,960 of them died. AIDS cases have ... November 13, 2022 0 919 Category: Oman