Heavy rains batter Mumbai yet again, flights affected

Heavy rains battered India’s financial hub for the second time in weeks causing massive disruption at the country’s second busiest airport and forcing authorities to shut down scho…

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Strong earthquake near Mexico City kills 226

Rescue crews and ordinary citizens searched through rubble for survivors as night fell on Tuesday on battered cities in central Mexico, including the capital, where the death toll …

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Oman backs pact to reform UN

The Sultanate on Tuesday supported the agreement reached by 124 countries on the reform of United Nations (UN).
Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affa…

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Why convenience stores are pricey?

The convenient stores at the fuel stations are quite handy for motorists going on a long drive or those who need to pick up things they would have otherwise forgotten to buy at a r…

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12.5 per cent rise in housing site allotment

The Muscat Governorate saw a 24.5 per cent increase in the allotment of residential plots in August 2017, leaving behind all other governorates, said the National Centre for Statis…

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