Video: PACDA thwarts suicide bid in Al Khuwair

The Public Authority for Civil Defence (PACDA) successfully foiled the suicide attempt of a person in Al Khuwair. The rescue team that included the ambulance services and Royal Oma…

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Rush-hour misery: Minor accidents, major hold-ups

Motorists in Muscat are irked as they are held up by minor traffic accidents during morning hours. According to reports received by the Observer, even a small incident on Qurm Heig…

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Duqm, Sohar, Salalah airports shine in 2017

The domestic airports of Duqm and Sohar have reported considerable progress in terms of passenger growth and flight movements this year. According to figures released by Oman Airpo…

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Net electricity production grows 8 per cent till July end

The Sultanate’s net electricity production in the January-July 2017 period registered a growth of 8 per cent year-on-year reaching 20,901.2 GW/H from 19,349.5 GW/H over the same pe…

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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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