Times of Oman - 26 Jan 2015

Table of content - Times of Oman (26 Jan 2015)

Deadly disease unit calls for more help
No change in driving licence regulation for expatriates in GCC
Ailing UK woman airlifted from cruise ship for treatment
More than 262,748 visit Muscat Festival
Transportation perks on leave not binding
Duqm woos foreign investors in fisheries
DIGEST VIDEO
TRADITIONAL MUSIC, DANCE TURN A BIG DRAW
Heavy footfall at festival sites, events
Suicide rate of Indian expats dips
Transportation allowance, laundry charges during leave not mandatory
Luxury ship to boost Oman’s tourist status
‘Healthcare workers trained to handle Ebola’
Burglar held in Salalah
Leaders continue to arrive in Saudi amidst mourning
Parliament summons Zarif over promenade with Kerry
Power vacuum in Yemen, but Houthi militia quell protests
Tensions mount as 15 die on uprising anniversary
Seven killed in heavy rocket attack on Damascus: Monitor
DESERT WETLAND
Gunmen abduct Libyan deputy foreign minister
Aadhaar will be embedded with Photo ID Card
Obama, Modi break nuclear pact deadlock, hail new ‘friendship’
India, US to resume talks on investment treaty; hotline between top leaders soon
Ordinance route ‘breaches’ trust of people: Pranab
N-PACT TRAIL
Power is back after attack by rebels leads to darkness
Air strikes kill 35 militants in northwest
Law-breakers at the helm as lawmakers
COMMEN ARY
The realities in Syria are shifting rapidly
Freezing terror funds
READERS’ FORUM
PERSPEC IVE Funds to fund aid fast becoming hard to raise
Bid to revive the spirit of St Peter’s
Do not blame the Nafta
TODAY IN HISTORY
FROM OUR ARCHIVES
OPINION POLL
Ennahda rejects new Tunisia government ahead of vote
Boko Haram men seize army base, Monguno town
Zambia’s new president pledges unity
IS seeks freedom for female bomber
Radical leftists remain the favourites as Greeks vote
Khaleda charged with instigating bus arson attack
30 killed in Philippines as police, rebels clash
Indonesia fails to retrieve jet fuselage
Duqm woos foreign investment in fisheries
DIGEST VIDEO
Duqm fishing harbour offers huge opportunity
Dubai’s real estate prices decline
Oman set to attract global conferences at mega centre
Sezad to launch new firm
Contract awarded to study MEDC privatisation
Abu Dhabi shares gain
ECB’s measures aimed at driving euro growth
IT giant Tech Mahindra eyeing global workforce
BATTLE AGAINST DEFLATION
New take-along chargers that pack power to portable devices
Staying in tune, and keeping the beat on your smartphones
GIVING YOUR MOUSING ARM A LITTLE REST
Jaguar launches unique ‘British Intelligence’ marketing campaign
ISWK hosts ‘Excellence in Teaching Awards’
KIMS now offers effective speech therapy treatment
Daleel Petroleum employees recreate historic 1954 journey
Chance to win Wrangler with Yonkers chocolates
Tariq claims top Microsoft award again
Customers continue to win at Malabar Gold Festival
Lord Mayor of London visits alizz Islamic bank
New India Assurance completes 40 years of operations in Oman
Murray’s revenge
OFA to hold emergency meeting with unhappy clubs
South Korea wary of another Iraq shock
Australia talk up chances of beating UAE in semis
Iran loses protest to overturn loss to Iraq
New Zealand scoop series with victory
The truth about ban on Indian experiments
Won’t be pushing players with niggles, says Dhoni
Galfar beat HJB for first win of season
Russell blasts WI to thrilling win
Lalcheta stars in Oman’s victory over Saudi Arabia
Assarain A beat NYDT
Ben bags Gulf Motocross crown
Al Faisal, OEC, Kokni Boys, Al Naba win
Ahmad adds valuable points to Al Nabooda Racing’s total
Nishino siblings shine at ISC Open
Oman settle for fourth place in Singapore
WITH LOVE
SAGITTARIUS
CAPRICORN
AQUARIUS
SCORPIO
GEMINI
PISCES
TAURUS
VIRGO
ARIES
LIBRA
CANCER
LEO
CATS CLAW THEIR WAY INTO GENETICS The cat genome is out of the bag, and has already helped to pinpoint a gene involved in kidney disease
Decoded: How some people control dreams
Scientists find a new way to slow cell ageing
Why rain brings that fresh and earthy smell
How undersea cables are laid
Dinosaur-killing asteroid didn’t ravage earth

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