Beach frolic mark first day post lockdown

Beach frolic mark first day post lockdown

MUSCAT – Citizens and residents expressed their glee at the lifting of the lockdown by making their physical presence at the Qurum beach today (July 24). People came in droves, right in the early morning itself, before sunrise, to catch the early rays.’...
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in Oman

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in Oman

MUSCAT – Sourav Ganguly and ICC officials are in Oman as part of the draw for the upcoming T20 World Cup. The Board of Cricket Control India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly, board secretary Jay Shah and other ICC officials along with Pankaj Khimji, chairman of...
Pandemic silences the bustling souq

Pandemic silences the bustling souq

MUSCAT- The Friday market or Souq Al Juma in Wadi Kabir wears a deserted look. The pandemic has put a stop to the once vibrant market. Usually, 10 days before Eid Al Adha, this place would be a beehive of activity. The goat (or livestock) market area (viewed in the...
July 20 will be the first day of Eid Al Adha

July 20 will be the first day of Eid Al Adha

MUSCAT – The main committee for moon sighting met on the evening of Saturday 29th Dhu’l-Qi’dah 1442 AH (July 10, 2021), under the auspices of Shaikh Abdullah bin Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Salmi, Minister of Endowments and Religious Affairs.The...
Objective is to save lives: health minister

Objective is to save lives: health minister

MUSCAT – The objective is to save lives. Curb the spread of the pandemic and save lives. Festivities can be held after the pandemic is eradicated. No one wants to deprive anyone of celebrating a festive occasion; the reasoning behind the impending lockdown...