“Every day is a woman’s day”

“Every day is a woman’s day”

MUMBAI – “Main Hoon Naari Shakti” by Bollywood music composer, singer, lyricist, Rahul B Sethi, is a must-watch music video featuring 53 wonder women, all of who are parts of this gargantuan endeavour. The song, as the title suggests, elucidates the...
Mastering the benefits of sun salutations

Mastering the benefits of sun salutations

MUSCAT – Omani fashion designer Zamzam, who has mastered the benefits of sun salutations from yoga expert Dr Kavitha Ramakrishna, has enunciated the benefits of the yoga repertoire surya namaskars (sun salutations).Record of 648 surya...
More Omani women tour guides needed: Wisal Al Rashdi

More Omani women tour guides needed: Wisal Al Rashdi

She is a one-woman army for the promotion of Omani female tour guides. She maybe one of the biggest promoters of female tour guides in Oman, but don’t call her a ‘female’ tour guide – she may not like that. But, Wisal Al Rashdi, a very enterprising young Omani lady...
The essence of an Omani woman

The essence of an Omani woman

By Maimuna Al Sulaimani Not in the dress I don’t think it is in the dress. It is much more than that. You can’t judge a book by its cover and you can’t call a woman an Omani just by looking at her dress. There has to be much more than that. It is in that glow It is in...
I have given wings to my children

I have given wings to my children

Ruqaia Thani Al Wahaibi Ruqaia Thani Al Wahaibi is a perfect example of an ordinary woman with the halo of extraordinariness around her. And not just a halo. Her extraordinariness is not just a figment of our imagination – it is in and all around her. It is in the way...
Success is earned, not inherited

Success is earned, not inherited

Hasna Al-Daoudi The world is replete with tales of the middle aged and elderly not giving up on their dreams. Here in Oman, in search of such nuggets, the Purple stumbled on Hasna Mohammed Al-Daoudi, an Omani woman from Sur, in South Sharqiyah, who has breathed new...