Muscat

  • Hema Malini, Dharmendra to attend Muscat film festival 12-03-2014 05:16 PM

    Dubai: Film stars Hema Malini, Dharmendra and are likely to attend the 2014 edition of the Muscat International Film Festival (MIFF), which will be held from March 23 to 29. The eighth edition of the MIFF is being organized by the Oman Film Society under the auspices of the Ministry...
  • Kerala man abducted in Oman rescued by police 23-09-2013 06:26 PM

    An Indian national who was abducted in Oman last week was rescued by police on Monday. Three people have been arrested in this connection. Mohammed Haneefa, an expatriate from the south Indian state of Kerala, was abducted from Sohar, 200 km north of Oman's capital Muscat, by a gang of...
  • US extends closure of 19 diplomatic posts in Middle East 05-08-2013 06:47 AM

    Washington: The US has announced to extend closure of its 19 diplomatic posts till August 10, while nine of its embassies and consulates which were closed, will resume normal operations on Monday. "Given that a number of our embassies and consulates were going to be closed in accordance with local...
  • Mumbai: Muscat-bound flight makes emergency landing after bomb scare 22-06-2013 01:49 PM

    Mumbai: A Muscat-bound flight made an emergency landing in Mumbai on Saturday after a bomb scare. Passengers have disembarked and are safe. The aircraft has been taken to the isolation bay. More details are awaited. ...
  • NRI girl sweet-talked into marriage, deserted 17-09-2011 09:03 AM

    Ghaziabad: A young NRI woman from Muscat was enticed over the internet by the owner of a professional studies college to come to India, given a job in the college, got married to him and was deserted after 20 days. Police have registered a criminal case against the man who...
  • Shah Rukh, Lara to perform at Muscat Festival 24-01-2011 09:20 PM

    Mumbai: A slew of events including a fashion show, a cycle race, extreme sailing championship and food festivals are slated for the Muscat Festival which opens in the capital of Sultanate of Oman on January 27-February 24 with Bollywood names like Shah Rukh Khan and Lara Dutta participating in it,...