Oman

  • 5 Indians killed, 2 injured in road accident in Oman 05-01-2014 06:34 PM

    Two Indian women are battling for their lives in a hospital in Oman after being seriously injured in a road accident that killed three Indian children, a media report said on Sunday. A total of six persons were injured when a four-wheel drive vehicle with nine persons on board met...
  • India finish fifth at Men's Asian Champions hockey tourney 10-11-2013 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: Akashdeep Singh scored three goals as India thrashed Oman 6-1 to finish fifth in the third Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan on Sunday. In a fifth-sixth place match, India dominated from the word go, scoring three goals in each half. Kothajit Singh converted a penalty...
  • Indian men beat Malaysia 4-3 in Asian Champions Trophy hockey 08-11-2013 09:45 PM

    New Delhi: Malak Singh scored a brace as India edged past Malaysia 4-3 in a hard-fought encounter to register their second win in the men's competition of the third Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament at Kakamigahara, Japan on Friday. Apart from Malak (41st and 51st minute), Ramandeep Singh (4th minute)...
  • Indian men beat Oman in Asian Champions hockey 05-11-2013 05:25 PM

    Kakamigahara: India registered their first win of the third Asian Champions Trophy, defeating Oman 3-0 in their third hockey league match here on Tuesday. India opened the scoring against the run of play in the 19th minute when a lapse from Oman defence allowed Akashdeep Singh into the circle and...
  • Nine Indian sailors rescued near Yemeni coast: report 30-09-2013 01:34 PM

    Dubai: Nine Indian sailors, who were rescued from an ill-fated 'dhow' that sank nearly 90 nautical miles southeast of Al Mukalla coast in Yemen, have safely reached Oman, according to a report. Tajudin Baba, a traditional Arabian vessel or 'dhow', carrying cargo to Somalia, capsized between the UAE and Oman...
  • 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...
  • Family of kidnapped Kelala man in Oman gets ransom calls 21-09-2013 06:58 PM

    The family of an Indian worker kidnapped in Oman two days ago has received ransom calls demanding a huge amount for his release, according to a media report on Saturday. The man, identified only as Haneefa from Kerala, went missing two days ago when he had gone to meet some...
  • Indian woman flees Oman after duping $10 million from investors 02-09-2013 02:42 PM

    An Indian woman has allegedly duped a number of Indian investors to the tune of USD 10 million in Oman and fled the country, according to a report. According to the victims, the swindler lured them by showing forged ministry papers claiming to be the in-charge of several projects, the...
  • Hockey Asia Cup: Japan, Oman win classification games 30-08-2013 05:30 PM

    Ipoh: Japan defeated Bangladesh 3-0, while Oman eked out a narrow win over Chinese Taipei via penalty shootout in the classification matches for fifth to eighth places in the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Friday. In the first classification match of the day, Japan proved to be too...
  • Hockey Asia Cup: South Korea beat Oman 10-0, seal semis spot 28-08-2013 08:00 PM

    Ipoh: Title holders South Korea mauled debutants Oman 10-0 to book a berth in the semi-finals of the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Wednesday. The fancied Koreans, however, were slow to start with as they scored just two goals in the opening half through a penalty corner conversion...
  • Oman stun Bangladesh 4-1 to stay in hunt 26-08-2013 06:32 PM

    Ipoh: Debutants Oman sent higher-ranked Bangladesh out of the semi-final race while keeping their hopes alive with a stunning 4-2 win in a Pool B match of the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament here Monday. By virtue of this victory, 36th ranked Oman avenged their 1-4 drubbing at the hands...
  • Oman's Sultan Qaboos on Tehran visit, US-Iran mediation in focus 26-08-2013 02:46 AM

    Oman's Sultan Qaboos on Sunday began the first visit to Iran by a foreign leader since moderate President Hassan Rouhani took office and Iranian media said his trip might be an effort to mediate between Tehran and Washington. Oman, a Gulf Arab state that maintains unusually friendly ties with both...
  • Hockey: India begin Asia Cup by mauling Oman 8-0 24-08-2013 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: India began their quest for a third Asia Cup title and a place in the 2014 World Cup by thrashing the lowly Oman 8-0 in Ipoh, Malaysia, on Saturday - thanks to a hat-trick by young sensation Mandeep Singh. Mandeep opened the scoring for India as early as...
  • India vs Oman, Men's Hockey Asia Cup: as it happened 24-08-2013 12:57 PM

    India began their quest for a third Asia Cup title and a place in the 2014 World Cup by hammering Oman 8-0 in the first match of the tournament. Only winners of the tournament get an automatic qualification to the World Cup as the continental champions. Korea have already qualified...
  • Unfit Sardar Singh ruled out of Asia Cup opener against Oman 23-08-2013 08:27 PM

    Ipoh: The Indian hockey team was dealt a severe blow ahead of its opening Asia Cup group league encounter against minnows Oman after skipper Sardar Singh was declared unfit as he is recovering from viral fever. Sardar, who was hospitalised for running temperature along with throat infection, was discharged on...
  • Preview: Indian hockey's World Cup hopes hinge on Asia Cup triumph 23-08-2013 12:42 PM

    If missing the 2008 Olympics was ignominious, it will be equally discomfiting if India were to be left out of the 2014 World Cup. The 1975 world champions have never missed out on World Cup qualification and they would like to keep that 42-year record intact. The only way to...
  • Asia Cup Hockey 2013: Format and Schedule 22-08-2013 12:55 PM

    India will look to scale the hockey summit in Asia once again and in the process earn themselves a place in the 2014 FIH World Cup as the 9th men's Asia Cup gets going on the astro-turf in Ipoh, Malaysia, from August 24. India, World Cup winners in 1975, have...
  • Honda powers Japan to Brazil, S. Korea close in 05-06-2013 08:27 AM

    Japan became the first team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup finals after a last-gasp home draw against Australia on Tuesday, while arch-rivals South Korea also conjured up a late equaliser in Beirut to inch closer to a spot in Brazil. The 62,000-plus crowd at Saitama stadium survived anxious...
  • Oman: Somali pirates hijack ship with 21 Indians 21-08-2011 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: Somali pirates hijacked a chemical-oil tanker with 21 Indian sailors on board on Saturday from near an Omani port, although the exact location was unconfirmed. India's Directorate General of Shipping said the MV Fairchem Bogey, an chemical-oil tanker managed by Mumbai-based Anglo-Eastern Ship Management, was hijacked while anchored...
  • India, Pak locked in spat over their naval ships 18-06-2011 08:43 PM

    New Delhi/Islamabad: Ahead of their talks, India and Pakistan were on Saturday locked in a nasty spat and lodged protests against each other over their naval warships allegedly resorting to 'risky' and 'dangerous' manoeuvres after hijacked MV Suez was freed by Somali pirates. India lodged a protest with Pakistan against...
  • 'MV Suez out of fuel, won't reach Oman today' 18-06-2011 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: Cargo ship MV Suez, released by Somali pirates earlier this week, will not reach Oman on Saturday, as it has run out of fuel, ship Captain Syed Wasi Hasan told CNN-IBN. MV Suez with PNS Babur escorting it is enroute to Oman and was expected to reach the...
  • India, Pakistan to discuss Siachen issue 27-05-2011 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: After a gap of three years, Defence Secretaries of India and Pakistan would meet in New Delhi on Monday for fresh rounds of talks on the Siachen issue. "The two day-long talks will start from 30 May. Indian delegation would be led by Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar and...
  • Sailors' kin meet Minister, hope for release 03-03-2011 09:20 PM

    New Delhi: As the seven-day deadline to pay ransom for the sailors held captive off the Somalian Coast comes closer, time is running out for their families back in India. Even as they met the people who could do some thing to help. Captive Sailor's wife Shampa Singh said, "There...
  • Somali pirates hijack ship, 10 Indians onboard 14-02-2011 09:16 AM

    Nairobi: Somali pirates hijacked a ship with 23 crew, including 10 Indians and a Danish warship freed a hijacked Yemeni fishing vessel that had been held for nearly a year, maritime authorities said on Sunday. The Maltese-flagged bulk carrier MV Sinin had 13 Iranians and 10 Indians onboard when it...