MUSCAT

  • Hema Malini, Dharmendra to attend Muscat film festival March 12, 2014

    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 September 23, 2013

    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 masked...
  • US extends closure of 19 diplomatic posts in Middle East August 5, 2013

    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 custom...
  • Mumbai: Muscatbound flight makes emergency landing after bomb scare June 22, 2013

    Mumbai: A Muscatbound 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. ...
  • SRK to perform in Muscat on Valentine's Day eve February 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is set to entertain his fans in Muscat with a performance on the eve of Valentine's Day. The 47yearold actor will perform to an audience of nearly 25,000 on February 13, a statement said. In the nearly threehour event titled 'Temptations Reloaded', SRK will be...
  • NRI girl sweettalked into marriage, deserted September 17, 2011

    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 January 24, 2011

    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 27February 24 with Bollywood names like Shah Rukh Khan and Lara Dutta participating in it,...
  • Metallic object found on board, plane cordoned off May 25, 2009

    Mumbai: A Chennaibound Oman Air flight was cordoned off at the Mumbai airport on Monday after it made an emergency landing after a crew member found a suspicious metallic object on board. The captain contacted Mumbai airport after the matter was reported to him. The aircraft was taken to a remote bay...