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  • Major changes in Oman visa rules: All you need to know
  • Major changes in Oman visa rules: All you need to

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    Oman Tourist visa can now be availed for as short as 10-day visa, one month, and one year tourist visa.
    The Sultanate of Oman has announced major changes to the visa rules for visitors and expats to bring more tourists as wel

  • Donald Trump for quick deportation of illegal immigrants; says current immigration system 'unfair'
  • Donald Trump for quick deportation of illegal

    • 7 hours   ago
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    Indian-Americans, most of whom are highly skilled and came to the US mainly on H-1B work visas, are the worst sufferers of the current immigration system which imposes a seven per cent per country quota on allotment of green cards or permanent

  • 10 Arrested In France For Planning Attacks On Muslims
  • 10 Arrested In France For Planning Attacks On

    • 9 hours   ago
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    French anti-terrorism units have detained a group of ultra far-rightists suspected of planning assaults against Muslim community in the country, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has said.
    Collomb on Sunday wrote on Twitter: &

  • Watch: Petrol Station Explodes As Driver Forgets To Unplug Car After Fuelling
  • Watch: Petrol Station Explodes As Driver Forgets

    • 9 hours   ago
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    Not being careful at the gas station can prove to be fatal.
    Recently, a driver in Ukraine stopped to fill petrol at a gas station and forgot to remove the pistol gasoline from his car.

  • 5.5-magnitude earthquake off coast of southern Greece
  • 5.5-magnitude earthquake off coast of southern

    • 9 hours   ago
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    A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Greece on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
    The earthquake hit at a depth of 30 kilometres (19 miles), about 70 kilometres southwe

  • Panic On Bus, Driver Hits Reverse As Elephant Charges. Watch
  • Panic On Bus, Driver Hits Reverse As Elephant

    • 9 hours   ago
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    In the video, an elephant can be seen charging towards the bus. It attacks the vehicles, pushes it with its trunk damaging the windshield. It retreats without causing further damage
    The passengers travelling from K

  • Turkey's Erdogan Wins Presidential Polls, Extending 15-Year Grip On Power
  • Turkey's Erdogan Wins Presidential Polls,

    • 10 hours   ago
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    Results released by Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency based on data from the YSK also gave Erdogan a clear majority of votes.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won tightly-contested presidential p

  • Hunt for expats - 'Drifters' held
  • Hunt for expats - 'Drifters' held

    • 11 hours   ago
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    Police are looking for 200 expatriates of various nationalities who had been sentenced in absentia and are still at large, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, these persons were convicted by court about five years ago and police records show

  • Eid Al-Adha can be 5 days or 9 days holiday in August
  • Eid Al-Adha can be 5 days or 9 days holiday in

    • 11 hours   ago
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    Eid Al-Adha holidays, which will be in the month of August, can be either for five days or nine days depending on when Dhu Al-Hijjah month starts and the Cabinet’s decision,  quoting reliable sources.
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  • Odisha worker finds house teeming with over 100 baby cobras
  • Odisha worker finds house teeming with over 100

    • 1 day ago
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    NGO Snake Helpline said they found over 100 babies of monocled cobras and two common kraits. They also found 21 eggs and are looking for the mother cobra.
    A daily worker in a village in coastal Odisha’s Bhadrak district

  • 'Truth' behind the viral video of 'Pakistani' man begging on flight
  • 'Truth' behind the viral video of 'Pakistani' man

    • 1 day ago
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    Many laughed, other sympathised as the man, whom many on the Internet believed to be a Pakistani, asked other passengers on a flight for money, while the flight stewards patiently tried to reason with him.

  • 104 expat women arrested on charges of prostitution in Oman
  • 104 expat women arrested on charges of

    • 1 day ago
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    A total of 104 expat women were arrested on charges of prostitution in Oman, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) announced.
    According to officials, the arrests took place in Al Khuwair in the governorate of Muscat. The women were arr

  • Two expats sentenced to prison, banned from re-entering Oman
  • Two expats sentenced to prison, banned from

    • 1 day ago
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    Two expats have been sentenced to three months in prison in addition to being banned from re-entering the Sultanate, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) announced.

  • Visa ban for certain professions in Oman extended
  • Visa ban for certain professions in Oman extended

    • 1 day ago
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    The Ministry of Manpower issued a decision to extend the temporary ban on hiring expats for 87 jobs in the private sector.
    The ban will be extended for another six months starting 30 July, 2018, the Ministry announced.