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Nine-day Eid holiday bonanza for Oman

The much awaited declaration of the Eid al Fitr holidays has come as a pleasant bonanza for people in Oman. Since the five-day official holiday from May 1 to 5 gets sandwiched between two weekends, people can enjoy a nine-day holiday from April 29 till May 7.

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Going Out

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5 things you cannot do in Ruwi

Ruwi, once the downtown hub of all activity just about two decades ago, continues to enjoy the status of a very busy locale in Muscat. But there are five things you simply cannot do in Ruwi.

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Wellbeing

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Make your own protein bars to build muscles safely

While many debate on the advantages and disadvantages of consuming protein shakes, most amateur workout freaks do have apprehensions about indulging in the so-called easy route to bulking up. But, there could be a solution to this in your kitchen – easy to make protein bars – to replace store-bought protein powders. And they’re are economical, too.

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Are you good at texting – mind it!

Are you good at texting at top speed? You may be good at handling digital gadgets like smartphones and gaming consoles with ease but it will invariably take a toll on the welbeing of your digits.

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Life

Business

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What is this VAT?

What is this VAT, a frequently used term one hears nowadays? It is nothing but a Value Added Tax applicable on certain goods and services.

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Retail

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Make your own protein bars to build muscles safely

While many debate on the advantages and disadvantages of consuming protein shakes, most amateur workout freaks do have apprehensions about indulging in the so-called easy route to bulking up. But, there could be a solution to this in your kitchen – easy to make protein bars – to replace store-bought protein powders. And they’re are economical, too.

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Eating out options in Muscat

Muscat has numerous eating out options with varied cuisines to suit all pockets but no ‘Dining District’, as such. From Shawarma to Sushi, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

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Home

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Go green within your home

People in Oman grow vegetables at home using hydroponics. From herbs to palm trees, they all need just nutrient rich water. Have you tried it?

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Tourism

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Warriors, Dancers, Flying Horses – art next door

If art is your cup of tea, it would be an enriching experience to take a quick trip to Dubai in early February to encounter the work of resident Italian artist Antonio Signorini who presents a unique collection for the first time as a solo exhibition.

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