Category Archives: Politics


A 85-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed to death after being raped in a village here, police said today.

Her body with stab injuries was found in a field. A case has been registered against unidentified miscreants and the body has …

Baboon Causes Mass Power Cut in Zambia

Lusaka — A baboon in Zambia has tampered with

the cables at a power station in the south of the country leaving 50,000

people without electricity, the BBC said.

It caused the blackout yesterday by climbing into the power

station …

George A. Romero, Father of Zombie Film, Is Dead at 77

New York — George Romero, whose classic Night

of the Living Dead and other horror films turned zombie movies into

social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn

countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77, the…


Foes of President Nicolas Maduro said more than 7 million Venezuelans cast symbolic votes rejecting his plan to retool the constitution in a strong but not overwhelming showing that left the opposition facing tough choices two weeks before the socialist …

Oman Ambassadors Award for Omani Students Abroad Launches

Muscat — The Omani Student Consultative

Council at the United Kingdom (UK) today launched the third version of

its annual award “Oman Ambassadors” under the auspices of Dr.

Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Sarmi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of

Higher Education.

Al …

Educ8te Exhibition to Kick off this Tuesday

Muscat — The 2nd edition of the Higher Education

Institutions Exhibition (Educ8te) will be launched after tomorrow

“Tuesday” under the aegis of the Ministry of Higher Education. The

exhibition is organized by Arabian Gate Expo, with the participation of

30 …