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  • LNG to end gas crisis

    LNG to come from Oman too

    As part of its efforts to address gas crisis in the country, the government is going to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Oman.

  • Japan on high alert for Saudi 'provocateurs'

    Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Friday warned his players against Saudi Arabia's "specialists in provocation" in a home World Cup qualifier this month that could potentially decide his own future.

  • Bangladesh hammer Oman to reach semis

    Bangladesh storm into the semifinals of 4th Boys' U-18 Asia Cup with a massive 10-0 win over Oman in Pool A final match at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium on Tuesday.

  • Bonded labour in Oman?

    The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has just released a 68-page report titled “I was sold” that outlines the near-slavery conditions for migrant domestic workers in Oman.

  • World reacts to India’s defeat to New Zealand

    As the saying goes “what goes around comes around,” netizens believe Indian cricketer Ravi Chandran Ashwin’s tweet about the Bangladesh v Oman match got a befitting reply after India’s upsetting loss yesterday against New Zealand.

  • Bangladesh brace for Oman's surprise factor

    When the tournament's schedule was first announced, few would have given Oman a chance of qualifying ahead of Bangladesh and Ireland from their group. Having beaten Ireland in a last-over thriller, Oman, whose game against Netherlands was washed out, will head into their knockout clash against Bangladesh high on confidence. But confidence alone won't help them if the iffy Dharamsala weather intervenes. It has been raining for the last two days, and plenty more is forecast on match day. If there were to be another washout, Oman would endure heartbreak as Bangladesh are marginally ahead on net run rate.

  • Upbeat Tigers hope rain stays away

    As it stands at the moment, Bangladesh will go through to the Super 10s of the ICC World Twenty20 by virtue of a better net run-rate if their final qualifying game against Oman at Dharamsala is a washout today. And if we go by the weather forecast, there is a strong possibility of that after two abandoned games on Friday due to heavy rain.

  • [WATCH] Ireland vs Oman World T20 highlights

    World Twenty20 debutants Oman stunned Ireland by two wickets in a thrilling last-over finish on Wednesday with lower-order batsman Aamer Ali's 32-run blitz achieving the target with two balls to spare.

  • Afghanistan win thriller after Dawlat heroics

    Afghanistan reinvigorate their hopes of qualifying for the main round of the Asia Cup T20 with a thrilling three-wicket win over Oman at Fatullah stadium in Dhaka.

  • 10 expats get CIP status for remittance

    The government gives recognition to ten people as Commercially Important Person (CIP) for their contribution in the country’s economy through sending their remittances in 2014.

  • Gaddafi son freed after Lebanon kidnap

    Late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Hannibal has been freed after being briefly kidnapped by an armed group in Lebanon, security sources say.

  • ICC T20 World Cup 2016 schedule announced

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces the groups and schedule of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which will be staged across eight venues in India from March 8 to April 3, 2016.

  • 4 Bangladeshis killed in Oman accident

    Four Bangladeshi workers are killed and four others injured in an accident at Yiti of Oman when they were traveling to their worksite.

  • Oman extends amnesty for illegal expats

    Oman extends an amnesty for illegal foreign workers to leave the country without being fined till the end of October.

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    Irregular Bangladeshi expats to get airfare if returns from Oman

    Illegal Bangladeshi migrants wishing to leave Oman under general amnesty to be provided special airfare, Bangladesh Biman officials in Oman says.

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    Amnesty for illegal Bangladeshi expats in Oman soon

    Around 47,000 illegal migrant workers in Oman, mostly Bangladeshis, can make use of the amnesty that will be officially announced by Oman government soon.

  • Solar Impulse plane begins epic global flight

    A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane is under way from Abu Dhabi