NEET-UG to be held in Dubai, Riyadh, Sharjah & 11 more foreign cities

Representational photo New Delhi: Medical entrance exam NEET-UG will also be conducted at exam centres in 14 foreign cities on May 5, the National Testing Agency announced on Wednesday. The move comes after the National Testing Agency (NTA) received requests from aspirants as the information bulletin for the exam notified earlier this month had no … Read more

Flyers from Muscat held for smuggling gold worth Rs 81 lakh

Photo: Delhi Customs/X Customs officials in Delhi arested two passengers coming from the Sultanate of Oman’s capital, Muscat, for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 81 lakh. The foreign origin gold, weighing 1452 grams was discovered during an inspection by authorities at Indira Gandhi International Airport. “On the basis of intelligence developed, Customs@IGI Airport have rummaged … Read more

Authorities help ‘captive’ Chhattisgarh woman, take her into embassy

Durg: A woman from Chhattisgarh working in Oman has been accommodated in the Indian embassy shelter in Muscat after she requested repatriation to the country, a government official said on Tuesday. Notably, the husband of Dipika Jogi on Monday claimed in Durg that she was held captive by her employer in Oman. He also claimed … Read more

Oman plans to set up Middle East’s first spaceport

Photo: ONA Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman has unveiled ambitious plans for the development of the first spaceport in the Middle East. It is expected to be operational by 2030. National Satellite Services Company (Nascom) and Omantel recently signed an investment agreement to inaugurate a space services company called ‘Etlaq’ at the Middle East Space … Read more

Hyderabadi woman stranded in Oman, sister seeks MEA help

Hyderabad: The sister of a 48-year-old Hyderabadi woman Fareeda Begum who has been stranded in Muscat, Oman, has sought the Minister of External Affairs of India (MEA) Dr S Jaishankar’s help to bring Fareeda back to the country. Fareeda, who is a resident of Jamali Kunta, Golconda, went to work as a housemaid in Dubai, … Read more