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Omani recipes & cuisine

Omani recipes & cuisine

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 180

Amazing landscapes, scenic beaches, inspiring deserts, picturesque fields and cascading waterfalls fallen – Oman is a country that is truly beautiful. And so is its cuisine! When warm hospitality and delicious cuisine combine, a culinary treat is inevitable. Rice with chicken or beef, marinated with special spices, like ‘qabuli with lamb meat’ or lamb biryani, […]

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Diwali sweet delights

Diwali sweet delights

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 202

No one has to tell expatriate Indians in Oman about the importance of sweets during Diwali, the festival of lights, which will not be complete with out exotic Barfi, Boondi Ke Ladoo, Kesar Peda, Rasmalai, Kheer, Gulab Jamun, to name a few. Sweet is the flavour of the season and every one wants to relish […]

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Cooking classes to offer tourists a cultural link to Oman

Cooking classes to offer tourists a cultural link to Oman

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 188

Tourists in Oman can now take some culinary skills home with them thanks to a new initiative launched by Clara Zawawi, owner of Bait Al Bilad, a café in Qantab which is now offering private cooking lessons, too. Clara opened Bait Al Bilad in an old house near the beach in Qantab a few years […]

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Delicious Omani Halwa

Delicious Omani Halwa

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 238

A trip to Oman is not complete without trying some of its delicious local delicacy – Omani halwa (sweet). Halwa is considered as a symbol of Omani hospitality and is traditionally served with Omani Kahwa (coffee), both at homes and restaurants in the country. Omani Halwa is popular in almost every home in the Sultanate […]

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World Series: Kansas City Royals face San Francisco Giants for title

World Series: Kansas City Royals face San Francisco Giants for title

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 184

  They were consistently one of baseball’s worst teams, and have endured a record 29 years absence from the end-of-season playoffs, but now the Kansas City Royals are one series away from becoming world champions. They face the San Francisco Giants, World Series champions twice in the last four years, in the best-of-seven game series, […]

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World Cup 2022: Qatar matches could start at 1am, says official

World Cup 2022: Qatar matches could start at 1am, says official

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 176

Qatar World Cup games could finish as late as 3:30am under one proposal made by a senior football official. Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who is considering challenging Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency, said the event could still be staged in the summer. But the ex-Chilean football chief said some games would have to start as late […]

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Ian Woosnam: Golf Hall of Fame spot is ‘long overdue’

Ian Woosnam: Golf Hall of Fame spot is ‘long overdue’

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 177

Dame Laura Davies’ admission to the World Golf Hall of Fame is entirely justified but it is impossible to fathom why another great British name continues to be ignored. What does Ian Woosnam have to do to gain recognition from the Florida-based organisation? The Welshman was not on the list announced for the ‘Class of […]

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Semesa Rokoduguni: Fijian British Army soldier set for England duty

Semesa Rokoduguni: Fijian British Army soldier set for England duty

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 186

  Keith Miller, the great Australian all-rounder and World War II pilot, was once asked to compare the pressures of playing cricket to flying raids over Germany. Miller replied: “Pressure is a Messerschmitt up your backside, playing is not.” When I relay Miller’s quote to Bath winger and England hopeful Semesa Rokoduguni, he breaks into […]

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Liverpool v Real Madrid: Alan Kennedy on 1981 European Cup

Liverpool v Real Madrid: Alan Kennedy on 1981 European Cup

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 189

Two hours before taking on Real Madrid in the 1981 European Cup final in Paris, Alan Kennedy and his Liverpool team-mates were not exactly ‘in the zone’. Warm-up routines, pre-match rituals and Bob Paisley’s team talk were all put on hold because of a row with TV broadcasters over advertising. At their insistence, Liverpool were […]

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BlackBerry Shares Up After Reports of Possible Lenovo Buyout

BlackBerry Shares Up After Reports of Possible Lenovo Buyout

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 252

BlackBerry shares rose more than 3 percent on Monday after a news website said Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group might offer to buy the Canadian technology company. Benzinga.com, citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter, said an offer worth $15 a share could come as early as this week. Lenovo and BlackBerry said their […]

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