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Russian gang of 4 arrested for cultivating drugs, ATM thefts

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa Police have arrested a four-member Russian gang of international criminals for growing cannabis in a rented apartments in Mandrem and stealing automated teller machines (ATMs) by using gas cutters and explosives. With the arrest of the gang, police managed to detect the ATM theft case of Rs 9 lakh which took place in Arambol in ... Read More »

Revolting leaders may give bypoll blow to BJP

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Though the Bharatiya Janata Party has succeeded in reducing the number of legislators of the Congress party from 16 to 14 by poaching opposition legislators Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte, new political developments and equations could come across as a big challenge for BJP to get Shirodkar and Sopte re-elected in the ensuing bypolls in Shiroda ... Read More »

CM stable, under observation in GMC

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was taken to the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) late Saturday evening for upper GI endoscopy. Coming out with this news, the Chief Minister’s Office tweeted that his health condition continues to be stable. “The Chief Minister will remain there under observation for around 48 hours,” the CMO informed. Earlier, in ... Read More »

Cong will talk to Parsekar once again: Chodankar

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A day after former chief minister and senior BJP leader Laxmikant Parsekar said that he intends to contest the Mandrem bypoll independently, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Girish Chodankar on Saturday said that the Congress party would once again reach out to Parsekar. “We have held discussions in the recent past with Parsekar and now we ... Read More »

Khalap cautions Congress against backing Parsekar

NT NETWORK PANAJI Stating that the chances of Congress candidate winning are bright in the forthcoming Mandrem bypoll, former Union minister and senior Congress leader Ramakant Khalap on Saturday said that the Congress party should refrain from extending support to senior BJP leader Laxmikant Parsekar, who intends to contest as an Independent. Khalap and Parsekar are political rivals and have ... Read More »

No sign of casino policy

NT NETWORK PANAJI There is no clue at the bureaucratic level as to how and when the much-debated casino policy will be ready. The policy was announced by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to regulate operations of the casino industry in Goa. The appointment of a Gaming Commissioner to regulate and oversee operations of the casino industry in the state appears ... Read More »

Rahul to address Goa Cong workers on March 8

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In the run up to the forthcoming general elections to the Parliament, All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi will address the booth-level workers of the party on March 8 at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium in Taleigao. Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Girish Chodankar said that Gandhi will land in Goa on ... Read More »

Anxious moments for ESG team in Arunachal

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A contingent from Goa headed by the CEO of the Entertainment Society of Goa, Ameya Abhyankar, which was in Arunachal Pradesh to attend the first Itanagar International Film Festival was stuck at the hotel, in Itanagar on Saturday, following incidents of vandalism in the city. These incidents were in protest against granting of Permanent Resident Certificates ... Read More »

5 Muzaffarpur home victims among 7 runaways from Patna girl shelter

IANS   PATNA Seven girls, including five, who alleged abuse at the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home last year, have escaped from a short stay home in Patna district, police said on Saturday. “The girls escaped after cutting an iron window grille of a government-funded shelter home in Mokama,” a police officer said. A missing case was lodged and a probe ... Read More »

I cannot take any film lightly: Nushrat

‘Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’ star Nushrat Bharucha has made her way up through sheer perseverance. She will soon be seen with Rajkummar Rao in ‘Turram Khan’ and with Ayushmann Khurrana in ‘Dream Girl’. NT BUZZ caught up with her Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Pride, for Nushrat Bharucha is her legacy, work, and goodwill. Having just begun taking ... Read More »