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SC reduces Tamil Nadu’s Cauvery water share

PTI   NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Friday raised the 270 tmcft share of Cauvery water for Karnataka by 14.75 tmcft and reduced Tamil Nadu’s share while compensating it by allowing extraction of 10 tmcft groundwater from the river basin, saying the issue of drinking water has to be placed on a “higher pedestal”. By virtue of the apex ... Read More »

India living example of co-existence: Iranian President

IANS HYDERABAD Citing India as a living example of peaceful co-existence of people of different religious and ethnicities, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday called for unity between Shias and Sunnis. Stating that there can be no military solution to conflicts, he said that Iran seeks brotherly relations with all the Muslims nations and the countries of the region including ... Read More »

Private companies invited to manufacture Dhruv helicopters

IANS   BENGALURU In a bid to push the ‘Make in India’ initiative, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Friday invited private sector companies to manufacture the civil version of the indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv. HAL, the public sector defence major which has designed, developed and manufactures the ALH, issued a notice inviting ‘expression of interest’ from private firms ... Read More »

Police seek help of S Goa educational institutions to tackle drug sale

Joao Sousa M | NT   MARGAO Despite concerns about youth falling prey to drug addiction, educational institutions across South Goa are yet to respond to a missive by the police to report any kind of drug-related abuse amidst reports of narcotic drugs being sold near educational institutions. Highly-placed sources in South Goa district police headquarters revealed that they have ... Read More »

Liquor to cost more in K’taka as excise duty hiked

IANS BENGALURU Indian-made liquor (IML) in Karnataka would cost more from April 1 with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah proposing an 8 per cent increase in additional excise duty in the budget for 2018-19 presented on Friday. “I propose to increase the additional excise duty by 8 per cent on IML in different categories for mobilising additional resources,” said Siddaramaiah, while presenting ... Read More »

24 farmers felicitated for best practices

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Twenty four farmers from six villages were felicitated at a function organised by the Nuvem Sal Krishi Sounstha in association with the Directorate of Art and Culture. The society that is engaged in agricultural activity in the village also commemorated its 10 years of its establishment. In order to boost the morale of the farmers the ... Read More »

Indian Arrows rock Aizawl FC plans

MINOO FERNANDES|NT   VASCO Indian Arrows once again showed that they not come to the park for a party as they managed to hold Aizawl FC 2-2 in the I – league match played at Tilak maidan, Vasco on Friday. Aizawl playing under new coach Santosh kashyap will rue syrrendering the lead to the Indian colts on two occasions. Aizawl ... Read More »

Art is not for the sake of politics, morals or ethics

Painter and writer Sudhir Patwardhan spoke at the 11th edition of the D D Kosambi Festival of Ideas on the various aspects of art in modern times in a talk titled ‘What is art today about?’ NT BUZZ Giving an insight into what art is about, painter and writer, Sudhir Patwardhan explained to the audience what may be common to ... Read More »

Flyers to now get real-time info about flights

NT NETWORK   VASCO Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to start online slot allocation for chartered flights at the Dabolim airport through inclusive tourist package (ITP) by next tourist season in order to maintain transparency in the allocation. Responding to pressmen on Friday, AAI chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra said that online slot allocation through ITP will avoid confusion to ... Read More »

UK to push EU for City of London’s favoured Brexit plan

REUTERS LONDON Britain’s government is ready to push for the kind of Brexit regulation plan that the City of London has long favoured but which has already run into opposition in Brussels, the Financial Times reported on Friday. Finance minister Philip Hammond could make a speech as soon as next week to back a mutual recognition system to regulate financial ... Read More »

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