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Cong threatens stir on formalin row

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Congress party on Wednesday threatened to mobilise people and resort to agitation and hunger strike…

Illegal sand mining: govt files affidavit in HC saying flying squads will be deployed

NT NETWORK PANAJI Under pressure to monitor illegal sand mining in the state, the government on Friday filed an affidavit…

Sri Lanka to ban animal sacrifices at Hindu temples

PTI Colombo Animal sacrifices in Hindu temples in Sri Lanka could be banned after the Cabinet approved a proposal Wednesday…

Congress fears Parrikar may try to dissolve Assembly, writes to Governor

NT NETWORK PANAJI Sensing the possibility that the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar may opt for dissolution of the state Assembly,…

Pope summons bishops for Feb abuse prevention summit

AP Vatican City Pope Francis is summoning the presidents of every bishops conference around the world for a February summit…

UN teams given first access to Rakhine

AFP Yangon The UN began work Wednesday inside Myanmar’s violence-torn northern Rakhine state, the first time its agencies have been…

Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law granted parole

PTI Lahore Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were released from the high security Adiala…

90% Indians have toilet facility today: Modi

IANS   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that 90 per cent of Indians have toilet facility…

FIR against Michael Lobo over alleged assault

NT NETWORK CALANGUTE Calangute police have filed an FIR against Calangute MLA Michael Lobo following a complaint from a local…

EC may hold assembly polls in 5 states together

PTI   NEW DELHI The Election Commission is looking at the possibility of holding assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram,…