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French police use tear gas on protesters as tensions rise

IANS   PARIS Tension flared in the French capital on Saturday as the police clashed with the so called “yellow vest” protesters, using tear gas in an attempt to disperse them. A cohort of officers garbed in riot gear blocked protesters trying to access the iconic Champs-Élysées avenue from an adjacent street by using tear gas, EFE news reported. Following ... Read More »

China closes 1,100 social media accounts over online trolling

IANS   BEIJING China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) said on Saturday it has closed 1,100 social media accounts and 31 websites suspected of engaging in trolling activities or posting messages for extortion since the start of this year. The police also busted 28 cases involving unlawful activities of paid online trolls or ghostwriters hired to post online content and ... Read More »

Six dead, dozens hurt in Italy nightclub stampede

AFP CORINALDO Six people, including five teenagers, died and 120 were injured in a stampede when panic broke out during a rap concert at a packed Italian nightclub early Saturday. The suspected use of a pepper spray-like substance is thought to have sparked the chaos at the venue in the town of Corinaldo, near Ancona in central Italy, the fire ... Read More »

Drug farm busted at Siolim

Anjuna police busted a ganja farm at Siolim on Saturday.The ganja plants was being grown by a 38 year old Russian couple Wechsler Terekhin and Anna Asharova.They had set up a green house at their apartment at Tarachibhat, Siolim. Please like & share: Read More »

Iva to head Margao, border formalin checking unit

Looks as if the clock has turned a full circle.The Health minister Vishwajit Rane said that FDA officer Iva Fernandes who initially found the formalin in fish is now to look after checking at the Margao market as well at the check posts. Please like & share: Read More »


IANS   NEW DELHI Exit polls on Friday predicted a Congress sweep in Rajasthan and a  Telangana Rashtra Samithi  win in Telangana while giving the Congress an edge over the  BJP in a fiercely-contested battle in both Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The surveys predicted that Mizoram, the only northeast state now with the Congress, may see a  hung assembly. Surveys ... Read More »

CS reply finds fault with PIL on CM’s health

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma on Friday filed an affidavit before the High Court of Bombay at Goa in response to a petition on the health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar,  stating that the public interest litigation  is nothing but a “fishing and roving inquiry”, which is based on anecdotal statements and relies upon surmises and conjectures ... Read More »

New agri export policy will be blessing for Goa: Prabhu

NT NETWORK PANAJI Minister for Commerce and Industry as well as Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Friday said  the new agriculture export policy cleared by the Union cabinet on Thursday would work in favour of Goa in the field of marine exports, with Japan and  a Korean country already showing their interest in fish caught by the coastal Indian states. ... Read More »

Ministers displeased with meddlesome Speaker

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state cabinet ministers have been displeased  by the alleged interference of  state legislative assembly Speaker  Pramod Sawant in the functioning of the government departments. Water Resources Minister Vinod Palyekar has been upset by Sawant  bypassing him over the issue related to the WRD. Palyekar is not the  first minister who has taken umbrage to the ... Read More »