Tuesday , 13 November 2018

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Guirdolim in Furtado semis Margao: Guirdolim SC entered the semifinals of Jose Bento Furtado Memorial football tournament defeating Wilred Leisure SC 2-1 played at Rosary grounds, Navelim on Wednesday. Guridolim who played an attacking game scored through C. Melwyn and Irfan Yadwad. Wilred Leisure SC pulled a goal back through Nalister Silveira. Please like & share: Read More »

US abruptly postpones top-level N Korea talks

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly shelved plans to meet a top North Korean official in New York, the latest twist in diplomatic attempts to secure a potentially landmark peace deal. Please like & share: Read More »

Google touts progress in fight against piracy

SAN FRANCISCO: Google said Wednesday it is making strides in helping internet users legitimately get songs, films and apps while choking off revenue to websites with stolen digital content. Please like & share: Read More »

China again declines to reveal details of financial assistance to Pak

BEIJING: China on Wednesday once again declined to quantify the financial assistance it is willing to provide to Pakistan after the just concluded visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Beijing even as it termed his talks with top Chinese leaders “very successful”. Please like & share: Read More »

Bardez ZAO gears up to promote commercial cultivation of mango

MAPUSA: The zonal agriculture officer for Bardez is gearing up to promote commercial cultivation of mango in Bardez taluka as agriculture department has come up with a new scheme which provides maximum assistance for beneficiary of the scheme up to Rs 2 lakh in case of hard rock soil and Rs 1 lakh in case of  soft soil. Please like ... Read More »

FAO warns of impact of price, currency trends on smallholder incomes

NEW DELHI: Declining international agricultural commodity prices should ease the bill the world’s poorest countries pay for food imports, although the strengthening US dollar poses “serious concerns”, a new United Nations report says. Please like & share: Read More »

Iran port: US exempts India from certain sanctions

WASHINGTON: The United States has exempted India from imposition of certain sanctions for the development of the strategically-located Chabahar Port in Iran, along with the construction of the railway line connecting it with Afghanistan, a State Department spokesperson said. Please like & share: Read More »

RBI acts as seat belt for government: Rajan

NEW DELHI: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan described the apex bank as a “seat belt” for the Central government which is in the driver’s seat, protecting the government against any “accident”. Please like & share: Read More »