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Dover Corporation on aggressive talent hunt in India

IANS JAIPUR Dover Corporation, the US-based manufacturer of industrial products, is on an aggressive talent hunt in India, a senior company executive has said. With global imprints in energy, engineered systems, fluids, refrigeration and food equipment, the $7 billion revenue company is aiming for a big expansion in the Indian market. “We plan to organise career fairs and look for ... Read More »


Swayam Naik wins Ponda taluka rapid chess PONDA: Swayam Naik won Ponda taluka level rapid chess tournament for Ponda rated players, organised by Chess Learning Center in association with Ponda Taluka Chess Association (PTCA) at Khadpabandh, Ponda. Netra Savaikar and Anish Naik secured second and third places respectively. Vignesh Sawant, Swayam Bambolkar, Mohit Khandeparkar, Sachin Gaude, Gaurav  Naik, Parth Kamat ... Read More »

Diocesan Catechetical Centre celebrates 50 years

NT BUZZ The Diocesan Catechetical Centre celebrated its golden jubilee on March 7, at the Pastoral Institute St Pius X, Old Goa. The celebration began with a faith exhibition presented by school and catechism students. A brass band led by students of St Theresa’s Convent High School, Raia accompanied the dignitaries to the entrance of the Pastoral Institute. Colourful balloons ... Read More »

Goa’s Liston Colaco in India squad

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Liston Colaco from Goa has been named in the India U23 National team for the forthcoming AFC U23 Championship Qualifiers which is to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from March 22, according to an all India Football Federation (AIFF) press release. India coach Derrick Pereira also named ten 19-year-olds and even one 16-year-old in India’s 23-member ... Read More »

Airlines told to raise capacity to keep fares in check

IANS   NEW DELHI Airlines have been advised by the government to increase capacity to keep a check on spiraling air fares, official said on Tuesday. A meeting was held between the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and all the airlines on Tuesday. A senior DGCA official said the government did not issue a directive, but advised airlines to ... Read More »

Unleashing the power of ink

NT BUZZ Historian and writer Ramachandra Guha in his lecture ‘Eight threats to Freedom of Expression in Modern India’ outlined the importance of Freedom of Expression and the need to uphold it. He was in Goa to release the book, ‘Ink of Dissent: critical writings on language, literature and freedom’ by Damodar Mauzo. While Guha said that creative writers are ... Read More »

Dr Pramod Sawant wins trust vote by 20-15

Throwing all kind of speculations to the wind, Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant comfortably won the vote of confidence by 20-15 votes.All the MLAs of MGP, Goa Forward as well as all three independents voted in favour of the new coalition government.The only MLAs who voted against the trust vote were 14 Congress MLAs and 1 NCP MLA Churchill Alemao. ... Read More »

Tears roll down, CM breaks down, House pays homage to Parrikar, Francis & Wagh

It was a really emotional moment in the Assembly on Wednesday. The House was paying homage to the man who ruled the House for 25 years as a firebrand politician: Manohar Parrikar. Tears were rolling down from every MLA’s eyes and Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant could not control his emotions. He literally broke down. Please like & share: Read More »

New Zuari bridge to be named after Parrikar

The under construction new Zuari bridge was yet another dream of Manohar Parrikar, after the new Mandovi bridge.The Zuari bridge would be named after Parrikar. Also with his portraits on two pillars in the river.This was announced by Deputy CM Sudin Dhavalikar on Wednesday in the Assembly.Dhavalikar, who is also the PWD minister, said that providing 24×7 drinking water to ... Read More »

Hues of joy

RAMESH SAVAIKAR | NT NETWORK Holi is a two-day long Hindu festival that marks the arrival of spring. It is a festival of colours and is a celebration of fertility and love. It also signifies the triumph of good over evil. In some communities, Holi is seen as a festival for farmers seeking blessings for a fertile land and a ... Read More »