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PM May set for Cabinet clash over Brexit deal

PTI   LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will face a major showdown with her Cabinet ministers on Wednesday as the UK’s withdrawal agreement with the European Union enters a crucial stage. Downing Street has said that the UK and the EU have agreed an initial draft agreement on the negotiating terms for Britain’s exit, the so-called divorce settlement, from the ... Read More »

Latambarsem villagers seek follow-up on sanctioned works

NT NETWORK   BICHOLIM Latambarsem villagers have expressed ire over delay in development works to be undertaken in different wards of the panchayat. Villagers want the panch members to do a follow-up on the works sanctioned. These issues were discussed at the gram sabha held that was presided over by sarpanch Prashant Ghadi. There was a heated discussion on garbage ... Read More »

Indian-American Neomi Rao to replace Kavanaugh on DC Circuit: Trump

PTI   WASHINGTON Prominent Indian-American lawyer Neomi Rao has been nominated by US President Donald Trump to fill Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s seat on the powerful DC Circuit Court of Appeals. Trump during Diwali celebrations on Tuesday at the historic Roosevelt Room of the White House announced the nomination of the 45-year-old regulatory czar for the DC Circuit which is considered ... Read More »

Police bust prostitution racket in Arambol; woman held

PANAJI Crime Branch police arrested a 35-year-old woman who was allegedly operating a flesh trade racket from a rented house at Arambol Pernem and rescued three victim girls during a raid conducted late Tuesday night. The accused has been identified as Maina Tabsum (35) from Maharashtra informed police. According to police, the accused was allegedly running a flesh trade racket ... Read More »

‘No plans to grant MFN status to India’

PTI LAHORE Pakistan has “no immediate plans” to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a senior aide to Prime Minister Imran Khan has said, amid the chill in bilateral ties. Asked whether the government was considering granting MFN status to India and that Prime Minister Khan was keen to hold peace talks with the Indian government, Adviser to ... Read More »

India to be $10 trillion economy by 2035: Prabhu

IANS   NEW DELHI Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said Indian economy will quadruple to $10 trillion by 2035 riding on business-friendly policies, structural reforms and transparency in governance. “India is growing at a fast rate and will be a $5 trillion economy in another 7-8 years. By 2035, it will be a $10 trillion ... Read More »

Injured crew evacuated from oil tanker off Goa coast

NT NETWORK VASCO The Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday conducted a medical evacuation of an engineer on board a oil tanker, off Goa coast in coordination with Mormugao Port Trust. As per available information from public relations officer Coast Guard Goa Region Commandant Akshay Jain, a message was received at around 7.30 pm on Tuesday from the captain of an ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

Bank of India registers net loss of `1,156 cr NEW DELHI: State-owned Bank of India on Monday reported a net loss of Rs 1,156.25 crore for the quarter ending September due to a jump in provisions for bad loans. The bank had posted a net profit of Rs 179.07 crore in the corresponding July-September period of the last fiscal. It had ... Read More »

Fans rough up players as Signals and Vasco finish even

NT NETWORK   RAWANFOND Vasco Sports Club and Corps of Signals shared the spoils with two goals and two players, having to bear the brunt of violent Signals fans, in the Goa Professional league organised by Goa Football Association (GFA) at Rawanfond on Wednesday. Corps of Signals was the first to blind Vasco SC with an early goal in the ... Read More »

 Punjab, Haryana procure over 215 lakh tonne paddy

CHANDIGARH Agrarian states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 215.65 lakh tonne of paddy this kharif season, food and supplies officials said on Wednesday. Punjab alone has procured over 150.37 lakh tonne of paddy till Tuesday evening, a Punjab government spokesman said. Out of this 149.44 lakh tonne has been procured by government agencies while 92,854 tonne has been procured ... Read More »