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Salgaocar FC storm into CEM Gold Cup final PANAJI: Salgaocar FC stormed into the finals of CEM Gold Cup, as they thrashed ASEB Assam 4-0 in the semifinals played at Kafa Stadium in Diphu, Assam on Monday. Samuel Costa scored a double while Denil Rebello and Ronaldo Olievera netted a goal each in Salgaocar’s comprehensive win. Saligao SC enter Reira ... Read More »

Churchill thrash Navelim Villagers 9-0

NT NETWORK   DRAMAPUR Churchill Brothers scored a resounding 9-0 win against Navelim Villagers Union in the GFA’s U-14 play-offs of the Salcete Zone at Dramapur grounds on Monday. Churchill Brothers SC will now take on Salcete FC in the group decider with the winners advancing to the main tournament. Churchill Brothers SC had eight different scorers wherein Dalwin Coelho ... Read More »

Zidane returns to coach Real Madrid

AP   MADRID Zinedine Zidane is returning to coach Real Madrid, the club he led to three straight Champions League titles. Madrid said Monday the former France great has accepted an offer to replace Santiago Solari, signing a contract until June 2022. The coaching change comes less than a week after two losses to Barcelona and another to Ajax. The ... Read More »

NIA court reserves verdict in Samjhauta Express blast case

IANS   HARYANA A special National Investigating Agency (NIA) court, here on Monday, reserved verdict in the February 2007 Samjhauta Express link train blast in which 68 people, mostly Pakistani nationals, were killed. The special NIA court reserved its judgment till March 14, following a fresh petition from a Pakistani national on Monday. The petitioner said eyewitnesses from Pakistan, who ... Read More »

Centre allows state govts to put enemy properties to ‘public use’

PTI NEW DELHI The Centre has allowed state governments to put to “public use” some enemy properties that were left behind by people who migrated to Pakistan since the Partition and to China after the 1962 Sino-Indian war, officials said Monday. The move comes amid the central government’s efforts to sell more than 9,400 enemy properties, worth over Rs 1 ... Read More »

What Nirav Modi Case Tells About India

JAGDISH RATTANANI The story of Nirav Modi leading a rather comfortable life in London appears to have galvanised Indian authorities to action. Reports now say the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought his immediate arrest and that a United Kingdom (UK) warrant could be only weeks away. The swift response after the UK Telegraph’s interview with Modi, in which ... Read More »

Will FC Goa make it to the finals?

After defeating Mumbai City, FC Goa will play the second leg of the semi-finals today at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda. With an advantage of 5 away goals the Gaurs are an inch closer to making their second appearance in the Indian Super League finals. But will they make it? NT BUZZ gets fans to weigh in VENITA GOMES | NT ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

PM Must Walk The Talk On Eradicating VIP Culture Addressing Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel in Ghaziabad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently hit out at the VIP culture and the misuse of power: “The VIP culture is at times the biggest threat to security,” he said. He admitted that the VIPs throw their weight around, get angry at security ... Read More »

UN should name, shame terror supporting countries: Naidu

UNI   SAN JOSE United Nations should evolve a common strategy to combat terrorist and destructive forces and that countries supporting terror must named, shamed and isolated, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu has urged. Addressing a function of the Indian diaspora of Costa Rica in San Jose on Sunday, he opined that the battle for peace included, in the current context, ... Read More »

Pakistan’s former PM Ashraf, 6 others indicted in power project corruption case

PTI   ISLAMABAD Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf and six others were indicted by an anti-corruption court on Monday over alleged corruption in granting approval to a power generation project that caused losses worth billions of rupees to the national exchequer. Accountability court judge Mohammad Arshad Malik indicted Pakistan Peoples Party leader Ashraf and six others including Pakistan ... Read More »