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UC Benaulim, Dicarpale SC win

NT NETWORK   BENAULIM United Club of Benaulim won five-goal thriller against St Anthony’s SC, Colva in the Goa Football Association Third Division League match played at Benaulim ground, on Tuesday. Coming into the game with a positive result in the previous game, Benaulim side attacked right from the first whistle and deservingly broke the deadlock in the 4th minute ... Read More »

Tim Cahill on Bollywood, food and playing quality football during ISL

At 38, Tim Cahill is easily one of the oldest footballers on the global stage. The former Everton forward has been an absolute legend for the Australian football team and with 50 goals to his name, Cahill is the highest goal scorer for his national side by quite some distance. In an exclusive interview with SAYAN GHOSH of HINDUSTAN TIMES, ... Read More »

BJP threw ‘Hindutva ladder’ after coming to power: Sena

PTI   MUMBAI The Shiv Sena Tuesday lashed out at the BJP, saying it came to power by climbing on the ‘Hindutva ladder’ but threw it off once its purpose was met. Accusing the BJP of “stabbing Hindutva in the back” by breaking alliance with the Shiv Sena prior to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Uddhav Thackeray-led party said ... Read More »

EC threatens action against AAP for discrepancies in electoral funding reports

PTI   NEW DELHI Flagging discrepancies in its electoral funding statement, the Election Commission Tuesday threatened the AAP with action for “prima facie failing” to follow its transparency guidelines. In its show-cause notice, the EC claimed that transactions through hawala operators were “wrongly disclosed as voluntary donations”. The EC has asked the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to respond to the ... Read More »

Ex-Cong MLA held for trafficking 3 people to US on fake documents

HYDERABAD A former Congress MLA has been arrested for allegedly trafficking three people to the United States on the basis of forged documents while holding the public representative’s post in 2004, police said Tuesday. Jayaprakash Reddy alias Jagga Reddy, former MLA of Sanga Reddy, was arrested Monday night based on information that he allegedly obtained passports in 2004 for himself ... Read More »

US threatens to arrest international court judges

AFP WASHINGTON The United States threatened Monday to arrest and sanction judges and other officials of the International Criminal Court if it moves to charge any American who served in Afghanistan with war crimes. White House National Security Advisor John Bolton called the Hague-based rights body “unaccountable” and “outright dangerous” to the United States, Israel and other allies, and said ... Read More »

UN says Myanmar waging ‘campaign against journalists’

AFP Geneva Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, is conducting a “political campaign” against independent journalism, the UN said Tuesday. A fresh report from the UN rights office decried “the instrumentalisation of the law and of the courts by the government and military in what constitutes a ... Read More »

US marks 9/11 with somber tributes, new monument to victims

AP New York Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city. Debra Sinodinos was among the thousands of 9/11 victims’ relatives, survivors, rescuers and others expected at Tuesday’s anniversary ceremony at the World Trade Center. She ... Read More »

‘Sri Lanka pvt loan sharks seek ‘sex, kidney sale’ against EMIs’

PTI   Colombo The debt-trapped poor women in Sri Lanka often have to accord “sexual favours” to the private lenders against their loan installments, a UN expert on human rights said Tuesday. Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, an independent UN expert on impact of economic policies and infrastructure projects on the human rights also said “he knew of cases of the debt-trapped ... Read More »

Govt buckled under pressure of fish agents in formalin case: AAP, Congress

It has been two months since Goans first learnt about the possibility of harmful formalin in their fish. Since then, till date, there have not been single FIR or investigation in the case. The FDA has failed to clarify whether there was formalin in it or not.But now Aam Aadmi party has obtained an internal inquiry report that exposes loopholes ... Read More »