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New Jersey okays assisted suicide for terminally ill

IANS Washington New Jersey has legalised assisted suicide by enacting a law that will allow terminally ill individuals in the state the right to choose when they want to die. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed “the Aid in Dying for the Terminal Act” on Friday, which will go into effect on August 1, making New Jersey the seventh state ... Read More »

Kim says open to talks if US has ‘right attitude’

IANS Seoul North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said he is willing for another meeting with US President Donald Trump to reach an agreement on denuclearisation if Washington has the right attitude, the state media reported on Saturday. “If the US proposes holding a third North Korea-US summit with a right attitude and a right method, we have a willingness ... Read More »

Congress-JDS and parties alike believe in pariwarwad, says Modi

PTI Mangaluru Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the ruling Congress-JDS coalition in Karnataka and parties alike were inspired by “pariwarwad” (dynasty) and believed in giving power to even the last member of the family. Addressing a massive rally here, Modi said unlike the Congress, JDS and others, inspiration for the BJP came from “Rashtrawad” (nationalism). Modi said the ... Read More »

BJP Govt in Goa will remain only if Modi comes back to power: CM

No need to predict.BJP’s chief minister Dr Pramod Sawant has confirmed it. Goa’s BJP-led coalition government will remain only if Narendra Modi comes back to power at the centre. Otherwise, Goa’s coalition government will collapse.BJP will have to sit in the opposition. It was BJP’s booth workers sammelan in Fatorda on Friday night. CM Dr Pramod Sawant bluntly told his ... Read More »

Sudin & Sardinha mum over Cong supporting Dipak in Shiroda

Maharashtrwadi Gomantak Party leader Sudin Dhavalikar has started openly moving with Congress South Goa Lok Sabha candidate Francisco Sardinha in his Madkai constituency.But both the leaders are still not saying whether Congress in return would support MGP candidate Dipak Dhavalikar in Shiroda. Sudin and Sardinha met at Kapileshwari temple in Ponda on Saturday to begin their joint campaign. Please like ... Read More »

Only AAP can solve Goa’s problem in Delhi: Kejriwal

AAP president Arvind Kejriwal is in Goa.He addressed the issues related to coal pollution, extension of MPT berth and CRZ notification at Mormugao.He appealed to residents of Port Town to elect AAP South Goa candidate Elvis Gomes so that he can raise these issue at the Centre. Arvind Kejriwal paid a surprise visit to Mormugao on Saturday. He met NGOs ... Read More »

Parties pull out all the stops in South Goa

ROQUE DIAS, JOAO SOUSA M & DIANA FERNANDES | NT Margao The electioneering for the Lok Sabha elections in South Goa is taking interesting turns: the Congress is trying to push itself in hinterland villages of the constituency, especially in the BJP strongholds in Ponda taluka; the Aam Aadmi Party is attempting to gain more footholds in Salcete taluka, and the ... Read More »

NGT asks state govt to evaluate damages caused by illegal mining

NT NETWORK Panaji The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal has directed the state government to estimate the damages caused to the environment by illegal mining of iron ore and other minerals and recover compensation from the polluters for restoration/restitution. The NGT’s observation came while dealing with the status of compliance of orders of the tribunal on the solid ... Read More »

Navjot Sidhu to campaign for Cong nominees

NT NETWORK Panaji Senior Congress leader and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will address three public meetings in Goa on April 20, electioneering for the party nominees for the Lok Sabha elections. GPCC chief Girish Chodankar told a  press conference in Panaji that Sidhu will come down to Goa to address  a  public meeting at Mapusa on April 20.  On ... Read More »

BJP’s top guns to descend on state for final push

NT NETWORK Panaji The final phase of campaigning of the Bharatiya Janata Party will witness national leaders of the party namely Nitin Gadkari and Suresh Prabhu, besides national president of the BJP Mahila Morcha Vijayatai Rahatkar and film star Isha Koppikar arriving in Goa and addressing public meetings. Gadkari will address public meetings at Mandrem, Bicholim and Mapusa on April ... Read More »