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‘Unpredictable’ Pakistan eager to rise on big stage

The 1992 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand was famous for its firsts. It was the first time that teams sported coloured outfits along with the black back screen being introduced. It was also the first, where several matches were played under floodlights and South Africa was re-introduced to this major cricketing tournament after apartheid. But most importantly, it ... Read More »

Salgaocar FC down Goa Police

NT NETWORK CANSAULIM Striker Steflon D’Costa’s 85th minute goal enabled Salgaocar FC (juniors) register a solitary-goal win against Goa Police Sports Club in the GFA First Division Football League match played at Cansaulim grounds on Monday. The all-important goal for the winners came off following Phezor Gomes’ good shot from inside the box after a brilliant move on the left ... Read More »

Saudi oil tankers hit by ‘sabotage attacks’ as Gulf tensions soar

AFP Fujairah (UAE) Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were damaged in mysterious “sabotage attacks” in the Gulf as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran. It came as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned visit to Moscow to head to Brussels instead for talks ... Read More »

‘Provide more info on Adani groundwater management plans’

PTI Melbourne Australia’s Queensland state government has asked Indian energy giant Adani to provide more information on its groundwater management plans, posing another hurdle which may further delay the construction of its proposed billion dollar mine project, expected to be one of the biggest in the world. The decision came after the Queensland government rejected a management plan of Adani ... Read More »

UK officials threaten Indian woman in coma with deportation

IANS London A 31-year-old Indian woman has been threatened with deportation by UK Home Office officials despite being in a coma after having a major operation. Bhavani Espathi, 31, who was in a vegetative state for a week and a half after undergoing the operation, received a letter stating that her application for leave to remain had been refused and ... Read More »

Kamal’s ‘Hindu extremist’ remark stokes controversy

PTI Aravakurichi/New Delhi Actor-politician Kamal Haasan has said independent India’s first “extremist was a Hindu” – Nathuram Godse who killed Mahatma Gandhi, stoking a controversy, with the BJP on Monday asserting that an  “assassin” is very different from a terrorist. The BJP also accused the Makkal Needhi Maiyam founder of indulging in “divisive politics” and following the Congress and Communists ... Read More »

Rahul wants action against those involved in 1984 riots

PTI Khanna/Hoshiarpur Facing a mounting attack from the BJP, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Monday said those involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots should be punished, even as he again rebuked his party leader Sam Pitroda, saying he should be “ashamed” of his remarks on the tragic event. Addressing a poll rally in Hoshiarpur, Gandhi said that what happened in 1984 ... Read More »

Mayawati unfit for public life, says BJP after her personal remarks against Modi

PTI Gorakhpur Unleashing a flurry of personal attacks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati alleged that he “abandoned his innocent wife for political gains,” drawing angry reaction from the BJP which called her “unfit for public life.” Mayawati also alleged that women in the BJP are scared of their husbands meeting the PM fearing they ... Read More »

AAP promises ward clinics, satellite markets for Panaji

NT NETWORK Panaji The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Monday promised ward clinics, ward sabhas, facilitation centres for government services, multi-level car parks and satellite markets for Panaji. The manifesto was released in the city by AAP convenor Elvis Gomes and AAP’s candidate for Panaji by-election Valmiki Naik. Stating that Panaji will be rebranded as “India’s most beautiful capital city,” AAP ... Read More »

Victim girl in rape case involving Babush goes missing

NT NETWORK Vasco The victim girl in the alleged rape case involving former education minister Atanasio Monserrate alias Babush is reported missing from the vocational training institute (convent) where she was kept for rehabilitation at Verna. In this connection, the Verna police have registered a case of abduction under Section 365 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) on May 10 after ... Read More »