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Girish on course for ticket for North Goa constituency

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Inching towards selecting candidates for both the Lok Sabha  seats in the state,  the Congress has made up its mind on nominating Goa pradesh Congress committee chief Girish Chodankar as the candidate for North Goa Lok Sabha constituency even as  the party is yet to zero in on  the three ticket  aspirants  as the candidate for ... Read More »

Curchorem shopkeepers against sanitation fees

NT NETWORK   CURCHOREM Though a special meeting was convened on Monday by the Curchorem Cacora Municipal Council (CCMC) to discuss and finalise the issue of imposing sanitation fees, the garbage issue has remained unresolved. The special meeting which was held in the municipal hall on Monday afternoon was attended by chairperson Felix Fernandes, deputy chairperson Piedade Diniz, councillors, chief officer Kapil Phadte, ... Read More »

President gives away 55 Padma awards

IANS   NEW DELHI President Ramnath Kovind on Monday presented 55 of the 112 Padma awards – a Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 46 Padma Shri – to distinguished personalities from different fields including a doctor pair. The Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian honour, went to theatre personality and writer Balwant Moreshwar Purandare from Maharashtra. Among the ... Read More »

Swaraj assures all help to families of Indians killed

PTI   NEW DELHI External Affairs Minister Swaraj Swaraj Monday assured all help to the families of the four Indians killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash and directed Indian missions in Ethiopia and Kenya to ensure assistance is provided to them. Four Indians, including a UN consultant attached with the Environment Ministry, were among the 157 people killed when ... Read More »


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 »