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Tales of wanderlust

At 30, Shivya Nath has travelled to over fifty countries and been featured in several national and international publications. Today at Museum of Goa, Pilerne, Shivya Nath will launch her book ‘The Shooting Star’ followed by an interaction. NT BUZZ out finds more about the traveller VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ In recent times, solo journeys and road trips are ... Read More »

Vignettes of loss and trauma

Jessica Faleiro hopes that readers will recognise a little of themselves in each of the characters in her new book ‘The Delicate Balance of Little Lives’. In a tête-à-tête with NT BUZZ CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ   Q: ‘The Delicate Balance of Little Lives’ consists of five stories where the main characters in each are linked to each other. ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

Morajkar term on ZRUCC extended until 2020 PANAJI: Gangaram Morajkar, chairman, consumer affairs committee, GCCI has been re-nominated on the zonal railway users consultative committee (ZRUCC), south western railway, Hubbali, for the years 2018-2020. The re-nomination is by the ministry of railways, Delhi. Improvement of passenger services and facilities provided by railways, opening of new stations, restarting of Vasco-Miraj and ... Read More »

Modi bats for new tech in agriculture sector

PTI   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday inaugurated  the ‘Krishi Kumbh’ in Lucknow as he expressed hope that the event will pave the way for new technology to be imbibed in the agriculture sector. Addressing the event via video conference, he appreciated the Uttar Pradesh government for its efforts in augmenting the procurement of foodgrains. Amid concerns over ... Read More »

SC sets 2-week deadline for probe into CBI chief

PTI   NEW DELHI Observing that the crisis in the CBI sparked by the internal feud should not linger on in national interest, the Supreme Court on Friday set a two-week deadline for the CVC to complete its ongoing inquiry against CBI chief Alok Verma and said a retired apex court judge will monitor the probe. Both Verma and the ... Read More »

Shake-up in state BJP on the horizon

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Taking serious cognisance of the recent developments in the state Bharatiya Janata Party unit, the BJP central leadership has given indication that it could bring about some major organisational changes in the party at the local level in the near future. The recent induction of two former Congressmen namely Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte in the ... Read More »

GIDC clocks Rs 9.5 crore profit in 2017-18

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa Industrial Development Corporation has succeeded in clocking a profit of Rs 9.5 crore for the year 2017-18, debunking the industry’s claim that the corporation has been cash-strapped. GIDC managing director Narayan Gad said on Friday that the corporation has been constantly working on cost-cutting. It has  succeeded in making substantially saving in the monthly ... Read More »

CBI feud: Congress holds protest at Bambolim against Modi govt

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state unit of the Congress party on Friday staged a demonstration outside the Central Bureau of Investigation office at Bambolim as part of the nationwide protest against the central government’s decision to divest CBI director Alok Verma of his power and send him on leave. The demonstration was led by Opposition leader Chandrakant Kavlekar and ... Read More »

4 Colvale jail guards suspended over banned substances

NT NETWORK   PANAJI/MAPUSA A jail guard was caught while trying to smuggle charas into the Central jail, Colvale, while three other jail guards were found with tobacco on their persons. The four jail guards have been suspended on Friday for trying to carry the banned substances into the jail. Jail guard Narayan Naik was reportedly found possessing charas, while ... Read More »

IFFI-2018 to mark birth centenary of Ingmar Bergman

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The 49th International Film Festival of India to be inaugurated in Goa on November 20 will commemorate the birth centenary year of the internationally-acclaimed Swedish filmmaker, Ingmar Bergman, who was born on July 14, 1918. IFFI 2018 will include a tribute section titled as #Bergman100, where films like ‘Summer with Monika’ (1953), ‘Seventh Seal’ (1957), ‘Persona’ ... Read More »