Tuesday , 11 December 2018


Apple iPhone X first impressions

Kul Bhushan Almost a decade ago, Apple’s late founder Steve Jobs unveiled the very first iPhone – a device that went on to revolutionise the way we interact with our mobile phones. Since then, Apple has come up with a new iPhone each year, and all of them have been touted as the best from the company. It would be ... Read More »

HTC Launches U11+

Prajyot Mainkar HTC has launched U11+, a 6-inch device sporting Quad-HD+ super LCD 6 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. This device runs on 2.45GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU. Please like & share: Read More »

Would Madagascar Plague Hit Goa?

Nandkumar Kamat This article is an urgent red alert to public health authorities, media and citizens. Government hospitals and pharmacies should build up enough stock of antibiotics for next six months. Government should urgently purchase heavy duty fumigation machinery to destroy fleas. Goa is a state which failed to stop entry of coconut mites on border due to nonexistent quarantine. ... Read More »

Women empowerment can start with football

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES The football season in Goa is kicking off in Goa with the end of the U-17 World Cup. The bounce of the ball will not be the same but for a start Goa will witness women adorning our playfields and the women’s league will be the change that could add some sparkle. Please like & share: Read More »

The capital saga

‘My Unforgettable Panjim’/  ‘Meu Pangim Inesquecível’, a bilingual book with the historical narrative of the capital city resting on the banks of the Mandovi River, authored by well-known historian, Vasco Pinho is being released on the occasion of his 75th birthday, on October 30. NT Network in a tête-à-tête with the author attempts to gather the details present in the ... Read More »

Populism isn’t in the  spirit of democracy

Karan Thapar Politicians like to please which is why populism comes easily to them. The opposite is also true. Policies or decisions that are painful are viewed as signs of rectitude and good governance. In India we’re accustomed to governments taking the easy way out rather than the tough decisions necessary. Please like & share: Read More »

Split down the middle on the economy

Rajesh Mahapatra Over the past few weeks, a ferocious disagreement has raged among several Indian economists. The heart of the matter concerns the impacts of demonetisation and the goods and services tax (GST) on India’s economy. Let me be clear that I use the word disagreement rather than debate advisedly. Please like & share: Read More »

The flag as symbol and substance

Ramachandra Guha Gandhi’s three closest political colleagues were Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel, and C Rajagopalachari (known popularly as Rajaji). Please like & share: Read More »

Yesterday’s images and sounds…

Frederick Noronha Facebook reminded me recently of a photograph that I had clicked a long, long while ago. In fact, I had captured this image on inexpensive, black-and-white film and using a borrowed camera, over three decades ago, maybe at the age of 19 or 20. Please like & share: Read More »