Thursday , 17 January 2019


A powerful laptop with AMD Ryzen processor

Asus VivoBook 15 X505ZA is powered by AMD’s next-generation Ryzen processor and Vega 8 processor for graphics. The laptop is available in India for Rs 52,990. Please like & share: Read More »

Coolpad launches Mega 5, 5C and 5M budget phones in India

Prajyot Mainkar Coolpad has launched Mega 5, Mega 5C and Mega 5M budget smartphones in India that cater to the offline market. Coolpad Mega 5 comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1440 pixels x 720 pixels. Please like & share: Read More »

Climate change produces novel species

Nandkumar M Kamat There is purpose behind this article because the changing fruiting of some mushrooms species need to be identified by citizens and reported to scientists like us who are working in the field. Please like & share: Read More »

Fun is allowing the best to enjoy

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Many, many years ago, the Rovers Cup was a tournament in Bombay – now Mumbai – eagerly awaited by many of us in Goa. Getting there, to cheer a team from Goa was adrenalin rushes a few of us got to experience, and those who did, have it sketched for life. Please like & share: Read More »

Ten reasons to celebrate Indian Premier League

AMRIT MATHUR With top players bought like commodities (onions or art, depending on one’s viewpoint) the IPL auction is a compelling theatre. Yet, for all the hype and hullabaloo, it is only a temporary sideshow where cricket is trumped by cash. Please like & share: Read More »

Is the path set for a HIV free world?

December is a month dedicated to the fight against HIV and AIDS. NT NETWORK gives its readers a glimpse of the battle and how equipped we are to a world free from the virus Janice Savina Rodrigues| NT Network The sustainable development goals set by the UN aimed at ending HIV AIDS by 2030. On the World Aids Day’s 30th ... Read More »

Why Britain will stay in the European Union

Karan Thapar I’m going to do something this morning I’ve rarely done before. I’m going to stick my neck out and make a prediction. Of course, I might end up horribly wrong but my instinct tells me I could turn out to be right. Even though the European Union has endorsed Britain’s divorce terms, I don’t believe Brexit is going ... Read More »

Are earthquakes caused by genocide of animals?

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Dr Madan Mohan Bajaj is not an animal welfare activist. He doesn’t try to stop cruelty, nor does he protest or go to court. He is the Director General of International Scientific Research and Welfare Organisation, and Chief of the Medical Physics, Immunophysics, Nuclear Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering Research Laboratory of the Department of Physics and Astrophysics ... Read More »

Verghese Kurien, a deep appreciation

Ramachandra Guha In February 2013, Narendra Modi, then chief minister of Gujarat, gave a speech at Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) in New Delhi. He spoke at length of Gujarat’s achievements in the dairy sector. He said that his state supplied milk and milk products to Delhi and to Singapore as well. Listening to Modi’s SRCC speech, I was ... Read More »

Hype… and the book

Frederick Noronha On the weekend just over, our state played host to another Goa Arts and Literature Festival at the International Centre Goa at Dona Paula. At one level, a lit fest is a fine occasion, a chance to meet up with big names, plus the opportunity of listening to interesting speakers. Best of all, there is no charge to ... Read More »