Tuesday , 19 February 2019


Journalist’s murder highlights risks of reporting in Pakistan

IANS   Rome In countries such as Pakistan, courageous investigative journalists risk their lives for their profession as the case of slain Pakistani reporter Saleem Shahzad shows, said the editor of an Italian daily. “Syed Saleem Shahzad, who was the Pakistan Bureau Chief for Asia Times Online, was able to work as an honest journalist for a long time in ... Read More »

Punjab holds Goa; qualify for semis

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa’s chances of qualifying for the semi finals of the junior national football championship for the Dr BC Roy trophy went up in smoke in the dying seconds of the match as Punjab equalized and with that ended Goa’s qualifications chances. Goa needing to win the last group match against Punjab- as the latter had a ... Read More »

NATO: Russia must release Ukrainian vessels, sailors

Brussels: The head of NATO said on Monday that Russia needed to take immediate action in order to comply with a 1987 arms agreement aimed at eliminating intermediate and shorter-range missiles and asked it to release Ukrainian sailors and ships amid tensions between Moscow and Kiev. Please like & share: Read More »

Winter skincare

Roanna Silveira December is coming and along with the month and Christmas and the holiday season, come cold, dry winds that can strip your skin of its moisture leaving it dry, itchy and irritated. Dry skin can not only lead to short term skin irritation and redness, but also promote skin ageing. Let’s read about a few tips and tricks ... Read More »

A Christmas Fun Flea Market, a free-to-enter, family-friendly event with a festive feel will be held from November 30 to December 2 at Caculo Mall, Panaji. Please like & share: Read More »


Salcete run over Churchill Brothers AMBELIM: Salcete Football Club showed their supremacy over Churchill Brothers FC as they recorded an easy 3-0 win in the Goa Football Association U-14 League match played at Ambelim ground, on Wedenesday. Please like & share: Read More »

EU leaders approve Brexit divorce pact with UK

LONDON/BRUSSELS: European Union leaders on Sunday approved a landmark Brexit deal, the basis of Britain’s divorce from the 28-member economic bloc, hours after UK Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to campaign with “heart and soul” to get the agreement approved by Parliament amid stiff opposition. Please like & share: Read More »

Discovering India on a different route

This column has two aims: first, to evoke aspects of Keithahn’s enduring legacy; second, to bring home to those who live by slogans and on social media that altogether the most exciting and enjoyable way to be Indian is to hit the road and get to know India Ramachandra Guha On the first Sunday of November, I left my home ... Read More »

Tivim locals demand action on dumping of garbage along roads

caption: Tivim sarpanch Sharmila Gadekar presiding over the gram sabha on Sunday Photo: 18thivim MAPUSA : On the issue of garbage dumping along the main road, Tivim villagers have demanded action against those dumping garbage by imposing a fine of Rs 5000 on defaulters. The villagers also condemned the brutal assault on FC Goa fan and an Anjuna resident recently. ... Read More »