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Wrestler Bajrang wins first gold for India at Asian Games

PTI JAKARTA A dominating Bajrang Punia opened India’s gold medal account at the Asian Games, bringing smiles and relief to the Indian camp, which was jolted by the early exit of star wrestler Sushil Kumar here on Sunday. An in-form Bajrang won his maiden Asian Games gold in the 65 kg category but a ‘rusty’ Sushil lost his last chance ... Read More »

Curtorim villagers call for crack down on waste dumping, illegal constructions

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Raising concern over the dumping of waste in isolated areas near the abandoned leprosy hospital in Curtorim, the members of the gram sabha on Sunday resolved to keep these areas under surveillance. Santano Rodrigues, the former deputy sarpanch of Curtorim, pointed out how waste is being dumped at the areas near the Leprosy hospital.  He suggested that the areas must be protected through the bio diversity management ... Read More »

‘Vajpayee was a politician with a difference’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Stalwarts from the Congress party in the state paid rich tributes to the former Prime Minister Bharata Ratna late AB Vajpayee by garlanding his portrait on Sunday at the Congress House in the city. The president of the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee, Girish Chodankar, the Leader of Opposition in the House, Babu Kavlekar, former Law minister, ... Read More »

Issue of hike in garbage collection fee dominates Guirim gram sabha

NT NETWORK   GUIRIM The Guirim gram sabha paid homage to the late prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away last week with a suggestion made to name the under-construction third Mandovi bridge after him. The meeting started with members observing a one-minute silence to pay homage to Vajpayee. The issue of hike in garbage collection fee dominated the ... Read More »

KERALA INTERRUPTED

* The death toll due to rains and floods in Kerala has gone up to 357,  as 22 more deaths were reported on Saturday * Some 50,000 people were rescued in different parts of the state, and red alert continued in 11 districts following prediction of more rains * Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, Chief ... Read More »

Kohli, Rahane knit valuable stand to begin survival

NOTTINGHAM: Virat Kohli was frustrated to be dismissed three runs short of his century but another fine captain’s knock inspired India on their best batting day of the series in the third test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday. Please like & share: Read More »

Little wonders

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ   As an architect working in a firm in Bengaluru, Nimmy Joshi used to be on-site a lot, working around masons doing mud and stone work. It was this that prompted her to try out doing basic clay work herself. Please like & share: Read More »

Bonderam – the traditional way

While people excitedly wait for Bonderam every year, this year the Malar- Divar Bonderam was celebrated in a different way. Please like & share: Read More »

Thousands mourn as Vajpayee cremated with full state honours

NEW DELHI: Bugles sounded the last post, uniformed soldiers gave a gun salute and silence fell over the crowd as former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s mortal remains were consigned to the flames on Friday evening, the sun setting on the life of a poet-politician who combined accommodative politics with graciousness. Please like & share: Read More »