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India suffer first ever T20I defeat to Bangladesh

New Delhi: Mushfiqur Rahman singlehandedly fired Bangladesh to their maiden T20 win over India with an unbeaten 60, choking the fancied hosts in the smog-hit series opener here on Sunday. As cricket took centre stage despite severe pollution, Bangladesh negotiated the pitch much better than India, who made 148 for six on a sticky surface. The Indian batsmen appeared over-cautious …

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Goan farmers inch towards mechanized farming

It is harvesting time presently for paddy farmers in the state. This year the rains have caused havoc and due to the unseasonal rains in harvesting time paddy farmers are not happy as their crops are destroyed. However, farmers have begun harvesting whatever crop is not destroyed. Several farmers are turning towards modern technology for harvesting rather than using labourers. …

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Hector races past 100th delivery milestone in Goa

MG Hector, the premium SUV that drew people’s attention even before its launch, achieved 100th delivery in the Goa market recently. Deepak Humraskar the 100th customer took delivery of the vehicle at the MG showroom, Taleigao.   The send off was by Swapneel Nachinolcar, director, Group Priority and  Gaurish Sakhardande, chief executive officer, Priority Auto Lincs, Taleigao. Booking to the Hector have …

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Marivel fishermen want ship removed instantly

NT NETWORK Panaji Fearing an explosion on the naphtha-laden tanker ‘MV Nu-Shi Nalini’, which has run aground around 800 metres away from the Marivel beach near Raj Bhavan in Dona Paula, traditional fishermen residing in the area on Saturday demanded immediate removal of the ship. At a meeting held on the beach, the fishermen resolved to march towards the Raj …

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Malik arrives in Goa; to be sworn in as Governor today

NT NETWORK Panaji Goa Governor-designate Satya Pal Mailk arrived in the state on Saturday. Upon his arrival at the Dabolim airport, he was received by Speaker Rajesh Patnekar, Urban Development Minister Milind Naik and leader of the Opposition Digambar Kamat. Later, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant called on the Governor-designate and welcomed him. Malik will be sworn in as the Governor …

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People need to cooperate with police in tackling drugs issue: CM

NT NETWORK  Sankhali Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday said that drugs have reached everywhere in Goa and, hence, citizens need to help police in arresting those involved in drug trafficking so that the young generation do not fall prey to drugs and added that parents need to keep a watch on their children’s activities.  He said that people are …

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A grave matter

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ From digging graves, removing the remains and cleaning them, and also maintaining the graves, a grave digger does a lot of important work. But never gets any recognition. “It’s a thankless job. Normally he will not even find a mention in the vote of thanks list which usually includes priests, doctors, nurses, choir, relatives …

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Fresh attempts to unload naphtha from tomorrow

Vasco: In a fresh move, the state government has decided to mount an electronic hydropower pump on a barge next to the grounded naphtha-laden MV Nu-Shi Nalini vessel in order to start pumping out the hazardous cargo from the ill-fated vessel from November 2. The trial run of mounting the newly-procured electronic hydropower pump on a barge will be held …

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Chaos at Arlem over HSRP fitting: ADT orders work suspension

Margao: The task of fixing high security registration plates (HSRPs) to vehicles, that was being undertaken at the Arlem office of the transport department, was suspended by the assistant director of transport (ADT) Prakash Kholkar after he received directions from the South Goa District Collector Ajit Roy. Roy held an  emergency  meeting with the  Salcete  mamlatdar Prataprao Gaonkar, police and RTO officials …

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Panjim Footballers beat Vasco SC; record first points

Duler: Panjim Footballers, after a poor start in the Goa Football Association (GFA) Professional League, showed patches of green in their game as they walloped Vasco Sports Club 3-0 at Duler stadium on Thursday and registering their first points. Joyson Gauncar scored a brace and Janio Fernandes scored the other for the capital city side. Vasco started with three changes …

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