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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Washington: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday vowed to repair America’s alliances and engage with the world once again, saying the country...

Kamala Harris sworn in as US’ first woman Vice President

Washington: Kamala Harris was on Wednesday sworn in as America’s first woman Vice President during a historic inauguration at the West Front...

Govt ready to suspend farm laws for 18 months

New Delhi: Yielding some ground to end the nearly two-month-long protest by thousands of farmers on the national capital borders, the government...

Don’t take Covishield jab if allergic to ingredients

Panaji: After Bharat Biotech, now manufacturer of the COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’, Serum Institute of India (SII), has advised people not to take...

TOP STORIES IN GOA

Goa’s ore mining leases cannot be auctioned as lease period is on: Timblo

Panaji: Goa’s iron ore mining leases cannot be auctioned as the lease period is still on and existing leaseholders are still the...

Cannot go ahead with installation of 7 plants without ‘DMA approval’: GWMC

Margao: Managing director of the  Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) Levinson Martin, on Wednesday, said that the  “Goa Waste Management  Corporation (GWMC)...

30 cases of gastroenteritis reported at Brahma Karmali

Valpoi: Around 30 cases of gastroenteritis have been reported at Brahma Karmali, located 6 km from the Valpoi town.
Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that there is no possibility of mid-term Assembly polls in the state. Ruling out the...

MAGAZINES

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT BUZZ Q. You are a member of the Feature Film category of Indian...

Talking point

Directors Suhrud Godbole and Vaibhav Khisti of Marathi film ‘June’ which was screened in the Indian Panorama Feature Film section of the...

We cannot escape our life situation: Diwadkar

No matter how trying our life can get, one cannot run away from it, but instead need to face it headfirst and...

IFFI in pics

Director Siddik Paravoor of the movie ‘Thahira’ along with the leading cast and crew being felicitated

OPINION

Arnab Goswami Effect

News channels lose more credibility  with Goswami’s WhatsApp messages THE credibility of India’s news TV channels has suffered a...

Polls In Pandemic

The argument for putting off civic elections does not hold IN a surprising decision the State Election Commission has...
Political observers believe Britain has achieved very less, and that too might be floundered in the continued political one-upmanship

NATIONAL NEWS

Nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to give to children: AIIMS director

New Delhi: A nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to be give to school-going children who bear a “very mild” load of...

2021 Assam assembly polls before CBSE board exams

Guwahati: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Wednesday said the 2021 Assam assembly polls will be held taking into consideration the Rongali...

Centre urged to set up vax testing lab in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Telangana’s Industry Minister K T Rama Rao has urged Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to establish a vaccine testing and certification...
New Delhi: Farmer unions opposing the Centre’s new agriculture laws on Wednesday rejected a suggestion by police officers to hold their proposed...

WORLD

Chinese e-tycoon Jack Ma ends silence with online video

Beijing: China’s highest-profile entrepreneur, e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, appeared on Wednesday in a video posted online, ending a 2 1/2-month disappearance from...

Biden to engage world ‘as it is’, not ‘as it was’

Washington: Underlining America’s “growing rivalry” with China and Russia, US Secretary of State-designate Antony Blinken on Tuesday said the Biden administration will...

Kremlin brushes off Western calls to release Navalny

Moscow: The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed off calls from US and European officials to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was arrested...

‘China, WHO should have acted quicker to stop pandemic’

Geneva: A panel of experts commissioned by the World Health Organisation has criticised China and other countries for not moving to stem...

Thai woman sentenced to 43 years in jail for insulting king

Bangkok: A court in Thailand on Tuesday sentenced a former civil servant to a record prison term of 43 years and six...

Indian fishing boat sinks in Sri Lankan waters

Colombo:  An Indian fishing boat allegedly trespassing the International Maritime Boundary Line sank in Sri Lankan waters after colliding with a Navy...

Washington DC turns into fortress amid threats of armed violence

Washington: Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday, the American capital has been virtually...

UK sets out new laws to protect historic statues, monuments

London: The UK government on Monday unveiled new laws to protect England’s cultural and historic heritage in the form of statues and...

VIDEO NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

PM releases RS 2,691 crore for PMAY-G beneficiaries

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lashed out at previous governments, saying the poor had to the bear the brunt of their...

Get set for rebuilding lives and expedite developmental works: Yediyurappa

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S  Yediyurappa on Wednesday said establishing “Ramarajya through Gramarajya” was his government’s goal, as he asked the...

IET India releases findings from mid-level, entry-level Indian workforce

​New Delhi: IET India has released findings from a new report that captures the perspectives from mid-level and entry-level of the Indian...

Illegal encroachments over green belt not allowed: UP

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to strictly monitor encroachments over green belts and ensure that...

SPORTS

Bambolim: An injury-time goal from Rahul KP handed Kerala Blasters a dramatic comeback 2-1 win over Bengaluru FC in an Indian Super...

Smith, Maxwell, Malinga among 57 players released

New Delhi: Fifty-seven players have been released by eight Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises ahead of the 2021 auction, to be held...

Aizawl see off Gokulam

Kolkata: Aizawl FC grabbed their first win of the I-League with a 2-0 verdict against Gokulam Kerala FC and collected three points...

BRIEFS

FC Goa to scout Goan youth via club’s soccer camps PANAJI: FC Goa through a press release has announced...

india ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Brisbane: They say heroes are ordinary people doing extraordinary stuff. If one wanted to see a live demonstration of it, Gabba was...