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Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Panaji: Following the direction of the High Court of Bombay at Goa wherein the court has given one last opportunity to the...

Prophylaxis treatment soon for 18+ to reduce COVID severity

Panaji: As a measure to reduce the mortality due to COVID-19 infection, the Goa government has decided to start prophylaxis treatment for...

Sitharaman urged to restrict business hours of Goa banks

Chennai: The All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) on Monday requested Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to advise Goa government to restrict the...

Goa varsity suspends online classes during curfew period

Panaji: The Goa University has suspended online classes for two weeks in view of the ongoing curfew imposed in the state due...

TOP STORIES IN GOA

50 more succumb to COVID in state

2,804 new COVID-19 cases reported Panaji: Goa registered 50 more deaths in the last 24 hours while 2,804 new...

Vaccination is only solution to bring COVID surge under control: NCP

Panaji: The state president of the Nationalist Congress Party, Jose Philip D’Souza has said that vaccination is the only solution to bring...

People flout COVID rules, shop for non-essential items in Canacona

Canacona: With locals still crowding in stores and other shops selling non essential items it seems that for those shopping, essentials is...
Panaji: Goa government through district administrative has set up call centres in each taluka for ‘updating health status of COVID patients who...

MAGAZINES

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ As a flight attendant Rupali Chandrashaker got to experiment with different types of cuisines...

GOA’S HAPPENING

ACTIVITIES Buffet In A Box: Indulge, from the comfort of your home, in Goa Marriott Resort and Spa’s ‘Buffet...

Making the cut

Miles Takeo Lobo won two best director awards for his gritty film ‘Negotiator’, at two international film festivals. NT BUZZ gets details

Oxygen plants

Miguel Braganza There is only one word on the lips of those afflicted by COVID-19 across India: oxygen. It...

OPINION

A National Lockdown

No state can break the chain of virus transmission by itself  COVID-19 infections and deaths are continuing to touch...

A Flawed War

The Modi government needs to devise effective COVID strategy Even as the COVID-19 situation across the country is becoming...
This week President Biden announced that he would support a TRIPS waiver at the WTO. This is a historic decision

NATIONAL NEWS

Cong puts off party president election

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) unanimously decided on Monday to defer the crucial election to the post of party president...

Limited functionality for users not accepting privacy terms: WhatsApp

New Delhi: WhatsApp will not delete any account for not accepting its new privacy update, but users not agreeing to the controversial...

43 TMC legislators take oath as Bengal ministers

Kolkata: At least 43 members of the third cabinet of the Mamata Banerjee government were on Monday sworn in as ministers during...
New Delhi: Congress party president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the party has to take note of its serious setbacks in assembly...

WORLD

India’s COVID-19 help from America touches USD half a billion

Washington: Less than a fortnight after President Joe Biden in his conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged his country’s steadfast support...

Chinese scientists discussed weaponising coronavirus in 2015

Beijing: A document written by Chinese scientists and health officials before the pandemic in 2015 states that SARS coronaviruses were a “new...

COVID-19 situation in India is heartbreaking: Kamala Harris

Washington: In an address to the Indian diaspora in the US, Vice President Kamala Harris lamented over the deteriorating Covidd-19 situation India,...

NASA calls China irresponsible after rocket debris fall into Indian Ocean

Beijing: The remnants of China’s biggest rocket crashed into the Indian Ocean near the Maldives on Sunday with no reports of damage,...

50 killed in bomb blast at school in Kabul

Kabul: Grieving families buried their dead Sunday following a horrific bombing at a girls’ school in the Afghan capital that killed 50...

Nepal PM to seek vote of confidence in Parliament

Kathmandu: Nepal’s embattled Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will seek a vote of confidence in the House of Representatives on Monday...

Sadiq Khan wins 2nd term as London Mayor

London: Incumbent London Mayor Sadiq Khan has won a second term in office, beating his Conservative rival Shaun Bailey, following the local...

Israel braces for protests after 200 injured in Al-Aqsa mosque conflict

Jerusalem: Israel braced for more protests Saturday after clashes at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound wounded more than 200 people and as...

VIDEO NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

Govt may have to spend Rs 2,000 cr more to procure bags

Kolkata: Raw jute prices going haywire in the ongoing 2020-21 season may put an additional burden of ` 2,000 crore on the...

Kesoram Industries to raise Rs 500-600cr in equity to reduce high-cost debt

The rights issue is expected to be completed by September-October Kolkata: BK Birla Groups Kesoram  Industries is planning to...

Federal Bank, Mashreq Bank tie up for money transfer from UAE to India

Mumbai: Federal Bank has entered into a strategic tie-up with UAE’s Mashreq Bank, to facilitate money transfers from the UAE to India.

Ola Foundation, GiveIndia to provide free O2 concentrators

New Delhi: Ola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of cab aggregator Ola, on Monday announced its partnership with GiveIndia to provide consumers with...

SPORTS

Sam had never taken a side down from England’s top division in 30 years as a manager London: West...

Legendary Goan footballer Fortunato Franco no more

New Delhi: Fortunato Franco, one of the pillars of India’s last Asian Games gold-winning football team in 1962, died on Monday. He...

Kohli gets shot of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi: India captain Virat Kohli on Monday announced that he has got a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and urged his...

Piyush Chawla loses his father to COVID

New Delhi: Piyush Chawla’s father has passed away due to COVID-19 related symptoms, the leg-spinner announced on his Instagram page on Monday.

United down Villa to put City’s title celebrations on hold

Birmingham: Manchester United delayed fierce rival Manchester City’s coronation as Premier League champion by rallying to beat Aston Villa 3-1 on Sunday.