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Thursday, June 24, 2021
A school student tries to access the Internet outside his house at Mala in Panaji on Wednesday. Although the new academic year...

State steps up screenings at borders over Delta Plus scare

No cases of Delta Plus variant in Goa, says CM Panaji: Stating that the government has stepped up the...

Two cases of Delta Plus variant in Karnataka

Bengaluru/Mumbai: Two cases of Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 have been detected in Karnataka, state Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said on...

Clamour for early restart of tourism

Panaji: Looking for recovery from the COVID-19 second wave, the state’s hotel and hospitality industry wants to open sooner to tourists than...

TOP STORIES IN GOA

Cabinet grants nod for BCI’s university project

India International University of Legal Education and Research to come up in state Panaji: The state Cabinet, on Wednesday,...

All dogs entering state need to be vaccinated against rabies: Lopes

Panaji: All dogs entering the state, either by road, rail, air or sea are required to be vaccinated against rabies, otherwise the...

Goa records 240 new COVID-19 cases

Panaji: Goa recorded 240 new COVID-19 cases, and five more deaths associated with the deadly infection in the last 24 hours, taking...
Parra: Keeping in mind the statement made by the Chief Minister to grow 5 lakh plants   to make Goa green, the plants will be distributed by the forest and...

MAGAZINES

ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Goa has played muse to many an artist as it has for game developer...

Staying healthy in the monsoons

While the monsoons bring relief to hundreds of thousands of Goans, the season also heralds several common and sometimes deadly air and...

Family, flowers and food: A Goan tradition

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ  Sao Joao, Sao Joao gunvta mure vatt amkam dissonam Aicho...

‘Koi Hais’ and ‘Goanese’ in a very Boring Party

Luis Dias A while ago I had written about the music soundtrack to ‘The Sea Wolves’, the 1980 film...

OPINION

A Sustainable CZMP

Documentation and public hearings must not become a mere formality Even as the date for public hearings to finalise...

Affordable Taxis

Goa must install fare meters and GPS on all taxis soonest  A fresh move by taxi operators to scuttle...
Our leadership, both in the states and at the Centre, have to recognise that India is bigger than the sum of all...

NATIONAL NEWS

Fresh standoff between Delhi and Centre over rations scheme

New Delhi: A fresh standoff between Aam Aadmi Party-ruled Delhi  government and Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government erupted with food and  civil...

Dawood’s brother Iqbal held by NCB in drugs case

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau on Wednesday arrested Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, in a drugs case,...

India adds 50,848 new COVID cases

New Delhi: India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases crossed the three crore mark with one crore infections being added in 50 days.
Commuters walk while crossing the Howrah bridge as the West Bengal government suspended regular public transport during the lockdown imposed to curb...

WORLD

UK won’t extend deadline for EU citizens to apply to stay

London: The British government won’t extend the June 30 deadline for European Union citizens in the UK to apply for permanent residency...

Signs of brain inflammation found in people who died of COVID-19

Boston: Scientists have found signs of inflammation and neurodegeneration in the brains of individuals who died of COVID-19, similar to what is...

Hong Kong’s embattled Apple Daily to close by Saturday

Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper will close by this weekend, its parent company said Wednesday, following last week’s arrest...

Kim Jong Un’s sister dismisses chances of any talks with US

Seoul: The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dismissed prospects for an early resumption of diplomacy with the United...

China tells UNHRC to visit Xinjiang with ‘friendly’ intent

Beijing: China on Tuesday politely declined UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s call for a “meaningful access” to verify the...

Nepal SC quashes appointment of 20 Cabinet ministers

Kathmandu: The political crisis deepened in Nepal on Tuesday after the Supreme Court quashed the appointment of 20 ministers by beleaguered Prime...

3 people killed in Colorado shooting

Washington: Three people were killed in a shooting in the US state of Colorado, authorities said, adding that the suspect was killed...

Imran Khan says ‘no’ to providing bases to US

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ruled out hosting American bases in Pakistan for military action inside war-torn Afghanistan, fearing it might...

VIDEO NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

FM calls for re-thinking financing, development priorities for inclusive, resilient infra

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday made a case for re-thinking financing and development priorities for inclusive, sustainable and resilient...

MSMEs seek PM’s intervention in bringing down increasing raw material prices

Panaji: The Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) has joined hands with all the MSME associations seeking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s immediate intervention...

No I-T lens on deposits up to Rs 2.5 lakh by housewives post note ban: ITAT

New Delhi: Cash deposits of up to Rs 2.5 lakh by housewives post demonetisation will not come under I-T scrutiny as the...

Deccan Fine Chemicals begins staff vaccinations

PANAJI: Deccan Fine Chemicals, in collaboration with Primary Health Center, Corlim commenced its Covid vaccination camp for all the employees on Wednesday....

SPORTS

Seville: Spain claimed the biggest win of the tournament with a 5-0 thrashing of Slovakia in their final European Championship Group E...

England, Croatia cruise into last 16

Glasgow: Croatia and England on Tuesday cruised into the round of 16 stage from Group D in the ongoing Euro 2020. England...

New Zealand win World Test Championship

Southampton: India’s revered superstars failed to dazzle on the ‘D-Day’ as New Zealand’s canny operators and their classy skipper Kane Williamson deservingly...

Sweden send Poland home

St Petersburg: Sweden winger Emil Forsberg scored a double including the second fastest strike in European Championship history before Viktor Claesson’s stoppage-time...

India take lead after Shami’s brilliance

Southampton: Mohammed Shami’s incisive swing bowling brought India back in the contest but New Zealand nosed ahead by removing both the openers...