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Sunday, May 9, 2021
Panaji: The announcement of the imposition of a 15-day curfew in the state by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant from May 9 onwards ...

15-day curfew comes into force in Goa today

Panaji: The 15-day statewide curfew will begin on Sunday to arrest the inexorable march of coronavirus that has been wreaking havoc in...

COVID positive test report not must for hospitalisation

Panaji: The state government has issued an order stating that no patient requiring critical care or emergency service or medical service shall...

COVID situation worsened with tourism opening, says Vishwajit

Panaji: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has categorically said that opening up of tourism without any restrictions in December 2020 has led to...

TOP STORIES IN GOA

3 Opposition legislators decide to open 2 COVID care centres in Margao and Fatorda

Margao: In order to  contain the spread of  the COVID pandemic and to provide the most needed  healthcare facilities, three opposition legislators...

Ramp up COVID testing facilities in Navelim: Luizinho

Margao : With COVID cases surging, efforts are being made to step up testing and also vaccination drive in Navelim. Under Navelim primary...

Curfew announcement triggers panic buying in Ponda

Ponda: Residents of Ponda went into panic buying mode on Saturday, a day after Chief Minister Pramod Sawant announced a 15-day strict...
Panaji: Goa registered 3,751 fresh COVID-19 positive cases on Saturday while the state also recorded 55 more deaths linked to the dreaded...

MAGAZINES

DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT NETWORK Two days before he could turn 93, I jumped at the chance to...

Before the rise of Goa Dourada

Tensing Rodrigues It would be interesting to look at the three villages Cimbel, Panelim and Baimginim before the rise...

Doctors, in print and in stone

Frederick Noronha Doctors are in the news, and rightly so with Goa and the rest of India being badly...

Animal welfare at college level

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Some months ago, Anoushka, Abhishek, Sarthak, Garvita and Rishabh wrote to me from Thapar Institute and...

OPINION

A Curfew At Last

Strict enforcement of rules alone can break the chain of virus transmission AFTER repeatedly rejecting appeals to impose a...

The AP Strain

Genome sequencing needed to detect its prevalence in Goa Even as the state is battling the onslaught of the...
US President Joe Biden used social media pledging support to India to tide over the ongoing health crisis. Such a development marks...

NATIONAL NEWS

Sonowal, Sarma meet BJP top brass over CM pick

New Delhi: Amid suspense over the next chief minister of Assam, the two main contenders for the post - Sarbananda Sonowal and...

War against COVID has to be fought collectively: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: Union minister Jitendra Singh, on Saturday, said the war against COVID has to be fought collectively as the optimum results...

SC allows plea to make Health Ministry party to PIL seeking steps to control population

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has allowed a plea to make the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare a party to a...
Chandigarh: Farmers took out protest marches at several places in Punjab on Saturday against the weekend lockdown imposed by the state government...

WORLD

We are determined to help India: Kamala Harris

Washington: Pledging that the Biden administration is determined to help India in its hour of need due to surging COVID-19 infections and...

Jaishankar leaves UK with message of convergence

London: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar left London at the end of a four-day visit to the UK on Friday with a...

Indian-American doctors urge Biden to release 30 mn vaccine doses to India

Washington: A prominent group of Indian-American doctors on Friday urged the US government to release at least 30 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses...

India travel ban to end on May 15: Aus PM

Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday announced that the ban on travel from India would end on May 15, paving...

World powers working hard to bring US back to talk with Iran

Vienna: World powers held a fourth round of high-level talks Friday in Austria aimed at bringing the United States back into the...

Myanmar insurgents burn govt outpost

Bangkok: Guerrilla soldiers from Myanmar’s Karen ethnic minority burned down a government military outpost on Friday after capturing it without a fight...

4 ex-cops indicted on US civil rights charges in Floyd death

Minneapolis: A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and death, accusing them...

Former Maldives president injured in terror attack

Male: Police in the Maldives said Friday an explosion that wounded former President Mohamed Nasheed and four others including a British national...

VIDEO NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

Patent waiver in WTO to enable timely availability of COVID-19 vaccines: Govt

New Delhi: Competition laws, IPR encourage innovation, aid human progress: D Subbarao US will do its best to end Covid, says White...

Odisha seeks GST exemption on purchase of vaccines

Bhubaneswar: Seeking the Centres active cooperation in the fight against the pandemic, Odisha Thursday demanded exemption of GST on purchase of vaccines...

DAG to host fundraiser auction to aid COVID-19 relief efforts

New Delhi: City-based art gallery DAG will host a fundraiser sale of 51 works from its collection, the proceeds from which will...

Switzerland sends Rs 24 cr-worth medical supplies to India

New Delhi: Switzerland, which has sent medical supplies worth CHF 3 million (over Rs 24 crore) to India to fight the COVID...

SPORTS

New Delhi: Indian cricketers will complete an eight-day hard quarantine period in Mumbai before leaving on June 2 for a marathon tour...

Leeds dash Spurs hopes to secure top four finish

Leeds: Leeds beat managerless Tottenham 3-1 on Saturday to put a huge dent in Spurs’ ambitions of securing a coveted Premier League...

Wrestling: Seema wins gold at Olympic qualifiers

Sofia: Seema Bisla added a gold medal to her Olympic qualification but India’s Greco Roman wrestlers drew a blank at the World...

Neymar signs new PSG deal keeping him till 2025

Paris: Neymar has committed his future to Paris Saint-Germain by extending his contract until 2025. The Brazil forward joined...

Jadeja, Vihari, Shami return to Indian squad for WTC final, England Tests

Hardik Pandya not considered; Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini dropped New Delhi: Hardik Pandya was not considered for selection as...