Sunday, May 9, 2021

National News

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has constituted a 12-member national taskforce of top medical experts to formulate a methodology for allocation of...

Black fungus afflicts COVID survivors

Ahmedabad/Mumbai: Cases of mucormycosis, a serious but rare fungal infection, are on the rise among COVID-19 survivors, causing blindness or other serious...

Farmers take out protest marches in Punjab against weekend lockdown

Chandigarh: Farmers took out protest marches at several places in Punjab on Saturday against the weekend lockdown imposed by the state government...

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...

TOP STORIES TODAY

State clamps 15-day curfew

Curfew will be in force from May 9 to  May 23; govt makes COVID negative certificate must for tourists

Industry braces for economic losses

Panaji : Even as the state declared a 15-day curfew to break the COVID infection chain, industry bodies asked for manufacturing units...

All-time high of 4,195 COVID cases in state

*17-year-old girl from Sindhudurg dies of COVID *India adds over 4.14 lakh new COVID cases Panaji:...

HC gives one more chance to govt on digital fare meters

Panaji: The High Court of Bombay at Goa has given the state government yet another opportunity to set in motion  installation of...

MOST READ

Landslide victory for Trinamool in West Bengal

Kolkata: Belying all expectations, the TMC was headed on Sunday for a landslide victory in assembly elections, overcoming the...

DMK wins TN polls after 10-year hiatus

Chennai: After a decade in Opposition, the DMK won a convincing victory over archrival AIADMK in Tamil Nadu and the ruling party...

Six cities rated 5-star, Indore retains cleanest city tag

New Delhi: Indore, Ambikapur, Navi Mumbai, Surat, Rajkot and Mysuru have been rated as five-star cities, 86 cities as three-star and 64...

Ramping production of Remdesivir to meet demand: Pharma firms

PTI New Delhi Several manufacturers of Remdesivir, that is being used in treatment of COVID-19, said...

OTHER STORIES IN THIS SECTION

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...

9 killed in blast at limestone mine in AP

Amaravati (AP): At least nine workers were killed in a blast at a limestone mine in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh on...

Ex-Zambian armyman held with 4 kg of heroin

Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested an ex-serviceman of the Zambian Army for alleged possession of 4 kg of heroin...

DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO

New Delhi: An anti-COVID oral drug developed by the DRDO has been approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for...

Expert tones down warning on third wave of COVID

New Delhi: There may not be a third wave of coronavirus in the country if strong measures are taken and effectively implemented...

Harsh Vardhan reviews RML preparedness of severe COVID-19 patients

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday visited Dr RML Hospital here and reviewed its preparedness for clinical management of ...

Haryana minister Vij wants all oxygen plants under military control for safety, smooth functioning

Chandigarh: Amid a rise in oxygen demand owing to spiralling COVID-19 cases, Haryana’s Home and Health Minister Anil Vij on Friday said...

PIL in HC for compensating families of those who died due to oxygen shortage

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday asked the AAP government to treat as a representation a PIL seeking compensation for the...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

The Uncelebrated Goan Artist

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

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...

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...