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Panaji, outskirts see 17 new cases

NT NETWORK Panaji Commotion was witnessed at Altinho in Panaji on Friday as ten COVID positive...

16 killed as plane skids runway, falls into valley in Kerala

PTI Kozhikode Sixteen people were killed and several others injured when a Dubai-Calicut Air India Express...

Yet another surge of 259 COVID cases

The state continued to report a high number of coronavirus infections, as Goa’s tally of confirmed cases crossed the 8,000-mark with 259 cases being detected on Saturday. The state also registered two more deaths in the last 24 hours.

Possibility of planes skidding off short Mopa runway dismissed

Director of civil aviation Suresh Shanbhogue brushed aside the possibility of an aircraft landing-related accident at the proposed Mopa International Greenfield Airport

Heavy rain likely over Goa

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rain in Goa over the next four days.


India set for opener

India, playing their first tournament under new coach Savio Medeira, start as favourites against the lowest ranked team among the eight participating nations but the home team can take their rivals lightly at their own peril in the Group A match at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi

Swiss filmmaker Martial a kick boxer


PANAJI: Prior to becoming a film maker, 36-year-old Mr Martial Vout, a delegate at IFFI, worked as a professional bodyguard. A self-defence teacher, he has written a book for women on ways to defend when attacked.

GFA U-16: Dunes rout Saligao

PANAJI: Dunes Sports Club, Morjim trounced Saligao Sporting Club 5-0 in the GFA U-16 league match at Siolim grounds, Friday.


Cooper test for referees

PANAJI: GFA referees appearing for the fitness test at the University grounds on December 18 have been asked to note that a bus will be leaving from the PJN Stadium at Fatorda to the University. Details about the timings and other related matters can be obtained from Mr Milagres Tereza, a GFA release stated.

Bhakti dazzles in Visakhapatnam

PANAJI: Goa Carbon Limited Brand Ambassador and Asian Junior Girls champion Bhakti Kulkarni bagged second prize in junior category among much fancied international participants at the Vizag International Grandmasters chess tournament, which concluded in Visakhapatnam Thursday.

Nagoa drub Saligao 6-2

PANAJI: Nagoa Sporting Club toyed with Saligao Sporting Club to score a comfortable 6-2 victory in the Goa Football Association Second Division League on Thursday.

Spain may face last 3 European champions in draw

KIEV (UKRAINE): Spain could be grouped with its three European champion predecessors when the draw for Euro 2012 is made on Friday.

One-day scrabble championship

PANAJI: Scrabble Association of Goa will organise an All-Goa Open Scrabble Championship—in general category and for school children—at the BPS Sports Club, Margao on December 4.


Altering education in India

After 34 years, India has got a New Education Policy (NEP) which has brought major changes in schooling and higher education. NT...

Jobless during a pandemic

Frederick Noronha You might think this photo has been rigged. It hasn’t. Sometime back, during the...

Tackling maggots

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Some weeks ago, I made a WhatsApp group for my People for Animals (PFA) unit heads....

The history of Savadatti and its temple

Tensing Rodrigues It is important to understand the idea of Renuka and her transformation into Yellamma. Perhaps Renuka was...

What if the universe is conscious?

Nandkumar M Kamat Things on our planet would change instantly if it’s proven scientifically in the future that the...