Thursday, December 3, 2020

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Interfaith couples uneasy as ‘love jihad’ storm rages, gathers force Trisha Mukherjee and Manik Gupta Crisscrossing...
While many comedians started performing online during the lockdown, it has not worked for most. And even now the comedy industry is...
Frederick Noronha Maybe I’m just imagining it, or maybe it’s how you feel when the years add up. But,...

TOP STORIES TODAY

Listen To Farmers

Centre cannot afford to hurt the sector that feeds India The meeting between the delegation of 35 farmers unions...

In devotion to Goencho Saib

For the first time in history, the feast of Goa’s beloved saint, St Francis Xavier will be celebrated virtually today

Ballads from Goa, with love

Goan cultural group Goychim Lharam is all set to release three music videos of Goan mandos.NT BUZZ gets a sneak peek

COPD in the COVID-19 era

With festivals and the wedding season in the offing, we might witness a significant spike in respiratory diseases. People are moving out...

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New Mothers Spend More Time on Facebook

A small, exploratory study suggests that many first-time parents -- particularly mothers -- actually increase the amount of time they spend on Facebook after the birth of their child.

Clues for HIV Treatment in the Neem Tree

Tall, with dark-green pointy leaves, the neem tree of India is known as the "village pharmacy." As a child growing up in metropolitan New Delhi, Sonia Arora recalls on visits to rural areas seeing villagers using neem bark to clean their teeth. Arora's childhood memories have developed into a scientific fascination with natural products and their power to cure illnesses.

Gold loving fungi

Goa’s precious microbial diversity has been sidetracked as a less important and unglamorous issue

Obesity increases length of hospital stay

Sociologists found a direct relationship between obesity and duration and frequency of hospital stays. Researchers found that, on average, obese persons stayed one and a half days longer than those with normal weight. Sociologists attribute the connection to disease--46 percent of obese adults have high blood pressure.

Beyond Irongate: The domestic face of Goa’s Corruption

By Glenn Costa | NT NETWORK

The Shah commissions allegation of Rs 35,000 scam in mining coming close on the heels of the 2G and Coalgate has brought what was earlier spoken about in frustration or in hushed tones among Goa’s intellectuals and had left others banging their heads against a brick wall, in the open.

Paralysis as policy

By Karan Thapar
More than its numbers in Parliament, what confers credibility on a government is the belief it will act, forthrightly and decisively, and stand by its decisions. Unfortunately, you can no longer say that with any real confidence of Manmohan Singh’s UPA 2.

Freezing Goa’s Population

By Tomazinho Cardozo
When Goa was liberated in 1961 the total population of Goa was just 6 lakh. After fifty years of Liberation, the same Goa has a population of fourteen plus lakh. And if the population is to be frozen then there is hardly any time to act.

What a tragic fall

By Ramachandra Guha
Last year I travelled to Sri Lanka on work; my previous visit had been a decade earlier. The people were, as before, gentle and polite; the scenery spectacular; the roads and residences, spotlessly clean. But the political culture had changed in the interim. An air of Sinhala superiority was abroad.

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A Tribute to Two Principled Citizens

By Mário Cabral e Sá

Off and on, freedom fighters are in the limelight for various reasons: to demand more facilities and monetary benefits for themselves, job reservations for their children, quotas for admission to professional colleges, demolition of vestiges of the Portugal passage through Goa monuments, (street names, etc).