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ED books Tahir, PFI on money laundering charges

PTI New Delhi The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has booked suspended Aam Aadmi Party councillor Tahir Hussain, Islamist group PFI and some others on the charges of money laundering and alleged funding of last month’s communal riots in northeast Delhi, officials said on Wednesday. They said the central probe agency has filed a criminal case against Hussain, facing charges of killing …

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State mulls setting up virology testing facility at GMC

NT NETWORK Panaji Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Wednesday said that face or respiratory masks will be provided to all  government employees in the wake of  coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country. He expressed government’s intention to set up a virology testing facility at  the GMC so as to get around the need to send blood and throat swab samples …

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A Management Failure

Congress proved unable to carry Kamal Nath and Scindia together The Congress is going to lose power in one more state despite being the single largest party or having a majority as a coalition. Manipur, Meghalaya, Goa, Karnataka, and now Madhya Pradesh: the Modi-Shah BJP looks hell-bent on capturing power in states by engineering a split in the Congress legislature …

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Adopt a stray, don’t pay garbage fees

IANS Shimla The Shimla Municipal Corporation has decided to leash the problem of stray dogs without putting a bite on the residents. But animal lovers say such schemes lack compassion for raising an orphaned one that requires some time, money and work if they really want to help the new arrival grow up healthy and happy. Adopt a stray and …

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US begins military pullout from two Afghan bases

AFP Kabul American forces have started pulling out of two bases in Afghanistan, a US official said Tuesday, the day peace talks between Kabul and the Taliban were due to start despite widespread violence and a political crisis. The United States is keen to end its longest-ever conflict, and under the terms of a deal signed in Doha last month …

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50% drop in air passengers in Goa

NT NETWORK Vasco The COVID-19 scare has pushed down air passenger movement in Goa by 50 per cent, as the Dabolim airport has been seeing a significant decline in boarding and disembarkation of air passengers. The drop in air passenger  traffic has also impacted ancillary businesses like hotels and taxi services, which have incurred serious losses in the last few …

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Dempo CC win Sanguem T20 cricket

NT NETWORK Sanguem Dempo Cricket Club defeated Salgaocar Cricket Club by four wickets to emerge champions in the All India T20 Leather Ball Cricket Tournament 2020, organised by Sanguem Cricketers, at Sports Complex ground, Sanguem. Batting first, Salgaocar CC posted 190 for 7 in allotted 20 overs with Saurabh Dubey top-scoring with 62 which came off just 30 balls. Dempo …

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Life after Cancer

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ When Ruby Ahluwalia was finally rid of breast cancer, following treatment, her doctor cautioned her to be very careful with her checkups. “He told me that my cancer had been aggressive and had started spreading. Plus I had been diagnosed at an advanced stage. Thus, there was a very high chance of recurrence,” she recalls. …

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Court releases Jalmi, CM says he should be thrown out

Tribal leader Ramkrishna Jalmi was bailed out by the court on Monday after he was arrested on Sunday night for calling Lord Parashurama a terrorist in the anti-CAA meeting. Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant linked him to Congress and said such people should be thrown out. But Jalmi’s lawyer Adv Cleofato Almeida said this did not amount to creating hatred. …

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Sajid Javid stepped down to avoid humiliation

IANS London Sajid Javid has revealed that he decided to resign as the UK Chancellor instead of being “humiliated” by sacking all his aides at a Cabinet reshuffle, a media report said on Saturday. On February 13, Javid resigned as the Chancellor of the Exchequer over differences with Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle. He was offered to …

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