Sunday, May 9, 2021

World News

Jerusalem: Israel braced for more protests Saturday after clashes at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound wounded more than 200 people and as...

Portuguese PM expects India’s role as global player to expand

New Delhi: India’s role as a major regional and global player is set to expand over the coming years and its journey...

Boris Johnson glad with victory in local elections

London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was enjoying an election bounce on Saturday as many of the local and by-election results went...

Biden confident of meeting Putin in June

Washington: US President Joe Biden said that he is confident that a meeting with his Russian counterparty Vladimir Putin could be arranged...

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...

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Missing Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa ‘fearing for life’

London: A daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in...

GLOBAL SCAN

Rolling Stones warn Trump not to use their songs LONDON: Legendary British rockband, the Rolling Stones have warned US...

North Korea fired 3 projectiles: South’s military

AFP Seoul North Korea fired three unidentified projectiles into the sea on Monday, Seoul’s military said, the...

Message of Sympathy: Xi Jinping writes to Modi, offers helping hand

PTI Beijing Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressed...

OTHER STORIES IN THIS SECTION

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...

UK advises those under 40 to be offered AstraZeneca alternative

London: The UK’s medicine regulators updated their advice on Friday to recommend all adults under 40 years of age should be offered...

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...