Sunday, July 25, 2021

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PTI Beijing Chinese President Xi Jinping underlined the importance of long-term stability and prosperity in Tibet...

US purchased extra 200 million doses of COVID jab: Pfizer

IANS New York The US government has purchased an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech...

‘Govt officials world over among 1,400 WhatsApp users targeted in 2019’

IANS  Washington Senior government officials from across the world, including individuals in high national security positions...

Philippines evacuates over 15,000 people amid flood threat

IANS Manila Authorities in the Philippines have evacuated more than 15,000 people in Metro Manila and...

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Rain wreaks havoc in Goa

NT NETWORK Panaji Incessant rain over Goa caused widespread damage across the state on Friday in...

BSNL’s phone, broadband services crash

NT NETWORK Panaji Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s telephone and broadband services in the state were completely...

Valpoi receives extremely heavy rainfall

NT NETWORK Panaji Most of the regions in Goa received very heavy rainfall in the last...

IMD issues red alert for Goa

NT NETWORK Panaji Goa has been listed at the fifth spot in the state-wise rainfall distribution...

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Gun violence killed 190 across America on July 4th weekend

Washington: Nearly 190 people were shot dead across the US over the July 4th or Independence Day holiday weekend, according to data...

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...

Angela Merkel ‘horrified’ after visiting flood affected areas in Germany

Schuld: Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that she was horrified by the “surreal” devastation in the flood-ravaged region of Germany, as the...

Afghanistan rejects Pak denial on its Air Force providing cover to Taliban

New Delhi: Afghanistan’s First Vice President Amrullah Saleh has rejected Pakistan’s denial on its Air Force threatening the Afghan military and providing...

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Al-Qaeda operates under Taliban protection: UN report

IANS  Kabul The United Nations has warned in a new report that the threat from terror...

Xi Jinping makes first visit to town near Arunachal Pradesh

PTI Beijing Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located...

Taliban want President Ghani removed

AP Islamabad The Taliban say they don’t want to monopolise power, but they insist there won’t...

Afghan forces recapture district in Herat

IANS Kabul Afghan security forces launched a counter-offensive and recaptured Karukh district in Herat province on...

US conducts airstrikes on Taliban to support Afghan forces

IANS Washington The US military in the past few days conducted airstrikes in Afghanistan to support...

South African riots have left 337 dead

IANS Johannesburg The death toll from the week-long violent protests and looting across South Africa, which...

US diplomat expresses concern over pandemic in N Korea

AP Seoul America’s No. 2 diplomat on Friday expressed sympathy for North Koreans facing hardships and...

Sinopharm shot less effective against COVID-19 among elderly

AP Budapest A new study suggests that a Sinopharm vaccine offers poor protection from COVID-19 among...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Designing the antidote to counterfeit artworks

PTI Even as the demand for Indian art is growing, challenges like forgery, piracy, and absence of royalty for...

Author weaves tale of motherhood with lore of Goddess Kamakhya

Award-winning author Rashmi Narzary talks about her book ‘Bloodstone, Legend of the Last Engraving’, and the myths, history and her questions about...

Goa needs its Commons

Frederick Noronha One monsoon day, in a season when ideas too tend to sprout, I chanced upon Joseph Furtado’s...

Why ecosystems love and humans hate floods

Nandkumar M Kamat If one stands, during these weeks, on the Mandovi waterfront at Old Goa, Ribandar, Panaji, or...