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Islamabad: Pakistan’s deposed premier Nawaz Sharif on Sunday staged a political comeback by criticising the powerful Army and said the Opposition was...

UK to impose hefty fines for COVID-19 quarantine breaches

London: The UK government on Sunday announced new rules, which make it a legal requirement for people with coronavirus to quarantine, with...

Trump vows to nominate female judge for SC

Washington: President Donald Trump is likely to nominate a female candidate to the US Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by...

2 Hyderabad Amazon ex-workers charged in US bribery case

New York: Two former Amazon employees in Hyderabad and four others have been charged in a US federal court in an alleged...

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Parliament passes two key farm bills

New Delhi: Two key farm bills, dubbed as the biggest reform in agriculture by the government, were on Sunday passed by Rajya...

State to strive for self-reliance

Panaji: The government will launch the ‘Swayampurna Goa’ or ‘self-dependent Goa’ initiative on October 2, the Gandhi Jayanti, under the Atmanirbhar Bharat...

537 more people defeat COVID in Goa

Panaji: The state on Sunday recorded  407 new cases of the deadly coronavirus, taking the tally of active cases to 5781. Positively, ...

COVID kills nine more people

Panaji: The coronavirus pandemic claimed nine more lives in the last 24 hours, taking the COVID fatality count to 351 in the...

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Pompeo inks deal to move troops from Germany to Poland

AP Warsaw US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has sealed a defence cooperation deal with Polish...

Iran claims a dangerousfuture for UAE after Israel deal

AP Tehran Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard vowed on Saturday that there would be dangerous consequences for...

Bahrain proposes two state solution for Israel-Palestine conflict

IANS Manama Pursuing a two-state solution to end the Israel-Palestine conflict was stressed by Bahrain’s leadership...

Japan marks 75th anniversary of the end of World War II

AP Tokyo Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II,...

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Kabul: Government airstrikes in the north of Afghanistan killed 24 civilians, including children, and wounded six others, according to witnesses. The two...

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Letter containing poison addressed to Trump at WH WASHINGTON: A package containing ricin poison that was addressed to US...

Trump asserts security of American data; to take call on TikTok soon

PTI Washington US President Donald Trump has asserted that data security of Americans is of the...

Chinese jets enter Taiwan airspace

TAIPEI: Taiwan’s air force scrambled jets for a second consecutive day on Saturday as multiple Chinese aircraft approached the island and crossed...

Navalny says he is more than ‘technically alive’

AP Moscow Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities...

2 killed as backyard party in NY turns bloody

AP Rochester Gunfire at a backyard party killed two people and wounded 14 others early Saturday...

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

PTI Washington US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the history-making jurist, feminist icon and a...

London likely to have another lockdown

PTI London Another lockdown in London looks “increasingly likely” amid fears that the UK is heading...

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FROM THE MAGAZINES

Areca nut production needs boost in the state

Areca nut also known as betel nut or supari cultivation in Goa dates back to centuries as history reveals that chewing a...

Festive season to temporarily increase automobile sales

The festive season demand for automobiles is expected to provide some relief to the automobile  industry over the next two-to-three months, India...

KVIC forces Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal to remove fake khadi products

The next time you buy Khadi products make sure that they are genuine because the presence of counterfeit Khadi is rampant in...

India’s fuel demand to fall 11.5% in 2020: Fitch Solutions

Fitch Solutions has revised downwards its forecast for fuel demand in India expecting it to contract 11.5 per cent in 2020 in...