Wednesday, March 3, 2021

World News

Washington: The Biden administration has indicated that it is still undecided on ending the Trump-era ban on issuing new H-1B visas, with...

‘Premature,’ ‘unrealistic’ to think COVID-19 will end by 2021: WHO

Geneva: A senior World Health Organisation official has said it was “premature” and “unrealistic” to think the pandemic might be stopped by...

Teenager injured in Arkansas school shooting; classmate held

Pine Bluff: A 15-year-old boy shot and seriously injured a fellow student Monday morning at an Arkansas junior high school, and the...

2 teens dead after shootout, short police chase in Oklahoma

Muskogee: Police in eastern Oklahoma shot and killed a 17-year-old girl, and a 17-year-old boy died of a self-inflicted gunshot following a...

TOP STORIES TODAY

India will invest Rs 6 lakh cr in port projects: PM

New Delhi: India will invest $82 billion in port projects by 2035, raise share of clean renewable energy source in maritime sector,...

Centre to develop urban water transport in Goa

Panaji: Stating that the central government will develop a maritime cluster in Goa and introduce urban water transport system in the state,...

Ward reservation: govt files petition in SC against HC order

Panaji: The Goa government has filed a special leave petition in the Supreme Court against the order of the High Court of...

12-member gang now held for kidnapping Punjab jobseeker

Gang was earlier arrested for kidnapping Afghan Panaji: The 12 accused, who were arrested by Vasco police in connection...

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US strike in Syria kills 1, wounds several

Baghdad: A US airstrike in Syria targeted facilities belonging to a powerful Iranian-backed Iraqi armed group, killing one of their militiamen and...

Xi Jinping says absolute poverty eradicated from China

PTI Beijing President Xi Jinping on Thursday declared that China has scored a “complete victory” in...

Joe Biden won’t be okay if Taliban ruled Afghanistan: White House

PTI Washington US President Joe Biden would not be okay if the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, the...

Nepal PM unwilling to step down

PTI Kathmandu Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will not resign immediately and implement the...

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GLOBAL SCAN

EU slaps sanctions on 4 Russia officials over Navalny arrest BRUSSELS: The European Union on Tuesday imposed sanctions on...

Myanmar unrest: Police use lethal force, 4 killed

Yangon: Security forces in Myanmar made mass arrests and used lethal force on Sunday as they intensified their efforts to break up...

UN Human Rights says 18 killed in crackdown

YANGON: The UN Human Rights Office says it has received “credible information” that a crackdown Sunday on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar has...

47 pro-democracy activists detained in Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Hong Kong police on Sunday detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the city’s national...

Pak likely to resume cotton import from India

Islamabad: Pakistan may allow cotton import from India through land route as prospects of gradual restoration of bilateral trade ties have brightened...

Pakistan arrests 17 Indian fishermen

Karachi: Pakistan has arrested 17 Indian fishermen and confiscated their three boats for allegedly straying into the country’s territorial waters.

Johnson and Johnson’s single jab COVID-19 vaccines gets US FDA approval

Washington: The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine that works with just one dose instead of...

US intelligence claims Saudi’s Crown Prince approved Khashoggi’s murder

PTI Washington Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved an operation to “capture or...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Keep calm and meditate

ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ Modern life, with its frantic workdays and hectic routines, is stressful by itself. Now,...

In verse

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ For as long as she can remember Sweta Satardekar has always been in awe...

Going organic?

Here’s busting five common myths about organic skincare products, which will help clear the air, if you are confused about going ahead...

Strokes and splashes

‘Motley’ an exhibition of artwork by seven Goan artists was unveiled at Sala De Arte, Panaji. The participating artists comprised Siddharth Gosavi,...