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Biden, Putin meet in Geneva; talk for hours

AP Geneva With stern expressions and polite words before the cameras, President Joe Biden and Russia’s...

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...

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

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2,000 Lebanese physicians affected by Beirut blasts BEIRUT: Some 2,000 Lebanese physicians were impacted by the massive August 4...

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Indian-American couple gifts $3.5 mn for Sanskrit studies

IANS WASHINGTON The University of Chicago has established a professorship for the study of Sanskrit with a $3.5 million gift from an Indian-American couple to help...

Curtain falls on Myanmar’s army-led Parliament

Naypyidaw: Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi applauded the military-stacked Parliament on its final day in office today, as one-time enemies welcomed a...

‘No Hindu marriage law in Pak creating multitude of issues’

Islamabad: Pakistani lawmakers’ lack of political will to pass the pending Hindu marriage bill despite a Supreme Court directive came in for criticism Friday,...

Peacekeepers accused of abusing children in Central African Republic: UN

GENEVA: The United Nations said Friday it had allegations that peacekeepers from Georgia, France and another unnamed European country sexually abused children while deployed...

Indian-American group backs Donald Trump

Washington: Calling Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump as the “best hope for America”, some Indian-Americans in the New York Tristate area have formed a...

24 dead, including 10 children, in Greek migrant boat sinking

Athens: The bodies of 24 migrants, including 10 children, were discovered off the Greek island of Samos today after their boat capsized, the Greek...

Nepalese Army chief to visit India

Kathmandu: Nepalese Army chief General Rajendra Chettri will visit India on an official trip from February 1 on the invitation of his Indian counterpart...

Indian Republic Day celebrated in Egypt

Cairo: The 67th Republic Day of India was celebrated here with traditional gaiety and fervour by the Indian community here, a statement said on...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Staying healthy in the monsoons

While the monsoons bring relief to hundreds of thousands of Goans, the season also heralds several common and sometimes deadly air and...

Rhyme and reflection

ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ For Michael Jerome Koola becoming an author was always on the cards. And despite...

Going green

Samraat Club of Marcel in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Panjim organised a function at Vitthal Devasthan Hall, Bazarwada, Marcel.

Probing extra-terrestrial planets

The Collaborative Learning Cafe, an initiative by the Friends of Jesuits of the Goa Province organised an online talk titled ‘Five ideas...