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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Panaji: Yet another spike of 324 positive cases of the coronavirus pandemic was  reported in Goa on Monday, taking  the  tally of...

Oppn steps up attack against Centre over farm reform bills

New Delhi: The farm reform bills passed by Parliament were “the need of 21st century India”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted on...

Rafale fleet to have first woman pilot soon

New Delhi: A woman fighter pilot of the Indian Air Force will soon join the newly-inducted Rafale fighter fleet as one of...

Rain to continue to pound state

Panaji: The Indian  meteorological department on Monday  issued the warning for  Tuesday of heavy rainfall  at a few places and very heavy...

TOP STORIES IN GOA

20 arrested in Candolim for murdering TN youth at Kanchipuram

Calangute: Once again tourists have brought a bad name to the beach belt after 20 accused in the Tamil Nadu murder case...

Govt paid Rs 2.54 crore to pvt firm in violation of contract rules: GFP

Panaji: The Goa Forward Party (GFP), continuing its expose as regards the Labour Gate Scam in the state, on Monday, alleged that...

Amended MV Act has been deferred till Jan 1, 2021: Mauvin

Vasco: Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho has said that the decision on implementation of new Motor Vehicle Amendment Act in the state which...
Ponda: In a joint raid, the Ponda and Collem forest department officials have arrested six Tatodi Dharbandora residents for hunting monitor lizards,...

MAGAZINES

Living in a shanty in Porvorim, 19-year-old boxer Sameer Kenchikera strives hard to providefor his family by taking up odd jobs, while...

Fight the rot

Miguel Braganza It is not just raindrops falling on the head that is worrying the farmers in the hinterland,...

Let’s talk about Alzhiemer’s

September 21 was observed as World Alzheimer’s Day to create awareness, and to challenge the stigma that surrounds the disease. Neurologist Gajanan...

Creating an impact

NT BUZZ Junior Chamber International (JCI) Mapusa celebrated JCI Week 2020 with great pomp. Through the programme, JCI Mapusa...

OPINION

Raise Farmers’ Spirits

Agricultural reforms must not leave farmers unprotected Though the Rajya Sabha passed the two bills -- the Farmers’ Produce...

Mitigate COVID Severity

Focus should be to ensure COVID doesn’t impede life The Goa government needs to address certain crucial issues in...
GANESH DEVY The contempt of court case against the Tamil actor Suriya (which was fortunately and wisely dropped by...

NATIONAL NEWS

There cannot be universal policy on right to protest: SC

PTI New Delhi There cannot be a “universal policy” on right to protest and possible curbs...

Kirti Chakra awardee’s family returns gallantry award

PTI Shimla The family of a Kirti Chakra awardee soldier from Kangra district reached Raj Bhavan...

Two women officers to operate helicopters from warships

PTI Kochi In a first,two women officers have been selected to join as ‘Observers’ (Airborne Tacticians)...
PTI New Delhi Senior army commanders of India and China on Monday held talks on implementing...

WORLD

Singapore develops robot for swab tests

PTI Singapore Singapore has developed a robot that carries out nasal swabbing to diagnose COVID-19, in...

‘COVID-19 cases could rise exponentially in UK’

PTI London Britain has turned a corner in the coronavirus pandemic in a “bad sense”, which...

Sharif makes political comeback; hits out at Army, Imran govt

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...

Ex-Canadian PM John Turner passes away at 91

Ottawa: Former Canadian prime minister John Turner has passed away at the age of 91 at his residence in Toronto. He died...

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

VIDEO NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

ASUS forays into commercial PC market in India with 11 devices

IANS Mumbai ASUS India, the Indian arm of Taiwanese IT major, on Monday forayed into the...

Nearly 3.8 mn EPF members withdraw Rs 44,000 cr since lockdown: Labour Min

PTI New Delhi As many as 38,71,664 employees provident fund (EPF) withdrawal claims worth Rs 44,054.72...

India’s payments tech company FSS bags order from Canada’s Everlink

IANS Chennai Despite the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the world, India’s payments technology and transaction processing...

Google Pay adds tap to pay feature for Axis, SBI card users

IANS New Delhi Google Pay in collaboration with Visa and banking partners on Monday rolled out...

SPORTS

Dubai: Young opener Devdutt Padikkal starred on debut before Yuvzvendra Chahal produced a crafty spell to set up a 10-run win for...

KXIP appeal against umpire’s ‘short run’ howler

Dubai: Kings XI Punjab have appealed against on-field umpire Nitin Menon’s controversial ‘short run’ call at crunch time of their IPL game...

Croatia’s Ivan Rakitic quits international football

Zagreb: Ivan Rakitic has decided to end his international career, Croatia’s soccer federation said Monday. The 32-year-old Rakitic played 106 times for...

Mayank’s heroics in vain as Kings XI surrender in super over

Dubai: Kagiso Rabada once again proved to be the ‘’King of Super Over’’ after Marcus Stoinis’ stared with both bat and ball...

Mane strikes twice; Chelsea lose their first

London : Liverpool showed Chelsea still have far to go to challenge the champions for the Premier League title as Sadio Mane...