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Honouring a request from the CCP, firefighters sanitise the Panaji municipal market on Friday in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

476 new COVID cases in Goa

Panaji: The state on Friday recorded 476 new cases of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, taking the tally of the active cases to...

KTC to hire all private buses

Panaji: The state government on Friday announced that all private buses running on various routes will  be taken over by the Kadamba...

Governor says efforts on to resume mining

Panaji: Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday maintained that the mining issue would be resolved either through court or legislative action....

TOP STORIES IN GOA

Second COVID Hospital gets operational in Ponda

Ponda: The Sub-District Hospital (SDH) in Ponda, which was designated as the second full-fledged COVID Hospital in the state, started operating on...

18 more COVID cases reported in city, suburbs

Panaji: Eighteen more COVID cases were detected in the city and its suburbs on Friday, taking the total number of active COVID...

Shripad shifted to private hospital

Panaji: The Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shripad Naik, who is suffering from COVID-19 has been shifted to a private...
Panaji: Aiming to reduce the COVID mortality rate, the state’s premier medical institute Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, on Friday reserved...

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MAGAZINES

DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ It all started with an editorial on local daily highlighting issues of the...

Purab Aur Pachhim, the brain drain continues…

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Manoj Kumar, the original dream merchant of patriotism started his Mr Bharat...

250 voices, 24 choirs, one nation

Twenty four choirs from all over India including Goa have come together as one virtual choir themed ‘Sing for India’ to sing...

A song for India

On the eve of Independence Day (August 14), singer and songwriter Akshada Bandekar released a patriotic song ‘Hum Sab EkHai / We...

OPINION

The Dharavi Model

Goa is paying for the blunder of not containing Mangor Hill With the highest ever number of COVID cases...

Hope For Comorbids

Goa govt to provide equipment for care of comorbid COVID patients Since the mortality graph began rising in the...
SUBHASH CHANDRA AGRAWAL, DELHI The Odisha High Court on August 13, 2020, advised doctors to write legible prescriptions preferably...

NATIONAL NEWS

In this Maharashtra village, children speak Japanese

Aurangabad: A fascination for robotics and technology has pushed students of a Zilla Parishad-run school in a remote village of Maharashtra’s Aurangabad...

Multilayered security arrangements for I-Day

New Delhi: Multilayered security arrangements and a mandatory adherence to social distancing norms are in place for the 74th Independence Day celebrations...

MLA’s nephew ‘admits’ to posting derogatory remark

Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress legislator’s nephew P Naveen has admitted to the posting of a derogatory remark on Facebook, which triggered riots in...
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appreciated the “super-human efforts” in containing the magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic in the...

WORLD

N Korea rejects flood, virus aid; lifts lockdown

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lifted a lockdown in a major city near the border with South Korea where thousands...

Afghanistan release remaining Taliban prisoners

Kabul: Afghanistan has released the first 80 of a final 400 Taliban prisoners, paving the way for negotiations between the warring sides...

Military gets sweeping powers as govt resigns in Lebanon

AP Beirut Lebanon’s Parliament on Thursday approved a state of emergency in Beirut in its first...

Trump admin announces exemptions for H-1B, L-1 travel ban

PTI Washington In a move that could help Indian IT professionals and those working in the...

Biden, Harris shred Trump’s White House record

PTI Washington Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made a maiden public appearance with his running mate...

Aus to end fee subsidies to failinguniversity students

IANS Canberra The Australian government announced on Thursday that that it will stop subsidizing university fees...

Aus to end fee subsidies to failinguniversity students

IANS Canberra The Australian government announced on Thursday that that it will stop subsidizing university fees...

UK plunges into deep recession, UK Chancellor admits

PTI London The UK economy plunged into a deep recession as it shrank 20.4 per cent...

BUSINESS NEWS

Remote learning to drive ink tank printers’ sales in India: IDC

New Delhi: After witnessing a massive decline in the second quarter owing to lockdowns, ink tank printers are set to lead the...

WPI inflation falls 0.58% in July, food prices spike

New Delhi: The wholesale price-based inflation stood at (-)0.58 pc in July, remaining in the negative zone for the fourth straight month...

Haryana’s employment policy to create 5 lakh jobs

Chandigarh: Haryana’s draft industrial policy aims to attract Rs 1 lakh crore investment, generate 5 lakh jobs and establish the state as...

Centre to receive Rs 57,128 cr from RBI as FY20 surplus

Mumbai: The Board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday approved the transfer of Rs 57,128 crore surplus to the Central...

SPORTS

New Delhi: UEFA have confirmed that England, Germany and Spain will represent Europe in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be...

Kolkata to host 2020-21 I-League season

New Delhi: The 2020/21 season of the I-League will be held in Kolkata, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) decided on Friday...

Leipzig upset Atletico to set up semis date with PSG

Lisbon: American midfielder Tyler Adams, who came on as a substitute, scored an 88th-minute winner that gave RB  Leipzig a 2-1 win...

GFA to appoint 5-member investigative panel to look into ‘match fixing’

Panaji: The Goa Football Association (GFA) on Friday decided to go ahead with the setting up of a five-member committee headed by...

PSG stun Atalanta with late comeback, enter semis

AFP Lisbon Paris Saint- Germain snatched a dramatic victory from the jaws of defeat as substitute...