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Warner, Finch maul India

Mumbai: Australia gave India a harsh reality check with a 10-wicket hiding in the ODI series opener here on Tuesday, exposing the home team’s middle-order frailty and putting to sword its bowling. Anticipating dew in the evening session, Aaron Finch opted to field. India ended up with a below-par 255 on a decent batting surface after a middle-order failure. Australia …

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Melbourne’s air quality ‘worst in the world’

Melbourne: The air quality in Melbourne deteriorated to the “worst in the world” on Tuesday as smoke from the massive bushfires engulfed Australia’s second biggest city with authorities issuing health warnings advising people to stay indoors and take precautionary measures. The raging Australian bushfires, one of the worst in its history, has killed at least 26 people, burned over 10 …

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Drawing gratitude

A solo exhibition by Mohan Naik was unveiled at Carpe Diem art gallery, Majorda. The tribute exhibition titled ‘Dev Borem Korum’ is the Cuncolim-based artist’s way of expressing gratitude to his well wishers, thus, dedicating this show to them and ensuring that their experience continues to remain warm, fantastical and affordable. Naik’s work is focused on the subject of rural …

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Fire engulfs city waste facility

NT NETWORK Panaji A major fire broke out at the organic waste management facility behind the Heera petrol pump in the capital city in the wee hours of Monday, causing an estimated loss of over Rs 50 lakh to the facility, machineries and equipment. City sky turned black as a huge layer of smoke billowed out of the waste treatment …

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We had plan to poach 3 more Oppn MLAs: Vinay

Panaji: Stating that the local team of the Bharatiya Janata Party under newly-elected state BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanawde should work towards getting at least 30 MLAs of the party elected at the 2022 Goa assembly elections, outgoing state BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar on Sunday said that he had made all arrangements for the entry of three more Opposition legislators …

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Kerala Blasters stun ATK at home

Kolkata: Halicharan Narzary scored the all-important goal as Kerala Blasters made a two-in-two against ATK, bringing an end to the home side’s unbeaten run, in their second leg Indian Super League match at the Saltlake Stadium here on Sunday. Narzary took the possession of the ball around the 30-yard mark and surged past the ATK defenders, creating room for himself …

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Queen calls crisis meeting with Harry, Meghan

London: Queen Elizabeth II has summoned her grandson Prince Harry for face-to-face talks on Monday to discuss future roles for him and his wife Meghan Markle following the couple’s bombshell announcement that they want to step back from Britain’s royal duties.  Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, his brother William, the Duke of Cambridge, and their father Charles, the Prince …

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The slowing down of Goa’s economy in 2019-20

Giving a setback to the government’s ambition of making the Indian economy US 5 trillion by 2024-25, advance forecast released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) indicates that the economy is projected to grow five per cent in the current year 2019-20.   It is the slowest growth rate in the GDP since 2008-09, which was the year of the …

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Scintillating display of talent by ITI students

Students of Industrial Training Institutes in the state put up a fine show of talent at the Kaushalya Jagruktay programme, a state level program organised by the Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship at Kala Academy to create awareness of the  Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Apprenticeship Scheme. Students from all the government owned ITI’s in the state put …

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20,000 women to be screened for breast cancer

NT NETWORK Panaji The state government on Saturday launched three welfare schemes for women in the presence of Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani. The schemes are Yashaswini Scheme for Women Entrepreneurship, Swasthya Sahayak Project and breast cancer screening handheld device facilitating detection of cancer. The function was attended by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Women and Child Development …

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