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Cloth, needle, scissors

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY Wearing face masks now is a necessity and NSS (National Service Scheme) volunteers GVM’s GGPR College of Commerce and Economics, Farmagudi have come up with an all year-round project of making cotton face masks. “When the college realised the need for masks, and considering the shortage of the same and the high prices of the …

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Thoughts on tackling a pandemic

MARIA FERNANDES | NT KURIOCITY The coronavirus outbreak has created huge challenges in all spheres of life for the common man as well as the government. From containing the pandemic to sustaining its citizens, India has a long-drawn battle ahead. The measures by the government alone however cannot help, as the magnitude of the effects of the deadly virus is …

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Parents seek Shripad’s intervention for safe return of their stranded wards

NT NETWORK Valpoi Parents of thirteen stranded students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Delhi on account of COVID-19 lockdown met North Goa MP Shripad Naik at his residence and sought help through state government for safe evacuation of their wards. After the school administration expressed its inability to help, the parents decided to meet North Goa MP Shripad Naik and …

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant visited the Basilica of Bom Jesus at Old Goa on Wednesday to inspect the ongoing work of the Archaeological Survey of India.

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Discovery seamen end ordeal, reach Goa

Panaji: The Goan seafarers, who disembarked from the ‘Marella Discovery’ cruise ship at the Mumbai port and thereafter tested negative for COVID-19,  arrived in Goa after crossing the state borders at Patradevi in Pernem taluka late Tuesday night, ending their ordeal at sea.  As per reports, buses carrying the Goan sailors left Mumbai for Goa on Tuesday morning. A team …

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70% of shops begin operation in Ponda

Ponda: With the state announcing relaxation in lockdown, almost 70 per cent of shops in Ponda have begun operation. Almost all types of shops and businesses have begun operation this week except for wine stores, and saloons. Even hotels and shops dealings with food items such as sweet marts and others too have started takeaway services. Most of these shops …

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UK holds a minute’s silence for COVID-19 frontline healthcare victims

London: The UK came together on Tuesday for a minute’s silence in the honour of hundreds of healthcare and other workers who have lost their lives on the frontline of the coronavirus fightback across the country. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who just recovered from a severe coronavirus attack, led the tributes with UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak at 10 Downing Street …

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Need package to survive, revive and thrive: HAI President

New Delhi: With hotel industry severely hit due to the coronavirus crisis, the President of the Hotel Association of India (HAI), Puneet Chhatwal, has said that the government can come up with a wholesome package to help the industry tide over the current crisis and also achieve long term growth. Chhatwal said that any downturn can be an opportunity to …

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For it to dry

A farmer seen spreading paddy grains, for it to dry, on a tarpaulin laid along a road at Taleigao. Farmers across the state are in the process of drying the paddy grains before stocking it.

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