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India inch closer to qualification, Windies out

Manchester: Indian bowlers led by the deadly Mohammed Shami produced yet another splendid performance to put their team on the cusp of a semi-final berth with a 125-run rout of the West Indies in their sixth World Cup encounter here Thursday. With 11 points, India are now almost through and another win in their next three games will seal their …

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Kohli surpasses Sachin, Lara as quickest to 20,000 runs

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli has added a fresh feather into his already illustrious cap as he became the fastest cricketer to complete 20,000 international runs during the team’s ICC World Cup 2019 group stage encounter against West Indies at the iconic Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester on Thursday. Before the clash, Kohli needed just 37 runs to overhaul …

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Water-logging witnessed across Mormugao taluka

NT NETWORK Vasco Water-logging was witnessed in several parts of Vasco, Mormugao, Dabolim and Cortalim constituencies due to the incessant rain that lashed the entire Mormugao taluka throwing the normal life out of gear on Wednesday. Water-logging was witnessed near El-Monte Theatre at Desterro, near Mormugao municipal building, near MPT Institute and police quarters, near RTO office building, near St …

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Heavy rain throws life out of gear in Goa

NT NETWORK Panaji The state witnessed a spell of heavy rainfall on Wednesday throwing life out of gear and causing severe damage to property. The weather department has issued ‘heavy to very heavy rains’ alert for the next three days and advised people to stay indoors till Saturday owing to cyclonic circulation that is persisting over east central Arabian Sea …

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Saligao villagers oppose move over waste plant expansion

NT NETWORK Saligao Saligao villagers on Wednesday in unison opposed plans for expansion of the garbage plant in the village and suggested the panchayat to take legal recourse. The panchayat had convened a special meeting to seek views of the villagers on the plans of the government to expand the plant’s capacity from 100 to 250 tonnes. The villagers passed …

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Veteran freedom fighter Mohan Ranade passes away at 90

Panaji: Veteran freedom fighter, Mohan Ranade, who was one of the main pillars of the final phase of Goan freedom struggle ignited by Ram Manohar Lohia in 1946, passed away in Pune, Tuesday morning. He was 90. Ranade was ailing for quite some time and was hospitalised in a Pune hospital. He was presently undergoing treatment. Ranade was cremated at …

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Aus crush England, seal semis spot

London: It was reminiscent of the Australian swagger of yore as Aaron Finch’s pacers bossed archrivals England on their way to the World Cup semifinals with a 64-run victory here Tuesday. While Australia became the first team to reach the semifinals of the showpiece, England’s defeat, their second straight following the stunning reverse to Sri Lanka, made their path to …

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Arpora-Nagoa sarpanch prioritises panchayat ghar, football ground

Arpora: Deepika Redkar was elected unopposed as sarpanch of Arpora-Nagoa village panchayat at the election held at the panchayat office at Arpora on Tuesday. Ex sarpanch Sakaram Naik had resigned from the post of sarpanch and ever since the post remained vacant. Krishna Gadekar from the BDO office Mapusa was the presiding officer. Arpora panchayat secretary Rui Cardoso assisted him …

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‘Urgent’ need for international probe on Khashoggi killing: fiancee

Geneva: The Turkish fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday appealed for an international investigation into his “premeditated” killing amid evidence of high-level Saudi involvement. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and US resident, was killed last October by Saudi agents while at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul to obtain paperwork ahead of his wedding to Hatice …

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In tribute to Mohan Ranade

Danuska Da Gama In December 2014, Mohan Ranade, then 85-years-old had flamboyant memories of Goa’s liberation movement, his solitary confinement of six years, and time spent in prison in Lisbon. His hearing was slightly impaired, but he full of gusto despite a bad cough, relived his life and experiences with NT BUZZ. He also spoke about a charitable organisation he …

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