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Team India reach England

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team touched down in London on Wednesday ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019 which is scheduled to be played between May 30 and July 14. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) uploaded the image on social media and their post read: “Touchdown London #TeamIndia”. Skipper Virat Kohli also took social media …

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Goa’s Narendra Naik leads Champion team of India

Fatorda: As the referee blew the final whistle to mark the end of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Sub Junior final supporters of Reliance Foundation Young Champs jumped into the playing field screaming and flaying their arms. Their joy – the reliance team was captained by Narendra Naik of Goa. “He joined Reliance Foundation when he was twelve. It …

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Foolproof security for vote count

Panaji: Security has been beefed up at the strongrooms (where EVMs are stored) and  counting centres in Panaji and Margao, and  fourth layer of security has been added to the existing three layers. The votes polled for the parliamentary elections and the bypolls to four assembly segments will be counted on May 23. A senior police official said that in …

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Air passenger found with gold paste worth Rs 48.50 lakh

Vasco: The air intelligence unit (AIU) of Goa Customs, on Tuesday, informed that their sleuths  apprehended an international passenger who had arrived from Muscat at the Dabolim airport, and seized gold paste, weighing 1360 grams, worth Rs 48.50 lakh, from his possession in the wee hours. Customs sleuths, headed by assistant commissioner of customs (AIU) Navin Patel and assistant commissioner …

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Living in accordance to Allah’s will

Danuska Da Gama Ramzan in Arabic translates to ‘extreme dryness and intolerable heat’. While the idea of fasting is to practice self restraint, a period of introspection, communal prayer (salat), charity and reading the Quran are symbolic during this time that begins and ends with appearance of the new moon. Muslims during this month fast from the time of sunrise …

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Celebrations at Curdi

Devotees from various parts of Goa along with former residents of Curdi came together to celebrate the zatra of Lord Someshwar. Located in the submerged village of Curdi, the ancient Someshwar Temple is one of the few structures that still remains intact. During the months of April-May, the water level decreases and the village of Curdi resurfaces. It is believed …

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Kohli sounds the war bugle for India

New Delhi: Indian captain Virat Kohli sounded the war bugle on Tuesday while addressing the media, along with coach Ravi Shastri, ahead of the team’s departure for the ICC World Cup, which begins on May 30. Kohli, who will be playing his third World Cup, opined that this is the most challenging global tournament that he will be a part …

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Panaji bypoll registers 75.25% voter turnout

Panaji: The bypoll to the Panaji assembly segment on Sunday recorded 75.25 per cent voter turnout, and the polling was peaceful. The byelection was necessitated by the death of former chief minister Manohar Parrikar. The last byelection to the Panaji assembly constituency held in August 2017 had recorded 69.98 per cent polling, which indicates that this time there has been …

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Pak Army to raise another division for safety

Islamabad: The Pakistan Army will raise another division-size special force to protect Chinese nationals and projects under the CPEC, military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has said, days after the brazen terror attack on a luxury hotel in Balochistan. Describing the US$ 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a living example of deep-rooted friendship between Pakistan and China, Major …

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Dry fish business picks up as monsoon nears

With the summer nearing to its end Goans are stocking up on dry fish for the monsoon season. Availability of fresh sea fish will slowing decline in the markets due to the anticipated rains and the  ban on fishing.  And Goans who cannot do without fish have to depend on the dry fish which they stock up for the rains. …

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