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Nuclear war will lead to ‘nuclear winter’: Study

Washington: With the world speculating and fearing that the United States and Russia may consider waging a nuclear war in the coming years, a Rutgers University-led study revealed how the world would get impacted and suffer from it. The study supported the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons or the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty passed by the United Nations in …

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Making waves

The Reflection, an art exhibition featuring artworks by Islampur-based nature artist BS Patil was held at the Ujwal Art Gallery, Vagator. A criminal lawyer by profession, Patil’s passion for art and nature are showcased at the exhibit. On display are oil paintings depicting seascapes on canvas. The exhibition was inaugurated at the hands of portrait artist Sanjay Harmalkar in the …

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And the award goes to…

The ninth edition of the Orchid Awards 2019 was held at the Panjim Convention Centre. The chief guest for the function was Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant while the guests of honour were power minister of Goa, Nilesh Cabral and Sulakshana Sawant. The Orchid Awards aims at honouring women achievers in Goa from various fields namely, education, art and culture, business, …

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Eight mobile thieves arrested; 60 handsets recovered

Mapusa: Eight thieves have been arrested for stealing high-end mobile phones during the three-day EDM festival at Vagator that concluded on Sunday. 54 mobile handsets, worth Rs 10 lakh, have been recovered by the Calangute police and around six handsets, worth Rs 80,000, have been recovered by the Anjuna police. During the three-day EDM festival over hundred mobile handsets if …

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IOC terminal-Dabolim airport ATF pipeline on the cards

Vasco: Deputy general manager aviation of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) for Goa Parasuram Hasalkar has informed that a direct pipeline to supply aviation turbine fuel (ATF) to Dabolim airport from IOCL terminal, Vasco is on the cards. Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of a visit to the IOCL terminal in Vasco on Monday, Hasalkar said that the …

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Greta Thunberg’s father tough on her climate activism

London: Greta Thunberg may have become the new global climate icon, but the 16-year-old Swedish teenager struggled with depression for three to four years and received no support from her father for skipping school for activism, a bold decision that has inspired millions to join her in raising awareness on environmental issues. In an interview to the BBC, Greta’s father …

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Dempo SC walks past FC Goa

Ella, Old Goa: Dempo Sports Club walked past FC Goa 3-1 in the All India football Federation (AIFF) Sub junior League at Dempo SC Academy ground in Ella, Old Goa on Monday. In a game clearly dominated by Dempo , the hosts could have added to their tally of goals but it did not appear necessary as their domination was …

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PICTURE OF 2019

* In this picture taken recently competitors perform on stage during Bangladesh’s first bodybuilding competition for women, in Dhaka. * A 19-year-old student has become Bangladesh’s first women’s bodybuilding champion after a contest in which most of her muscle was covered up to prevent controversy in the Muslim-majority nation. * While skimpy bikinis are the norm at many international body-building …

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All infra projects to be completed by 2022: CM

Ponda: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday said that all infrastructure projects undertaken in the state will be completed by 2022, which will meet the infra requirements for the next 25 years.  The infra projects include the Patradevi-Canacona bypass road and the new Zuari bridge. Work for new Borim bridge will also be taken up. The projects are getting funds …

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