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Death toll in Himachal building collapse climbs to 14

Shimla: Six more bodies were retrieved on Monday from the debris of a building collapse in Himachal Pradesh’ Solan district, taking the death toll to 14, officials said. Twenty-eight people, including 17 Army personnel and 11 civilians, were injured after the four-storey building, which housed a restaurant, collapsed on the Nahan-Kumarhatti Road on Sunday evening following heavy rains, they said. …

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‘Goa holds a special place in my life’

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT BUZZ Q. Firstly, tell us about your roles in ‘Sacred Games 2’ and ‘Typewriter’? ‘Sacred Games’ is a very special show and I have a lot of expectations about the second season. The show is only going to go to greater heights and I am very happy that my character of Markhand who works with the …

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Voices of devotion

On the occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi, Ravindra Bhavan Margao hosted a programme titled ‘Bolava Vithal’, musical performances in praise of Lord Vithal. The evening featured a performance by Pune-based Bharatanatyam dancer Arundhati Patwardhan. A musical programme was also performed by Prachala Amonkar, Pradeep Sarmokadam and Gayatri Patil. The programme was inaugurated by chairman of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, Prashant Naik. Also present …

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IFFI’s golden jubilee edition will be a memorable event

Panaji: Aiming to make the forthcoming golden jubilee edition of the International Film Festival of India a memorable “professional show”, the steering committee for this mega film event, which met in the city on Sunday, reached many decisions including having a special showcase to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi as well as holding a business exhibition for …

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England become new World Champions

London: England lifted their maiden ICC World Cup trophy, beating a battle-hardened New Zealand in a nerve-wracking final that was decided via a dramatic Super Over here on Sunday. Opting to bat, New Zealand once again put up a modest batting performance under overcast conditions to post 241 for eight against a quality England pace attack that kept on asking …

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Navelim fight off Don Bosco scare to enter semis

Raia: Navelim Sporting entered the semifinals of 48th Custodio Memorial football tournament defeating Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda 4-1 via the tie breaker played at panchayat grounds, Raia on Sunday. The match started on a slow pace but as the proceedings wore on the teams began going strong with some attacking play. Navelim’s attacking medio Aulon Gomes made two smart moves …

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Copperleaf wins Restaurants award 2019

Copperleaf one of Porvorim’s most busy and well-frequented eatery bagged the Restaurants award 2019, for serving the best coastal cuisine. The award recognizes the restaurant for its splendid work in Goan and coastal cuisine in west India. Located near the NH-66 highway, Copperleaf is in business for three years and in a short span is already a household name for …

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British tabloid claims Shahbaz embezzled UK aid

Islamabad: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Sunday denied reports by British tabloid ‘’Daily Mail’’ that its leader Shahbaz Sharif embezzled millions given to Pakistan by the UK in aid. According to the Pakistani media, PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb slammed report that accused Shahbaz Sharif of “embezzling tens of millions of pounds of public money and laundering it in Britain”. …

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4 new ministers join Sawant cabinet

NT NETWORK Panaji Governor Mridula Sinha on Saturday administered the Oath of Office to four new ministers namely Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar, Jennifer Monserrate, Filipe Neri Rodrigues and Michael Lobo, thus inducting them in the Pramod Sawant-led Bharatiya Janata Party government. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Chief Secretary Parimal Rai were present at the ceremony held at Raj Bhavan. All the …

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Sawant destroying Parrikar’s legacy, says an upset Vijai

NT NETWORK Panaji Goa Forward Party (GFP) president and former deputy chief minister Vijai Sardesai on Saturday accused Chief Minister Pramod Sawant of attempting to destroy the legacy of former chief minister late Manohar Parrikar by dropping BJP’s ally from cabinet to induct ten Congress MLAs into the party. He termed the ongoing developments a political rape of Goa and …

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