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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Calangute: The state’s first smart street opened in Calangute on Monday with closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed to help police crack...

Govt clears 10 projects worth Rs 2,228 crore

Panaji: The Goa Investment Promotion and Facilitation Board (Goa-IPB) has approved seven new projects and three projects for expansion with a proposed...

Parents, teachers want schools kept shut till year end

Panaji: The report prepared by the department of education after consulting stakeholders in the educational sector as regards reopening of schools in...

Bookies visiting Goa as tourists to run IPL betting rackets: cops

Panaji: Within a month, Goa police have busted seven Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket betting rackets, involving crores of rupees. These rackets...

TOP STORIES IN GOA

290 new COVID cases reported in state

Panaji: Recoveries continue to outnumber the fresh COVID-19 cases as 343 patients recovered from the disease while 290 new COVID cases were...

Do not create hurdles for Baiguinnim garbage treatment plant, CCP Mayor urges Shripad

Panaji: The CCP Mayor Uday Madkaikar, on Monday, urged the Union Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shripad Naik, not to...

Civil contractors react positively to amendment to ‘Rules of Enlistment’

Panaji: Civil contractors in the state, on Monday, reacted positively to the amendment to the Rules of Enlistment of Contractors in PWD/WRD,...
Vasco: Minister for Transport and Panchayats Mauvin Godinho has called upon the private entrepreneurs to venture into new business activities by availing...

MAGAZINES

ANNA FERNANDES | NT BUZZ With a vision to create a self-reliant Goa – and feed the growing appetite...

Paddy Harvesting Begins in State

The harvesting of paddy has begun in the state, however, the rains have caused havoc in the State and especially due to...

Green for the winter

Miguel Braganza Whether rabbits really love carrots, I do not know. The rabbits, that we had at home when...

‘My first reaction was to say no’

Initially hesitant to return to India due to spike in COVID-19 cases, Sonu says he agreed to perform at Vaishnodevi ceremony due...

OPINION

Self-Sufficiency In Food

Goa cannot become self-reliant by sending officials to villages THE government announces schemes but usually they are poorly implemented....

Plasma Or No Plasma

As plasma therapy is working, the state should continue with it Even though Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has...
The Bihar assembly election is the first where this 2020 order of the Supreme Court is being tested AJIT...

NATIONAL NEWS

Third phase human trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The third phase of the human  trial of the indigenous vaccine against COVID-19, COVAXIN, will commence at a private hospital here...

Durga idol that never got immersed

Varanasi: Most of the Durga idols have been immersed on the last Navratri Day and the remaining will be taken for immersion...

‘Ghunghroos’ from UP set to tinkle again

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanaths commitment towards the artisan community has revived the ‘ghunghroo (anklet bells) industry in Etah district.
Bengaluru: The steep decline in the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Karnataka indicate that the infections are shifting from high...

WORLD

Church, a source of strength and place for reflection for me: Kamala Harris

Washington: Democratic Party’s vice-presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris on Sunday said the church has always been a source of strength and a...

Armenia-Azerbaijan blame game over truce violations continues

Yerevan: Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday accused each other of violating the new cease-fire announced the day before in a bid to...

India ranks 6th in valuing teaching workforce in 35 country survey

London: India ranks among the world’s top 10 countries when it comes to valuing its teaching workforce, according to a new 35-country...

Obama calls Trump’s behaviour ‘not normal’

Miami: While hitting the campaign trial for Democratic president nominee Joe Biden, former US President Barack Obama slammed his successor Donald Trump’s...

Haley reveals Trump had offered her Secretary of State position

Philadelphia: Popular Indian-American Republican politician Nikki Haley has revealed that Donald Trump, soon after winning the November 2016 US presidential election, had...

UK pediatricians demand free meals for children as COVID-19 fuels poverty

London: Pediatricians are urging the British government to reverse course and provide free meals for poor children during school holidays as the...

Israel, Bahrain agree on normalisation deal

Jerusalem: The Israeli Cabinet approved the normalisation deal with the Arab Gulf state of Bahrain on Sunday, a week after the two...

Pak could be next polio-free nation: WHO

Islamabad: Pakistan could be the next country on the journey to a polio-free world, the World Health Organisation has said.

VIDEO NEWS

BUSINESS NEWS

Taxes on fuel set to rise further

New Delhi: The economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent pressure on revenues may again push the Centre to raise...

Centre to seek Parliament’s nod for additional Rs 37,000 cr infra push

New Delhi: Centre will seek the Parliament’s approval for additional spending of Rs 37,000 crore on infrastructure development in the second batch...

Govt may extend soft loans to grain-based units to spur ethanol output

New Delhi: To boost ethanol production in the country, the government is considering extending subsidised loans to grain-based distilleries also under the...

Digitisation utmost requirement for Indian logistics sector

New Delhi: As the Indian logistics sector returns to normal operations after being severely impacted by the pandemic and the lockdowns, sector...

SPORTS

Sharjah: Chris Gayle channelised his inner anger while Mandeep Singh played through immense personal grief as they conjured to script another chapter...

Injured Rohit ruled out of Aus tour

New Delhi: India’s limited-over vice-captain and senior opener Rohit Sharma was on Monday left out of all three squads for the tour...

Ronaldo-less Juve remain winless yet again

Turin: Without superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who is still in corona quarantine, Juventus Turin had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Hellas...

Vardy seals 1-0 win for Leicester against Arsenal

London: Jamie Vardy kept up his brilliant scoring record against Arsenal by coming off the bench to earn Leicester a 1-0 win...

Stokes ton sinks Mumbai

Abu Dhabi: Ben Stokes’ spectacular hundred overshadowed Hardik Pandya’s six-hitting spree as Rajasthan Royals spiced up the IPL play-offs race with an...