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Heavy rain, waterlogging throws life out of gear in Salcete

Margao: Incessant rains lashed Salcete on Thursday resulting in several trees to uproot and fall on roads, power lines and houses. Coconut trees and branches of huge trees came crashing down on roads at Raia, Loutolim and Nuvem. However, locals cleared the roads instead of waiting for the fire and emergency services. There were no causalities reported in the incidents.  The Comba subway was also flooded, but the water receded later. …

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England steamroll Australia for a place in final after 27 years

Birmingham: England snuffed out Australia’s title defence and stormed into the Cricket World Cup final with a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over the five-time champions in the second semifinal on Thursday. Eoin Morgan’s men skittled out Australia for 223 before romping to their target in 32.1 overs in a lop-sided battle between the hosts and the holders at Edgbaston. Jason Roy …

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10 Cong MLAs led by Babu join BJP

NT NETWORK Panaji In a major political development on Wednesday evening, 10 of the 15 Congress MLAs – comprising two-third majority – merged their party’s legislative wing into the Bharatiya Janata Party, which now has a total strength of 27 legislators in the 40-member state legislative assembly. The legislators led by former leader of the opposition Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar and …

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Signboard comes crashing down on four-lane highway at Dabolim

NT NETWORK Vasco A motorcycle rider was grievously injured, while four other vehicles including an Innova car and two two-wheelers were trapped under a huge signboard when it came down crashing on the four lane highway (NH17B) near INS Hansa gate at Dabolim on Wednesday evening. The incident reported at around 6.30 pm when heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds …

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Goa police may invoke NSA to arrest rising crime

Panaji: In view of the recent incidents of attacks using swords occurring in the state, the Goa Police is contemplating invoking the stringent National Security Act (NSA) to contain anti-social elements creating public order problems. According to police, the NSA enables detention of a troublemaker for a year. It is learnt that the move comes in the backdrop of Sunday …

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Rain stands in way of India’s march into final

Manchester: The notorious Manchester weather pushed the first semifinal of the World Cup to the reserve day after dominant Indian bowlers excelled yet again to restrict New Zealand to a sub-par 211 for five, here Tuesday. Rain forced players off the field after 46.1 overs and as per ICC’s playing conditions, the game will resume on Wednesday from where it …

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Now, Subway opens in Vasco

VASCO: Subway outlet has been inaugurated at ‘1930 Vasco’, which is located in the heart of the town. The restaurant was inaugurated at the hands of eminent dietician and nutritionist and founder of Diet Clinic Harpreet Pasricha in the presence of regional manager of Subway for Maharashtra and Goa Abdul Baseer, director of NRB Group and proprietor of ‘1930 Vasco’ …

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The heartbeat of Kashmir

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Pragnya Wakhlu found her calling in music a few years ago. Having undergone music and vocal training as a young girl, Wakhlu however took up a job in IT which led her to the US. But the pull of music was strong. And in a bid to understand her roots better and to foster …

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Jagannath Rath Yatra in Panaji

Shree Jagannath Temple Trust Goa and All Goa Orissa Association celebrated the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath for the tenth consecutive year in Panaji. The Rath Yatra signifies Lord Krishna’s journey from Gokul to Mathura. The festival is celebrated every year on the second day of the lunar fortnight during the month of Ashadha Maasa.  In Goa, the procession …

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Salcete, Mormugao, Ponda go dry as Selaulim pipeline bursts

Margao: People from Salcete, Mormugao and Ponda talukas faced a water crisis on Monday, as the newly laid Selaulim pipeline of 100 million litres per day (MLD) burst at half a kilometre distance from the Selaulim dam in Sanguem. Though people turned panicky owing to rumours that restoration of the pipeline would take two to three days, executive engineer, water supply, PWD, Srikant Gaonkar said that the normal flow …

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