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10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

15 Jan 2021

10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.

Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM

13 Jan 2021

Union Minister Shripad Naik is conscious and recovering: Goa CM

Union Minister Shripad Naik, who was admitted to a Goa hospital after he met with an accident, is conscious and recovering, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday, adding that there is no need to shift him to New Delhi for treatment.

Union Minister Shripad Naik injured, wife, aide killed in accident

12 Jan 2021

Union Minister Shripad Naik injured, wife, aide killed in accident

Minister of State for Defense Shripad Naik was injured while his wife, Vijaya, and a close aide, Deepak Dube, died in a car crash late on Monday. Reports said the SUV they were traveling in met with an accident in Hosakambi village, Ankola taluk, Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka.

Pandemic special: Some scenic Work From Home destinations in India

10 Jan 2021

Pandemic special: Some scenic Work From Home destinations in India

It's almost a year since the pandemic began and a year since the majority of the workforce made workstations out of their homes.

Aguada jail to be revamped as tourist spot by March

06 Jan 2021

Aguada jail to be revamped as tourist spot by March

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that the renovation of the historic jail at Aguada, which no longer houses prisoners and is being developed as a tourist spot, will be completed by March this year following which it be will be opened for visitors.

Goa: Amid pandemic, midnight mass, carols usher in Christmas

25 Dec 2020

Goa: Amid pandemic, midnight mass, carols usher in Christmas

The peel of the midnight bells in churches and the carols reverberating the praise of Lord Jesus ushered in the Christmas festivities in Goa amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aam Aadmi Party will fight 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections: Kejriwal

15 Dec 2020

Aam Aadmi Party will fight 2022 Uttar Pradesh elections: Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be contesting the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022, party chief Arvind Kejriwal announced on Tuesday.

Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing

27 Nov 2020

Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing

The Indian Navy on Friday said that a MiG-29K trainer aircraft had crashed off the coast of Goa into the Arabian Sea last evening.

Poonam Pandey detained in Goa for filming 'obscene' video

05 Nov 2020

Poonam Pandey detained in Goa for filming 'obscene' video

Model-actor Poonam Pandey was on Thursday detained by Goa Police for allegedly shooting an obscene video in the coastal state.

KJo's Dharma Productions litters Goa's village, receives show-cause notice

28 Oct 2020

KJo's Dharma Productions litters Goa's village, receives show-cause notice

Filmmaker Karan Johar's Dharma Productions was lambasted by environmental activists and renowned public figures for dumping tons of waste in the Goan Village of Nerul, after wrapping up the shoot for Shakun Batra's untitled film starring Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Ananya Pandey.

Coronavirus-induced woes, broken phone cost family their 16-year-old son

23 Oct 2020

Coronavirus-induced woes, broken phone cost family their 16-year-old son

A family in Goa, struggling to meet ends after the coronavirus outbreak, was devastated this month after their 16-year-old son took his life, over a broken phone.

After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

21 Oct 2020

After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.

Miscreants' job: Goa's Deputy CM after porn shared from phone

20 Oct 2020

Miscreants' job: Goa's Deputy CM after porn shared from phone

Chandrakant Kavlekar, the Deputy Chief Minister of Goa, courted controversy after a porn clip was sent to a WhatsApp group "Villages of Goa" from his phone. However, he has maintained it was the handiwork of some miscreants.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 75 lakh with 61k+ new cases

18 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 75 lakh with 61k+ new cases

India on Saturday reported over 61,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 74.9 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 58L with nearly 86k new cases

25 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 58L with nearly 86k new cases

India on Thursday reported nearly 86,000 fresh coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now climbed to 58.1 lakh cases. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities were reported on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 92,339.

Poonam Pandey to end marriage two weeks after wedding

24 Sep 2020

Poonam Pandey to end marriage two weeks after wedding

Model and actor Poonam Pandey has decided to end her marriage, days after filing a police complaint against her husband, film producer Sam Bombay.

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

15 Sep 2020

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

Around 35% of children did not receive mid-day meals during the coronavirus lockdown despite government orders, a survey conducted across five Indian states has found.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 39L with record 84k+ new cases

04 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 39L with record 84k+ new cases

On Thursday, India saw the highest single-day spike of over 84,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 39.3 lakh while over 1,000 fresh deaths pushed the toll to 68,589.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant tests coronavirus positive, in home isolation

02 Sep 2020

Goa CM Pramod Sawant tests coronavirus positive, in home isolation

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant informed via a tweet on Wednesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus and will remain in home isolation as he is asymptomatic.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 22L with over 61,000 new cases

10 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 22L with over 61,000 new cases

On Sunday, India reported over 61,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 22.14 lakh. The death toll also rose to 44,466 with over 1,000 fresh fatalities.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

05 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

On Tuesday, India registered roughly 51,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 19.06 lakh while the death toll rose to 39,833 with 850 more deaths on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: With over 25,000 new cases, India witnesses record spike

09 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: With over 25,000 new cases, India witnesses record spike

India on Wednesday reported a record spike of over 25,000 new cases. The nationwide tally now stands at 7.69 lakh COVID-19 cases, while the death toll rose to 21,147.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 7 lakh; over 20,100 dead

07 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 7 lakh; over 20,100 dead

India reported over 22,000 new coronavirus infections on Monday—the fifth consecutive day that daily new cases rose above 20,000. The nationwide tally stands at 7.2 lakh, including over 20,000 deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.85 lakh with over 17,400 deaths

01 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.85 lakh with over 17,400 deaths

On Tuesday, India reported over 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections bringing the nationwide total to 5.85 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll climbed to 17,413 as over 500 patients died of the viral disease on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 5.5L; Bengal, Karnataka see record spikes

29 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 5.5L; Bengal, Karnataka see record spikes

India on Sunday reported over 19,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases to 5.49 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 16,490 with nearly 400 more fatalities.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike

26 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike

India on Thursday reported roughly 18,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record single-day spike.

Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected

23 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected

India on Monday reported over 13,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 4.4 lakh. Meanwhile, with over 300 more fatalities, the death toll crossed 14,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.21 lakh after record spike

14 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.21 lakh after record spike

India on Saturday reported roughly 12,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record spike. The nationwide tally has now crossed 3.21 lakh while the death toll stands at 9,200.

Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

12 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh

India on Thursday recorded over 11,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now reached 2.98 lakh, while the death toll has crossed 8,500.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.5 lakh after biggest spike yet

08 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.5 lakh after biggest spike yet

India on Sunday recorded roughly 11,000 new coronavirus infections, marking its biggest spike. The nationwide tally has now surged past 2.5 lakh while the death toll stood at 7,205.

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

03 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800

India on Tuesday recorded over 8,800 new coronavirus infections marking its highest single-day jump.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections

31 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections

India on Saturday recorded roughly 8,600 new coronavirus infections—the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases yet.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day

23 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day

India on Friday detected roughly 6,500 fresh cases of COVID-19, marking the highest single-jump day in coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

22 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike in cases; Maharashtra crosses 40,000-mark

India on Thursday recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 cases yet, with over 6,000 coronavirus infections.

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

15 May 2020

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.

After battling cancer, Nafisa Ali diagnosed with leucoderma

09 Apr 2020

After battling cancer, Nafisa Ali diagnosed with leucoderma

Veteran actor Nafisa Ali Sodhi has been diagnosed with leucoderma. She shared the news on social media.

Stranded in Goa, Nafisa Ali gets government's help

03 Apr 2020

Stranded in Goa, Nafisa Ali gets government's help

After news surfaced that veteran actor and politician Nafisa Ali Sodhi has been stranded in Goa due to the lockdown, state government officials reached out to help her.

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

02 Apr 2020

Actor Nafisa Ali stuck in Goa, without ration and medicines

The ongoing nationwide lockdown has taken a major toll on normal life, impacting more than a billion Indians, amid the catastrophic coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

14 Mar 2020

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament

Saurashtra clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title after gaining the first innings lead in the all-important final against Bengal.