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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Shane Nigam

Actor Shane Nigam tendered an apology to film producers over his recent outbursts against them. He wrote, "my apologies if anyone is hurt by my words" in a Facebook post.

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Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone crowned as first and second Sexiest Asian Female for the year 2019 as per UK-based weekly Eastern Eye. Hina Khan is ranked third in the 2019 list while Mahira Khan holds on to her title of the sexiest Pakistani woman on the planet for a fifth year in a row.

Priyanka Chopra on India Pakistan pro-war comment

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has reiterated that she is not pro-war, clearing the air on an incident where a Pakistani woman had accused the actor of supporting the nuclear war between India and Pakistan.

Technology

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Onida Fire Edition Smart TVs will come with the Fire TV software and experience integrated into them.

Twitter, Twitter decentralisation, Twitter team bluesy, Jack Dorsey

Twitter wants team bluesky to either find an existing decentralised standard they can help move forward or to create one from scratch.

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Asus Zenbook 14 UM431 review: Asus ZenBook 14 is a decent offering and is able to compete with a lot of slim and light offerings currently in the market.

Goa News

Goa DGP Pranab Nanda passes away
Goa DGP Pranab Nanda passes away

IPS officer Pranab Nanda had previously held positions in MHA and was known to be a dynamic leader. In Goa, he kept very few public interactions and was known as a “tough taskmaster”.

Goa goverment to deploy IRB on beaches to check drinking menace
Goa goverment to deploy IRB on beaches to check drinking menace

The state government earlier this year banned the consumption of liquor on the beaches in a bid to keep them clean and free of a nuisance.

Tanker grounded off Goa shore: Salvage efforts delayed as rescue equipment falls into sea
Tanker grounded off Goa shore: Salvage efforts delayed as rescue equipment falls into sea

This is the second attempt at saving the vessel that has gone wrong, with an earlier effort to use tugs facing undercurrents.

Naptha-laden unmanned cargo ship drifts towards Goa Raj Bhavan
Naptha-laden unmanned cargo ship drifts towards Goa Raj Bhavan

Talking to reporters, CM Pramod Sawant said the ship is currently located 2.5 km away from the Raj Bhavan. He said a private firm has been engaged to ascertain whether there was any spillage of naptha, a flammable liquid, from the ship.

Stray cattle turning ‘non-vegetarian’, sent for treatment: Goa minister
Stray cattle turning ‘non-vegetarian’, sent for treatment: Goa minister

“The cattle at the gaushala are being medically treated. Veterinary specialists have been roped in to treat them with medicine. It will take four to five days to turn the cattle into vegetarians once again,” Michael Lobo said.

Goa school teacher arrested for allegedly molesting five students
Goa school teacher arrested for allegedly molesting five students

“The students, all minors from Classes 5 and 7, informed the school’s internal complaints committee that they were molested by the teacher. The girls alleged that the teacher touched them inappropriately,” Superintendent of Police Arvind Gawas said.

Not chai, politics to be resolved over single malts and wines, Goan style
Not chai, politics to be resolved over single malts and wines, Goan style

Sardesai who prides in his collection of single malts and exotic wines — often showcasing it to special guests, made the offer in a public event, inviting minister Michael Lobo “over a nice drink”.

Goa govt rolls back road tax by 50% till December 31
Goa govt rolls back road tax by 50% till December 31

The timing of the decision followed a long statewide protest by car associations and dealers who warned a dip in sales, and looked to government for support.

Delhi: 27-year-old objects to men carrying gun, shot in face
Delhi: 27-year-old objects to men carrying gun, shot in face

According to police, the victim, Jaspal Bhatti, was returning home from a gurdwara when he saw the accused carrying a pistol and objected to it.

Delhi-bound IndiGo flight returns after engine catches fire mid-air, Goa minister aboard
Delhi-bound IndiGo flight returns after engine catches fire mid-air, Goa minister aboard

Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral, who was among the passengers on the flight which took off from the coastal state on Sunday, told PTI that the aircraft’s engine caught fire following which the plane had to return to the airport.

Goa govt bans single-use plastic in its offices from October 2
Goa govt bans single-use plastic in its offices from October 2

Stating that directive has been issued following approval from Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Arlekar said the government wants to promote eco-friendly and re-usable items in the coastal state.

Goa police begin probe into social media poster about nude party
Goa police begin probe into social media poster about nude party

While the poster mentions three roads in North Goa district where the party is likely to happen, it has not given a detailed address nor a date, the official said.

Goa: Four students drown in water-filled laterite quarry
Goa: Four students drown in water-filled laterite quarry

On Saturday, 43 students of Tuem based Don Bosco High School had a trek organised near their boarding school. While the entire group stayed together, a few ventured into the water-filled quarry for swimming.

Goa ex-deputy Speaker Victoria Fernandes dead
Goa ex-deputy Speaker Victoria Fernandes dead

She had served as deputy speaker during 2005-2007.

Goa: Swimming coach booked for rape after video of him allegedly molesting minor goes viral
Goa: Swimming coach booked for rape after video of him allegedly molesting minor goes viral

Goa Swimming Association president Digambar Kamat confirmed Surajit Ganguly’s termination and said a letter was sent on Wednesday evening to concerned authorities to ensure the alleged accused was removed from the roster.

Goa CM Pramod Sawant says state’s finances stable, rubbishes huge borrowing claims
Goa CM Pramod Sawant says state’s finances stable, rubbishes huge borrowing claims

Pramod Sawant said though Goa’s major revenue source – the mining activity – has been stopped, his government is tapping other options to make up for the losses.

Goa Lokayukta declines to hear plea against cab aggregator GoaMiles
Goa Lokayukta declines to hear plea against cab aggregator GoaMiles

GoaMiles is the states first and only app-based taxi service till now.

CM holding pro-chancellor post: Goa Opposition collecting details to ‘examine rationale’
CM holding pro-chancellor post: Goa Opposition collecting details to ‘examine rationale’

Currently, the university has a Vice-Chancellor and the Governor of the state is listed as the ex-officio visiting Chancellor.

Goans to be barred from casinos soon, says CM Pramod Sawant
Goans to be barred from casinos soon, says CM Pramod Sawant

Sawant was replying to demands made by MLAs — of both ruling and opposition parties — who pointed that Goan families are suffering with huge amounts of debt with savings lost in gambling.

Rain brings Goa to a standstill, supplies likely to be impacted
Rain brings Goa to a standstill, supplies likely to be impacted

With heavy flooding and rising water levels across the state, the Pramod Sawant government declared a holiday for all schools on Wednesday.

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