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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Entertainment

Hong Sangsoo’s The Woman Who Ran shows that dystopia is not the only thing South Korean cinema does well

Writer-director Sooni Taraporevala on adapting a real-life fairytale on screen, her film clock ticking and why India needs to nurture indie cinema.

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It took almost two months to arrange for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to film BTS dancing beneath the celestial ceiling inside the iconic Grand Central Terminal.

Technology

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Samsung states that its 16GB LPDDR5 mobile DRAM package comes with speeds of up to 5,500 MB/s, which is comparatively higher compared to the last generations LPDDR4X speeds of up to 4,266MB/s.

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According to the leaked image, the device will sport a silicone band, however, the company might introduce more strap materials like metal and leather, at the time of launch.

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People across the board place the highest value on financial information such as bank balance and biometric information such as fingerprint data in particular, and consider location data the least valuable, the study found.

Goa News

Goa BJP govt faces Opposition heat post SC order on Mhadei
Goa BJP govt faces Opposition heat post SC order on Mhadei

Digambar Kamat said the state government remains silent on the Supreme Court’s decision to notify the award of the Mhadei water dispute tribunal diverting water.

Section 144 lifted in North Goa ahead of carnival
Section 144 lifted in North Goa ahead of carnival

The decision to revoke the order comes ahead of the Goa Carnival beginning on February 22, when the state attracts tourists from around the world.

DM imposes Section 144 in North Goa citing ‘terror threat’, police say ‘no such intel’
DM imposes Section 144 in North Goa citing ‘terror threat’, police say ‘no such intel’

While Goa Police admitted it was a routine order, the confusion they said was on the “first few lines” as there was “no valuable input on intelligence threat with us at this stage”.

Wendell Rodricks: The storyteller of Ambeanni, Goa’s iconic mango grove
Wendell Rodricks: The storyteller of Ambeanni, Goa’s iconic mango grove

How Wendell Rodricks fought for six mango trees that stood as markers of memory

Fashion designer, activist Wendell Rodricks passes away at Goa home
Fashion designer, activist Wendell Rodricks passes away at Goa home

Rodricks was associated with several social causes, and was especially active on the issues of environment and gay rights.

Goa Oppn MLA Rohan Khaunte released after being held for ‘threatening’ BJP leader
Goa Oppn MLA Rohan Khaunte released after being held for ‘threatening’ BJP leader

Rohan Khaunte, a former revenue minister under Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, was booked under section 341 (wrongful restrainment) and 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) of the Indian Penal Code

‘Like humans, tigers must be punished for eating cows’: Goa MLA
‘Like humans, tigers must be punished for eating cows’: Goa MLA

Churchill Alemao said ‘as far as wildlife is concerned, tigers are important, but where human beings are concerned, cows are important’.

Goa: One aircraft every 10 days faces danger due to birds, dogs at Dabolim, says CM
Goa: One aircraft every 10 days faces danger due to birds, dogs at Dabolim, says CM

The figures were tabled by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant in the Goa Assembly.

Goa Assembly adjourned as Opposition protests against CAA congratulatory motion
Goa Assembly adjourned as Opposition protests against CAA congratulatory motion

BJP MLA MLA Atanasio Monserrate was subjected to loud heckling when he stood up and started reading congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah over the constitutional amendments regarding CAA.

From February 1, Goans can no longer gamble in state casinos
From February 1, Goans can no longer gamble in state casinos

A Gaming Commission will soon formulate rules to regulate the casino industry.

Afghan student stabbed near Goa University; one held
Afghan student stabbed near Goa University; one held

One person has been arrested in connection with the incident that took place on Monday afternoon in Dona Paula area near the university campus, Police said.

Tarun Tejpal case: HC to hear on Feb 4 victim’s plea on ‘scandalous questions put to her’
Tarun Tejpal case: HC to hear on Feb 4 victim’s plea on ‘scandalous questions put to her’

On Thursday, the High Court asked the Mapusa fast-track court to not cross-examine the victim till the petition is heard and resolved.

Goa tiger deaths: CM Pramod Sawant orders shifting of villagers
Goa tiger deaths: CM Pramod Sawant orders shifting of villagers

The farmers arrested in connection with the incident have admitted that they buried the carcasses, but continue to deny their role in poisoning the animals.

Three more tiger carcasses found in Goa, forest officials say all 4 poisoned
Three more tiger carcasses found in Goa, forest officials say all 4 poisoned

The first tiger carcass — 70 percent of the body decomposed, and with all its nails missing — was found on Sunday morning.

Tiger carcass found in Goa forest, probe begins
Tiger carcass found in Goa forest, probe begins

The carcass, which was four to five days old and was hidden under the sand, was found near Thane-Dongurli village
panchayat on Sunday after which villagers alerted forest staff

Another youth dies at Goa’s Sunburn festival, toll rises to 3
Another youth dies at Goa’s Sunburn festival, toll rises to 3

The opposition has demanded the resignation of Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar, citing “drug and narcotic menace” in the state as the probable suspicion behind the deaths.

Environment ministry keeps in abeyance its letter to Karnataka on Mahadayi project
Environment ministry keeps in abeyance its letter to Karnataka on Mahadayi project

Goa and Karnataka are locked in a dispute over the sharing of Mahadayi waters, and Kalasa Banduri project aims at providing drinking water to three north Karnataka districts by diverting water from the Mahadayi.

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.

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