Wednesday 21 August 2019

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Gunmen storm Pakistan university; 21 dead

A group of militants stormed a university in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, police said, with firing inside the campus still going on and two explosions heard. READ

Earthquake hits North East, death toll rising

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit India’s remote northeast region before dawn on Monday, killing at least five people, injuring 100 others and causing damage to several buildings. READ

Goa's MPT and CG send relief to Chennai flood victims

Relief efforts in flood-hit Chennai got a small helping hand from Goa, with the state's only major port MPT and the state unit of the Indian Coast Guard sending packaged water, ready to eat meals, ... READ

Goa decides to strengthen cyclone warning management

Goa would be more prepared to forecast cyclone warning and tracking probably by next year. READ

Facebook activates 'Safety Check' for flood-hits in Chennai

Social networking giant Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature in Chennai. READ

Gas leakage forces Zuari Agro to shut down operations

Zuari Agro Chemicals today said it has stopped operations at its ammonia and urea plants in Goa because of a minor leakage in gas compressor. READ

Missing officers of aircraft crash still not traced

The two Indian Navy officers who went missing after their aircraft crashed off the Goa coast are yet to be traced even as a full-fledged search and rescue operation is on to find them following ... READ

Naval aircraft crashes off Goa, 2 missing, 1 rescued

An Indian Navy surveillance aircraft crashed about 25 nautical miles south-west off Goa with two officers on-board missing. READ

Gujarati wife to agitate before Goa CM for her husband's release from Iran

The wife of one of the two engineers stranded in Iran since December 2013, has sought intervention from newly-appointed Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar to secure the release of her husband and his colleague. ... READ

3 Russians drown watching dolphins in rough waters

A Dolphin watching trip turned tragic for a group of Russian tourists in Goa after their boat, operating without a valid licence, capsized on sea, 60 kms away from here, in which three women drowned ... READ