Goa beaches to open for swimming on Nov 1

Panaji: Weeks after the seas off Goa’s beaches were rendered “unsafe”, the popular haunts will formally open for swimming from November 1 with 24 ‘no-selfie’ zones, a state agency said here on Wednesday. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2′); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function […]

Apple confirms new iPad Pro, MacBook Air price in India

New Delhi: Apple on Wednesday confirmed the price of its newly-launched iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Mini in India. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); } if ( number_hide_ads > 0 […]

Brazilian President-elect aims at ‘super ministry’ amid protests

Brasilia: Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro plans to create a “super ministry” of economy when he takes office in January, his economic adviser has said. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2′); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); } if […]

The role of Cold War in Indira Gandhi’s Emergency 

Indira Gandhi declared the Emergency in 1975, plonk in the middle of the most intense phase of the Cold War. Détente was going so badly for the Americans that stand up comedians in Washington were comparing it to a wife swapping party “from where you return alone”. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2′); var […]

Honey trapped BSF trooper leakes secret info, arrested in Noida

Lucknow: A Border Security Force (BSF) Constable was arrested on Wednesday in Noida for passing ‘secret and sensitive’ information to Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, officials said. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2′); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * […]

Here comes the new singer in B’town | Check

Mumbai: Dancer-actress Nora Fatehi is set to make her singing debut. She has collaborated with Morocco-based group Fnaire to re-create the official Arabic adaptation of “Dilbar”. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2′); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); […]