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The North Goa district and sessions court in Panaji has transferred Rupesh Samant’s anticipatory bail petition to the additional session’s court at Mapusa. According to the FIR, Rupesh Samant, Goa bureau chief of Press Trust of India (PTI) was accused of allegedly stalking the three victims, sending them vulgar messages via mobile phone and making sexual advances. This was done at Herald Cable Network, a local cable channel where the three journalists earlier worked. On Saturday, Samant filed an anticipatory bail petition before North Goa district and sessions court inRead More
At least 310 people taking part in the Hajj pilgrimage have been killed in a stampede near the Islamic holy city of Mecca, officials in Saudi Arabia say. Another 450 people were injured in the incident at Mina, which occurred as two million pilgrims were taking part in the Hajj’s last major rite. They converge on Mina to throw stones at pillars representing the devil. Preparations for the Hajj were marred when a crane collapsed at Mecca’s Grand Mosque this month, killing 109 people. The Saudi civil defence directorate saidRead More
In Goa 24×7 has launched a revamped news app for Google’s Android mobile operating system. The In Goa 24×7 News app for Android is faster and lighter on resources than before, which translates into better performance on entry-level smartphones. The app comes with a revamped UI based on Google’s Material Design and is designed to make full use of features offered in Android 5.0 Lollipop, though it remains compatible with older Android versions. As always, the In Goa 24×7 News app offers breaking news alerts and top stories from IndiaRead More
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