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Mining dependants fear BJP favouring big business in Goa

NT NETWORK   PANAJI It is quite clear by now that the central government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party is not in favour of amending the Mines and Mineral Development and Regulation (MMDR) Act for resumption of mining activity in Goa. A leader of Goa Mining People’s Front, which is an umbrella organisation of mining dependants in the state, ... Read More »

Dhond’s deliberations lighten up mood in BJP

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The presence of the newly appointed organisational secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party for Goa, Satish Dhond, at the meeting of the BJP state office bearers on Saturday, largely helped in clearing the murky and gloomy atmosphere within the state unit of the party. The meeting, which witnessed deliberation as regards strengthening the state unit of ... Read More »

Vishwajit urges M’rashtra, K’taka FDAs to cooperate with Goa

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday said that he has sought support from his counterparts in Karnataka and Maharashtra and has urged them to ask their respective state Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to come on board with Goa FDA in resolving the issue of transportation of fish. “I have spoken to the concerned ministers of ... Read More »

Separate evaluation based on performance soon for small universities: Javadekar

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that the government will come up with a separate ranking category for small universities, like Goa University, in the country under the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). He was speaking at the 31st convocation ceremony of the Goa University here to confer degrees on 10,060 ... Read More »

Parrikar unveils NIT-Goa plaque

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday unveiled at his private residence, the plaque of the National Institute of Technology-Goa campus. Released on the official Twitter handle of the Chief Minister, a related photograph shows the presence of Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar and director of the institution Prof Gopal Mugeraya. The Union Minister ... Read More »

4,631 houses in Bardez lack toilets

NT NETWORK MAPUSA A total of 4,631 houses in Bardez taluka lack the basic facility of toilet and the taluka requires around 603 community toilets as per a recent survey carried out across Goa by district rural development agency. With an aim to make Goa open defecation free (ODF), the state government has, through the district rural development agency (DRDA) ... Read More »

Goa trail Tripura by 251 runs

AGENCIES   AGARTALA Goa batsmen’s poor show continued as they find themselves precariously placed at 107 for 4, trailing by 251 runs, in reply to Tripura’s first innings total of 358 all out, at the close of second day’s play of their Elite Group C Ranji Trophy match being played at the Police Training Academy Ground in Agartala, on Saturday. ... Read More »

Neroca break Churchill’s unbeaten run

PTI   IMPHAL A brace by Japanese midfielder Katsumi Yusa helped Neroca FC catapult to the second spot, ending Churchill Brothers’ unbeaten record in the I-League with a 2-1 victory in Imphal on Saturday. Man of the Match Katsumi scored in the first and 87th minute. With this win, Neroca FC is placed second in the table with 14 points, ... Read More »


SCC Loutolim beat UC Orlim FATORDA: SCC Loutolim defeated United Club of Orlim 2-0 in a GFA’s U-14 League match played at Artificial Turf ground, Fatorda, on Saturday. Both the goals were scored in the second half as the first half remained all barren despite both the teams giving their best. Crossing over, SCC Loutolim drew the first blood in ... Read More »

Salgaocar FC trounce Panjim Footballers

NT NETWORK   DULER Panjim Footballers are on a path of biting defeat as they were trounced 0-4 by Salgaocar FC in the cross town derby of the Goa Professional League, organised by Goa Football Association (GFA), at Duler Stadium on Saturday. Salgaocar FC remain on the fourth position with 20 points from nine outings, while Panjim have four points ... Read More »