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Sacrificing At The Altar Of Rituals

MICHAEL VAZ, MERCES LAST week a 26-year-old man in Jodhpur slit her throat of his 4-year-old daughter as a sacrifice to please Allah during the holy month of Ramzan.  The man later said that he loved his daughter more than his own life. Quite often we hear of people, labelled as infidels, being killed during this pious month of prayer, ... Read More »

Sacrificing Public Interest To Satisfy Private Interest

DISAPPOINTED by the slow pace of National Highways (NH) projects in the state, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said the projects facing unwarranted opposition should be cancelled rather than altered to suit the interests of opponents. Goa has a history of opposition to every major project of the government. The strong words from Gadkari are ... Read More »

LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

Baptist strike sends St Anthony’s Colva into final BENAULIM: A second-half strike from Baptist Fernandes facilitated St Anthony’s SC, Colva’s entry into the final of Cana-Benaulim Panchayat Cup football tournament, as they defeated Parish Youth, Nuvem by a solitary goal in the semifinal played at St John, the Baptist grounds, Benaulim on Tuesday. The match winning goal for the Colva ... Read More »

Parrikar back on 15th, solution to mining in sight: Cabral

BJP MLA & GTDC Chief Nilesh Cabral has informed that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will return to the state on 15th of June.BJP MLA & GTDC Chief Nilesh Cabral who has been at the forefront from the ruling party in its efforts to restart mining in Goa said the state govt will file an intervention application and not a review ... Read More »

Mum-Goa highway to be ready by March: Gadkari assures

The Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that they were trying to complete the Mumbai – Goa highway including the new Zuari bridge by March end.The Minister is the state on a two-day visit to review the progress of the highway and the bridge projects.Both the bridges – Mandovi and Zuari are under construction. ... Read More »

Vasco: Daycare owner burns the child, arrested

Vasco police has arrested Renu alias Avni Halpati for allegedly inflicting atrocity on the minor boy after mother filed a complaint, Renu runs a daycare centre at Vasco. She burnt the child and threatened him against telling about the incident to his parents. Please like & share: Read More »

56 confirmed cases of dengue in 5 months

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A total of 56 confirmed cases of dengue have been detected in Goa from January till May, this year. Besides these, the directorate of health services (DHS) is awaiting reports of 20 odd suspected cases of the disease. As per data provided by the DHS in the year 2015, the state recorded 293 cases of dengue, ... Read More »

Many establishments in state evade depositing PF

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In a major non-compliance of rules, many firms in the state are either evading or delaying the deposit of provident fund (PF) of their employees. The Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) office in the state which has judicial inquiries going on against 97 errant establishments will be issuing notices for default and interest to 1,500 firms ... Read More »

State to witness heavy showers this week

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the state is “very likely” to receive heavy rainfall at isolated places for the next four days. The weather department has said that an offshore trough moving along the west coast from Goa to Kerala could result in “heavy to very heavy showers” at isolated places for the next ... Read More »

Upset Gadkari pulls up officials for slow pace of NH Goa projects

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday expressed displeasure over the lethargy observed in the progress of the ongoing National Highways (NH) projects taken up in Goa, and stated that those projects facing public opposition should be cancelled rather than making changes in them as per the public demand. Gadkari, who chaired ... Read More »

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