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Carmona VP raises objection to proposed eco tourism project

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The village panchayat of Carmona including the sarpanch and panch members met with TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai to voice their objection against a proposed eco tourism project. The minister while assuring that eco sensitive areas in the village will be protected, Sardesai refused to make any changes in the government’s eco tourism policy. Speaking to media ... Read More »

India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA

IANS   NEW DELHI China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand, even as such demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year, at its fastest pace this decade, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday. This exceptional rise in energy demand was driven by a robust global ... Read More »

Expenditure limit capped at Rs 54 lakh for Goa LS candidates

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Office of the Collector and District Election Officer has issued details as regards the expenses, which could be incurred by the candidates contesting the three by-polls at Mandrem, Shiroda and Mapusa as well as the Lok Sabha elections in North Goa and South Goa constituencies. R Maneka, the District Magistrate and District Election Officer, vide ... Read More »

Parrikar’s ashes immersed in rivers across state

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA/VASCO Ashes of former chief minister and ex-Defence Minister the late Manohar Parrikar were immersed in rivers in state on Tuesday. Urns containing the ashes were taken around in a motorcade procession across the four constituencies of Mormugao, Vasco, Dabolim and Cortalim in Mormugao taluka in presence of respective legislators Urban Development Minister Milind Naik, KTCL chairman ... Read More »


Seminar on legal remedies for property issues at GCCI PANAJI: With the aim of resolving issues plaguing land and homeowners in the state, the GCCI in association with The Council for Social Justice and Peace is organising a seminar on ‘Property issues and legal remedies’ on March 30, from 4 pm to 5.30 pm at the GCCI convention hall. The seminar is ... Read More »

Custodial Deaths Are A Blot On Nation

JAGDISH RATTANANI In the midst of a heated campaign for the upcoming national elections, the death of a local school teacher in police custody in Jammu and Kashmir did not make the headlines. In Jammu and Kashmir it has set off a new round of protests, angered more citizens and made it that much more difficult to win people over ... Read More »

Writing to inspire

NT BUZZ ‘Hea Surano Jitendrawha’, a biography on classical singer Jitendra Abhisheki along with ‘Natyasurya’, a biography on Goa’s drama director Surya Vishnu Wagh, written by writer-poet Vishnu Wagh and published by Shrushti Prakashan were released at Kala Academy. Chief guest at the function was Mumbai-based drama and film director, Nitin Bansod. Guest of honour was Mumbai-based music director, Chakursan ... Read More »

US accuses China of ‘systematically’ impeding access to Tibet

PTI   Washington/ Beijing The US has accused China of “systematically” impeding access to Tibet by imposing restrictions that have barred diplomats and foreign journalists from visiting the remote Himalayan region, drawing a strong reaction from Beijing which warned that Washington’s interference in its internal affairs would harm bilateral ties. The US State Department in a report documented access problems ... Read More »

Rising Incidence Of Lifestyle Diseases

Lifestyle diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, kidney ailments and hypertension are growing at an alarming rate among the Goan population. Not very long ago these diseases were considered to be phenomena prevalent in prosperous West. The incidence of these diseases in a developing state like Goa and a developing country like India is rising because our lifestyle is ... Read More »

Way of the cross at Sulcorna

NT BUZZ Reflecting upon the theme of forgiveness, hundreds of devotees took part in the way of the cross at the Mount, Don Bosco Sulcorna on Sunday. The devotees reflected on their sins as they symbolically accompanied Mary along each station on their way to the cross. The way of the cross was conducted by Fr Bernardino. This was followed ... Read More »