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Fashion store ‘Snikita Trendz’ opened at Valpoi

VALPOI: ‘Snikita Trendz’-a fashion destination store inaugurated at the hands of Valpoi Municipal Council, chairperson, Parvin Shaikh and Zilla Parishad member, Premnath Hazare at Phoenix Avenue, next to Unity HS Valpoi. The newly opened store is a factory outlet for gents, ladies and kids garment. Speaking after inauguration, properitor Shweta Kadam said, “This store will offer variety of ready garments ... Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices continue to rise, at record high

PTI   NEW DELHI Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise Monday, scaling new highs as the depreciating rupee made imports costlier. Petrol price Monday increased by 23 paisa a litre and diesel by 22 paisa a litre, according to the price notification issued by state fuel retailers. The increase pushed the petrol price in Delhi to a record high ... Read More »

ECONOMIC SCAN

‘VPK credit society  contributes in economy’ PONDA: VPK Urban Co-operative Credit Society is turning out to be ace organisation in the field of cooperative sectors in the state and along with winning trust of the people; society is also contributing towards building economy of the state, informed Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude on Sunday. He was addressing a gathering ... Read More »

India launches new digital bridge with Africa

IANS   NEW DELHI As part of India’s reachout to Africa, the External Affairs Ministry on Monday signed an agreement with the Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL) to establish a pan-African e-network between the two nations. “This project, called the e-VidyaBharati and e-ArogyaBharati Network Project, will serve as yet another bridge – a digital bridge – between our countries, shrinking ... Read More »

Life Changing Verdict For LGBT Community

JAGDISH RATTANANI The Supreme Court judgment that has now decriminalised sexual acts between consenting adults of the same sex is being widely welcomed across the nation. The words of the Justices written across 495 pages are likely to be quoted again and again for the clear and forthright manner in which they offer a broad, expansive, liberal and dynamic interpretation ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Protests By Kerala Nuns The open protests by a group of nuns in the streets of Kochi demanding the arrest of Bishop Mulakkal of Jalandhar diocese for the alleged rape of a nun between the years 2014 and 2016 is symptomatic of the widespread dissidence in the Catholic church for misdemeanours by the clergy and sexual abuse cases against them. ... Read More »

Politics in Margao Municipal Council Hampering Work

PACHU MENON, MARGAO The Margao municipal council is unique in the sense that even after all these years it continues to draw attention for issues that belie its ‘urban’ limits of governance. With all the activities centred within the premises of the building, it is difficult to comprehend the claims of development the MMC has brought to the city and ... Read More »

Allaying Fears Of Chimbel People Over IT Project

At the Chimbel gram sabha on Sunday, a demand was made by some members that the government release a white paper on the Information Technology Park proposed in the village. They expressed fears that the IT park, which is to be set up in a 6 lakh square metre area, would “destroy natural resources including a lake,” which supplied water ... Read More »

Grass, Grass, GFA and no football

NT NETWORK   AGASSAIM Goa Football Association (GFA) appears to have its priorities wrong again with two of the U-14 League matches scheduled to be held in Agassaim having to be postponed as the ground was not playable. On Monday, the match between Portais Sporting Club and San Minguel de Taleigao could not be held because of the unplayable condition ... Read More »

Petrol, diesel have to be brought under GST regime, reiterates Congress

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Even though the state Congress unit didn’t participate in the nation-wide bandh over the fuel price hike, the Congress workers besides top party leaders distributed pamphlets to the people, at the petrol pumps across Goa, on ‘comparative’ prices of fuel. All India Congress Committee secretary in-charge of Goa desk, Chella Kumar along with other workers of ... Read More »