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Goa Board cautions SSC students on fake news

NT NETWORK   PANAJI/ VASCO Appealing to the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) students not to believe in any message uploaded on the social media as regards changes in their seating arrangement for the forthcoming SSC examination, the authorities of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Tuesday informed that the cyber cell of the Goa police has ... Read More »

SWPL seeks relaxation of restrictions on coal operation during monsoon

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The coal handling company Jindal’s South West Port Limited (SWPL) wants consent to operate conditions related to coal operation relaxed during the monsoon. The company has written to the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) earlier this month seeking relaxation from all the restriction put for carrying out coal activities during monsoon. The decision on their ... Read More »

AAP wants Naik reinstated as chief of women’s commission

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The AAP Goa convenor Elvis Gomes has said that Shubhalaxmi Naik be reinstated as the chairperson of the State Women’s Commission. “The minister in charge of this department should have paid more attention. Naik had only worked for one year and unfortunately had to resign because of the working situation. We demand that the government ask ... Read More »

Booth-level officers identify 5000 voters with temporary disabilities in S Goa

NT NETWORK   MARGAO District collector Ajit Roy on Tuesday said that the booth level officers (BLOs) of South Goa have identified 5000 voters who are having temporary disabilities.  This identification has been done to help them with added services in casting their votes, he added. “Since the Election Commission of India has given direction to indentify persons having temporary ... Read More »

Aquem Baixo-Dongorim bridge project shelved

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Amidst political slugfest over the completion of Aquem Baixo-Dongorim bridge, piers for which have been erected in the middle of a tributary of Sal river, it has finally been decided that the bridge will not see the light of the day with the PWD officially dropping the project. It may be recalled that various politicians had ... Read More »

341 caught for driving drunk in 7-day special drive

NT NETWORK   PANAJI 341 motorists were booked for riding/driving under the influence of alcohol during the 7-day special drive which began from March 5. According to police from Wednesday onwards another special drive will be conducted with focus on certain traffic offences. According to the information in 2018, 34 motorists have been convicted and sentenced to a jail term ... Read More »

Swiss symphony

NT BUZZ On the occasion of the French Language Celebration Week ‘Francophonie 2019’, Alliance Francaise, Panaji in association with the Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai and Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts presents Christian Tschanz live in concert with guitarist Andreas Sigrist on March 19, 6.45 p.m. at Sunaparanta amphi theatre. Tschanz has over the years released five ... Read More »

MPT urges GSPCB to allow coal handling operation at its berths

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Mormugao Port Trust has again urged the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) to allow coal handling operation at its mooring dolphin 1, 2 and 3 after facing rejection in its earlier board meeting in March, 2018. The MPT, presently, handles pig iron, limestone, bauxite, break bulk cargo, iron ore pellets and sand at these ... Read More »

GCA loses its stadium, HC orders to hand it over to Edu Dept

A major decision from the high court. The Goa Cricket Association will lose its stadium and cricket ground in Porvorim.Because it was illegally acquired by then President Dayanand Narvekar.It will be now handed over back to the education department. And FIR would be filed against Narvekar and others.Harihar Chodankar had approached the high court in this regard. Please like & ... Read More »

Will MGP support BJP in Lok Sabha election? Decision next week!

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party is firm on contesting by-elections in all the three Assembly constituencies : Shiroda, Mandrem and Mapusa.But will it support the BJP in Lok Sabha elections? It seems the decision would be taken next week. MGP President Deepak Dhavalikar is not only firm on contesting by-election in Shiroda against his alliance partner BJP, but he has even ... Read More »