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Sale of shares by L&T Finance, Edelweiss group companies illegal: Reliance Group

IANS MUMBAI The Reliance Group on Friday termed as “illegal and excessive” the open market sale of shares of Reliance Group invoking the pledge from February 4 to February 7, by L&T Finance and some entities of Edelweiss group. In a statement issued here, Reliance Capital said, “A few NBFCs, substantially L&T Finance and certain entities of Edelweiss Group, have ... Read More »

Vijai assures to revoke proposed Cuncolim housing project

NT NETWORK   MARGAO TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai has agreed to intervene and thwart the 2,600-unit housing project in Cuncolim after locals objected and issued a memorandum to him. He said that he will take up the issue of the project currently being executed by GSUDA under a central government scheme with the Urban Development Minister Milind Naik. Speaking to ... Read More »

Domestic financial allocations for health a global benchmark: Nadda

IANS NEW DELHI Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda on Friday said that the financial allocations for health in India had drastically increased over the years setting a benchmark for other countries. “I am happy to share that India has set an example globally by increasing its domestic financial allocations for health,” Nadda said while addressing the ... Read More »

Mashelkar optimistic about Goa overcoming economic challenges

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Though the state’s economy faces challenges due to mining closure, tourism slowdown and problems caused by lack of push from the top, eminent scientist Dr Raghunath Mashelkar, one of the most-respected Goan, on Friday sounded optimistic while talking about the state’s prospects. He said that Goa remains one of the best states of India on account ... Read More »

Palaces in God’s own country

Susan Jose Ancient forts and palaces are often considered to be portholes for travelling back in time. Standing strong since centuries, they take us on a visual expedition through the many journeys that have shaped history. During a recent trip to Kerala, we decided to explore the lesser-known palaces of the Kingdom of Travancore. These palaces do not seem massive ... Read More »

4 Santa Cruz panch members booked for demanding bribe

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths have filed an FIR against four ruling members of St Cruz panchayat for allegedly demanding bribe of Rs 25,000 each for issuing licences for 29 flats at Santa Cruz. Investigating police inspector lodged a case upon the complaint by Cedric Vaz, a partner in Edcon Real Estate Developers with office in Panaji ... Read More »

No bill in this session, but PM will find solution to mining: Vinay

It’s confirmed. No bill will come in the Parliament till the session ends on 13th February to find solution to Goa’s mining crisis.But the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party now has given a new deadline.That Prime Minister Narendra Modi will definitely find a solution, but after 13th February.Goa’s BJP minister Nilesh Cabral had said mining cannot restart in Goa if no ... Read More »

Amit Shah to visit Goa on Sat, BJP workers to light ‘Ponntteo’

BJP is kicking off its Lok Sabha election campaign with party’s national president Amit Shah addressing around 30 thousand booth workers on Saturday.This would be followed by door to door campaign as well as unique programmes like workers illuminating their houses with Ponntteo. BJP state president Vinay Tendulkar told media that BJP National president Amit Shah will address around booth ... Read More »

HJS opposes Sunburn festival

The Sunburn has returned in Goa after three years but the Hindu Janjagruti Samiti (HJS) has vehemently opposed this EDM.HJS demanded to revoke all the permissions given by government to Sunburn as youths are attracted towards drugs in this festival. HJS has demanded all the EDMs including Sunburn in Goa be banned. HJS leader Dr. Manoj Solanki said along with ... Read More »

Mining dependants hope Shah will announce solution during Goa visit

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF), an umbrella organisation of mining dependants, has expressed hope that national president of the Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah will announce a concrete solution for resumption of iron ore mining in the state, during his visit to Goa on February 9. Shah will address the state BJP workers during the ... Read More »