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Toll from Japan quake rises to 18 as hopes fade for survivors

AFP Tokyo Japanese rescue workers with bulldozers and sniffer dogs scrabbled through the mud Friday to find survivors from a landslide that buried houses after a powerful quake, as the death toll rose to 18. Around 22 people are still unaccounted for in the small northern countryside town of Atsuma, where a cluster of dwellings were wrecked when a hillside ... Read More »

An Account Of Goa’s Unaccomplished Tasks

BINAYAK DATTA THE inevitable was happening.  More than governance, it is the debates on leadership, or rather replacement of it, that appeared to have taken over Goa for the last fortnight or so with the buzz of rumour mills of the social media at top decibels! It is such a relief now that the captain of the ship, Chief Minister ... Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Democracy Is Imperilled THE rule of law, independent judiciary and a free press upholding the Constitution with inbuilt checks and balances are the hallmarks of our democracy. However, it appears that the successful philosophy is to squeeze the people first and then use bonanza to bribe them with goodies for votes: free mobile phones for all, welfare schemes and doles ... Read More »

Congress on the offensive, meets Governor, asks to fix governance

Stating constitutional crisis, Congress on Friday submitted their memorandum to Governor asking for her immediate intervention in what they called defunct government.Congress also demanded for the Chief Minister’s health report to be made public. In fact, one of their leaders also raises doubts if Speaker Pramod Sawant has been secretly elevated to minister’s rank. Here’s the story in details. Please ... Read More »

Some BJP MLAs are ‘desperately’ in touch: Congress

The stories of MLA’s hopping from one party to another have been doing the social media rounds. Denials have been coming in from all sides. But who’s in touch with whom? Now the Congress has gone one step further.It says BJP MLAs are desperately approaching Congress leaders. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Chaddi Chor’ caught at Taleigao

The police finally managed to apprehend the ‘cheddi chor’ who was terrorizing women from Taleigao and Dona Paula. The thief used to enter flats clad in his underwear and doused in oil. Initially he used to only enter flats inhabited by women and only rob women’s underwear. It was only later that he graduated to taking cash along with the ... Read More »

Sadbhavana Diwas at St Xavier’s College

NT KURIOCITY The All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF) and Youth Cell in association with the NSS unit of St Xavier’s College, Mapusa organised Sadbhavana Diwas. The theme chosen for this year was ‘Deeds not words’. Principal Fr Jeronimo D’Silva welcomed the gathering and provided thought provoking insights on various aspects of the day. There were scripture readings of holy books ... Read More »

Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 for VVM’s Vidya Vikas Academy

NT KURIOCITY VVM’s Vidya Vikas Academy, Margao, was awarded the District and State Level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 at the hands of IAS secretary (education) Government of Goa, Nila Mohanan at a function held at the Directorate of Technical Education, Porvorim. Vidya Vikas Academy will now be competing with schools from Pan India for the National Level Award. VVA was ... Read More »

Wilred Leisure squeeze into semis

NT NETWORK   CUNCOLIM Wilred Leisure SC squeezed into the semifinals of Rising Cup 2018 football tournament after getting the better of Cuncolim Union 3-1 via tie-breaker in the quarterfinals played at Cuncolim grounds on Thursday. The teams played a goalless draw during the normal time. Wilred Leisure could have found the mark midway into the first session when striker ... Read More »

PWD clearing bushes along road divider in Chinchinim

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Under fire for failing to maintain the road dividers near Chinchinim junction which led to several accidents, the PWD on Tuesday took up work to clear the bushes which had grown and were obstructing vision of motorists. The PWD had come in for severe criticism from the people of Chinchinim after the junction had turned into ... Read More »