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Revona-Columb sugarcane farmers upset due to delay in crushing season

Sugarcane farmers from Rivona – Columb say that the government has told them that the Sanjivanni sugar factory has been closed by the Goa Pollution Control Board because factory is polluting.Pollution board sources say that as per the orders of Central Pollution Control Board that say that all factories which do not follow their guidelines should be shut. Please like ... Read More »

Govt is selling Goa in retail: Cong

Congress party says the government has sold part of Goa in wholesale and is now selling the state in retail.The party says the latest gazette notification is to help convert plots in no development zones.The party also questioned the state being judged as one of the best states for tourism when charter arrivals are going down and garbage is piling ... Read More »

MEATY MOVE: FDA suspends licence of Bomra’s Restaurant

NT NETWORK PANAJI The licence of the Bomra’s, a Burmese restaurant at Candolim, has been suspended by the food and drugs administration for failing to meet the compliance of the standards set by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and the FDA. “The FDA team inspected the Bomra’s Restaurant;  shortcomings as far as guidelines are  concerned were noticed. ... Read More »

Gadkari to open new Khandepar bridge on December 10

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Minister for Public Works Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar has said that   Union Minister of Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the new Khandepar bridge on December 10. Dhavalikar, who returned to Goa  after attending 79th annual session and conference of state PWD Ministers held in Nagpur, said that Gadkari has accepted the invitation to inaugurate ... Read More »

We urged BJP high command to let Parrikar hold on to CM’s post: Sudin

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Senior MGP leader and Minister for Public Works Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar on Friday said that he and Goa Forward Party chief and Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai had impressed upon the BJP’s central leadership to let Manohar Parrikar continue as the Chief Minister when he offered to resign. Dhavalikar told ‘The Navhind Times’  that when the Chief ... Read More »

No solatium over ‘nixed’ beach cleaning contracts

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Arbitral Tribunal under Justice (retired) N A Britto has rejected the prayer made by M/s Bhumika Cleantech Services Pvt Ltd and M/s Ram Cleansers and Developers Pvt Ltd for damages or compensation for the alleged termination by the government their contracts for beach cleaning. In its orders, the arbitrator said  the contracts were  not terminated but ... Read More »

Iva may face legal action for not cooperating with FDA director

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state government in its reply to the Goa Human Rights Commission has stated that legal action will be taken against South Goa designated officer of the FDA Iva Fernandes for not cooperating with FDA director Jyoti Sardessai in any official matter. In a joint reply filed before the commission on Friday, the FDA director and ... Read More »

‘I am putting my best efforts to overcome shortcomings in IFFI infrastructure area’

The celebrated cinematographer, screenwriter and director, Apurba Kishore aka A K Bir has been chairing the technical committee for the International Film Festival of India over the past couple of years. In an exclusive interview with NT BUZZ, he discusses the IFFI infrastructure in Goa as well as the art of cinematography, among other things RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR   ... Read More »

Bank ordered to refund victim of ATM skimming

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The  Margao-based  Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, South Goa, has ordered a bank to refund its customer, who had fallen victim to  ATM skimming and lost Rs 70,000  in February this year. The forum ordered the South Indian Bank to pay an amount of Rs 70,000 with interest at the rate of 4 per cent per annum ... Read More »

FC Goa register first win; Churchill on a blank

NT NETWORK   NAVELIM A hat-trick by striker Joybert Almeida and a goal each by Asfin Pinto and Sweden Fernandes enabled FC Goa register a fluent 5-1 win against Churchill Brothers Sports Club in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) U-18 (Goa zone) Youth League match played at Rosary grounds, Navelim on Friday. Joybert, who was at his best, scored in ... Read More »