Thursday , 13 December 2018

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Beaches Have Sun, Sands, Muck, Junk, Used Cans

At the height of tourist season, Goa does not know how to keep its beaches tidy and clean. The crowning riddle is nobody knows who is supposed to keep them clean! Someone should have thought who will do it much before the contract of Drishti Marine, the agency engaged for maintaining beach cleanliness, expired several weeks ago. Beaches are Goa’s ... Read More »

Dindi festival lights up Margao

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The commercial city of Goa celebrated its much awaited festival ‘Dindi’ on November 21. Like always the Dindi procession began from Hari Mandir, Pajifond and stopped at all traditional places. The procession will return to the Hari Mandir in the wee hours of Thursday.  After the Gopal Kalo at dawn, the Dindi celebrations will conclude on Thursday. ... Read More »

Feast of Our Lady of Rosary celebrated with pomp at Navelim

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The Feast of Our Lady of Rosary was celebrated with traditional pomp and fervour with large number of devotees from all over Goa thronging to Navelim Church to participate in the festivities even as most parts of the village had to put up with power shortage for nearly two hours. The electricity department was left red ... Read More »

Milad-un-Nabi celebrated in Goa

NT NETWORK   MARGAO/VALPOI Thousands of Muslims on Wednesday celebrated Eid Milad-un-Nabi with processions that commenced from the Malbhat Masjid and culminated at the Ravindra Bhavan circle. The procession was personally monitored by district collector Dr Tariq Thomas, and SP South Arvind Gawas. The procession started at 3.15 pm and people from Housing board areas joined the group at Malbhat ... Read More »

‘We had to develop chemistry with each cow’

Marathi film ‘Kharvas’, the opening film in the Indian panorama non-feature films category deals with the pain a woman goes through upon losing her baby due to still birth. Director Aditya Suhas Jambhale enlightens CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Losing a baby, is one of the hardest and most painful things that a woman can go through. And Aditya Suhas ... Read More »

Zuari bridge unsafe, make alternative arrangements for commuters: Cong

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Congress party on Wednesday raised doubts over the safety of existing Zuari Bridge and demanded that the government take precautions and make alternative arrangements for commuters. Armed with documents obtained from the government under the Right to Information Act, the Congress claimed that the bridge is not in a very good structural shape and that the ... Read More »

Goa concede 99-run lead

NT NETWORK PANAJI Goa batsmen came a cropper against a disciplined Haryana attack as they were bowled out for 177 in reply to visitors’ first innings total of 276 all out, on the second day of their Round Three Elite, Group C, Ranji Trophy match being played at Rohtak, on Wednesday. Skipper Sagun Kamat’s 68-run knock was the only bright ... Read More »

Support from Centre helping state execute devpt works: Mauvin

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Stating that there are inadequate funds in the state government’s coffers due to the mining ban, Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho on Wednesday said that the state government has been able to take up development works in the state only with the strong support of the central government. Speaking at a press conference, Godinho said that, “As ... Read More »

False assurances given on early resumption of mining: MLOA

NT NETWORK   VASCO The members of the Mormugao Launch Owners Association (MLOA) have alleged that the state and central governments must stop making a mockery of mining dependents by giving false assurances over early resumption of mining in the state. The members of the MLOA have charged the state and the central governments during a meeting held at MLOA ... Read More »

Now, tribals can get loans to set up business ventures

NT NETWORK   PANAJI School dropouts and unemployed among the tribal communities in the state will soon be able to set up business ventures for livelihood by availing of monetary assistance from the government for self-employment. Department of industries has notified the Goa Tribal’s Employment Generation Programme (GTEGP) Scheme to help the local tribal populace get self-employed and come out ... Read More »