LET us hope the all-party delegation visiting Jammu and Kashmir makes a good beginning to create a favourable political climate for dialogue with all sections in the state.Read More »
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THE CCP decision to commence pay parking in Panaji is a wise idea for the municipality coffers, but not so great an idea for vehicle users and shopkeepers. A municipality is supposed to make life easier and provide services to the people. The same applies for governance.
BY JOAO SOUSA M | NT
PANAJI: After an exceptionally good monsoon, farmers are now hoping for dry weather even as a bumper crop is expected this harvesting season. The meteorological department, however, has predicted more rains as there is no sign of the south-west monsoon withdrawing yet.
PANAJI: The Election Commission of India on Monday announced October 18 as the date for the by-election to fill the casual vacancy from 19-Valpoi Assembly Constituency in the State Legislative Assembly. The model code of conduct came into effect soon after the poll schedule was announced by the ECI.Read More »
PANAJI: The Division Bench of the High Court of Bombay at Goa constituting of Mr Justice D G Karnik and Mr Justice F M Reis on Monday heard the petition filed by Salgaocar Mining Industries Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) for being allotted the work of removing the stranded vessel ‘River Princess.’Read More »
PANAJI: The 3rd edition of the South Asian Film Festival 2010 which concluded on Monday was a damp squib, if one has to describe it in mild words. Absence of organisers, hurried departure of filmmakers/delegates/invitees,Read More »
PANAJI: Observing that the government has resorted to delaying tactics as regards the demand of bringing parity in the pay scales of 50,000-odd government servants, the Goa Government Employees Association, on Monday, announced that the government employees would proceed on an indefinite pen down-tool down strike from September 22.Read More »
MARGAO: The RDA Minister, Mr Churchill Alemao, on Monday, issued a memo to staff attached to the RDA’s Pajifond office for dereliction of duty.Read More »
by Ashokkumar U Desai | NT
CANACONA: Teacher’s responsibility is not only to teach the students, but also to educate the society, thus helping to bring about social upliftment, said Mr Mahendra Ramchandra Phaldesai, who was awarded State Award for Teachers in 2005, and now has been honoured with the National Award for Teachers.
PANAJI: The Panaji Municipal Market Tenants Association on Monday came out against the proposed pay parking project of the Corporation of the City of Panaji, especially as regards areas around the city municipal market.Read More »