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Bismarque death: police rule out probe by Crime Branch

NT NETWORK PANAJI Old Goa police will continue to probe the death of priest turned social activist Fr Bismarque Dias as the police department has ruled out handing over the case to Crime Branch. On Tuesday, activists and family members of Fr Dias demanded that the case be transferred to the Crime Branch of the Goa police claiming the Old ... Read More »

Accord priority to waste woes, Dy CM tells councillors

PANAJI Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza has appealed to newly-elected chairpersons and councillors to support the endeavor of the government to keep the areas under the municipal jurisdictions garbage-free. D’Souza said, “Garbage disposal is a major problem, and therefore top priority needs to be accorded by the local self-governing  bodies to take up the issue of cleanliness with due seriousness ... Read More »

South Goa witnesses rise in assault cases

NT NETWORK   MARGAO As many as 86 assault cases have been registered by various police stations in South Goa including Maina-Curtorim and Margao police stations where most of these cases have been registered. Majority of these cases were registered in Margao police station 14 cases, Ponda 13, Colva 10, Cuncolim 9, Canacona 8 and Quepem 7 cases. According to statistics available, out ... Read More »

Laxmi Pooja

A shopkeeper Umesh performs Laxmi Pooja in his shop in Panaji municipal market. Legend has it that Laxmi, the goddess of wealth, visits devotees and bestows gifts and blessings. Please like & share: Read More »

ESG scouting for radio partner for IFFI 2015

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) is in search of a Radio Partner for the International Film Festival of India 2015 which commences in the city from November 20. A related e-tender has been floated for the purpose by the ESG stating that the Festival Radio Partner for IFFI 2015 shall be required to submit a Radio ... Read More »

Vasco civic chief to take up waste treatment plant upgradation

NT NETWORK   VASCO Newly-elected chairperson of Mormugao Municipal Council Deepak Naik has decided to take up issues pertaining to the upgradation of Mormugao Solid Waste Treatment Plant and construction of signature project at old chief officer’s bungalow in the heart of the town on priority. “The inspection of garbage treatment plant based at Headland-Sada was fixed on Wednesday but ... Read More »

Mapusa market fires: over 100 notices issued to shop owners

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA In continuation with its drive, Mapusa electricity department has issued over 100 notices to shop owners in Mapusa municipal market who do not have proper electric wiring system in their premises. The shop owners have been raising concern over shifting of electric meter outside the premises over security issue. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar along with Deputy ... Read More »

Carmona villagers threaten jail bharo against Raheja project

NT NETWORK CARMONA With Carmona panchayat failing to revoke licence to Raheja project even a month after four panchas passed a resolution in this regard, villagers have warned of a jail bharo andolan by protesting outside the Carmona village panchayat till the panchayat acts on their earlier resolution to revoke the construction licence. Villagers informed that they want the panchayat ... Read More »

How To Save Small Farmers

IN the past few weeks a few more farmers have committed suicide. Despite the loud breast-beating by political parties in government and out of it, small farmers are being driven to suicide. This raises a question mark on the future of small farmers as a class in India. The struggles of small farmers for survival are becoming more and more ... Read More »

BJP’s Arrogance Defeated in Bihar

KULDIP NAYAR     WHETHER or not the Narendra Modi magic has waned or whether the strategy of campaigning has been faulty, the fact remains that the Bhartiya Janta Party  has been routed in Bihar. The BJP is putting up a brave front and feels its loss is because of the opposition unity. The Bihar assembly election results have, nevertheless, ... Read More »