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Goan cuisine all the way!

Red Mango at the Radisson Goa Candolim offers the best in Goa cuisine with some lip-smacking twists Janice Savina Rodrigues |NT BUZZ   For a star resort, this one is a little hidden away from the eye; the Radisson Goa Candolim is off the main road, and though not directly on the beach, it is very close to it. Please ... Read More »

MMC gives shopkeepers 15 days time to pay trade licence dues

NT NETWORK   VASCO Newly-formed Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) on Friday started a special drive to check trade licences of shops in its jurisdiction. The civic body allocated 15 days time to shopkeepers to renew trade licenses. The team comprising of MMC chairperson Deepak Naik, deputy chairperson Shashikant Parab, ward 15 councillor Nandadeep Raut and other MMC officials visited around ... Read More »

Decision to lease Quepem site for Defexpo criminal misutilisation of land: Shantaram

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Stating that it is unfortunate, Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik said that the BJP-led Goa government has put Goa on sale. Addressing the media at the Congress House in Panaji, Naik said that he along with party leaders and locals visited Naquerim village in Quepem taluka, and inspected the 250 acres of land proposed to be ... Read More »

CM expresses dissatisfaction over Miramar-Dona Paula road works

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar expressed dissatisfaction over the quality of construction of a concrete road from Miramar to Dona Paula, and stated that the Chief Secretary would be asked to appoint a consultant and submit a report within a fortnight. The Chief Minister inspected the under-construction concrete road amidst reports in the media about the road ... Read More »

Special status: In future everything is possible, says Mesquita

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Refusing to let go of the issue of Special Status for Goa, the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Friday, said that Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has recently made a related statement that “Special Status for Goa is unlikely in immediate future”, and in the future, everything is possible. Addressing a press conference at ... Read More »

India, UK strike 3.2 billion pound deal on energy, climate change

PTI   LONDON Ahead of the Paris climate summit, India and Britain have agreed on a comprehensive package of collaboration on energy and climate change which includes commercial deals worth 3.2 billion pounds. During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ongoing UK visit, the two countries reaffirmed the importance of addressing climate change and promoting secure, affordable and sustainable supplies of energy that will ... Read More »

India aims for at least 1,500 biotech start-ups

IANS   KOLKATA India aims to scale up start-ups in the biotechnology sector to at least 1,500 in the next two to three years to boost technological interventions in the health and agriculture sectors, a senior biotechnology department official said. “We presently have around 500 start-ups in the biotech sector. It is less in comparison with other sectors. We plan ... Read More »

US-India trade group welcomes liberalised FDI norms

WASHINGTON The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has applauded the Indian government’s latest reforms liberalising FDI norms in industries that are starved for capital and enable the ease of doing business in the country. “Putting more FDI proposals through the automatic route is clear signal that the government is living up to the mandate of minimum government and maximum governance,” USIBC ... Read More »

EU, India have new role to play, saying grouping’s new envoy

PTI   NEW DELHI The European Union and India have a new role to play in a world that is now quite different from what might have been imagined just a few decades ago, the new envoy of the 28-nation grouping said here on Friday, adding that he will work to make the ties more result-oriented. Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador of ... Read More »

Encourage kids to dream big: Pranab

PTI   NEW DELHI President Pranab Mukherjee today said children should be encouraged to “dream big” about the future of the country and explore their potential to the full. In his message to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the eve of Children’s Day, Mukherjee said the future of the country depended on children. He said by providing ... Read More »