Thursday , 21 February 2019

Author Archives: Navhind Times

OROP not govt’s but BJP promise: Parrikar

PTI ARAKKONAM The implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme is a fulfillment of BJP’s poll promise and it has been ensured that the veterans get maximum benefit, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday. Stating that the protesting ex-servicemen were well within their rights to demand more, the minister said they should approach the judicial committee for their ... Read More »

US ‘reasonably certain’ ISIS’ Jihadi John killed

PTI WASHINGTON The US military on Friday said it was “reasonably certain” that ISIS militant ‘Jihadi John’ was killed in its air strike in Syria, describing his death as a “significant” blow to the Islamic State terror group. “We are reasonably certain that we killed the target that we intended to kill, which is ‘Jihadi John,’” Colonel Steven Warren, spokesman ... Read More »

Diversity our strength: PM

PTI LONDON Facing attack back home over the issue of intolerance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India’s diversity was the country’s “strength and pride” and underlined the importance of peaceful co-existence. Modi also said that there is no reason for India to remain poor, asserting. “we harbour poverty for no reason.” “India is full of diversity. This diversity ... Read More »

RP-2021: final decision likely by November 20

NT NETWORK PANAJI The government, in all probability, will take a final decision on the Regional Plan 2021 by November 20. This was stated by Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza, who also holds the Town and Country Planning (TCP) portfolio, on Friday. In an attempt to resolve the issue of the regional plan, a crucial meeting was held late evening ... Read More »

Infusion of oxygen to help St Inez creek breathe easy

ABDUL WAHAB KHAN | NT PANAJI In a project aimed at reviving the polluted St Inez creek with the help of aeration technique, the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) will aerate about 1.5 km of the total 2.5-km stretch of the creek so as to provide oxygen for the fish to breathe. The aeration process will also play a ... Read More »

Mickky to fight 2017 elections on his own

NT NETWORK MARGAO Nuvem MLA Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky on Friday said that the Goa Vikas Party (GVP) will not ally with any other political party in the state to fight the 2017 assembly election even though some politicians in the Salcete taluka are in favour of an alliance on the lines of Bihar. “I have seen the national political parties. It’s time to go ... Read More »

Salgaocar edge past Dempo

NT Net work   MARGAO A brilliant strike by centre forward Nari Haro Shristi helped Salgaocar FC overcome a strong Dempo SC by a solitary goal in a tough match of the GFA Taca Goa U-20 Football tournament played at Cansaulim grounds on Friday. Nari Haro Shristi scored the all important goal of the match for the Greens with a ... Read More »

FC Goa U-14 boys gather 9 points after win against Sporting Clube

NT NETWORK PANAJI The FC Goa U-14 team have collected nine points from their three wins in the Goa Football Association U-14 league. FC Goa are in Group D along with Dempo Sports Club, Sporting Clube de Goa, Fr Agnel Youth Club, Pilar, Portais SportingClub, Cabesa Sports & Cultural Club, Ponda Footballers, Don Bosco Oratory, Panaji and Goa Velha Sports ... Read More »

Benny XI, Maina SC claim wins; St Sebastian held

NT NETWORK MAPUSA/ MARGAO Twenty six goals were scored in four games of GFA’s Third division League played on Thursday and Friday. Benny XI Mapusa registered a resounding 9-0 win over YSC Colvale in GFA’s 3rd Division League played at Quitula grounds, here on Friday. The highlights of the match were the two hat-tricks scored by Chandan Gawas (2’, 78’ ... Read More »

Big wins for Ave Maria, Rossman Cruz

NT NETWORK Margao Ave Maria registered a 3-1 win against St Sebastian, Aquem in the GFA under-14 football league match played at Varca grounds on Friday. The match was largely dominated by Ave Maria lads who played to a set pattern style, attacking their rivals in both the sessions of play. Ave Maria opened their account in the 27th minute ... Read More »