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Delhi HC quashes quota for officers’ wards in Sanskriti School

IANS   NEW DELHI The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the reservation of 60 percent seats for children of the central government’s Group A officers in Sanskriti School here. A division bench of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Mukta Gupta also directed the Centre to see whether the school – run in Chanakyapuri by wives of top government officers ... Read More »

India, China ink pacts on water resources, culture

PTI   NEW DELHI India and China today signed two agreements including one in the field of water resources on sharing hydrological data on Satluj river after talks between Vice President Hamid Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao here. Li is the first Chinese Vice president to visit India in more than six decades. “Widening #IndiaChina engagement. Indian & ... Read More »

Suggestions to improve collegium system invited

PTI   NEW DELHI The government today issued a public notice inviting suggestions from the common man on ways to improve the collegium system to appoint judges to the Supreme Court and the high courts. The apex court had yesterday asked Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi to issue a public notice inviting representations and suggestions from all quarters of the public ... Read More »

New Mapusa bus stand plan will get PDA approval soon: Francis

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza said that the plan of the new Mapusa bus stand is with the Planning and Development Authority and a meeting has been fixed on November 16 during which the file will be cleared.  He was speaking after inaugurating the renovated bus stand building at Mapusa. On Friday, the renovated main building ... Read More »

Journalist granted bail

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Senior journalist Rupesh Samant, arrested in alleged sexual harassment cases, has been granted conditional bail by the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) on Friday. According to information available, while granting bail the court has directed Samant not to visit the office of national news agency and the local TV news channel till the further court order. ... Read More »

Ayurvedic spa centres along beach belt need to be regulated: Sawant

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Dr Pramod Sawant on Friday said that a number of ayurvedic spa centres in the beach belt areas – both North and South – is continuously increasing, and needs to be regulated by the government, as most of them give a bad name to the field of ayurveda through their spurious ... Read More »

Priest turned activist Bismark ‘missing’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Priest turned social activist Fr Bismark Dias has reportedly gone ‘missing’ since Thursday night from St Estevam. According to police, Fr Dias was last seen near a sluice gate and was accompanied by two fellow villagers (youth). Police said that sandals, wallet, mobile and motorcycle of Fr Dias were found near the sluice gate. A complaint ... Read More »

Technology team formed for coordination of departments

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The government has constituted a Block Technology Team (BTT) with a view to consider and ensure effective co-ordination among the development activities of the department of agriculture and line departments like animal husbandry, fisheries, soil conservation, co-operation, marketing, rural development agency, and so on, under Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA), for implementation of the centrally sponsored ... Read More »

Board to review progress of agricultural agencies

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The government has constituted a governing board (GB), a policy making body, to provide guidance as well as review the progress and functioning of autonomous bodies viz Agricultural Technology Management Agency – North (ATMA – North) and Agricultural Technology Management Agency – South (ATMA –South) for implementation of the centrally sponsored scheme ‘Support to State Extension ... Read More »

Pressure horns: GSPCB warns transport dept of action if it fails to submit report

PANAJI The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has recently issued a notice against the transport department warning them of legal action if it fails to submit action taken report within 15 days against vehicles that had installed illegal pressure horns or multi-toned horns. The board, in its notice, has directed the director of transport department to comply with the ... Read More »