Wednesday , 24 October 2018


Luxury cruise liner ‘MV Viking Orion’ arrives in state

NT NETWORK   VASCO The first luxury cruise liner of this season ‘MV Viking Orion’ arrived at Mormugao Port, kicking off the tourism circuit for the year 2018-2019 of Goa. This is the maiden visit of MV Viking Orion to Mormugao Port wherein it has brought in 884 foreign guests and 470 crew members to the state from Mumbai Port ... Read More »

Fashion store ‘Snikita Trendz’ opened at Valpoi

VALPOI: ‘Snikita Trendz’-a fashion destination store inaugurated at the hands of Valpoi Municipal Council, chairperson, Parvin Shaikh and Zilla Parishad member, Premnath Hazare at Phoenix Avenue, next to Unity HS Valpoi. The newly opened store is a factory outlet for gents, ladies and kids garment. Speaking after inauguration, properitor Shweta Kadam said, “This store will offer variety of ready garments ... Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices continue to rise, at record high

PTI   NEW DELHI Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise Monday, scaling new highs as the depreciating rupee made imports costlier. Petrol price Monday increased by 23 paisa a litre and diesel by 22 paisa a litre, according to the price notification issued by state fuel retailers. The increase pushed the petrol price in Delhi to a record high ... Read More »


‘VPK credit society  contributes in economy’ PONDA: VPK Urban Co-operative Credit Society is turning out to be ace organisation in the field of cooperative sectors in the state and along with winning trust of the people; society is also contributing towards building economy of the state, informed Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude on Sunday. He was addressing a gathering ... Read More »

India launches new digital bridge with Africa

IANS   NEW DELHI As part of India’s reachout to Africa, the External Affairs Ministry on Monday signed an agreement with the Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL) to establish a pan-African e-network between the two nations. “This project, called the e-VidyaBharati and e-ArogyaBharati Network Project, will serve as yet another bridge – a digital bridge – between our countries, shrinking ... Read More »

Modi pitches for investments in electric vehicles value chain

PTI   NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday pitched for investments in manufacturing of electric vehicles and smart charging facilities as he emphasised that better mobility can boost growth. Asserting that mobility powered by clean energy is the most powerful weapon in the fight against climate change, he said the focus must go beyond cars to other vehicles such ... Read More »

Petrol, diesel prices hiked by steepest level in a year; rates at record high

PTI   NEW DELHI Petrol and diesel price were Friday hiked by about 50 paisa per litre each – the steepest increase in rates since daily price revision came into effect over 14 months back – to push rates to their highest ever. Petrol price was hiked by 48 paisa per litre and diesel by 47 a litre, according to ... Read More »

EDC’s push towards recoveries make profit grow 40% in 2017-18

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The EDC board on Friday, revealed a significant decrease in non-performing assets (NPAs) thanks to aggressive thrust on recoveries. Post the 362nd board meeting to approve the 2017-18 annual accounts, Sidharth Kunkolienker, chairman, said that, the corporation recovered Rs 263.8 crore on term loans and drastically reduced the gross NPA and the net NPAs to 2.9 ... Read More »

India to make 2-seater passenger aircraft

IANS BENGALURU State-run National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has tied up with Delhi-based Mesco Aerospace to develop two-seater Hansa-NG aircraft, the company said on Friday. “The agreement between the companies to design, develop, produce and market the Hansa-Next Generation (NG) aircraft will ease the availability of indigenous aircraft for pilot training,” city-based ... Read More »

Lupins announces graduation of 3rd batch

PANAJI: Pharmaceutical manufacturer, Lupin Ltd., on Thursday, announced the third batch of students graduating through the company’s learn-and-earn initiative. Started in 2011, the programme is a part of Lupin’s initiative to create a ready pool of talent for the booming pharmaceutical sector. Yashwant Mahadik, president, global human resources, said “The third batch graduated on September 5, and received employment with ... Read More »