Friday , 16 November 2018


Hero MotoCorp launches ‘Xtreme 200R’

NT NETWORK PANAJI Hero MotoCorp Ltd, one of the world’s largest single two-wheeler manufacturer, Wednesday launched its new premium motorcycle, the Xtreme 200R in Goa. The Xtreme 200R is priced at Rs 89,900 and is available for sale at Hero MotoCorp dealerships in the Goa. In keeping with its commitment to bring technologically superior and youthful products to the market, ... Read More »

Cabinet okays Rs 15,053 cr new procurement policy

PTI   NEW DELHI Ahead of the 2019 polls, the government Wednesday announced a Rs 15,053-crore procurement policy allowing states to choose a compensation scheme and rope in private agencies for procurement to ensure a profitable price to farmers. The new umbrella policy ‘ Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan’  (PM-AASHA) was approved in the Cabinet meeting, headed by Prime ... Read More »

Centre notifies rules to regulate pet shops

PTI   NEW DELHI The Centre has notified rules to regulate pet shops under which such establishments will have to get a certificate of registration from the State Animal Welfare Board. Lauding the new rules which set standards for animal housing and care in shops engaged in sale or purchase of pets animals in India, animal rights body said if ... Read More »

Railways to carry out independent audit of nearly 5,000 bridges

IANS NEW DELHI In view of recent mishaps, the Indian Railways has undertaken a massive, third-party audit exercise of critical bridges across the country to get an independent assessment of these crucial links in the rail network. A total of 4,835 bridges have been identified for the third-party audit that is to be carried out with the help of international ... Read More »

From Oct 2, all shares in demat form: Govt

PTI   New Delhi Unlisted public companies have to compulsorily issue new shares in demat form beginning October 2, the government said Tuesday, amid continuing efforts to curb illicit fund flows. Besides, transfer of shares by these companies has to be done only in the demat or electronic form. This step has been taken for “further enhancing transparency, investor protection ... Read More »

New Goa-Bangalore cargo flight launched

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Giving boost to logistics in the state, transport of air cargo from Dabolim airport via Bangalore will soon be possible with the starting of a new Goa-Bangalore route shortly. The announcement of launch of Goa- Bangalore cargo flights was by the Goa Air Cargo Association on Tuesday. A senior official from the association said that, the ... Read More »

Falling Rupee – holding the  nerve is important

Dr D M Deshpande Indian currency is in the news again, mostly for wrong reasons. It has been falling continuously for quite some time; in fact, it is the worst performing Asian currency against US dollar losing 12 per cent this year. To put that in perspective, currencies of all emerging markets have declined, but the slide in the value ... Read More »

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 »