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MGP can’t decide on our leaders: BJP

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday condemned the recent demand of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) as regards replacement of Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar in order to facilitate talks about the BJP-MGP pre-poll alliance for the forthcoming state assembly election. Questioning the very authority of the MGP to come out with such ... Read More »

MGP wants alliance with BJP, but with 15 seats, says Sudin

NT NETWORK PANAJI Stating that the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) will give priority to its pre-poll alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the forthcoming state assembly election, with the demand for 15 constituencies, under seat sharing, senior MGP leader Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar on Friday said that if, due to any reason, this alliance fails to materialise, then the ... Read More »

Court rejects CB plea to close Serula land grab case against Parulekar

NT NETWORK PANAJI The special court, under the Prevention of Corruption Act, has rejected the plea of Crime Branch (CB) to close the Serula communidade land grab case against Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar. Stating that the court was not satisfied with the investigation conducted by the Crime Branch, Judge B P Deshpande, under Section 190 (1) (a) of the Criminal ... Read More »

Katem Baina locals raise a stink over sewage problem

VASCO Katem Baina locals have expressed concern over sewage that allegedly flows from the treatment plant in the locality into Arabian sea, pointing out that it could pollute the water and cause other hazards. Speaking to this daily, people staying in the vicinity of the plant claimed that they have been putting up with foul odour, that emanates from the ... Read More »

Foreigner dies of ‘drug overdose’ at Calangute

NT NETWORK CALANGUTE A 64-year-old Netherland national was found dead in her apartment in a resort at Gaurawaddo-Calangute and it is suspected to be a case of drug overdose. The deceased has been identified as Nicolle Genonceau. Her body was said to be in a partly-decomposed state. Police claimed that they found a syringe in her hand while several medicines ... Read More »

State panchayats will go cashless soon: Arlekar

Minister for Panchayati Raj, Environment and Forests Rajendra Arlekar seen after unveiling a plaque for the proposed market complex building at VP Dongurli-Thane

NT NETWORK VALPOI Panchayats in the state will soon go digital with all transactions being paperless and cashless, said Minister for Panchayati Raj, Environment and Forests, Rajendra Arlekar. Arlekar was addressing a gathering after laying foundation stone of the market complex and multipurpose hall at Dongurli-Thane in the presence of Sanquelim MLA Pramod Sawant and others. Sawant said that the ... Read More »

First reverse shoulder replacement performed in state at GMC

NT NETWORK PANAJI The orthopaedic department of Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC), under the leadership of Dr Shivanand Bandekar, has successfully conducted the first reverse total shoulder replacement in the state. Informing about the surgery, Bandekar, who is the head of the orthopaedic department of GMC, said that earlier this week on December 6, a 42-year-old Goan, who is ... Read More »

Goa needs a revolution like Delhi: AAP

NT NETWORK CHANDOR AAP leader Ashutosh Gupta on Friday took potshots at the BJP government in the state, allegedly accusing it of making Goa the gambling capital of the country. He said the government has also betrayed the people of Goa as regards the promises made during the last assembly election. Addressing a public rally in Chandor, he said Goa ... Read More »

Seizure of over Rs 1 cr: ED registers money laundering case

NT NETWORK PANAJI Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against four persons, unknown bank officials and government servants in connection with the seizure of over Rs 1 crore by Goa police. The case under PMLA has been registered taking cognisance of the First Information Report (FIR) registered by the Crime Branch ... Read More »

Cong vows to regain Benaulim seat

NT NETWORK VARCA The Congress party on Friday vowed to put up a unified fight to regain the Benaulim seat even as the padyatra found its way through the streets in Benaulim constituency. The three frontrunners to the party ticket Edwin Barreto, ZP member Maria Rebello and Anthony Pinto said that irrespective of who is offered the party ticket they ... Read More »

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