Monday , 1 May 2017

Goa News

Most farmers in Canacona yet to commercially exploit mango crop

Albert Fernandes | NT   CANACONA Mango plantations are next only to cashew in Canacona. But, the farmers in the taluka, barring  a few of them, are still not aware of the right method for mango plantation so that they can exploit it commercially. The farmers here in a way have failed to get the method right for mango plantation ... Read More »

‘GSIDC to take up repair works of Kala Bhavan at Upasnagar’

NT NETWORK   VASCO Art and Culture Minister Govind Gawde has said that he has issued directions to the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) to take up all the necessary repair works of the stalled Kala Bhavan project at Upasnagar. He was speaking to the media at the mini auditorium of Ravindra Bhavan Baina on Sunday on the sidelines ... Read More »

Colva villagers accords nod for panchayat ghar project

NT NETWORK   COLVA With the last gram sabha of the present term, Colva gram sabha gives it nod to key development projects including demolition and reconstruction of the panchayat ghar, installation of CCTVs in the village and development of market complex. The gram sabha also gave its nod for a surplus budget of Rs 3.8 crore. The gram sabha ... Read More »

GFP urges Trajano to come into its fold

NT NETWORK   PANAJI With an aim to make Goa Forward Party stronger, chief spokesperson of Goa Forward Party Prashant Naik, on Sunday, appealed to the expelled senior Congress leader Trajano D’Mello to join the party. “The ideology of Trajano D’Mello and GFP are quite similar and I feel that in order to take Goa forward the progressive minds should ... Read More »

Do not oppose development works: Alemao to Colva locals

NT NETWORK   COLVA Benaulim MLA Churchill Alemao on Sunday urged the people of Colva not to oppose development and sought a collective effort for development of the village. Alemao also asked the villagers to elect good leaders to the forthcoming panchayat elections. Addressing the Colva gram sabha, Alemao assured the villagers that he will take up development of the ... Read More »

Devise a mechanism to bring down pollution in Vasco: GFP

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Rallying behind the people opposed to pollution causing coal handling  operations of  the Mormugao Port Trust, the Goa Forward Party on Sunday asked the state government to adopt a proper mechanism to control  pollution caused by the operations. Speaking to media persons in Panaji, chief spokesperson of the GFP  Prashant Naik  urged people not to oppose ... Read More »

Nigerian arrested at Anjuna with drugs worth `13.20 lakh

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The anti-narcotic cell of Goa police conducted a raid at Anjuna on Sunday  and arrested a Nigerian seizing drugs worth Rs 13.20 lakh from him. The raid   was  conducted  in the wee hours of Sunday at a bus stop near St Michael Church, Kumarwado, Anjuna, and  drug pusher Joseph Ifeanyi Ozoemena, a Nigerian,  was caught red ... Read More »

New district hospital will be inaugurated by April ’18: Rane

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Stating that the work of the new South Goa district hospital building will be personally monitored till it is completed,  Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, on Saturday,  assured to inaugurate  the  hospital by April 2018 with all the required  healthcare facilities. This assurance came after he visited, perhaps for the first time as the Health Minister in  the ... Read More »

One drowns at Hollant beach; 2 feared drowned in Khandepar river

NT NETWORK   VASCO/PONDA A picnic turned tragic for three individuals in Goa, as the state witnessed a middle-aged man drowning and two youth feared drowned in separate incidents that occurred on Saturday. In the first incident, a 51-year-old man from Headland-Sada in Vasco drowned at the Hollant beach in Cortalim on Saturday afternoon. As per information from the Verna ... Read More »

Private hospital may get nod for organ transplant despite deficiencies

NT NETWORK   PANAJI At a time when the government is tightening the laws to stop “trading” in human organs by some unscrupulous hospital authorities, particularly in the private sector, some unprincipled officials in the state administration are leaving no stone unturned to give permission to a private hospital to start organ transplant facilities despite the fact that it does ... Read More »

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