Tuesday , 30 August 2016

Goa News

Now, BBSM to float political party

NT NETWORK PANAJI The Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) on Monday announced its plans to float a political party to contest the 2017 state assembly polls, for coming to power so as to settle the medium of instruction issue. Coming out with the information that a committee headed by Hridaynath Shirodkar and including Mahesh Mhambre, Vallabh Kelkar and Swati Kerkar ... Read More »

Inmates living in unhygienic conditions at protective home

ABDUL WAHAB KHAN | NT PANAJI The living condition of victims at the protective home in Merces run by the department of women and child development has become neglectful and unhealthy due to improper ventilation, limited space to rest and the sharing of a common toilet and bathroom. An expert describes the home as “an unhygienic place,” with no water ... Read More »

Gold worth Rs 65 lakh seized from toilet of Air India flight

NT NETWORK VASCO The air intelligence unit (AIU) of commissionerate of customs and central excise Monday early morning seized gold in the form of assorted jewellery and bars totally amounting to Rs 65 lakh, which was lying abandoned in plastic bundles in the rear toilet of Air India flight upon its landing at the Dabolim airport. As per available information ... Read More »

2009 Sharmila murder: 2 get life imprisonment

NT NETWORK MAPUSA Mapusa additional sessions court judge Vijaya Pol Monday sentenced accused Chandrakant Talwar, resident of Panaji, and Cyron Rodrigues, resident of Merces, to life imprisonment in Sharmila Mandrekar murder case, while the duo has been acquitted in another murder case of a fisherwoman. It may be recalled that in 2009, four murders were reported in Goa wherein women ... Read More »

Dholavira site has first evidence of tsunami

The water reservoir at Dholavira constructed about 5,000 years back

NT NETWORK PANAJI National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) team has unearthed the world’s oldest known site to have been hit and submerged by a tsunami. Research provides an evidence of burial of parts of Dholavira, the ancient metropolitan port town of the Harappan period in Gujarat. Addressing the media alongwith the team of researchers working on the project, NIO Director ... Read More »

36 ayurveda interns face uncertain future as provisional certificate refused

NT NETWORK PONDA Thirty-six Ayurveda interns of 2011-12 batch in Gomantak Ayurveda College and Research Centre (GACRC), Shiroda, who are presently doing their internship, face a bleak future with Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) not approving the batch and refusing to award them provisional certificate even after completion of their courses and declaration of result. Goa Board of the ... Read More »

Govt has introduced innovative methods of education: CM

NT NETWORK PANAJI Pointing out that the government has introduced new innovative scientific methods to improve the standard of education, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that the introduction of digital class and science lab in some schools at the initial level indicates the endeavour of the government to accord top priority to education. He further said that it is not ... Read More »

No end in traffic woes as bridge works continue

In a freak mishap, a car skidded and two of its tyres fell into the roadside gutter

NT NETWORK PORVORIM Traffic congestion has been the order of the day along the national highway in Porvorim especially the approach road to the Mandovi bridge road owing to cable-stayed bridge works for quite some time now. Rash driving has exacerbated the problem with many freak accidents occurring daily. As many as five freak mishaps were reported during peak morning ... Read More »

Poinguinim, Polem villagers reject IIT project at Loliem

Villagers attending a meeting called to oppose the proposed IIT project at Loliem

NT NETWORK CANACONA People from Borus, Maik, Iddar, Tamnem and Namas-Tamnem coming in the jurisdiction of Poinguinnim and Loliem-Polem village panchayats attended a meeting in large numbers on Sunday and opposed the IIT project proposed to come up atop Bhagvati plateau in Loliem village panchayat. The villagers said that they will allow the institute only after they are provided basic ... Read More »

Duping case: inquiry reveals PSI acted in negligent manner

NT NETWORK PANAJI A crime branch police sub-inspector acted in a negligent manner over the information provided to him about the all brands promotion firm, which has allegedly duped several people in Goa. This has been revealed during the preliminary inquiry conducted into the claims made by a businessman that in the month of April he had alerted the police ... Read More »

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