Wednesday , 25 May 2016

Goa News

Parasailing joyride proves fatal for West Bengal tourist

NT NETWORK   COLVA A parasailing joyride ended in tragedy for 46-year-old Shashi Shekhar Prasad from Karakpur, West Bengal, after he drowned following a fall into the sea while parasailing off the Colva coast on Tuesday evening. He was declared brought dead upon arrival at the Hospicio Hospital in Margao. Shashi was down in Goa to attend a conference of ... Read More »

Funding smart city will not be an issue: Panaji MLA

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Panaji is now among the future smart cities of India having made it to the second list of successful cities announced by the Centre on Tuesday. Addressing a press briefing in the city, Panaji MLA and vice-chairman of Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) Sidharth Kuncalienkar Tuesday said that the selection of Panaji was through successful ... Read More »

Now, Goa cops to train motorists in road safety

NT NETWORK PANAJI In view of the rising number of road accidents and fatalities in the state, the Goa police department has finalised a comprehensive road safety education programme aimed at sensitising and training motorists. At first, a ten-member team of the Goa police traffic cell will undergo a week-long specialised programme in road safety education in Delhi. The team ... Read More »

‘Govt has fulfilled 11 of total 12 demands of tribal people’

Ramesh Tawadkar,  Tribal Welfare Minister, is  set to  release his   book – ‘Ujwad,’  highlighting his ‘Mann Ki Baat,’ on May 25 in  Canacona, the  day two tribal youths had died during the UTAA agitation.  In an interview with  ‘The Navhind Times’ Senior Reporter Roque Dias,  the Minister  talks about the welfare  schemes implemented for the tribal people in the state ... Read More »

Tolleaband-Bolse Circle road will be built soon, says Fatorda MLA


NT NETWORK   MARGAO Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai, on Tuesday,  said that the proposed road from Tolleaband to Bolse Circle will be built soon even though there is an opposition to it, as the Chief Minister has cleared the file. “The  sewerage department’s  service road, which is  six-metre wide, would be  extended and widened by using the  Sonsoddo  landfill site ... Read More »

Fake birth registration: MMC CO to file police complaint

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The chief officer (CO) of Margao Municipal Council (MMC) Yaswant  Tavde,  on Tuesday,  confirmed that he will be filing a police complaint within  next two-three days seeking probe into the  alleged  fake birth  registration at the MMC office. Speaking to this reporter  after  resuming duty on Tuesday,  the chief officer said, “I got the report from ... Read More »

Preventive measures must be adopted while transporting ore: CM


NT NETWORK BICHOLIM The Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has asked the mining company operating in Adwalpal, Bicholim to take utmost care while carrying out mining there so that the health of the people is not affected besides taking all precautionary measures while transporting ore. The Chief Minister also directed the company to take care to preserve water bodies and forest cover. Parsekar ... Read More »

Vishal takes charge of Vasco block Congress committee

NT NETWORK   VASCO The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Luizinho Faleiro has appointed Vishal alias Babu Naik as the new president of Vasco Block Congress Committee (VBCC). The appointment letter was handed over to Naik recently in the presence of Agnelo Fernandes, Yatish Naik, Sunil Kavthankar, Moti Dessai, M K Shaikh, Waman Chodankar and other party leaders. While ... Read More »

Goa should be No 1 state in the country in cleanliness: Sinha

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The governor of Goa Dr Mridula Sinha stressed on the need to further intensify the programme of Swacch Bharat Abhiyan and adopt all those measures so as to make Goa number one state in the country by December 2016. Sinha was addressing a meeting of all the municipal bodies from North Goa along with Corporation of ... Read More »

Para-teachers demand regularisation in service


NT NETWORK PANAJI Several para-teachers are on indefinite dharna since Monday evening outside the Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar’s official residence, Altinho-Panaji demanding regularisation in services. According to information the All Goa Para Teachers Association (AGPTA) affiliated to Goa Trade Unions Confederation (GTUC) on Monday had held a general body meeting to discuss the issue related to their demands pertaining to ... Read More »

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