Sunday , 18 November 2018

Goa News

Sopte rewarded with GTDC chairmanship

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Former Mandrem MLA Dayanand Sopte, who recently quit the Congress and joined the BJP, was rewarded on Thursday, as the Parrikar government appointed him as the chairman of Goa Tourism Development Corporation. Sopte had resigned as the Mandrem MLA on October 16 and joined the BJP. Sopte took charge of the corporation in the presence of ... Read More »

Mining dependants throw down gauntlet to Vijai, Sudin

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Reacting to the news reports that the Union ministry of mining is not interested in promulgating an ordinance to restart the mining operations in Goa, the Goa Mining People’s Front stated that if nothing is moving towards restarting mining operations then Goa Forward Party president Vijai Sardesai and senior leader of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party Ramakrishna ... Read More »

78 childcare institutions come under HC scanner

NT NETWORK PANAJI The High Court of Bombay at Goa has directed the Chief Secretary to find out as to how 78 institutions have been allowed to house almost 2500 children in the state when none of the children have been identified as the ‘children in need of care and protection’ as recognised under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection ... Read More »

Finally, survey done to verify encroachments on Deussua lake

NT NETWORK   MARGAO After a long wait of eight years, the survey department has finally carried out re-survey and demarcation of the encroachment on the Deussua lake. The re-survey and demarcation work was done without any untoward incident even as large number of villagers gathered and demanded that the lake be beautified for the benefit of the villagers. The ... Read More »

Funds of Goa Board not misappropriated: secy

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has stated that its “contingency fund-related fixed deposits have not been touched,” and only money from its recurring fixed deposits has been used, with no misappropriation of funds taking place. Goa Board secretary Bhagirath Shetye told this daily that the auditor’s report as regards the accounts ... Read More »

Laxmi Pujan

A shopkeeper performs pooja in his shop at the Panaji market on the occasion of Laxmi pujan on Wednesday Please like & share: Read More »

Even Cong is not in favour of midterm polls: Mauvin

VASCO: Trying to put to rest the apprehensions that the state will go to midterm polls, Minister for Protocol and Hospitality Mauvin Godinho has said that nobody including the Congress is in favour of midterm polls. Please like & share: Read More »

Goans put up with milk odour

PANAJI: Wholesalers, distributors and retailers have said that they are flooded with complaints from consumers over the safety and quality of the milk   imported into the state from neighbouring states. Please like & share: Read More »

BJP pulls out all stops to pacify fractious veterans

PANAJI: Senior state leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party met party veterans Laxmikant Parsekar and Francis D’Souza on Wednesday at their respective residences against the backdrop of a meeting convened by Parsekar at the Mapusa residence of D’Souza on Thursday. Please like & share: Read More »

Panaji, Margao celebrate Diwali without bursting firecrackers

PANAJI: The Goa State Pollution Control Board has found that Margao and Panaji celebrated Diwali without bursting firecrackers this year, perhaps respecting the Supreme Court’s recent order on the same. Please like & share: Read More »