Friday , 22 March 2019

Goa News

GCZMA grants approval to WRD for erecting 38 EWDS towers

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa Coastal Zone Management (GCZMA) in its recent meeting has granted approval to the Water Resources Department (WRD) for erecting 38 automatic Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) towers in CRZ areas covering 104 kms of coastline to alert coastal communities and fisher folk about impending natural disasters such as floods, cyclone or tsunami through tower ... Read More »

First simultaneous polls in Goa under EVM regime

NT NETWORK   PANAJI By-polls to Mandrem, Mapusa and Shiroda assembly constituencies  along with Lok Sabha elections will be held for the first time since electronic voting machines were introduced in the state. The Election Commission of India had used EVMs for the first time in the entire state for the Lok Sabha 1999 elections. However, no occasion had arisen ... Read More »

Laws allow by-polls after 6-month period

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Questions have been raised over the schedule for  the by-elections to  Mandrem and Shiroda assembly segments, which  will go to polls on April 23. The April 23 polling goes beyond the period of six months after  both the seats fell vacant. However, the Section 151A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 provides power to ... Read More »

Girish on course for ticket for North Goa constituency

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Inching towards selecting candidates for both the Lok Sabha  seats in the state,  the Congress has made up its mind on nominating Goa pradesh Congress committee chief Girish Chodankar as the candidate for North Goa Lok Sabha constituency even as  the party is yet to zero in on  the three ticket  aspirants  as the candidate for ... Read More »

Curchorem shopkeepers against sanitation fees

NT NETWORK   CURCHOREM Though a special meeting was convened on Monday by the Curchorem Cacora Municipal Council (CCMC) to discuss and finalise the issue of imposing sanitation fees, the garbage issue has remained unresolved. The special meeting which was held in the municipal hall on Monday afternoon was attended by chairperson Felix Fernandes, deputy chairperson Piedade Diniz, councillors, chief officer Kapil Phadte, ... Read More »

CISF role in securing nation vital: Governor

NT NETWORK   VASCO The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is playing a significant role in providing security cover to industrial units, government infrastructure projects, facilities and establishments and thereby contributing to the development of the nation, Governor Dr Mridula Sinha said on Saturday. Dr Sinha was speaking as chief guest on the eve of CISF 50th Raising Day function organised ... Read More »

Election of CCP Mayor today

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The crucial meeting of all the councillors to elect a new city mayor will be held Tuesday at a private hotel in the city, revealed reliable sources. There are two names surging ahead for the post of city mayor in the Atanasio Monserrate panel and rumours are rife amongst the councillors since early morning. There are ... Read More »

Elections to keep date with Goa on April 23

PANAJI: The state will go to polls on April 23 for both the Lok Sabha seats as well as by-elections to the Mandrem, Shiroda, and Mapusa assembly constituencies. The model code of conduct came into force in Goa  with the announcement of the poll schedule on Sunday by the Election Commission of India. Please like & share: Read More »

Parsekar asks voters to defeat Sopte

PANAJI: Senior BJP leader and former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar, who has been antagonised by his party’s move to give ticket to his archrival Dayanand Sopte for the Mandrem bye-poll, on Sunday said the BJP could give ticket to anybody but it is the voters who will decide the fate of candidates. Please like & share: Read More »

Loutolim locals oppose Cabral’s plan for ‘power tariff hike’

MARGAO: Villagers of Loutolim on Sunday collectively resolved to oppose the proposal of the Power Minister Nilesh Cabral to increase power tariff by 5 paise per unit that has been aimed at maintaining streetlights. Please like & share: Read More »