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Setback for Bandora villagers as NGT dismisses appeal against STP

PONDA: In a blow to the hopes of Undir locals opposing sewage treatment plant (STP), National Green Tribunal (NGT) at Delhi has dismissed their appeal against the approval issued by Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) for a 15-million litres daily (MLD) STP at Undir, Bandora recently. Please like & share: Read More »

PM will resolve Goa’s mining issue, assures Amit Shah

NT NETWORK   PANAJI National president of the Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah on Saturday said that the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will find a way out to resolve Goa’s mining issue. Addressing the party’s workers at the Atal Booth Karyakarta Sammelan at Bambolim, the BJP chief said that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is regularly following ... Read More »

Fire destroys Mapusa Bazaar property

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA In a major fire incident that occurred in Mapusa market on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, Mapusa Bazaar supermarket, which is run by the Mapusa Consumers Credit Society, was partially gutted and the loss has been estimated at around Rs 40 lakh. According to the Mapusa fire station, the fire was reported around 2.51 ... Read More »

3 including cop held in separate cases for possessing drugs

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Anti Narcotic Cell (ANC) of Goa police arrested three persons including a police constable and seized drugs worth around Rs 35,000 along with cash and gold ornaments amounting to Rs 28 lakh in two different raids conducted on Saturday morning in Anjuna. Police said that based on a source information, the raid was conducted at ... Read More »

Congress begins shortlisting of candidates for bypolls, LS polls

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Congress party has begun the process of shortlisting the probable candidates for the forthcoming by-elections to the Mandrem and Shiroda Assembly constituencies and the subsequent elections to the Lok Sabha. “We have started the process and already had a meeting of the Pradesh election committee wherein we directed the North and South Goa district committees ... Read More »

Our fight is against defections, not BJP: MGP chief

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) president Pandurang ‘Deepak’ Dhavalikar, who is all set to contest the by-election from Shiroda constituency, says that there will be no threat to the stability of the Parrikar-led government because of MGP contesting the by-polls. In an interview with SOIRU VELIP, the MGP chief says it is a fight against defections and not against BJP Q: ... Read More »

CM had envisioned human resource corp: Sawant

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Eighth batch of total 203 security guards successfully completed three months rigorous training at Police Training School, Valpoi on Friday. A passing out parade to mark the culmination of the training was held at PTS ground, during which Speaker of Legislative Assembly Pramod Sawant inspected the ceremonial march past and took salute. The security personnel were ... Read More »

After 2012, over 90% primary schools renovated: Sawant

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Pramod Sawant has said the government has been spending crores of rupees for development of education sector in the state which is a positive step. Sawant was speaking after laying foundation stone for proposed reconstruction of a Government Primary School at Vithalapur, Sankhali. MLA and former chief minister Pratapsing Rane,  MLA ... Read More »