Sunday , 23 September 2018

Goa News

Govt forms panel to prepare roadmap for export strategy

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The government has constituted a committee to prepare a roadmap for formulation of State-Level Export Strategy, including harnessing of potential of Geographical Indicator (GI) based products, which have great export potential from the respective districts in the state. Members of the committee include secretary for Industries besides Moulana Ibrahim, the president of Goa Region Sea Food ... Read More »

Goa Dairy muddle affects milk sales

NT NETWORK PONDA/PANAJI The irregularities and mismanagement in the functioning of the Goa State Co-operative Milk Producers Union Limited, also known as Goa Dairy, which led to the disqualification of seven board members recently has drastically affected the milk sales of the Dairy. According to sources, Goa Dairy’s milk sale has decreased by 3,000 litres per day in the last ... Read More »

Taleigao resident arrested in Dona Paula voyeurism case

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Panaji police on Friday arrested Tulsidas Shirodkar (35) who reportedly committed theft of cash of over Rs 20,000 from different flats and also allegedly watched women while they were sleeping in their rooms at a residential complex in Dona Paula. The alleged accused is a resident of Taleigao and, according to the police, during the search ... Read More »

MD suspended by administrator

NT NETWORK PONDA: Administrator of Goa Dairy Damodar Morajkar finally suspended Dr N C Sawant from the post of managing director (MD) on Friday evening through an order passed by him. Morajkar has given the charge of managing director to Dr R B Dhuri for the smooth functioning of Goa Dairy. Following the suspension order, a disciplinary inquiry has been ... Read More »

PWD clearing bushes along road divider in Chinchinim

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Under fire for failing to maintain the road dividers near Chinchinim junction which led to several accidents, the PWD on Tuesday took up work to clear the bushes which had grown and were obstructing vision of motorists. The PWD had come in for severe criticism from the people of Chinchinim after the junction had turned into ... Read More »

Sanguem MLA urges people to buy matoli items from Netravali SHGs

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Sanguem  MLA Prasad  Gaonkar,  on Thursday,   appealed to the people of  South Goa to  encourage   the self help groups (SHGs) from Netravali by pAurchasing matoli items from the stalls  put up by them at Lohia Maidan, Margao. The matoli items will be made available on September 11 and September 12. Addressing the media, Goankar said, “I request the ... Read More »

Matka gambling: there is IPS officer shortage for SIT, HC told

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The High Court of Bombay at Goa, in a matka gambling case, was informed by a government advocate that no IPS officer can be put on the special investigation team (SIT) as there is shortage of IPS officers. The government advocate said that there are three retired judges who can head the SIT and so they ... Read More »

Remo acquitted in verbal abuse case

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Children’s Court on Thursday acquitted pop singer Remo Fernandes in the case relating to verbal abuse of a minor girl from Maharashtra who had met with an accident in 2015 which involved a car allegedly driven by Remo’s son. On December 1, 2015, the girl, a native of Malvan in Maharashtra, was walking towards Old Goa church ... Read More »

CM returns to Goa after medical review

NT NETWORK   PANAJI/VASCO Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar returned Thursday evening to Goa from the US, where he had gone for medical review, including carrying out some health-related tests related to his pancreatic ailment. Parrikar had left for the US on August 30, after being referred by the doctors at the Mumbai-based Lilavati Hospital, where he was admitted on August ... Read More »

FDA method for testing fish is flawed: transport dept

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The method employed by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) to check the imported fish for chemicals does not guarantee that the entire fish in the trucks is safe for consumption, according to sources in the transport department. The FDA inspection teams at the check-posts in North and South Goa undertake a random sampling of fish ... Read More »