Sunday , 23 September 2018

Goa News

Mining unlikely to commence this season

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Following a delay by the central government in taking a final decision on Goa mining issue, it is now quite evident that resumption of mining from this season, which is only ten days away, may be not possible even as the state government had assured and passed a unanimous resolution in the assembly for early resumption ... Read More »

Margao civic body to install RFID for swift tracking of files

NT NETWORK MARGAO Chief officer of the Margao municipal council (MMC) Siddhivinayak Naik has said that he has decided to install Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) to track the movement of files submitted to the council office. Naik said that a tag will be put up at every door of the office and the movement of files will be tracked through the said tags. ... Read More »

High-end car owners get 30-day window to re-register their vehicles

NT NETWORK PANAJI In an effort to crack down on tax evasion, the transport department has announced a 30-day window to the Goan vehicle owners to re-register their high-end cars, which they have purchased and registered outside the state to save lakhs of rupees owing to high taxation here. The department has initiated a special drive for re-registration of outside ... Read More »

Congress submits notice for removal of Speaker

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Congress party, which has been aggressive against the BJP-led coalition government in the state in view of the ill-health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Friday served a notice seeking removal of Dr Pramod Sawant from the office of the Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly. The notice has been submitted to the Secretary Legislature under Rule ... Read More »

BJP’s decision on Goa leadership expected soon

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The central leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to announce in a day or two, an ‘alternative arrangement’ to end the instability faced by the state government since the past seven months, due to the illness of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. Coming out with this information, state BJP president and Rajya Sabha member Vinay ... Read More »

7 mini-per seine boats found carrying out ‘illegal’ fishing near Siridao bay

NT NETWORK PANAJI Some traditional fishermen on Thursday caught seven mini-per seine boats which were allegedly carrying out fishing illegally near Siridao bay in the River Zuari. As per the law in force, the trawlers and mini per seine boats are banned from carrying out fishing within five kilometers of the coast. Upon learning about the alleged illegal fishing activities, ... Read More »

Businessmen against Café Bhosale Square ‘pedestrianisation’

NT NETWORK PANAJI The businessmen conducting business in and around the Café Bhosale Square are opposing the proposed traffic-free pedestrian square, as they fear that it will ‘harm’ their business as they would be left without sufficient parking space. While speaking to ‘The Navhind Times,’ the businessmen alleged that without providing sufficient alternative space to park 2 wheelers and 4 ... Read More »

2 detergent units to face the music for polluting Harvalem waterfall

PANAJI: The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has decided to forfeit the bank guarantee amounting to Rs 7.50 lakh of two detergent manufacturing companies Esteem Industries Pvt Ltd and VIC Industries located in the Pissurlem industrial estate. Please like & share: Read More »

Parrikar advised total rest by AIIMS doctors

PANAJI: The doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi treating Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar have put restrictions on visitors meeting him, and prescribed total rest for the Chief Minister. Please like & share: Read More »

Bison gores senior citizen to death in Quepem

CURCHOREM: In a tragic incident that occurred at Cavrem Pirla in Quepem taluka in South Goa, a villager was killed by a bison that attacked him in a forest area where the person had gone in search of his cattle. Please like & share: Read More »