Monday , 24 September 2018

Goa News

Goa Dairy’s official works come to a standstill as RCS seizes documents

NT NETWORK   PONDA Implementing the order issued by the High Court of Bombay at Goa on Tuesday to keep in safe custody the documents of the Goa Dairy, officials of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies (RCS) on Wednesday seized all the documents bringing the dairy’s official work to a standstill. As per information, a six-member RCS team headed by ... Read More »

Issue of ice-cream parlours in market area dominates CCMC meeting

NT NETWORK   CURCHOREM The Curchorem-Cacora Municipal Council (CCMC) at its monthly meeting was dominated on initiating action against ice-cream parlours operating in the Curchorem market. The meeting was attended by chairperson Felix Fernandes, councillors, chief officer Kapil Phadte and Curchorem MLA Nilesh Cabral. It may be said that acting on complaints of parents the Curchorem police had filed a ... Read More »

70% streetlights non-functional in Sanguem, says Gaonkar

NT NETWORK   CURCHOREM Sanguem MLA Prasad Gaonkar has appealed to the government to handover the power portfolio to another minister as Pandurang Madkaikar is recovering from illness and most of the works are delayed. He made the demand during a press conference held in Sanguem on Tuesday. SMC chairperson Roumaldo Fernandes, councillors Caroz Cruz, Suryadatta Naik, Sandesh Kosambe, Anita ... Read More »

MPT public hearing: Vascoites averse to meeting at Chicalim ground

NT NETWORK   VASCO Concerned citizens of Vasco have raised their strong objection against the MPT environmental public hearing which is scheduled to be held at Chicalim ground instead of Tilak Maidan which is more convenient and accessible for public to attend. Residents strongly opposed the notice from GSPCB member secretary Dr Shamila Monteiro which was issued in a local ... Read More »

Ayurveda can treat diseases which allopathy cannot cure: Vishwajit

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Convinced of the enduring powers of ayurveda, international tourists travel to India to avail ayurvedic treatment, said Minister for Health Vishwajit Rane. The Minister was speaking after inaugurating  a 5-day mega ayurvedic neuro therapy medical camp organised by Matrubhumi Seva Pratishthan Goa, Dr Manoj Sharma Ayurvedic Neuro Hospital and Research Centre, Sant Sohirobanath Ambiye Government College of Arts and Commerce, ... Read More »

Experts say plastic ban will fail in absence of alternative

NT NETWORK PANAJI The ban on plastic is unlikely to succeed in the absence of an alternative to carry and pack food items, according to experts in waste management. Experts say that the decision taken by the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) to ban plastic carry bags in the city from October 2 without actually providing an alternative ... Read More »

Teachers urged to make students better learners

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The primary challenge for teachers is to make children think, teach them to solve problems on their own and more than anything else, develop critical thinking in students; they need to learn to question, to think and find solutions, said secretary of Education Nila Mohanan at a state-level Teachers’ Day function organised by the directorate of ... Read More »

Sattari farmers meet Vijai over problem of ‘pest’ animals

NT NETWORK VALPOI Sattari farmers called on Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Wednesday over the problem of wild animals. A delegation from Sattari, under Sattari Shetkari Sangatna, led by convener Ashok Joshi and other members including Prashant Desai and Rajesh Rane met Sardesai and apprised him of the problems caused by wild animals when they wander into fields and farms. ... Read More »

Accessible walkway project will rid city of road work woes: CCP councillor

Pundalik Raut Dessai, a councillor of the Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP) of Altinho areas, in a conversation with ‘The Navhind Times’ reporter Shaikh Jamaluddin has said that he favours adopting universal accessible walkway project on the lines of that in Indore. He is of the opinion that it will resolve the traffic blockages arising out due to road ... Read More »

Goa State Co-operative Bank to take auditor to task for ‘D’ rating

NT NETWORK PANAJI Discord at Goa State Co-operative Bank (GSCB) appears to be increasing close on the heels of a stormy annual general meeting (AGM) held few days back. On Wednesday, speaking to ‘The Navhind Times’, Prabhu Verlekar, chairman, administrative committee, said that a complaint would be lodged against auditor Venkatesh Shenoy for giving an adverse audit report with an ... Read More »