Sunday , 22 July 2018

Goa News

Students attend classes under umbrellas in govt school at Vasco

NT NETWORK   VASCO The students and teachers of two schools located at Bogda and Baina faced a major inconvenience with rain water entering their school premises following heavy showers in Vasco on Friday and Saturday. As per available information, the government primary school located at Bogda was flooded with water, following heavy rains that lashed the town. Students were ... Read More »

55-yr-old woman found murdered at Curchorem

NT NETWORK   CURCHOREM A fifty-five-year-old widow Sucorina Travaco from Bepquegal Curchorem was allegedly murdered in mysterious circumstances at her house on Friday evening. Curchorem PI said that the deceased was staying with her daughter Velisha (21). Velisha used to go for work in the morning and returned home at about 9 pm. On Friday evening when she came home ... Read More »

Velim church case: two witnesses get non-bailable warrants

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Margao has issued a non bailable warrant of arrest against two witnesses in the Velim church attack case. Two of them who are witnesses were issued notices by JMFC court Margao to appear before the court, however they remained absent. The court taking note of the same ordered to issue a non ... Read More »

ATM with Rs 7.82 lakh stolen at Margao

NT NETWORK   MARGAO An ATM belonging to the Ratnakar Bank based at Ravanfond -Margao located a few meters away from the main road was stolen by unknown persons. The cash amount in the machine is said to be Rs 7.82 lakh according to the Margao police. Police sub inspector John Fernandes who is investigating the case said that as per the ... Read More »

Milind concerned over ammonia storage, transportation in Mormugao

NT NETWORK   VASCO Commissioner for NRI Affairs and Mormugao MLA Milind Naik has expressed concern that storage and transportation of ammonia through four constituencies of Mormugao taluka could prove to be detrimental for people in near future. Speaking in the wake of an incident at Chicalim airport road wherein an ammonia-laden tanker fell on its side after ramming into an electricity pole and ... Read More »

Margao CO puts contractor on notice over Sonsoddo waste covering

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Chief officer of Margao Municipal Council Johnson Fernandes on Saturday informed that he has issued a notice to the contractor, who was entrusted with the task of covering the Sonsoddo dump with plastic sheets and did so with poor quality plastic. Hence, in the rains, that have been lashing the state accompanied by strong winds, the plastic sheets have started tearing apart. ... Read More »

With accident cases, Calangute badly needs 2-wheeler ambulance at night

NT NETWORK   CANDOLIM The two-wheeler ambulance facility, that has been introduced for swift response in case of any emergency, has been welcomed by many; however, the concern is that this service is not available after 8 p.m and in coastal areas, where the instances of drowning and mishaps are common, ambulance van is the only option after 8 p.m. ... Read More »

Socio-legal system in Goa reflects gender equality: Ram Nath Kovind

NT NETWORK   PANAJI President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday invited Goans to visit the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. “The palace is not only for the president but also open for every citizen of India. I invite everyone to visit Rashtrapati Bhavan”, the President said, while speaking at a civic reception hosted by the state government in his and first ... Read More »

Vagator EDM: GST comes in way of recovery of dues

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Now, a GST provision comes in the way of recovery of dues from the organisers of the ‘Time Out 72’ EDM festival that was held at Vagator last year. As the Goods and Services Tax Council is yet to resolve thorny issues as regards the ‘cross-empowerment’ model of the GST, the commercial taxes department of the ... Read More »

Govind fires salvo at Sudin, calls him ‘inefficient’

NT NETWORK   PONDA Anguished by the alleged step-motherly treatment to Priol constituency vis-à-vis public works,   Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude on  Saturday termed PWD Minister  Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar as “inefficient”, and demanded  his resignation for failing to handle the department effectively. “Even after being a minister for the last 18 years, the PWD Minister has failed to manage ... Read More »