Monday , 22 October 2018

Goa News

Mac Hotels becomes first small Goan firm to list on BSE

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In a milestone that underscores the strength of local companies, Goan company Mac Hotels Ltd got its shares listed on the Bombay SME Stock Exchange on Thursday, making it the first small company from the state to access the capital market on the small and medium enterprise (SME) platform. The listing was carried out by simultaneous ... Read More »

Govt extends deadline for regularising illegal houses

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state government has given another 30 days deadline by enhancing the time limit for filing of applications for regularising unauthorised constructions built on private land under the Goa Regularisation of Unauthorised Construction (amendment) Bill, 2018. As per notification issued by the Revenue department on Thursday, the people will get more 30 days from October 4, ... Read More »

Cabral assures continuous power supply

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Wednesday said that his department is studying in detail the power scenario in the state and will come out with a comprehensive plan for specific areas in a month and a half where power supply can be provided round the clock. He said that over the next 45 days, the department ... Read More »

Congress files formal vigilance complaint against Parrikar, Parsekar

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Congress party in Goa on Wednesday filed a formal complaint with the chief vigilance officer/chief secretary against Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and three senior officers in connection with the second renewal of the mining leases, which were quashed by the Supreme Court. Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Girish Chodankar and ... Read More »

Body goof-up case: candlelight procession held in Aldona

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA A peaceful candlelight procession in memory of Januz Gonsalves was held in Aldona on Wednesday.  People from all walks of life participated in the procession to pay tributes to Januz. The procession commenced from Januz’s house in Goncoi, Quitla which was led by his mother and family members. The procession went through Januz’s favourite pathway and culminated at ... Read More »

Blame game breaks out over Sonsoddo waste

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The Sonsoddo garbage dump issue is lingering on for years now and there is still no solution in sight. Officials have been accused of just trying to pass the buck with waste piling up at the site every passing day. If the chairperson of Margao Municipal Council (MMC) Dr Babita Prabhudesai is to be believed, 80 ... Read More »

Cuncolim forum wants Balli PHC service to industrial workers stopped

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Cuncolim villagers under the banner of Cuncolim Civic and Consumer Forum (CCCF) have written to the South Goa collector asking to discontinue the healthcare services offered by the Balli primary health centre to the workers of the Cuncolim Industrial Estate so that it can offer better services to residents of Cuncolim town and villages in Quepem. ... Read More »

Garbage piling up along roadsides in Bicholim

RAMESH SAWAIKAR | NT   BICHOLIM Roadsides in Bicholim taluka have turned into garbage dump yards with panchayats’ efforts in maintaining cleanliness found wanting despite the awareness about its importance under the ‘Swachhata Abhiyan.’ Only some panchayats are collecting garbage from its constituents and villagers are habituated to dump garbage on the roadsides particularly in isolated areas. Some of the ... Read More »

Cleanliness is part of Indian culture: Governor

NT NETWORK   SANKHALI Stating that cleanliness is part and parcel of Indian culture, Governor Mridula Sinha called upon people to adopt “cleanliness of mind and body” in order to retain the real heritage of Indian culture. She was addressing a gathering at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali after inaugurating a programme ‘Ek Kadam Swachhata Ki Aur’, organised by Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali ... Read More »