Monday , 17 December 2018

Goa News

Contempt petition on debris dumping along Old Goa bypass: hearing adjourned

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A division bench of High Court of Bombay at Goa has adjourned to January 7 further hearing on the contempt petition filed over the alleged inaction of the authorities to the continued dumping of debris and garbage along the Panaji-Old Goa bypass road. Advocate Aires Rodrigues submitted to the court that over the last year action by the government was only ... Read More »

2 held for flesh trade in Calangute, woman rescued

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Crime Branch police have arrested two persons including a woman for allegedly running a flesh trade racket during a raid conducted near a hotel at Porbavaddo, Calangute on Tuesday evening. Police said that a victim woman (31) has been rescued during the raid. The accused have been identified as Sarita Shinde (37) and Satyam Pokale (40). ... Read More »

Alleged assault on Betul youth: DySP records cops’ statements

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Raju Raut Dessai, deputy superintendent of police (DySP), who has been appointed as inquiry officer in the case of alleged assault on Clint Rebello, a young seafarer and Betul resident by Cuncolim police team, visited Cuncolim police station and recorded the statements of police allegedly involved in the incident. Sources in the police said that he has also recorded the statement of the victim. ... Read More »

Outlets at Chandor found operating under unhygienic conditions

NT NETWORK   CHANDOR Officials of the health department on Tuesday inspected the alleged illegally expanded Chandor market into the church property only to find food items being sold in poor hygienic conditions. The development attains significance as earlier memorandums by the village panchayat drawing the attention of the Food and Drugs Administration and Maina-Curtorim police had failed to draw ... Read More »

Chimbel IT Park gets consultant

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Rudrabhishek Enterprises Ltd (REPL), a Delhi-based urban development and infrastructure consultancy, has bagged the contract as a consultant/master planner for providing complete design services in architecture and engineering for the start-up village or IT village of the Goa government’s proposed Information Technology (IT)/ IT-enabled services (ITeS) park in Chimbel village. REPL has been selected as a ... Read More »

Drishti to continue cleaning state beaches, for now

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state government on Monday issued order to Drishti Lifesaving Private Limited to continue its services of comprehensive management of cleanliness on the beaches of Goa with effect from November 27, 2018 to March 31, 2019. This will be again a stopgap arrangement for a temporary period, as the process of finalising a new agency is ... Read More »

Many elected representatives fail to file statement of assets

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A large number of elected representatives of 173 panchayats, 12 municipalities, Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) and zilla panchayat members have repeatedly failed to submit their statements of assets and liabilities for the financial year 2016-17 even after the extended deadline of October 2. The list also includes eight names of former and new ... Read More »

Govt approves Rs 10 cr as financial assistance

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The government on Monday gave its approval to release financial assistance of Rs 10 crore as share capital, which is the annual budgetary provision, to the Sanjivani sugar factory located at Dayanandnagar-Dharbandora. The amount will be released on instalment basis. Sources in the finance department said that the government has given approval to release Rs 10 ... Read More »

In a first, Margao municipal council to levy professional tax

NT NETWORK MARGAO The Margao municipal councillors on Monday collectively resolved to levy professional tax on professionals working within the Margao municipal council areas, as per the Municipal Act, from January 2019. During the monthly meeting held, the councillors discussed the issue at length before passing a resolution to charge the professionals. According to chief officer of the MMC Siddhivinayak Naik, the civic body can generate roughly Rs ... Read More »

SGPDA to conduct inspection of ‘wholesale fish market’ today

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The chairperson of South Goa Planning and Development  Authority  (SGPDA) Renuka Da Silva, on Monday, informed that the NOCs for using SGPDA area for carrying out fish trade, which would help the Margao wholesale fish traders to apply for FDA licence, would be granted to them only after conducting the site inspection. This decision was taken  during the  SGPDA  meeting held at ... Read More »