Wednesday , 26 September 2018

Goa News

Directors of Mapusa urban Bank resign en masse

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA After struggling for almost three and a half years to bring the Mapusa Urban Co-operative Bank back on track following imposition of embargo by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the entire board of directors (BoD) including chairman Gurudas Natekar unanimously resigned on Tuesday. The copies of resignations have been handed over to general manager of ... Read More »

Parrikar’s return from US likely to be delayed

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Although the date of return of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is in US for review treatment pertaining to his pancreatic ailment, is being announced as September 8, there could be a delay in his arrival back to Goa. “The Chief Minister is keen to return to Goa before Ganesh Chaturthi festival, however it all depends ... Read More »

It’s proven, state cannot form govt without MGP’s support: Deepak

NT NETWORK   PONDA Condemning criticism against Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) in the recent past, its president Deepak Dhavalikar claimed that the party will come to power with full majority in the next election. “It is a proven fact that the state cannot form the government without MGP’s involvement. The next government will be MGP’s,” stated Dhavalikar on Tuesday, while ... Read More »

5 bike ambulances find no use; lying idle at GMC

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Though three weeks have passed since the second fleet of the first responder bike ambulances was launched, the GVK EMRI 108 management has failed to operationalise five of the 15 bike ambulances. Sources revealed that currently there are only 10 bike ambulances on road providing services from the second fleet which was inaugurated by Health Minister ... Read More »

Next year’s HSSC, SSC exams to see no changes

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has stated that there will be no change of any kind in the conduct of the 2019 HSSC and SSC examinations, including the syllabus and pattern of these examinations. Coming out with this information, the secretary of Goa Board Bhagirath Shetye said that the Goa Board had ... Read More »

Multi-storey parking project by May 30: Vijai

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The much-needed multi-storey parking project in Margao will be completed by May 30, TCP Minister Vijai Sardesai has assured. Sardesai was speaking at the Margao Municipal Council (MMC) where he heard the grievances of the people of Fatorda over files pertaining to the trade licences and construction activities getting delayed allegedly by the technical section of ... Read More »

Land use map, register of Taleigao planning area to be adopted

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority (GPPDA) has decided to adopt the newly-prepared land use map and land use register of Taleigao planning area, showing the present land use patterns, under the Town and Country Planning Act, 1974. A public notice to this effect has been issued by the member secretary of the GPPDA, R ... Read More »

Members of Panchawadi, Bethoda panchayats reject proposed 50% hike in honorarium

NT NETWORK   PONDA Terming the proposed 50 per cent hike in honorarium of elected representatives of panchayats as meagre considering the cost of living and efforts that they put in, members of the Panchawadi and Bethoda village panchayats have demanded around 300 to 500 per cent hike. Members of the two village panchayats held a press conference in Ponda ... Read More »

Zuari bridge safe, reiterates PWD

NT NETWORK   VASCO Officials of the public works department (PWD) have ruled out danger to the motorists plying on the Zuari Bridge following an inspection in the presence engineers from IIT, Bombay on Monday. The inspection was held in view of rumours of cracks developing to the bridge, pictures of which had gone viral on social media, leaving hundreds ... Read More »

Study reveals 1 in 8 children affected by neurodevelopmental disorders

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A study has found that one in eight children mainly under the age of ten years suffers from a neurodevelopmental disorder (NDD). The study also included children from 25 villages of Goa who were screened for nine childhood disabilities through a door-to-door survey. Researchers assessed children for vision impairment, epilepsy, neuromotor impairments including cerebral palsy, hearing ... Read More »