Monday , 19 November 2018

Goa News

PWD yet to install speed breaker on Margao-Ponda road at Uzro-Raia

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Despite the South Goa Collector issuing a notification in the year  2012 to install a speed breaker on  Margao-Ponda state highway at  Uzro-Raia, the PWD has still not installed it for the  reasons best reason known to it. And, so, the residents of Gavon, which falls in  Camorlim and Raia panchayats, find it difficult to cross ... Read More »

Employed as a driver, he stole high-end cars

NT NETWORK PANAJI The Panaji police have arrested a driver, who had allegedly fled with a high-end car valued at Rs 40 lakh, belonging to his employer. This is the third such incident wherein the accused driver fled with a car. Following complaints, police succeeded in arresting him on all the three occasions and recovered the cars. The accused had ... Read More »

Godown at Bombay Bazaar gutted in city

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A godown located on the third floor terrace of Bombay Bazaar in the city opposite Sher-e Punjab was gutted late Tuesday evening in a fire which broke out in the air-condition. City fire fighters had a tough time to control the fire and about nine to ten fire tenders were used from Old Goa and Mapusa ... Read More »

Joggers park at Miramar in state of neglect

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Despite being one of the prominent parks in the city, the jogger’s park at Lake View Colony, Miramar is crying for attention. With stray animals, littering and garbage bags lying outside the park, it is no longer a place to visit with family or children. The joggers’ park is located in the Lake View Colony on ... Read More »

Need for ‘cohort study’ of cancer cases in Goa: Salkar

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Stating that the risk factors of 60 per cent of cancer cases are still unknown, the Goa Cancer Society on Tuesday said that there is a need for a ‘cohort study’ on cancer cases in Goa. “We need to have a cohort study on cancer cases in Goa. For our 15 lakh population we need to ... Read More »

Replacement of overhead lines estimated to cost `35,000 cr: Reddy

NT NETWORK MARGAO While the state eyes 24×7 power supply, augmentation of the present infrastructure will take around 10 years to replace the overhead lines at an estimated cost of Rs 30-35,000 crore even as a proposal to replace overhead lines in phased manner at an estimated cost of Rs 750-800 crore is in the pipeline. Speaking exclusively to this ... Read More »

Pollution control board conducts inspection of Cuncolim company

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) on Monday held an inspection of an industrial unit at the Cuncolim Industrial Estate after a recent complaint of increase in dust pollution amongst residents living within a radius of 5 kilometres. Cuncolim MLA Clafacio Dias after the inspection demanded action against all polluting industries in the area failing ... Read More »

No funds with state govt for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state has not received any funds from the Centre in the last two years for the successful implementation of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme to create awareness about welfare and empowerment of girl child. The centrally-sponsored scheme, launched in May 2015 in the state, has been marred by the delay in receiving fund and lack ... Read More »

GMC body goof-up: govt terminates Edmundo’s services

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state government has terminated the extension of services granted to head of the department of forensic medicine and toxicology Dr Edmundo Rodrigues, who is being currently probed by the Crime Branch in the Goa Medical College (GMC) body goof-up case. The termination order was issued by the personnel department on October 24, 2018. Dr Rodrigues, ... Read More »

IPB meet at CM’s residence today

NT NETWORK   PANAJI With the 22nd meeting of the Goa Investment Promotion and Facilitation Board (Goa-IPB) held on October 17 turning controversial with members claiming that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had chaired it through video-conferencing, the deferred meeting will be held on Tuesday at the Chief Minister’s private residence at Dona Paula. Confirming about the meeting, vice chairman of ... Read More »