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Online registration on employment exchange efficient: govt

NT NETWORK Panaji Reacting to reports on the efficacy of the online registration process in the state employment exchange, the department of labour and employment said that the discrepancy in the number of jobless people in the online portal versus the jobless in the manual registration is on account of weeding out duplicate entries, ineligible candidates and people who did …

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Manohar Parrikar Vigyan Mahotsav: help of principal scientific advisor sought

NT NETWORK Panaji The government has sought the help of the principal scientific adviser to the central government K Vijay Raghavan and Nobel Media for organising the first Manohar Parrikar Vigyan Mahotsav in Goa scheduled on December 13 and 14, later this year. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has written a letter to K Vijay Raghavan requesting him to help in …

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Hard-pressed account holders rush to Margao branch

NT NETWORK Margao Accountholders of the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank Ltd (PMC Bank) which has come under restrictions of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) are worried about their money and savings and rushed to the bank’s branch in Malbhat-Margao on Tuesday. Hundreds of customers waited in a queue at the Malbhat branch of the PMC Bank after receiving …

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WRD officials take stock of Chinchinim spring

NT NETWORK Margao Officials of water resources department on Tuesday inspected the Bondekevoll spring in Chinchinim in order to give it a fresh lease of life. The WRD officials, led by assistant engineer Rameshwar Sawant and junior engineer Ganesh Salgaonkar, visited the spring site following directions from the Water Resources Minister Filipe Nery Rodrigues. The officials along with local youth Greson …

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Toddler’s parents demand arrest of daycare centre’s manager

NT NETWORK Ponda Raising suspicion over the police investigation and delay in the report of the milk sample, parents of the 21-month-old girl, who was allegedly given spiked milk at a daycare centre, has demanded arrest of the daycare centre’s manager. Parents made this demand while addressing media outside the Ponda police station where they visited to enquire about the …

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Opposition brewing against phase II of river Sal dredging

NT NETWORK Margao After the desilting of river Sal from Kharebandh to Telaulim bridge in 2015, the government has now proposed to carry out phase II of the work, however, the move could face a stiff opposition. The Captain of Ports, through a letter to 11 panchayats of Varca, Telaulim, Cavelossim, Assolna, Orlim, Betul, Dramapur, Ambelim, Carmona, Chinchinim and Velim, …

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CM sets outcome oriented approach to Functional Heads

NT NETWORK Porvorim Chief Minister Pramod Sawant presided over his first meeting of the 36th National Games Organising Committee (NGOC) at the secretariat on Tuesday and instructed the eleven Functional Areas to be ready for the official launch in January 2020. The last meeting of the NGOC was held on March 7, 2015 under the chairmanship of late chief minister …

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Ponda civic body to implement bylaw to tackle stray dog menace

NT NETWORK Ponda With an aim to monitor pet dog number in the town and eradicate stray dog menace, Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) has resolved to implement dog management bylaw wherein each dog owner will have to register their pet with the municipality. The decision was taken during the council meeting held on Tuesday. “Each dog owner will have to …

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Goa College of Art to ink study exchange MoUs with 5 institutes

NT NETWORK Panaji In order to facilitate the exchange of schemes and skills between students, faculty and personnel, expand the scope of art education and to initiate the students into the industry and to expose them to art education methods in other states, Goa College of Art will be signing Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with five institutes including Sir J …

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Collector puts Colva VP on notice over illegal commercial activities

NT NETWORK Margao South Goa Collector Ajit Roy has issued a show cause notice to the secretary of the Colva panchayat asking why land transferred to it for the purpose of construction of panchayat ghar should not be reverted and vested in the government in view of illegal commercial activities. The government had allocated land admeasuring 500 square metres under …

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