Saturday , 22 September 2018

Goa News

GBOA: Dongurli-Thane VP’s decision to revoke bar licences is unfair

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Extending support to the bars in Surla village that are ‘prevented’ from doing business, the Goa Bar Owners Association (GBOA) president Micheal Carrasco, on Tuesday,  said that, the association along with beleaguered members would approach the directorate of panchayats to get back the NOCs which are revoked by the Dongurli-Thane panchayat. The panchayat had revoked the ... Read More »

Vijai urges farmers to go in for exports of vegetables, fruits

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Announcing a new scheme to encourage exports of agriculture produce from the state, Vijai Sardesai, Agriculture Minister, on Tuesday, urged the Goan farmers to take advantage of the scheme and get into the lucrative activity of exports. The Promotion of Export Quality Vegetable Scheme will have a mechanism to take care of the labour cost since ... Read More »

3 held with Rs 35,000 worth of drugs in city raids

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Panaji police arrested three accused including a woman and seized ganja worth over Rs 35,000 in three different raids in the city on Tuesday. The accused arrested have been identified as Shalu Kale (30) Suraj Pawar (32) both residing near Bal Bhavan and Maya Shankar (35) a resident of Sancoale-Cortalim. According to the police, acting on ... Read More »

Huge turnout for rally on issues plaguing Calangute

CALANGUTE: A rally in Calangute on Monday, the call for which was given by the village parish, saw a huge turnout. It was organised by social action cell of the parish council along with another organisation over issues of PDA, ODP, CRZ, drug menace, flesh trade and environment. Please like & share: Read More »

Goa Dairy official caught while taking bribe

PANAJI/PONDA: The anti-corruption branch of the directorate of vigilance caught red-handed an assistant manager of the Goa Dairy while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 40,000 from a contractor. Please like & share: Read More »

Parrikar to return to state by tomorrow

PANAJI: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, presently undergoing some pre-scheduled tests related to his pancreatic ailment in a private hospital in Mumbai, will return to Goa by Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Govt puts its foot down on optional subjects in schools

PANAJI: The lack of seriousness on the part of  school teachers to tutor the newly-introduced Yog education, value education, and civic sense subjects namely health and hygiene, traffic awareness and waste management has forced the department of education to undertake week-long awareness drive about these subjects, from August 30 to September 7, at all its taluka headquarters. Please like & ... Read More »

Export of local veggies is a distant dream

PANAJI: Although the state government is keen on encouraging  local vegetable growers to export their produce, but the dream seems to be far-fetched  considering the difficulties faced by farmers in cultivation at all times. Please like & share: Read More »