Thursday , 22 November 2018

Goa News

Inspection by MMC, SGPDA officials reveals ‘illegalities’ at Osia complex in Margao

NT NETWORK   MARGAO ‘Illegalities’ were found at the Osia complex in Margao  during the  post-occupancy audit carried out by the   engineers of South Goa  Planning and  Development  Authority (SGPDA) and Margao Municipal Council. This was disclosed during the  meeting held by the  Town and Country  Planning Minister  Vijai Sardesai with the additional Collector  Agnelo  Fernandes, SGPDA chief Dr Renuka  Da Silva,  ... Read More »

Old municipality building area to be maintained as heritage zone

NT NETWORK   MARGAO During the meeting of  Margao  councillors and South  Goa Planning and Development Authority (SGPDA) officials  held to discuss the proposals for change in zones  for inclusion in the  draft ODP 2026,  it was decided  to  maintain  the   area around the decades-old  municipality building – Camara  de Salcete — at the old market  as a heritage zone instead of the ... Read More »

Technology association favours setting up of IT park at Chimbel

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Coming out in support of the proposed IT Park project at Chimbel, Goa Technology Association (GTA) on Thursday said that it should not fall prey to people’s protests and cautioned against loss of investor confidence in the state if the proposed project is not implemented. GTA members at a press briefing said that they fully support ... Read More »

CCP warns of action on illegal ‘conversion’ of terraces

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Action within the parameters of law will be taken against those who have “covered terraces in violation of the existing norms,” said the Mayor of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) Vithal Naik Chopdekar. Speaking to ‘The Navhind Times,’ while referring to the fire incident that that occurred in the city on Tuesday, Chopdekar ... Read More »

‘Tillari project worth Rs 181 cr to be completed by 2019’

NT NETWORK MAPUSA With an aim to provide irrigation facility for farmers of Bastora village, the Water Resources Minister Vinod Paliencar laid the foundation stone for construction of a field channel. Paliencar said, “The Tillari project is being monitored by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the project will have to be completed by December 2019”. The water resources department on ... Read More »

Betalbatim gangrape case to come up for hearing on November 6

NT NETWORK MARGAO The gang rape case reported at Betalbatim in which police have arrested three alleged accused will come up before the additional session’s judge South Goa on November 6. It is also learnt that the complainant will be examined by way of video conference. The court has framed charges against the three alleged accused arrested by the Colva police in the gangrape case. The ... Read More »

At cabinet meet, CM assures to fill govt vacancies soon

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who chaired the cabinet meeting at his private residence at Taleigao on Wednesday, assured his colleagues that he will issue directions to the concerned department in the next 15 days for filling up government vacancies after discussing it in the next cabinet meeting in detail. The much-awaited cabinet meeting was held after ... Read More »

Fish traders threaten agitation if not taken into confidence

NT NETWORK MARGAO President of the Margao wholesale fish market association Ibrahim Maulana on Wednesday said that the fish traders would agitate at the Azad Maidan in Panaji on Saturday, November 3, if the state government fails to listen to the association on the formalin in fish row in the next two days. The association had written to the government to hear it ... Read More »

Tourists are here but no sign of no-drinking zones

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Even as the state is in the midst of the tourism season, the government’s proposal to pass a legislation banning drinking in public places appears to be taking time. The law to ban drinking in public was supposed to come into force from August 15, but a check with the excise department revealed that the file ... Read More »

Goan non-feature film to open Indian Panorama at IFFI

NT NETWORK PANAJI ‘Kharvas’, a Marathi short film directed by Goan film-maker Aditya Jambhale will be the opening non-feature film in the Indian Panorama section of the 49th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The non-feature films category will screen altogether 21 short films, this year. ‘Kharvas’ narrates the tale of Aasawari, who after losing her baby ... Read More »