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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 »

HC notice to govt over closure of Surla bars

PANAJI : The High Court of Bombay at Goa has issued a notice to the state government through its Chief Secretary, the North Goa district magistrate,   the excise commissioner and the village panchayat of Dongurli-Thane over the closure of establishments vending liquor in Surla in Sattari taluka. Please like & share: Read More »