Tuesday , 20 November 2018

Goa News

Margao wholesalers pitch for testing lab in fish market

NT NETWORK   MARGAO With the government initiating action against fish brought from outside the state without proper licence for its transport from the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), president of Margao wholesale fish market association Ibrahim Maulana has pitched for setting up of fish testing lab in the wholesale fish market. Terming the whole issue politically motivated, Maulana said ... Read More »

CM suffering from pancreatic cancer, admits Vishwajit

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday admitted that ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been “suffering from pancreatic cancer,  and there is no hiding of this fact”. Replying to queries of media persons at a function at the primary health centre  in Aldona, Rane said, “You know his present condition. He has been brought back from ... Read More »

50 fish trucks turned back at borders

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday said that around 50 trucks carrying fish were sent back in the wee hours of Saturday from the two check posts at the state borders as the transporters failed to produce  documents on transporters’ licences  and FDA registration. Giving details of the operation at a press conference in Panaji, Rane ... Read More »

Vijai meets Prabhu on mining resumption

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Saturday met Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu in New Delhi and submitted  to him a representation seeking his intervention for resuming the stalled  mining operations in the state. Prabhu is a member of the group of ministers formed by the Centre on mining issue. Sardesai had a long ... Read More »

Garbage disposal vital to address stray dog concern: Mission Rabies

NT NETWORK   MARGAO A walk along the Benaulim beach stretch and you’re sure to find stray dogs scavenging on dustbins or loitering around shacks all day long. People out for their morning walks on the beach often face the brunt. During their last gram sabha, the village panchayat of Colva had resolved to set up a shelter for stray ... Read More »

Specimens were sent to outside laboratory: doctor

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Prominent oncologist Dr Shekhar Salkar, reacting to the recovery of nearly 70 containers believed to contain preserved human body parts, said, “We have investigated the matter at our level. It is true that we have operated on those patients at a Dona Paula-based hospital but the specimens as far I remember are of 2014-15.” He also ... Read More »

Goa to get world-class costume museum by next March: Wendell

AGENCIES   PANAJI Come March 2019, a 450-years old house in Goa will be converted into a world-class fashion museum with the recognition of the International Committee of Museology, a global body to promote research and theoretical thinking within the museum world. The Moda Goa Museum and Research Centre will be the first costume museum in India based on the ... Read More »

High drama at Pollem check-post

NT NETWORK   MARGAO As the state authorities on Saturday started turning back trucks carrying fish for failing to comply with FDA directives, the Pollem check-post in Canacona taluka saw a high drama over debarring of the trucks from entering  Goa. Fish-laden trucks started lining up in the wee hours of Saturday at the check-post, which witnessed a high drama ... Read More »