Sunday , 24 March 2019

Goa News

Rs 1.1 crore disbursed to mining dependants till date

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa District Mineral Foundation (Trust) has disbursed funds to the tune of Rs 1.1 crore towards schemes for benefit of residents in mining belt, as on February 28, 2019. Of the disbursals, Rs 50.3 lakh was to mining affected people in the north district and Rs 49.7 lakh to mining affected residents of south district. ... Read More »

Youth urged to take up courses under PMKVY

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Urging the Goan youth to take up courses under  Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Vishwajeet Rane, Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, on Thursday, said that, the PMKVY would prioritise skilling of youth in aviation and healthcare-related courses in view of the new Mopa airport and new healthcare facilities. “Special efforts will be made to ... Read More »

SC reserves order on petition seeking ban on felling of 55,000 trees

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Supreme Court has reserved its order on the petition seeking ban on felling of 55,000 trees for the construction of Mopa airport. The apex court after hearing the arguments from the petitioners and respondents has reserved its order in the case. It may be noted that the apex court recently had ordered to maintain status ... Read More »

CCP to restart pay parking system by June

NT NETWORK   PANAJI With no positive response coming from the Smart City Mission over the starting of pay parking system, the Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP), during its general body meeting, on Thursday, decided to go ahead with  pay parking system on its own at 18 designated spots in the city, starting from June this year. The pay ... Read More »

GSM to contest Mapusa bypoll

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA After announcing to contest Mandrem and Shiroda by polls in the state, Goa Suraksha Manch  (GSM)  has expressed willingness to contest Mapusa by-polls which are scheduled for elections. Interacting with media person GSM party chief Subhash Velingkar said “We are contesting Mandrem and Shiroda seats where we have finalised our candidate and names will be declared ... Read More »

HC sets aside order of Colvale jail superintendent

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The High Court of Bombay at Goa has set aside the order dated January 30, passed by Superintendent of Central Jail, Colvale-Bardez forfeiting the bond amount deposited by the petitioner Ryan Fernandes, presently serving sentence at the Central Jail. The bond amount was forfeited on the ground that there was one-day delay on the part of ... Read More »

NTA demands 80% job opportunities for locals

NT NETWORK   PONDA In order to resolve the issue of unemployment issue in Marcaim, Navdurga Taxi Association (NTA) from the village, on Thursday, demanded that 80 per cent of the employment opportunities at the Marcaim industrial estate should be offered to the locals. The association also demanded with the government to conduct inquiry into the employment policies of various ... Read More »

BJP’s doors open for members of other parties, says Vinay

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday maintained that the “doors of the BJP office are open for any member of other political parties, who has trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and  Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, and desire to work under them.” He also said the entry of such people in the ... Read More »

Fire guts storeroom set up for Atal Setu works

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A makeshift storeroom set up by L&T under the new Atal Setu bridge near Kranti circle, Panaji was totally destroyed in a major fire on Wednesday morning. Two empty gas cylinders kept along with discarded safety material like gloves, shoes and other plastic material in the locked storeroom also burst in the fire. The storeroom was ... Read More »

LS polls: collectors, others transferred

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In view of the ensuing general elections to the Lok Sabha 2019, the state government on Wednesday affected transfers of both District Collectors. IAS officer R Menaka has been posted as Collector North while IAS officer Ajit Roy has been posted as Collector South. IAS officer Shashank Tripathi has replaced Ajit Roy as Commissioner of Corporation ... Read More »