Wednesday , 21 November 2018

Goa News

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 »

Many BJP leaders aspiring for future alternative leadership

SOIRU VELIP | NT PANAJI Although several names have been in circulation in political circles for future alternative leadership of the BJP-led coalition in the state, the party high command is understood to have thought of a name of cadre-based leader. But the party high command is holding the name close to its chest. The names which are in circulation ... Read More »

Every PHC, CHC will have emergency care room in next 6 months: Vishwajit

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday said that every primary health centre and community health centre in the state will be equipped with an emergency care room and will have ambulance facility in the next six months. Rane was speaking to media persons after inauguration of emergency care room and 108 advance ambulance at primary health ... Read More »

Dilapidated govt primary school building poses risk to life of students in Bicholim

RAMESH SAVAIKAR |NT   BICHOLIM The Bicholim Marathi government primary center school building is in a very bad condition and poses danger of collapse if steps are not taken to repair the structure. The state government has turned a nelson’s eye towards repeated demands made by parents’ teachers association and the school management committee. According to school committee president Shrikrishna Dhond ... Read More »

Shake-up in state BJP on the horizon

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Taking serious cognisance of the recent developments in the state Bharatiya Janata Party unit, the BJP central leadership has given indication that it could bring about some major organisational changes in the party at the local level in the near future. The recent induction of two former Congressmen namely Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte in the ... Read More »