PANAJI: The eighth empowered committee on the proposed Goods and Service Tax set up by the central government would deliberate on model prepared by the committee as well as on the model suggested by the Gujarat government and is expected to arrive on some consensus on the issue at its two-day meeting to be held in the state on October 29 and 30.Read More »
BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT
PANAJI: A study by the GMC doctors has revealed that over 100 cases of colorectal cancer were detected in the state in the year 2009, even as the breast cancer cases continued to be the highest among the cancer cases detected in the state, in the previous year.
PANAJI: The delay on the part of the government in giving a green signal to the proposal of the Corporation of the City of Panaji as regards setting up a solid waste management plant on the Taleigao garbage disposal site, has jeopardised the plans of Corporation to dispose the collected garbage in a scientific manner.Read More »
VASCO: A case has been registered against the Revenue Minister, Mr Jose Philip D’ Souza and his 93 supporters for rioting and causing hurt to the former tourism minister, Mr Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco, while he was having his dinner at a hotel in Vasco on Tuesday evening, informed the Vasco police.Read More »
VASCO: A two-member Portuguese delegation visited the Mormugao Solid Waste Treatment Plant at Headland-Sada on Wednesday.
The delegation visited the plant on the request of the Environment Minister, Mr Aleixo Sequeira, who had recently visited Portugal.
MAPUSA: Ward 3 in Mapusa that is a general ward is the only ward in Mapusa to have the highest number of candidates contesting the ensuing civic elections.Read More »
PANAJI: The National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) has called for an all India strike on October 29 to protest the draft coastal regulation notification 2010 which is threatening the livelihood of lakhs of fishermen across the country even as the draft notification has been outright rejected by the forum.Read More »
VASCO: A 15-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging herself with the help of a nylon rope at her residence at Cortalim on Wednesday. According to Verna police, the deceased was studying in class IX and had returned home after answering her exam paper.Read More »
BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT NETWORK
PANAJI: Even as the state is observing the vigilance week, enquiries with the vigilance department revealed that around 79 per cent of the complaints received (a large majority of which were anonymous) from the public against government servants in the state did not have any basis for proceeding against the government employees.Read More »
PANAJI: The Commissioner for NRI Affairs, Mr Eduardo Faleiro, on Tuesday, said the Goa has to grow and that good infrastructure like good roads, which will meet the requirements of the people for the next 25 years needs to be put in place.Read More »