Sunday , 17 February 2019

Goa News

Benaulim locals foil bid by activists to stop road work

BENAULIM: Locals in Benaulim foiled attempts by activists and NGOs that demanded a stop to work of road widening of Khareband-Benaulim stretch. Work that began about a week and a half ago caught the site of activists who pointed out that there was no board displaying permissions required for the road widening. Please like & share: Read More »

CM launches infra works for school complex

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday attended his office at the secretariat, unveiling the foundation stone for infrastructure works for the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Vidhya Sankul at Cujira-Bambolim. He also inaugurated the single window portal of the Goa Investment Promotion and Facilitation Board. Later, Parrikar visited the under-construction third Mandovi bridge to take stock of the ... Read More »

Pernem, Canacona cops felicitated for quick breakthrough in rape case

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Director general of police, Dr Muktesh Chander, on Monday, felicitated the Pernem and Canacona police teams with certificates and cash prizes for achieving a breakthrough in the rape of a foreigner within hours of its occurrence. Addressing the media, in the presence of IGP Jaspal Singh and DIG (range) Parmaditya, the DGP said, “We need to ... Read More »

HC directs authorities to clear debris along Panaji-Old Goa road

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The High Court of Bombay at Goa on Monday directed the authorities to clear all the construction debris and garbage dumped along the Panaji-Old Goa bypass road, adjourning to January 23 the further hearing on a contempt petition filed over the inaction of the authorities on the issue. In the contempt petition, it has been pointed ... Read More »

Stray cattle management scheme evokes poor response

NT NETWORK   PANAJI There has been a ‘tepid’ response to the Goa stray cattle management scheme 2013 (modified) with only seven local bodies having come forward to avail the benefits of the scheme. This scheme was modified by the government in 2015 providing attractive incentives to municipalities, panchayats, animal welfare organisations, goshalas and civic and consumer forums to impound ... Read More »

Census on Goa’s water bodies to begin soon

ROQUE DIAS | NT MARGAO The state government will conduct a census on water bodies to gauge their condition, some of which are acutely polluted. Director of planning,  statistics and evaluation  and  minor irrigation  census commissioner Dr Y  Durga Prasad,  who has issued a  circular on January 11 to this effect,  said   the  census has been aimed at finding out ... Read More »

Minor minerals: the onus is on landowners to curb illegalities

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In an attempt to check illegal extraction, transportation and trade of minor minerals, especially sand, the government has put the onus to curb illegalities on the property owners or surface right owners. Henceforth, viz., after January 16 2019, the property owner or the surface right owner will be held responsible if illegal extraction, storage, transport or ... Read More »

Bicholim man held with hashish worth `18 lakh

NT NETWORK   VASCO An alert sub-inspector of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) attached to the Dabolim airport detained a passenger, who was supposed to board Doha-bound Qatar Airways flight (QR-523), for allegedly smuggling 3.518 kg of hashish, worth Rs 18 lakh, during the wee hours of Monday. As per available information from CISF commandant Nilotpal Mrinal, attached to the ... Read More »

unveiling the foundation stone for infrastructure works of Pandit Deendayal Upadhaya Vidya Sankul

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday unveiling the foundation stone for infrastructure works of Pandit Deendayal Upadhaya Vidya Sankul at Cujira wherein Minister Rohan Khaunte, Mauvin Godinho, Deepak Pauskar, Sidharth Kunkalienkar and representatives of educational institutions including trustee of Dempo Charities Trust, Pallavi Dempo were present Please like & share: Read More »