Wednesday , 26 September 2018

Goa News

Sal locals sore over erratic power supply

RAMESH SAVAIKAR | NT BICHOLIM: The residents of Sal village are irked over the frequent power outages. And, so, now they have threatened that they would launch an agitation if they fail to get uninterrupted  power supply, within a week. Please like & share: Read More »

SWR’s Delhi-bound train diverted through Konkan Railway route following landslide

NT NETWORK   VASCO South Western Railway (SWR)’s Delhi-bound ‘Hazrat Nizamuddin Express’ train – 12779 was diverted through Konkan Railway route from Madgaon railway station, following a landslide, on Tuesday afternoon, on the track at Dudhsagar station yard, located between Kullem and Mollem. Manager of the Vasco railway station P C Chacko informed that the landslide occurred at around 12 ... Read More »

Transport department begins issuing e-challans to traffic rule violators

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state transport department, on Tuesday, began using hand-held machines for issuing e-challans as it booked the traffic rule violators. However, the first day saw the personnel of the enforcement cell of the department facing difficulties with ‘login,’ as they tried to use the devices for levying spot fine, and that consumed a lot of time. ... Read More »

Digambar urges Margao households to obtain sewerage connections

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Urging the households in  Margao to obtain sewerage connections at the  earliest, as the government is offering a sizeable subsidy, Margao MLA  Digambar Kamat said that he will not hesitate to move door-to-door along with the councillors and sewerage corporation officials to convince the people on that. Kamat, who was speaking to the media, after the ... Read More »

Roy says CCP has ‘not shunted’ food vendors to isolated spot

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Commissioner of Corporation of City of Panaji, Ajit Roy, while reacting to the woes of the food vendors at the Hawkers’ Zone, located near Don Bosco High School, said that the administration is equally concerned about the livelihood of these vendors, and as such “we have shifted them to a prominent place in the city.” ... Read More »

Parrikar to immerse Vajpayee’s ashes in Mandovi river on August 24

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will immerse the ashes of the former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the River Mandovi, at the Captain of Ports jetty in the city on August 24 evening, while  state president of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Rajya Sabha member Vinay Tendulkar, South Goa Member of Parliament Narendra Sawaikar and  Minister ... Read More »

Goa Board announces schedule of ‘2019’ HSSC, SSC exams

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, for the first time, has announced the schedule of the 2019 HSSC and SSC examinations, seven to eight months in advance, with the HSSC examination commencing from March 1, while the SSC examination to be held from April 2. The HSSC 2019 examination will end on March ... Read More »

GKA unlikely to get head in near future

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa Konkani Academy (GKA), which has been without a full-time president for the last almost 16 months, is unlikely to get its head in the near future too, as the BJP-led government seems to be not keen on putting on track the affairs of the literary body of the official language. Since eminent Konkani writer Madhav ... Read More »

All 8,000 candidates fail test for accountant posts

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In a surprising revelation, out of the around 8,000 candidates who appeared for a written examination for the post of accountant in the directorate of accounts, not even a single candidate could clear the test. According to the results declared by the directorate of accounts on Tuesday, not even a single candidate out of the 8,000 ... Read More »

Eco-friendly buses for a ‘smart’ Panaji

NT NETWORK PANAJI Director of Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Ltd (IPSCDL), the special purpose vehicle formed to implement the Smart City Mission for Panaji city, Sidharth Kunkalienkar and managing director/ chief executive officer of IPSCDL Swayamdipta Pal Chaudhuri have stated that the traffic woes as well as the potable water problems faced by the citizens of Panaji can be ... Read More »