Monday , 17 December 2018

Goa News

Sattari residents inconvenienced due to non-availability of services of officials

NT NETWORK   VALPOI The residents of Sattari are facing hardships due to the non-availability of the services of deputy collector and land surveyor in the taluka. People from Valpoi and Poriem constituencies have to visit the headquarters at Valpoi for any government-related work. But due to the non-availability of the services of deputy collector and land surveyor, the people ... Read More »

Defence production secretary asks GSL to make increasing use of AI-based technology

NT NETWORK   VASCO Secretary (defence production), Ministry of Defence, Ajay Kumar inaugurated the foreign specialist accommodation for mine counter measures vessel (MCMV) project and advanced missile frigate project at Chicalim. Kumar, who visited Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) on November 10 and 11, also laid the keel for 4th Coast Guard offshore petrol vessel (OPV), which is under construction at ... Read More »

CCP cell cracks the whip on errant vendors, shopkeepers

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Commissioner of Corporation of City of Panaji Ajit Roy said that the enforcement cell of the corporation confiscated goods which were kept by vendors and shopkeepers along passages and on footpaths in the market area. He said that nobody should occupy the spaces that are meant for pedestrians and despite warning the encroachments continue and, ... Read More »

Govt should relook at high EDM licence fees: TTAG

NT NETWORK   VASCO President of Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) Savio Messias has said that EDM licence fees are very high in the state and, hence, the government should take a relook at the fee structure as without EDM the state’s tourism industry will take a big hit. Speaking to this daily, Messias said “The government fees for the ... Read More »

MMDR Act amendment: BJP delegation to again meet Union Law Minister

PANAJI: Speaker of the Goa legislative assembly Pramod Sawant on Monday said that a delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be visiting Delhi again and meeting the Union Minister holding Law and Justice portfolio Ravi Shankar Prasad to follow up the process of amending the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act. Please like & share: Read More »

Traders complying with rules to be allowed to import fish

PANAJI: In a twist to the fish import  ban issue, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Monday said that only those traders having requisite licences under the Food Safety Act and complying with directives of Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) will be allowed to import fish. Please like & share: Read More »

Panchayats directorate upholds ban on Surla bars

PANAJI: In a major relief to the villagers of Surla, the directorate of panchayats on Monday dismissed the case filed by the bar owners against the revocation of NOCs of their establishments which were issued by the Dongurli-Thane village panchayat.   Please like & share: Read More »

Dissatisfied over ‘neglect’ of 2 wards, CCP councillor quits BJP

PANAJI: The dissidence brewing among the senior state-level members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against the leadership of the local unit of the party, has now percolated into the younger members of the party, with its councillor at the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) Rupesh Halarnkar tendering resignation from the BJP, due to his long-term ignorance by ... Read More »

Velingkar: moralistic level of state politics at low ebb

PANAJI : Former head of the Goa unit of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and convenor of the Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) Subhash Velingkar, who recently jumped into active politics, has said that this is the right time to do so, as the moralistic level of politics in the state has now reached its lowest point. Please like & ... Read More »