Tuesday , 11 December 2018

Goa News

Cane crushing to see further delay at Dharbandora factory

NT NETWORK   PONDA Though the Sanjivani sugar factory at Dharbandora was making efforts to commence the annual sugarcane crushing season, the delay in complying with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) guidelines and a technical snag in the factory’s vapor line has pushed the cane crushing season into uncertainty. Neither officials of the factory nor the farmers are certain ... Read More »

No plans to meet Amit Shah in Delhi: Vijai

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai on Friday stated that he has no plans to meet the BJP national president Amit Shah when the GFP leader is going to be in the national capital in support of Goa’s mining dependants’ dharna to be staged in Delhi. Speaking to media on the sidelines of inauguration of the Forum ... Read More »

Goa to be permanent host of Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit

NT NETWORK   PANAJI With an aim to make the state a preferred startup destination, the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Friday announced that Goa will be a permanent venue to host Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit every year on first Friday of December. He was speaking at the annual Startup India ... Read More »

HC directs state, Centre to set up SOTTO in Goa

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The High Court of Bombay at Goa has directed the state government and the Union of ministry of health to immediately set up ‘state organ and tissue transplant organisation’ in Goa within six months as enjoined by the Transplantation of Human Organ and Tissues Rules, 2014. When the case came up for hearing before the division ... Read More »

Fish imports back on track

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Ending the prolong stalemate over fishing business, at least ten trucks carrying imported fish entered the wholesale fish market in Margao early Thursday morning giving a sigh of relief to fish traders. However, at least 20 tonne of the imported fish sold was not checked as FDA officials were not seen at the market to test ... Read More »

Congress launches taluka-wise agitation for resignation of CM

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Congress on Thursday kicked off its taluka- wise agitation ‘Jan Akrosh’ from Pernem that is aimed at creating awareness among people on the need for restoring governance in the state and highlighting the current political state of affairs caused by  BJP-led government. Through the ‘Jan Akrosh’, the Congress is also pressing the demand for resignation of the ... Read More »

High-profile flesh trade racket busted in Calangute; 2 arrested

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE Calangute police on Thursday busted a high-profile prostitution racket wherein they arrested two pimps and rescued 3 girls in a raid at Maddowado, Calangute. Calangute PI Jivba Dalvi said that the police had been keeping a close watch on the two alleged pimps for the past 10 days. On Thursday, the police laid a trap with ... Read More »

Need for maintaining aesthetic appeal of Campal Children’s Park

SHAIKH JAMALUDDIN | NT CAMPAL: The Children’s Park at Campal, also known as the Bhagawan Mahavir Bal Vihar, draws a good number of picnickers from far and wide, especially on weekends and holidays. Children also come with their parents, mostly in the evenings, to use the play equipment in the garden and spend recreational time there. Please like & share: Read More »

4,437 mining dependants got relief under scheme

SHOMA PATNAIK | NT  PANAJI: As the mining dependants get ready to start their protests at  the Ram Leela Maidan and the Jantar Mantar in the national capital, it has come to light that 4,437 barge owners, truck and machinery operators have received relief from the state government under  the mining debt relief scheme. Please like & share: Read More »

Serula case probe going nowhere

SOIRU VELIP | NT PANAJI: It appears that the state government is not determined to push for a thorough probe into the multi-crore Serula land grab case, as it has not yet taken a call after inquiry officer Srinet Kothwale requested the government to relieve him from the probe as his hands are full with too many positions.   Please like ... Read More »