Friday , 16 November 2018

Goa News

Congress to revert case-to-case land conversions if re-elected

NT NETWORK   PANAJI President of Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) Girish Chodankar, on Sunday, appealed to the people “not to fall prey to TCP case-to-case land conversion,” as the Congress will revert the land so converted to its original status within a month of its coming to power. Addressing media persons, the GPCC chief said that all the case-to-case ... Read More »

Alert cops foil bid to steal ATM data, arrest foreigner

NT NETWORK   PANAJI An alert team of the Panaji police station foiled a bid of a foreign national, who had allegedly installed skimmer devices in two different ATMs located along the A B Road in the city, to steal the ATM card details of customers. The accused has been identified as Miroslav Antonov Stanoev (30), a Bulgarian national, and ... Read More »

CM takes Lobo to task for making anti-govt comments

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday took his party MLA and Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo to task for approaching the media and lambasting his own Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in the state for “not doing enough to make government jobs available to the youth.” It may be recalled that Lobo, on October 5 had expressed his ... Read More »

Ministers from allies must cooperate: Ticlo

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Aldona Glenn Ticlo Saturday said that all ministers in the cabinet should cooperate with the MLAs. “Becoming a minister is a matter of luck and they should cooperate with the MLAs. It is very important that all ministers, ministers from allies should cooperate with us and get our works done. If ... Read More »

Francis suggests mining portfolio for Cabral

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Stating that an ordinance likely to be brought by the Centre during the upcoming winter session of Parliament could be a solution to the mining imbroglio in the state, senior BJP leader and Mapusa MLA Francis D’Souza on Saturday suggested that Nilesh Cabral be given the mining portfolio, as he is well-versed with the various issues ... Read More »


on the job: An artist working on an idol of Goddess Durga in his studio in Mayem on Saturday, ahead of the festival of Navratri, which will commence on October 10. Goddess Durga is worshipped during the festival Please like & share: Read More »

Major govt buildings in Margao lack fire-fighting equipment

ROQUE DIAS | NT   MARGAO At least 20 major government buildings including the South Goa Collectorate building, which houses many government offices, in Margao and its periphery operate without the fire safety measures in place, risking the lives of thousands of visitors to these buildings. Despite recommendations from the officials of the department of fire and emergency services a ... Read More »

Grade separator at airport will be operational by January: Mauvin

NT NETWORK   VASCO Panchayati Raj Minister Mauvin Godinho, on Thursday, disclosed that the much-awaited commissioning of the grade separator, which is aimed at reducing traffic congestion at Dabolim airport, will be thrown open by the first week of January 2019. He was addressing media after conducting a site inspection, of the parking space identified for yellow black taxi cabs ... Read More »

State asked to prepare ‘action plan’ for making polluted rivers ‘fit for bathing’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The principal bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered all the states, including Goa, and Union territories (UTs) in the country to prepare an action plan for making all the polluted river stretches fit at least for bathing purpose, and asked them to submit reports for consideration on December 19. The three-member bench headed by ... Read More »

50 truckloads of garbage collected during Bicholim cleanliness drive

NT NETWORK   BICHOLIM ‘Swachh Dicholi, Sundar Dicholi’ abhiyan in collaboration with Bicholim Municipal Council (BMC) had launched a 15-day special cleanliness drive in BMC jurisdiction. The campaign concluded on Thursday. During the cleanliness drive, more than 50 truckloads of garbage were collected and treated at BMC waste treatment plant. More than 50 persons, including government servants, professionals, school students ... Read More »