Friday , 19 April 2019

Goa News

MGP has internal tie-up with Congress: Vijai

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa Forward Party president and Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai Thursday expressed suspicion that the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) was having an internal tie-up with Congress, which is sparing the opposition party an attack by the oldest regional party in the state. Addressing the audience at a function of laying of foundation stone for ... Read More »

Prison dept identifies five prisoners for granting special remission, release

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The prison department has identified five eligible convicted prisoners,  including a woman, for granting special remission and release, in the second phase (April 6), as a part of the commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Darshana Sawkar (56), John Fernandes (25), Iliyazar Tite (32), Kumar Bijapur (21) and Basuraj Jamuni (25) are the eligible convicted ... Read More »

Over 1,500 engineering students stare at ‘uncertainty’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI More than 1,500 undergraduate students, studying in various branches of engineering, in different engineering colleges around the state are presently facing grave problem, due to the inordinate delay on the part of Goa University in declaring their semester V examination results. These students, studying in the third year of the engineering degree course, had answered the ... Read More »

Thrust to be on developing basic amenities in Saligao constituency

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Saligao constituency will be developed with all basic facilities under National Rurban Scheme by spending Rs 100 crore. The constituency has been selected by Union Ministry of Rural Development. As per implementation strategy under the Rurban cluster project, the North Goa constituency of Bardez taluka, represented by Rural Development Minister Jayesh Salgaonkar, will see thrust being ... Read More »

Government decides to outsource Usgao abattoir operations

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Slaughtering activity at Goa Meat Complex (GMC), Usgao is unlikely to restart in the near future with the government on Thursday deciding to outsource operations at the abattoir for five years. The corporation invited tenders from eligible entrepreneurs for the use of the entire abattoir for slaughtering of bovine animal for an initial period of five ... Read More »

Implementation of amended act to be a challenge: tourism body

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Registration of online travel companies with the state tourism department and bringing scores of unlicensed hotels under the ambit of the law is likely to be a process fraught with difficulties, according to the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG). On Thursday, Savio Messias, president of TTAG said that the online travel sector is a ... Read More »

CM ‘unveils’ sewerage scheme for Taleigao

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday unveiled the plaque to mark laying of foundation stone for sewerage scheme in Taleigao and surrounding areas of Panaji city. The function was held at Parrikar’s private residence in Taleigao. Parrikar also unveiled the plaque for commissioning release of 10 MLD water from Salaulim water supply scheme through Zuari river ... Read More »

Two cars completely gutted after head-on collision at Chorla Ghat

NT NETWORK   VALPOI Two cars were completely gutted in a fire that engulfed the two vehicles after a head-on collision on Chorla Ghat road on Thursday early hours. According to sources, two Maharashtra-registered cars were heading in opposite direction when they collided against each other and the impact resulted in both the vehicles getting engulfed in fire. According to ... Read More »

Another arm of Atal Setu

Another arm of Atal Setu, the third Mandovi bridge, is under construction and, once completed, it will benefit vehicles coming from Ponda and Bambolim in reaching the city without having to pass through the Kadamba bus terminus junction. This arm of the bridge lands near the city multi-level parking lot Please like & share: Read More »

PM likely to visit Goa by month-end

PANAJI: Bharatiya Janata Party state president Vinay Tendulkar on Wednesday said that the public meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled in Goa on March 7, could now take place by the end of this month. Please like & share: Read More »