Wednesday , 20 February 2019

Goa News

CRZ notification: traditional fishermen to greet Modi with black flags

VASCO: In protest against the approval of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2018, Goenchea Raponkarancho Ekvott (GRE) has decided to greet the Prime Minister Narendra Modi with black flags and rotten fish during his visit to the state to inaugurate the third Mandovi bridge. Please like & share: Read More »

CRT: new notification approved to pave way for Sagarmala project

PANAJI: Stating that the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification, 2018 approved on December 28, by the Union Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, is a death knell for the coastal communities, Centre for Responsible Tourism (CRT) has said that the government of India has deceived the citizens of the country by merely executing a draft notification Coastal Regulation Zone, ... Read More »

GRE: new CRZ notification detrimental to tourism industry

NT NETWORK   VASCO Lambasting the Central government for approving the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification, 2018, Goenchea Raponkarancho Ekvott (GRE) said that it is a blatant violation of section 3 of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. A press statement issued by GRE general secretary Olencio Simoes states that the  CRZ notification, 2018 is a blatant violation of section 3 of ... Read More »

Alina: new CRZ notification will spell Kerala-like disaster in Goa

NT NETWORK   VASCO Stating that under the approved CRZ notification 2018, the no-development zone (NDZ) in CRZ III has been reduced from 200 metres to 50 metres based on population density, Cortalim MLA Alina Saldanha said that if the notification comes into force in Goa then it will be suicidal for the tiny state as its entire 105-kilometre coastline ... Read More »

Probe into Curchorem woman’s murder almost complete

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The weapon allegedly used by Shyam Devidas to murder fifty-five-year-old widow Sucorina Travaco from Bepquegal-Curchorem, will be sent to police surgeon for examination, a senior police officer has said. He also said that the accused is on a 14-day remand, which will expire on January 2 and then he will be produced before Judicial Magistrate First ... Read More »

Cortalim farmers oppose service road proposal tooth and nail

NT NETWORK   VASCO The farmers from Cortalim on Sunday strongly opposed the plan of the state government for acquiring the fields in order to construct temporary service roads along the sides of the under-construction new Zuari bridge. A large number of farmers from Cortalim gathered at First Aravale, Cortalim in order to oppose the move of the state government ... Read More »

Canacona grapples with unrealistic ODF dream

JOAO SOUSA M | NT CANACONA The dream of ‘open defecation free’ status is proving to be elusive in Canacona taluka as well because it has been established that nearly 50 per cent of the households in the taluka do not have toilets. The government has been finding it difficult to achieve the ODF status and failed twice to meet ... Read More »

Congress alleges Rs 30 crore scam in new Mandovi bridge construction

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Raising concern over the safety aspect of the third Mandovi bridge, Congress party, on Sunday, alleged a Rs 30 crore scam in its construction and vowed to prevent its inauguration on January 12. Addressing media persons, president of Goa pradesh Congress committee Girish Chodankar along with party spokesperson Swati Kerkar, Pratibha Borkar, and K Sawant, said ... Read More »

Govt charts out new course for Cortalim traffic diversion

NT NETWORK   VASCO Minister for Public Works Ramakrishna  ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar on Sunday said that if farmers let the government acquire their fields for building   service roads so as to facilitate  crucial work on the new Zuari bridge then there will be no need to go for the diversion plan which has raised the hackles of the people. Speaking to ... Read More »