Breaking News

Goa News

Goa Dairy’s 8 board members disqualified

NT NETWORK Panaji Registrar of co-operative societies Menino D’Souza on Tuesday disqualified eight board of directors of the Goa State Co-operative Milk Producers Union Ltd, which is popularly known as Goa Dairy, after establishing their involvement in massive irregularities in the dairy. The registrar of co-operative societies  passed an order, which stated that  “directors Dhananjay Desai, Vithoba Desai, Baburao Desai, …

Read More »

Vegetable supply to city market not normalised yet

NT NETWORK Panaji The vegetable supply to Panaji municipal market has not yet  normalised as many truckers refused to ply their vehicles due to bad roads and bad weather condition. The Belgaum–Goa road running via Chorla Ghat is not in a motorable condition – there is a lot of mud on the road, and truckers find it risky to ply …

Read More »

Sand dunes along South Goa coast take severe beating

NT NETWORK Benaulim The incessant rains and gusty winds not only uprooted many trees across  Salcete, last week, but also resulted in the sand dunes along the coastal belt of the taluka taking a severe beating. Large parts of the sand dunes across the South Goa coast, from Colva up to Cavelossim, are seen washed away, thereby exposing the roots …

Read More »

Ajgaonkar rubbishes allegations over beach cleaning, safety contracts

NT NETWORK Panaji Rubbishing   allegations made  by  the GPCC chief Girish  Chodankar  over the beach cleaning and  beach safety  contracts, the Minister   for  Tourism  Manohar Ajgaonkar,  on Tuesday, in a press note issued here, has stated that  “there  is  nothing illegal  about the continuation  of the agency’s services as the  works  carried  out are  to the satisfaction of the  Department   of Tourism …

Read More »

Ramchandra Mule, Prakash Velip ‘ineligible’ to contest GSCB BoD polls

NT NETWORK Panaji In a major development that could come as a shocker to the co-operative sector, the office of the Registrar of Co-operative Societies (RCS) has declared 31 nominations invalid and ineligible for contesting the election to the board of directors of the Goa State Co-operative Bank Ltd (GSCB),  and include the nominations of  two former chairmen of the …

Read More »

Plumbers association aims to ‘save’ 25 lakh ltrs of water in state this year

NT NETWORK Panaji Aiming to save 25 lakh litres of water in the state, this year, the Goa Chapter of the Indian Plumbers Association (IPA) will take up various activities to achieve this target, including roping in school and college students in the ‘Save water’ campaign, interacting with the stakeholders in the field and finally, working towards preventing misuse of …

Read More »

Batteries stolen from Goa meat complex

NT NETWORK Ponda Four DG batteries worth around Rs 60,000 have been stolen from the generator room of the Goa Meat Complex Ltd at Marvasada-Usgao. According to Ponda police, the Goa Meat Complex was closed for almost a year and was reopened on Tuesday on the occasion of Eid during which the robbery came to light of the officials following …

Read More »

Flesh trade racket busted in Calangute; duo held, 5 rescued

NT NETWORK Panaji Busting an alleged prostitution racket, Crime Branch police arrested 2 persons and rescued 5 victim women during a raid in Calangute on Tuesday. The accused have been identified as Kanha Raju (28) and Adarsh (28), informed police. Acting on a tip-off, a crime branch team led by police inspector CL Patil conducted the raid under the supervision …

Read More »

7-year-old boy’s death in Vasco: foul play ruled out

NT NETWORK Vasco The postmortem report on the 7-year-old boy whose body was recovered from a secluded place metres away from Vasco Saptah fair venue on Monday morning, has ruled out the possibilities of foul play and sexual abuse. As per the postmortem conducted at GMC morgue, the boy died due to cranio cerebral damage with blunt chest trauma consequent …

Read More »

Goa’s Patent Information Centre to take off soon

NT NETWORK Panaji The Patent Information Centre set up by the government to promote patent-related applications from individuals and firms in the state is in the process of becoming fully functional. The department of science and technology informed that through the Goa State Council for Science and Technology, it had initiated the process to set up Patent Information Centre under …

Read More »