Friday , 26 April 2019

Goa News

After 2012, over 90% primary schools renovated: Sawant

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Pramod Sawant has said the government has been spending crores of rupees for development of education sector in the state which is a positive step. Sawant was speaking after laying foundation stone for proposed reconstruction of a Government Primary School at Vithalapur, Sankhali. MLA and former chief minister Pratapsing Rane,  MLA ... Read More »

Judiciary final ray of hope, must be independent: Ujjwal Nikam

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Eminent criminal lawyer Ujjwal Nikam, who helped prosecute suspects involved in the 1993 Bombay bombings and 2008 Mumbai attack, called the judiciary as a final ray of hope making a case therefore for it to be independent. Speaking at the inaugural of an event at Govind Ramnath Kare College of Law, Nikam recalled the behind the ... Read More »

S Goa ZP blacklists another ‘errant’ contractor; total goes up to 4

NT NETWORK   MARGAO South Goa zilla panchayat has blacklisted another contractor, taking the total to four, for causing delay in completion of a public work that was assigned to him. The latest to be blacklisted was on January 31 during a meeting for not completing hall work in Vagurme-Priol area. According to ZP members, they have cracked the whip on ... Read More »

Mauvin launches Rs 1.86 cr worth development works

NT NETWORK   VASCO Minister for Panchayats Mauvin Godinho has launched various development works, estimated to cost of Rs 1.86 crore, at JNC Viera Nagar in Chicolna-Bogmalo panchayat area and also at New Vaddem. The works at JNC Viera Nagar consisting of widening and hot-mix carpeting of roads would cost Rs 1.80 crore, and the works at New Vaddem, including ... Read More »

Calangute locals clean ‘Mottan’ spring

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE Villagers of Calangute, under the banner of Calangute constituency forum, cleaned the Mottan spring which has been turned into a garbage dump with visitors particularly picnickers throwing waste in it. Calangute constituency forum president Premanand Divkar said that the issue has been raised with the village panchayat of Calangute a number of times and has also ... Read More »

Sanvordem locals irked as injured monkey left to die

NT NETWORK   CURCHOREM The residents of Anadwadi Sanvordem condemned the inhuman attitude of a rescue centre at Bansai Curchorem for refusing to rescue a female monkey and her baby after they were hit by a speeding van. The villagers said that there were couple of monkeys sitting on a tree besides the main Sanvordem-Ponda road at Anandwadi on Saturday ... Read More »

GMPF demands resignations of MLAs from mining belt

NT NETWORK PANAJI Stating that BJP leaders had promised to either resolve the Goa mining issue or quit their posts, Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF) president Puti Gaonkar Friday demanded the resignations of MLAs from the mining belt for making empty promises to the mining dependents during a large gathering of mining stakeholders at Azad Maidan in Panaji some months ... Read More »

Amit Shah to address party workers today

NT NETWORK PANAJI National president of the Bharatiya Janata Party Amit Shah will address the party’s booth workers at a special programme namely Atal Booth Karyakarta Sammelan, which is to be held at the Sports Authority of Goa Athletic Stadium, Cujira-Bambolim on February 9 at 4 pm. The address by Shah is a part of the month-long countrywide public interaction ... Read More »

Dept seeks help of coastal police to crack down on illegal fishing

NT NETWORK PANAJI/VASCO The state fisheries department on Friday sought assistance from coastal police to crack down on ‘illegal’ fishing in River Zuari. Fisheries director Vinesh Arlenkar held an emergency meeting with officials of the coastal police and asked them to report the illegal activities to the department. “Under the existing laws, both, the coastal police and fisheries department are ... Read More »

NIT-Goa campus work progressing at good pace

NT NETWORK PANAJI Director of the National Institute of Technology-Goa (NIT-Goa), Prof Gopal Mugeraya on Friday said that the work towards construction of the new campus of the institute at Cuncolim has already started and would be completed by the end of 2020 as scheduled. Speaking to ‘The Navhind Times’ on Friday, Prof Mugeraya said that the construction of 6.71 ... Read More »