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BJP chief assures solution in 15 days

NT NETWORK PONDA Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Vinay Tendulkar has assured mining dependents of coming out with a proper solution to the mining issue within 15 days. The assurance was made by Tendulkar following a morcha by thousands of mining dependents to his residence at Khadpabandh-Ponda on Wednesday. Demanding proper assurance over resumption of the mining or arranging a ... Read More »

Pick-up carrying fish to Margao wholesale market confiscated

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Amid the controversy over the ‘ban’ on import of fish, a pick-up loaded with fish, which was meant for a fishmeal plant in Cuncolim industrial estate, was intercepted by Margao police at Rawanfond-Margao as it was allegedly being diverted to the wholesale fish market. A resident of Loutolim Alexander Araujo noticed the vehicle moving towards the ... Read More »

MGP threatens to withdraw support to govt over mining

NT NETWORK   PONDA President of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) Deepak Dhavalikar has threatened to withdraw support to the government if it fails to take concrete decision over resumption of mining in the state by December 15. Deepak was speaking after thousands of mining dependents staged a morcha to his office at Khadpabandh-Ponda on Wednesday. Demanding proper assurance over resumption ... Read More »

Thumbs down for Café Bhonsle Square pedestrianisation plan

NT NETWORK   PANAJI City traders on Wednesday opposed pedestrianisation of Café Bhonsle Square and instead asked for introduction of mass transport system stating that private vehicles were the root cause of traffic congestion and parking in the city. Traders pointed out that beautification and pedestrianisation plan would affect their business and submitted an appeal for a parking plan so ... Read More »

Mohanan asks students to become ambassadors of energy conservation

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Education secretary Nila Mohanan on Wednesday said that it is the responsibility of each and every individual on the earth to think about how they can lessen the burden of high consumption of energy that is the characteristic of modern times. She said this while addressing students at the state-level painting competition on energy conservation, organised ... Read More »

Goa College of Engineering awarded Thadani Award

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Goa College of Engineering, Farmagudi was awarded H N Thadani Award – 2017 for active involvement and recognition in innovative development of industrial engineering for its operations and significant encouragement to the cause of profession in India, says a press note issued here. This award was presented at Diamond Jubilee Convention of Indian Institution of Industrial ... Read More »

Police bust prostitution racket in Arambol; woman held

PANAJI Crime Branch police arrested a 35-year-old woman who was allegedly operating a flesh trade racket from a rented house at Arambol Pernem and rescued three victim girls during a raid conducted late Tuesday night. The accused has been identified as Maina Tabsum (35) from Maharashtra informed police. According to police, the accused was allegedly running a flesh trade racket ... Read More »

Big push for medical tourism in state

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Union Minister of State (Independent charge) for AYUSH Shripad Naik has said that the All India Institute of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy at Dhargal will boost medical tourism by offering short-term course on yoga and naturopathy which can be availed by tourists. Naik was addressing a gathering after laying the foundation stone for the All India ... Read More »

Panaji KTC bus stand premises in disrepair

NT NETWORK PANAJI An inspection of the city KTC bus stand by the district road safety council along with officials from twelve departments on Tuesday revealed that there is no check on food outlets by concerned officials. Also, lives of the passengers are put at risk in the absence of fire fighting and prevention system. A team of experts which ... Read More »

Mopa farmers meet Shripad over demolition, land compensation

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Farmers from Mopa on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Union Minister of State for Ayush (independent charge) Shripad Naik at Dhargal, highlighting various issues. Naik was in Dhargal to lay foundation stone of All India Institute of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy when a delegation of around 15 affected farmers submitted the memorandum and demanded that two ... Read More »