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Govt officials directed to ensure smooth conduct of Lairai jatrotsav

NT NETWORK Sankhali For the smooth conduct of jatrotsav of Goddess Devi Shree Lairai at Shirgao-Bicholim scheduled on May 9, the mamlatdar of Bicholim taluka Pravinjay Pandit, who is also the administrator of temples, at a meeting on Thursday directed various government departments to put in place necessary measures. The meeting held in the hall of Shri Devi Lairai Devasthan, ... Read More »

Voting machines conk out across Goa

NT NETWORK Margao/Panaji EVM and VVPAT machines conked out on Tuesday during the polling to both the parliamentary seats and three assembly segments, holding up the voting and leading to long queues of voters. Salcete taluka saw at least seven EVM and seven VVPAT machines malfunctioning during the first two to three hours of the polling. It must be noted ... Read More »

Fate is sealed: Goa registers 74.65% polling

NT NETWORK Panaji A total of 74.65 per cent polling was recorded on Tuesday for the elections to both the Lok Sabha constituencies and the bypolls to three assembly segments in Goa. The last general elections had recorded 76.86 per cent polling, which indicates that this time there has been 2.21 per cent less polling. For the North Goa parliamentary ... Read More »

Marle villagers boycott polling

NT NETWORK Canacona For the first time in the history of Canacona taluka, no voter of Marle-Tirval exercised their franchise as a mark of protest against unfulfilled demands. Villagers of Marle-Tirval stood their ground, boycotting the polling to highlight the absence of basic amenities. The polling booth wore a deserted look throughout the day as 221 eligible voters opted not ... Read More »

77.52% voters turn out to elect Mapusa MLA

NT NETWORK Mapusa Voting for the Mapusa by-poll was held peacefully on Tuesday with a good voter turnout of 77.52 per cent. Out of 29,212 voters, 22,644 cast their votes to decide the fate of seven candidates who are in the fray. As per data provided by the returning officer’s office, the highest voting was recorded in booth no 1 ... Read More »

Bicholim witnesses 82.12% voter turnout

NT NETWORK Bicholim Bicholim taluka recorded 82.12% voter turnout for North Goa parliamentary seat on Tuesday. Out of the three assembly constituencies, Sankhali registered 84.16 % while Bicholim recorded 81.55% and Mayem 80.57% respectively. In Sankhali 22,928 voters exercised their franchise which includes 11,440 male and 11,488 female voters. While in Bicholim 21,970 voters casted their votes which include 10,966 male ... Read More »

Goa goes to polls today

NT NETWORK Panaji Polling  to both the Lok Sabha seats in the state and three assembly segments – Mandrem, Shiroda and Mapusa – will be held on Tuesday amidst tight security across Goa. Electronic voting machines, voter-verifiable paper audit trail machines and other poll paraphernalia were dispatched from the respective taluka-level distribution centres on Monday afternoon. The machines reached the ... Read More »

Medical students urged to participate in public health activities

Vasco: Dean of Goa Medical College (GMC) Dr Shivanand Bandekar urged the students community and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Goa State Medical Student’s Network (MSN) Council to take active participation in all activities that signify the importance of public health.  Please like & share: Read More »

RCB break cold sweat to stop Dhoni

Bengaluru: Twenty six runs were required off the last over for Chennai Super Kings to notch an eighth consecutive win over Royal Challengers Bangalore, on Sunday. They lost by one run. To be precise, they fell short by a couple of inches. Please like & share: Read More »

Citizens Town Hall for first time voters

Facebook together with Josh Talks today organised the Citizens Town Hall for first time voters in the state. The initiative is to educate first-time voters on the need to actively participate in the upcoming general elections in Goa on April 23. Please like & share: Read More »