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Ganesh idol immersion: 62-yr-old tradition to be broken over pollution

NT NETWORK   MARGAO A 62-year-old tradition followed by many of Margao’s sarvajanik Ganesh utsav mandals of immersing the Ganesh idols at Benaulim’s Tolleband lake will be broken this year due to the water body getting polluted. The Ganesh utsav mandals have been compelled to change the idol immersion spot, as the Tolleband lake has been polluted with suspected release ... Read More »

Thieves break into 3 offices in Vasco complex, rob Rs 3.56 lakh

NT NETWORK   VASCO In a major theft case, cash of Rs 3,56,900 was stolen from three offices based in a complex in the heart of the port town of Vasco during the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. As per information from Vasco police, a complaint in this regard has been lodged by Eknath Parab of Nasek Consultancy, the ... Read More »

The Bard meets Cosplayers at Cosfest Goa

This year’s Shakespeare Festival in Goa, organised by Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao, paired with the second Cosfest Goa. Over 300 students participated in both events. The Bard by the Mandovi 2018 – The Shakespeare Festival Goa saw 13 schools and higher secondary institutes participate with over 200 students participating in the nine events over the day. This year’s ... Read More »

This girl packs a punch

RAMANDEEP KAUR | NT KURIOCITY It was in 2013 that fifteen year old Aashreya Naik first developed an interest in boxing after observing her brother practicing the sport. Please like & share: Read More »

Mackwil, Milagres doubles steer Curtorim Gymkhana into semis

CURTORIM: Mackwil Fernandes and Milagres Fernandes scored brace each as Curtorim Gymkhana hammered Navelim Sporting Club 4-1 to seal their spot in the semifinals of the Curtorim Villagers Cup football tournament, at church grounds, Curtorim on Thursday. Please like & share: Read More »

30 passengers on Jet Airways flight bleed from nose, ears

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: In a mid-air scare, a Jaipur-bound Jet Airways flight on Thursday lost cabin pressure after the crew “forgot” to turn on a control switch leaving 30 passengers bleeding from ears and nose and forcing the aircraft to return to Mumbai, officials said. Please like & share: Read More »

Orlim anganwadi lacks toilet

NT NETWORK   ORLIM At a time when the state government is harping on making Goa open defecation free (ODF), Orlim anganwadi in Salcete taluka has no toilet facility despite repeated requests made to the concerned authorities. Children as young as three and five years old at the anganwadi are forced to use the panchayat office’s toilet, which according to ... Read More »

Scare of dengue outbreak looming over Velim

NT NETWORK   VELIM Fears of people of Velim have come true with 12 cases of dengue coming to light which includes that of two villagers. All other cases are of migrants working on trawlers. The health department has now written to the fisheries department to ensure that hygiene is maintained at the jetty after large-scale mosquito breeding has been ... Read More »

MMC seeks dedicated water pipeline for Mapusa

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA The Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC), at its special meeting on Wednesday, passed a resolution asking the PWD to urgently undertake work of laying of dedicated water pipeline from Assonora plant to Mapusa constituency, immediately install new pumps at the plant, take up regular maintenance and quarterly mechanical and electrical audit of infrastructure, construct new RCC reservoir ... Read More »

Call for ‘sensible’ immigration system post-Brexit

London: India-born Nobel Prize winning biologist Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan has called for a “sensible” post-Brexit immigration system to ensure that mobility of scientists is maintained when Britain leaves the European Union (EU) next year. Please like & share: Read More »