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Rs 10 lakh loss as fire breaks out at garment shop in Margao

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Fire broke out at a garment shop at Margao new market on Saturday morning causing a loss of Rs 10 lakh.  There was no access for the fire tenders to approach the shop and the firefighters had a torrid time to douse off the fire. The garment shop belonged to Babu Bandukuda.   Though the exact cause of the fire has not been ascertained, ... Read More »

Scores of dependants take to streets for early resumption of mining

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In order to push for immediate resumption of mining activities in the state, mining dependants on Friday met leaders of various political parties in city. Over thousand mining dependants under the banner of Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF) gathered at the Azad Maidan in Panaji and later marched to the Congress party office and also headed ... Read More »

Sabarimala temple opens; board to seek time to implement SC order

PTI   SABARIMALA/PAMBA The Sabarimala temple in Kerala opened on Friday for the two-month-long pilgrimage season amid a tense standoff involving social activist Trupti Desai in Kochi and a move by its administrator to seek time from the Supreme Court to implement its verdict allowing entry of women in menstrual age to the hilltop shrine. In what is seen as ... Read More »

Mapusa, Camurlim villagers gherao PWD AE over water shortage

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Demanding regular water supply, the residents of Mapusa and Camurlim led by sarpanch Vishant Gaonkar gheraoed the assistant engineer of water supply department Subhash Belgaonkar on Friday. They questioned him over the lack of water supply for the last four days. Camurlim sarpanch Vishant Gaonkar said, “We have been put through a lot of inconvenience over ... Read More »

Free press is cornerstone of democracy: Mahajan

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The secretary for Information and Publicity Sudhir Mahajan, on Friday, said that it is very important for the media to act responsibly and adhere to the basic code of ethics. “Free press is the cornerstone of democracy and people have reposed a lot of faith and credibility into the media,” Mahajan stated, adding that press does ... Read More »

Smart City: residents blame politicians, builders for parking mess

NT NETWORK   PANAJI: After going through the draft parking policy under Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Limited (IPSCDL) and imposition of parking fees, residents blamed the politicians, bureaucrats and builders for the present parking mess in the city. A concerned citizen brought to the notice of the authorities that there are traffic congestions and parking problems only from Monday ... Read More »

Woman, toddler mowed down by crane at Priol

NT NETWORK   PONDA In a tragic incident, a woman and her 3-year-old nephew were crushed to death under the wheels of a heavy duty crane while they were crossing the Panaji-Belgaum highway at Conem-Priol on Thursday. As per information, the accident occurred at around 3 pm when the woman identified as Sangeeta Gaude (38), a resident of Sangav Priol ... Read More »

Dona Paula pedestrianisation: Monserrate says parking problem needs to be addressed first

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Chairman of Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority Atanacio Monserrate alias Babush on Thursday said that parking woes of Dona Paula residents should be addressed in the first phase of the proposed redevelopment of Dona Paula view point area and, thereafter, take up pedestrianisation. Speaking during a public consultation held in the city over pedestrianisation plan ... Read More »

Goa police traffic sentinel scheme app launched

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Governor Mridula Sinha launched the mobile application of the Goa police traffic sentinel scheme at the police headquarters on Thursday. The scheme was started in November last year with an idea to encourage citizens to report traffic violations and to create traffic sense amongst road users. Those who report traffic violations are entitled for cash rewards. ... Read More »

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 »