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Goa bids adieu to Francis

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA The state bid adieu to former deputy chief minister and five-term Mapusa MLA Francis D’Souza, who was laid to rest on Saturday with state honours in the presence of a large number of mourners including  dignitaries. A decorated truck, which was carrying the coffin with the mortal remains of Francis D’Souza that was draped with the ... Read More »

Digging by multiple agencies turns city ‘risky’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI These days Panaji, the capital city of Goa looks like ‘a European township bombed during the World War II.’ Almost 65 per cent of the city roads have been dug up – trenches and large pits seen all over, making it impossible for the people to walk and vehicles to move around. The North Goa district ... Read More »

Vignettes from Goa

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Song Sung Blue’, by author Savia Viegas, with graphic detailing is a story of fiction, but, it paints a realistic picture. Viegas’ speciality has always been that of using social undercurrents and issues that are generally hidden, to form the basis of a story in Goa, a Goa which has undergone change and continues ... Read More »

Goan FC breaks Signals

RAWANFOND: A brace by striker Lalawmpuia and a stiff grounder from Aaren D’Silva was enough for Goan Football Club to hammer Corps of Signals 3-0 in the GFA professional Football League match played at 3 MTR grounds, Rawanfond on Friday. Please like & share: Read More »

State leaders pay homage to Francis

MAPUSA: The Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Friday evening, visited the residence of  former deputy chief minister Francis D’Souza in Mapusa, and paid homage to his childhood friend, cabinet colleague and senior BJP leader, who breathed his last on Thursday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital at Old Goa, and offered condolences to his family. Please like & share: Read More »

State pays homage to Pulwama martyrs

VASCO: The people across the state, on Friday, paid homage to the CRPF personnel, who were killed in a terror attack on Thursday in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Please like & share: Read More »

Ex-deputy CM Francis passes away

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Former deputy chief minister and Mapusa MLA Francis D’Souza passed away on Thursday after a prolonged illness at a private hospital in Old Goa where he had been admitted in a critical condition nearly a month ago. He was 64 and is survived by his wife and a son and a daughter. D’Souza will be given ... Read More »

Locals oppose Baga hill destruction at Arpora meet

NT NETWORK ARPORA Speaker after speaker lambasted authorities at the Arpora Baga meeting for bypassing rules and regulations and not taking locals into confidence in constructing a road on the Baga hill by cutting trees which will benefit the builder lobby. The meeting was called by the villagers of Arpora Baga, Calangute Constituency Forum, Centre for Responsible Tourism and Social ... Read More »

CM: govt encouraging creativity, innovation in school students

NT NETWORK   PANAJI With an objective to drive the innovation agenda in the state and harness core competencies, local talent, resources and capabilities to create new opportunities, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday launched a competition for Goa’s Young Innovator’s Award as instituted by the Goa State Innovation Council (GSIC). GSIC chairman Jose Manuel Noronha was present on the ... Read More »