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Khorlim, Angod areas in Mapusa identified as high-risk zones for dengue

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Mapusa urban health centre has been continuously making efforts in its jurisdiction to create awareness on malaria and dengue with the help of school students. The urban health centre has identified Khorlim and Angod as high-risk zones for dengue and Karaswada for malaria. On Monday, the health centre along with NCC cadets of Janta High school ... Read More »

Ponda transporters to support nationwide strike tomorrow

NT NETWORK   PONDA Ponda Goods Transport Association (PGTA) has extended their support to the nationwide chakka jam (strike) of transporters and has decided to keep all their vehicles off road on July 20. “Around 400 transporters in the state will keep their vehicles off road and cancel all their bookings to support the nationwide chakka jam (strike) called by ... Read More »

Sangolda residents irked by low voltage power

NT NETWORK   SANGOLDA The residents of Sangolda have expressed ire over low voltage at Auchitwaddo a ward located near Silver Bells. The locals said that an assurance was given by authorities that a transformer will be installed at Auchitwaddo ten years ago but till date it is yet to see the light of day. The residents of Auchitwaddo on ... Read More »

Vector-borne diseases: Bardez panel to write to labour commission

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Bardez taluka block-level committee for control of vector-borne diseases has decided to write to labour commission to amend laws so that no migrant workers are employed without mandatory health cards. It was also suggested that Bardez BDO ask all panchayats to provide manpower to respective health centres for vector-borne programme. On Tuesday evening, a meeting was ... Read More »

Local fish a big draw at city fish market

NT NETWORK   PANAJI A few stalls at the city fish market selling local fish supplied by the anglers drew customers while the fish vendors selling ‘other’ fish had few or no takers due to the suspicion caused following ‘formalin in fish’ row. The local fresh fish available in the market was red snipers (tamaso), white snipers (rauns), mullet (shevte), ... Read More »

Rs 1.5 to 2-crore daily turnover at Margao wholesale fish market

ROQUE DIAS | NT   MARGAO The Margao wholesale fish market, which opens as early as 2 am on any given day, does a business worth Rs 1.5 to Rs 2 cr, dealing in hundreds of  tonne of fish on a daily basis. The market sees over 200 tonne of fish being unloaded every day during the season, and around ... Read More »

State panel calls on Tomar over resumption of mining

NT NETWORK   PANAJI/CURCHOREM A delegation representing the Goa Mining People’s Front met Union Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in New Delhi on Tuesday urging him to take measures for restarting mining activities in Goa at the earliest so as to protect the livelihood of Goans especially the mining dependent people. Tomar told the delegation that the state government should ... Read More »

Civil engineers call for revamping of PWD manual

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Civil engineers in Goa are asking for a revamp of public works department (PWD) manual to strengthen construction in the state as a whole. Calling for revision of PWD manual, industrialist Anil Counto, on Tuesday said, “Technology in construction has changed but it is not incorporated in the PWD manual, affecting the quality of works.” Counto, ... Read More »

Congress asks Goans to avoid eating fish till govt comes clean on ‘formalin in fish’ row

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Congress party, on Monday, asked the Goans to avoid eating fish till the government comes clean on the ongoing ‘formalin-in-fish’ row. The party urged the people not to ‘trust’ FDA’s reports over the fish samples drawn from Margao, and Panaji fish markets last week as they were ‘confusing’. The samples which were tested on the ... Read More »

Doctor’s ‘experiment’ shows harmful effects of formalin

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Conducting an ‘experiment’ to  demonstrate  the harmful effects   of     formalin use on human beings,  Dr  Shankar  Nadkarni on  Monday  said  that  it is high  time that  a legal course  was taken on the formalin-in-fish row. He said that Goans must take a call on  eating  chemical-laced fish. Addressing  media persons in  the city,  Dr Nadkarni, a ... Read More »