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Kidney patients left in the lurch

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Kidney patients, who turned up at the Hospicio Hospital dialysis unit on Thursday for their dialysis doses suffered a lot and their day-long wait turned futile, as power to the unit was disconnected yet again. Dr Venkatesh R, who is tasked with running the unit, has now decided to approach the High Court of Bombay at ... Read More »

Margao sub-registrar’s office: staff struggling with ‘errors’ in digitised records

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The staff attached to the section of the birth and death registration in the sub-registrar’s office in Margao is struggling with the digitised records. The problem is that the computerised records are riddled with mistakes and, hence, the staff is facing the double task of rectifying the same. “The computerised records were sent to us in ... Read More »

Smart city: 60,000 prepaid smart cards to be provided free of cost

NT NETWORK   PANaJI Highlighting benefits of smart cards to traders and residents, officials of the Imagine Panaji Smart City Development (IPSCDL), on Wednesday, said that a total of 60,000 prepaid smart cards would be provided free of cost during the roll-out of Goa Universal Smart Card System (GUSU), scheduled from July 30. The cards using Rupay as a platform ... Read More »

N Goa collectorate recognised for online services

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In recognition of the accomplishments of the district administration for providing online services and information to the citizens through www.northgoa.gov.in, the North Goa District was conferred the Skoch Order-of-Merit Award 2018 and Skoch Gold Award 2018 in New Delhi on June 22. This is the third national-level award won by the North Goa Collectorate in the ... Read More »

Efforts on in single direction to tackle drug menace: Kashyap

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Superintendent of Police Karthik Kashyap has said that situation in Goa is relatively better than other states as far as drug menace is concerned. “We are doing a decent job and intention of the government is clear and everyone is working in the direction,” he said, while speaking at a programme held to mark International Day ... Read More »

Landslide: Ponda-Belagavi national highway likely to remain closed for 4 more days

NT NETWORK   PONDA Following the landslide, which led to the closure of the Ponda-Belagavi national highway at Keriya, Khandepar on Monday, excavators were pressed into service to properly cut the hill on Tuesday. Even though the work of ‘reshaping’ the downhill area is being carried out on a war footing, the road is likely to remain closed for traffic ... Read More »

Madgavkars  get refurbished retail fish market

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The refurbished retail fish market at the SGPDA market at Fatorda in Margao was thrown open to the public on Monday. The market has been renovated and designed on the lines of fish market in Dubai. Inaugurating the market, Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai said that a proper developmental plan will soon be drawn ... Read More »

Now, walk through mangroves in Panaji

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The first phase of the ambitious project envisaged through the development of a walkway along the mangroves on the central library side of the Rua de Ourem Creek, under the Smart City Mission, was inaugurated on Monday. This walkway is expected to be the touristic highlight of Panaji, with an informed tour offered along a green ... Read More »

Mapusa does not need an imported MLA: Francis

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Urban Development Minister Francis D’Souza said that Mapusa does not need an imported candidate. After me there are 20 councillors, BJP mandal president and mandal members who can be the next Mapusa MLA. Francis was addressing the media in the presence of BJP president Damodar Lanjekar and ruling councillors on Monday. Mapusa MLA and Urban Development ... Read More »

‘Huge scope for jackfruit based products especially as vegan meat’

Q: How did you discover the huge potential in jackfruit? Five years back.  I found that jackfruit was tremendously available in the Konkan region in Kerala but there was no value addition as 90 per cent of it was wasted.  Compared to other fruits based products that already had a huge market, jackfruit was neglected by food processors. Please like ... Read More »