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Gambling den busted in Morjim

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In one of the biggest ever raids on matka gambling activities, the district investigation unit of the North Goa police arrested 11 accused and seized cash of over Rs 59 lakh from a house at Morjim in Pernem taluka on Friday. Police claimed that this is one of the biggest breakthroughs in matka gambling activities, as ... Read More »

Aquem-Baixo sarpanch wants farming promoted in a big way

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Sarpanch of Aquem- Baixo, Siddesh  Bhagat,  on  Friday,  said he  transplanted the paddy along with the  Aquem-Baixo  farmers to encourage them in farming  and to know the  ‘ground  difficulties’. Speaking to this  daily,  the young and  dynamic sarpanch said, “I want to revive the  Farmers Club of  Aquem. The local farmers have several  ground-level  difficulties, including the  labour crisis, and this  I came to  know only when I entered the paddy field with the farmers to work with ... Read More »

Cong demands inquiry into Aldona power woes

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Raising the power woes faced by people in Aldona constituency, Congress spokesperson Amarnath Panjikar demanded that the department upgrade sub-stations and stop giving extension to officials. He also demanded that investigation be launched into electricity fixtures which are replaced during maintenance shutdown and gets spoiled within some times. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday evening, Panjikar ... Read More »

5 killed as private plane crashes in Mumbai suburb

PTI   MUMBAI A 12-seater aircraft crashed in a crowded Mumbai suburb Ghatkopar on Thursday, killing both the pilots and two aircraft maintenance engineers on board, besides a pedestrian, the police said. This was the second air mishap in Maharashtra in two days. The pilot and flight test engineer of a Sukhoi Su-30M aircraft of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited had ejected ... Read More »

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 »