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Parrikar returns from US after medical check-up

VASCO/PANAJI: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar arrived in Goa on Wednesday from the United States of America where he had been for a medical check-up related to his pancreatic ailment. Please like & share: Read More »

Handi Khuris feast celebration at Maina

The feast of Handi Khuris was celebrated with pomp and gaiety at Maina – Cutorim on Monday. Hundreds of devotees from various part of Goa attended the feast. The blessing of the sluice gate near handi cross was done at the hands of parish priest of Maina church, Fr Anthony Vaz. Please like & share: Read More »

SWR’s Delhi-bound train diverted through Konkan Railway route following landslide

NT NETWORK   VASCO South Western Railway (SWR)’s Delhi-bound ‘Hazrat Nizamuddin Express’ train – 12779 was diverted through Konkan Railway route from Madgaon railway station, following a landslide, on Tuesday afternoon, on the track at Dudhsagar station yard, located between Kullem and Mollem. Manager of the Vasco railway station P C Chacko informed that the landslide occurred at around 12 ... Read More »

Transport department begins issuing e-challans to traffic rule violators

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state transport department, on Tuesday, began using hand-held machines for issuing e-challans as it booked the traffic rule violators. However, the first day saw the personnel of the enforcement cell of the department facing difficulties with ‘login,’ as they tried to use the devices for levying spot fine, and that consumed a lot of time. ... Read More »

Valpoi buildings lack upkeep of firefighting equipment

ABDULLA KHAN | NT   VALPOI The government buildings in Valpoi town lack upkeep of firefighting system, that is required to be in operational state, and, hence, leave them vulnerable in case of any fire incident. In the last month, a fire broke out at community health centre here. Though fire extinguishers are installed at the CHC premises, it was ... Read More »

City hawkers’ zone: vendors complain about space crunch

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The food vendors at the ‘hawkers’ zone’ near the Don Bosco High School have expressed displeasure over the way they are ‘allotted a small place.’ The place, the vendors said, is frequented by many including customers for parking their vehicles. People just rush in with their vehicles and park them as and where they find a ... Read More »

Wrestler Bajrang wins first gold for India at Asian Games

PTI JAKARTA A dominating Bajrang Punia opened India’s gold medal account at the Asian Games, bringing smiles and relief to the Indian camp, which was jolted by the early exit of star wrestler Sushil Kumar here on Sunday. An in-form Bajrang won his maiden Asian Games gold in the 65 kg category but a ‘rusty’ Sushil lost his last chance ... Read More »

Curtorim villagers call for crack down on waste dumping, illegal constructions

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Raising concern over the dumping of waste in isolated areas near the abandoned leprosy hospital in Curtorim, the members of the gram sabha on Sunday resolved to keep these areas under surveillance. Santano Rodrigues, the former deputy sarpanch of Curtorim, pointed out how waste is being dumped at the areas near the Leprosy hospital.  He suggested that the areas must be protected through the bio diversity management ... Read More »

‘Vajpayee was a politician with a difference’

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Stalwarts from the Congress party in the state paid rich tributes to the former Prime Minister Bharata Ratna late AB Vajpayee by garlanding his portrait on Sunday at the Congress House in the city. The president of the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee, Girish Chodankar, the Leader of Opposition in the House, Babu Kavlekar, former Law minister, ... Read More »

Issue of hike in garbage collection fee dominates Guirim gram sabha

NT NETWORK   GUIRIM The Guirim gram sabha paid homage to the late prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away last week with a suggestion made to name the under-construction third Mandovi bridge after him. The meeting started with members observing a one-minute silence to pay homage to Vajpayee. The issue of hike in garbage collection fee dominated the ... Read More »