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Water samples for testing taken from mining pit at Vagurem

VALPOI The team including officials from Goa Pollution Control Board, fire service, PWD water supply, former sarpanch and local panchas conducted an inspection of the water mining pit at Vagurem Sattari recently. It may be recalled that the mining affected villages like Vagurem, Phanse of Pissurlem panchayat and Sonshi, Solye in Honda were facing problems due to shortage of water ... Read More »

Bhoma scrapyard gutted in fire

NT NETWORK   PONDA A scrapyard spread on an around 300 square metre area at Muslimwada-Bhoma was gutted in fire on Thursday. Though luckily no one was injured in the incident, it took more than 25 fire fighters and around 6 fire tenders over 6 hours to put off the fire. According to Kundaim fire personnel, the fire erupted in ... Read More »

Bihar mahotsav reflects glimpses of Indian culture: Governor

NT NETWORK   PONDA Governor Dr Mridula Sinha inaugurated the Bihar mahotsav at Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda on Thursday. The mahotsav is being organised for the first time in the state by the Department of Art, Culture and Youth Affairs, Bihar and the Department of Art and Culture Goa. During the inaugural function Bihar Art, Culture and Youth Affairs ... Read More »

Garbage piles up at Baga, Sinquerim

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE Garbage continued to pile up along the Baga- Sinquerim beach belt on Wednesday as the Drishti Marine stopped providing its four-wheel drive garbage vehicle for lifting the garbage bags. And, this posed a major  problem to the stopgap contractor, who did not have such vehicle for lifting the garbage bags stacked on the beach belt. Also, ... Read More »

Dindi festival lights up Margao

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The commercial city of Goa celebrated its much awaited festival ‘Dindi’ on November 21. Like always the Dindi procession began from Hari Mandir, Pajifond and stopped at all traditional places. The procession will return to the Hari Mandir in the wee hours of Thursday.  After the Gopal Kalo at dawn, the Dindi celebrations will conclude on Thursday. ... Read More »

Feast of Our Lady of Rosary celebrated with pomp at Navelim

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The Feast of Our Lady of Rosary was celebrated with traditional pomp and fervour with large number of devotees from all over Goa thronging to Navelim Church to participate in the festivities even as most parts of the village had to put up with power shortage for nearly two hours. The electricity department was left red ... Read More »

Milad-un-Nabi celebrated in Goa

NT NETWORK   MARGAO/VALPOI Thousands of Muslims on Wednesday celebrated Eid Milad-un-Nabi with processions that commenced from the Malbhat Masjid and culminated at the Ravindra Bhavan circle. The procession was personally monitored by district collector Dr Tariq Thomas, and SP South Arvind Gawas. The procession started at 3.15 pm and people from Housing board areas joined the group at Malbhat ... Read More »

Senior bureaucrats should be probed for corruption: Lobo

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE There is a need for conducting an investigation into the “corruption committed by some senior  bureaucrats in state,” said Calangute MLA Michael Lobo, and added that they have amassed assets disproportionate to their known source of income during their many years of service, and so have become lethargic and do not care for the people of ... Read More »

Rs 9 lakh stolen from ATM at Arambol

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Yet another incident of theft from ATM was reported in the Pernem taluka on Tuesday as some unknown person targeted the ATM booth of a nationalised bank along the main road at Arambol, and decamped with cash amounting to Rs 9.06 lakh. According to the Pernem police, the incident took place early Tuesday morning – an ... Read More »

Civil society members give 48 hours to CM to quit

NT NETWORK   TALEIGAO Around 70-80 members of civil society along with Congress MLAs, NCP and Shiv Sena representatives on Tuesday took out a protest march to the Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s private residence at Taleigao and submitted a representation to the SDM demanding that Parrikar should quit in 48 hours’ time, failing which they would launch a state-wide agitation. ... Read More »