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Tourist taxi operators stage protest over ‘exorbitant airport fee’

NT NETWORK VASCO All Goa Tourist Taxi Owners’ Association, on Saturday, threatened to drop the tourists outside the Dabolim airport premises or else the tourists will be charged extra, if the Airports Authority of India (AAI) continues to charge them ‘exorbitant fee’ at the airport. Hundreds of operators operating their tourist taxis from the airport to different parts of the state staged protest at the ... Read More »

STANDING THEIR GROUND

STANDING THEIR GROUND: Congress legislators put their foot down on Friday in the well of the House seeking a debate on formalin episode Please like & share: Read More »

Mapusa fish vendors seize imported fish

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA/MARGAO Disobeying the prevailing ban on fish imports in the state, fish   was brought into the Mapusa fish market on Friday allegedly from Mumbai raising the hackles of fish vendors, who   restrained two agents from selling the fish in the market. Later the FDA took samples of the confiscated fish, which reportedly turned out to be negative. ... Read More »

Mapusa TCP scheme: task force panel begins discussion on draft plan

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA After a detailed survey, consultant for Mapusa town and country planning scheme has drafted a tentative plan.  The task force committee will bring onboard various professionals and stakeholders to seek their views on the plan. The task force committee, headed by councillor Sudhir Kandolkar, on Thursday commenced with its rounds of dialogue with professionals wherein around 18 ... Read More »

Monsoon session begins on stormy note

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The first day of the monsoon session of the state legislative assembly was washed out, with the Opposition Congress party disrupting the proceedings and forcing Speaker Pramod Sawant to adjourn the House five times, over the issue of the formalin-preserved fish imported from other states being sold in Goan fish markets. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stated ... Read More »

Prices of local fish soar as import ban takes full effect

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The government ban on fish imports from neighbouring states has come into full effect in Goa with consumers turning to local fish the prices of which have started soaring forcing consumers to shell out more money or cut down on quantity of purchase. The Panaji fish market wore a deserted look with fish mostly caught in ... Read More »

South Goa taximen object to doing away of commercial licences

NT NETWORK   CAVELOSSIM Members of the South Goa Tourist Taxi Owners Association (SGTTOA) on Thursday held an urgent meeting against the central ministry’s decision to do away with commercial licences for driving taxis. During the meeting, it was resolved to object the decision and will instead take the matter to court. Speaking at the meeting, SGTTOA president Vincy Carvalho ... Read More »

Colva police file chargesheet against 3 in Betalbatim gangrape case

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Colva police on Thursday filed a chargesheet against the three Betalbatim gangrape accused before the judicial magistrate first class (JMFC) Margao on Thursday. Colva police said that it is a 292 pages chargesheet in which 55 persons are shown as witnesses. Police have arrested three alleged accused in connection with the crime. The names of the three accused are ... Read More »

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 »