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Chandor down PY Nuvem in Yaari Premier Cup opener

  MARGAO: Putting up an impressive show, Chandor Club defeated Parish Youth, Nuvem 5-3 via tie-breaker in the inaugural match of the McDowell’s No 1 Yaari Premier Cup football tournament, at Cuncolim grounds on Thursday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the normal period of play.

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Step up with Cecille Rodrigues

It is not every day that one gets an opportunity to dance with and learn a few steps from the Dance India Dance Supermom, Cecille Rodrigues. The dance workshop organised by The Navhind Times Planet J is attracting kids from all age groups from across the state. It is not just the children that are thrilled but their parents as …

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JICA bribery case: relief for Kamat as court grants anticipatory bail

NT NETWORK PANAJI Former chief minister Digambar Kamat was granted anticipatory bail by the special court in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case on Wednesday. Not mentioning the specific reasons for the arrest of Kamat in the case diary was one of the grounds cited by judge B P Deshpande while granting the anticipatory bail to Kamat. The Crime …

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Robust strategy to address vulnerability of youth to HIV/AIDS needed: Shripad

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Pointing out that Goa being a prime tourist destination is facing a major challenge of keeping HIV at bay, Union Minister of State for AYUSH (independent charge) Shripad Naik urged the youth to support government’s endeavour to spread   awareness about HIV and make the state AIDS-free. Naik said that due to high mobility of local and …

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Nag Panchami celebrated across state

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The festival worshipping serpent God well-known as ‘Nag Panchami’ was celebrated by people across the state by performing pujas in temples. Some people worshipped clay idol of cobra in their houses. Members of Hindu families then indulged in local sweet dish ‘patoleo’. For some it was a time for family reunion as people living in far-off …

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Merces villagers gherao AE over delay in installing transformer

NT NETWORK   MERCES Around 50 residents of Mestabhat-Merces gheraoed the Bambolim sub-station assistant engineer for delay in installing a transformer at Mestabhat. Merces panch Walter D’Souza, who led the villagers, said that AE Bandekar had cited various reasons for the delay in installing the transformer at Mestabhat. He said at first he was told to get a sanction letter …

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Vasco Saptah: meeting of stakeholders held

NT NETWORK   VASCO In view of the Saptah celebration, a special meeting of the stakeholders was held at deputy collector’s chamber in Vasco on Tuesday. The meeting focused on cleanliness and also on adopting necessary steps to curb dengue menace. The meeting was convened by the Power Minister Milind Naik, and  was attended by Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida, Mormugao …

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Cornerstones for ward 10 beautification, CCMC’s administrative building to be laid on August 25

The beautification work in ward 10 will commence in September, and is expected to get complete within a year. The construction of the administrative building is expected to be completed within 18 months NT NETWORK   CURCHOREM A special meeting of Curchorem Cacora Municipal Council (CCMC) was held on Tuesday at the conference hall to discuss beautification work to be …

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Mauvin gets acquainted with SGPDA markets’ ‘unhygienic condition’

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The newly appointed chairman of the South Goa Planning and Development Authority (SGPDA) Mauvin Godinho, on Monday, visited the SGPDA-owned two main fish markets along with the member secretary of SGPDA, District Collector, Deputy Collector and Margao Municipal Council chief officer. Godinho was totally disappointed to see the prevailing unhygienic condition of the markets. “It is  …

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