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Rousing welcome to Parsekar by Mandrem supporters

MAPUSA: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar was given a rousing welcome on Saturday evening at the Siolim-Chopdem bridge by his well wishers and voters from the Mandrem constituency, which comprises of 9 panchayats – Morjim, Chopdem, Tuem, Parsem, Korgao, Arambol, Paliem, Mandrem and Kerim-Terekhol besides a part of Virnoda. Please like & share: Read More »

Salgaocar claim 3rd Durand Cup

Thangjam Saran Singh’s 21st-minute strike downs Pune FC as Goans celebrate hat-trick of titles MARGAO: A first half strike by Thangjam Saran Singh enabled Salgaocar Football Club to clinch the 127th edition of Durand Cup, beating Pune FC by a solitary goal in the finals played at Raia Panchayat Sports Complex on Saturday. Please like & share: Read More »

Parrikar says he managed to weather financial crisis after mining ban

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Delivering an emotionally-charged address before the state as well as the national media, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar late Friday evening said  the highpoint of his 32-month chief ministerial career is running the state administration in the midst of a continuous precarious financial condition, without disturbing the administrative setup. “The sudden stoppage of all mining activities in the ... Read More »

Parrikar moves to Delhi as Defence Minister

NT NETWORK PANAJI:  All set to become the first Union cabinet minister from Goa, holding in all probability the key defence portfolio, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be sworn in during the expansion of the central council of ministers by President Pranab Mukherjee on November 9 in New Delhi. Other dozen-odd ministers are also expected to be included in the ... Read More »

Expedite investigation into pending cases, DIG tells South Goa police officials

NT NETWORK MARGAO Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) V Ranganathan, who visited the Margao police headquarters on Thursday, asked the in-charge of all police stations, and sub divisional police officers of South Goa district to expedite investigation into the pending cases. South Goa Superintendent of Police Shekhar Prabhudessai, and  sub-divisional police officers from Margao, Quepem and Mormugao police stations ... Read More »

Margao garbage collection: MMC inspector, drivers at loggerheads

By Roque Dias | NT MARGAO: Just three months after the start of the door-to-door garbage collection drive in Margao, drivers of Margao Municipality’s garbage collection vehicles and its sanitary inspector are at loggerheads. While drivers are accusing senior sanitary inspector of allowing hoteliers and other commercial establishments from other areas to dump their waste in Margao for ulterior financial gains, the sanitary inspector is ... Read More »

Travel hostesses give men a good run for their money

BY ROQUE DIAS | NT MARGAO:  These two women from Salcete who have   taken up the job of travel hostesses said that they are getting good response from the people and that they enjoy their job of ferrying customers. Confidence, family support and passion drove them towards the challenge of being women taxi drivers. Recently, the  Goa  Tourism Development Corporation ... Read More »

Marathi part and parcel of Goan culture: Mesquita

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Congratulating the organisers of the Semana da Cultura Indo-Portuguesa (Goa) for including Marathi language in this year’s event, the Commissioner for NRI Affairs-Goa Dr Wilfred Mesquita said that Marathi language is a part and parcel of Goan culture. Dr Mesquita was delivering his speech during the inauguration of the three-month long Indo-Portuguese cultural festival at Sunapranta – ... Read More »

Nitol Goem drive derailed: Industrial waste piles up

BY SHOMA PATNAIK | NT PANAJI: Swachh Bharat Nitol Goem are the latest catchwords these days in the state as people are encouraged to pick up broom and contribute to overall cleanliness, but the campaign seems to be given a miss in industrial estates. Industrial units in both Kundaim and Cuncolim estates complained to The Navhind Times that considerable efforts ... Read More »