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Domesticated ducks

crowded: Hundreds of domesticated ducks brought from Andhra Pradesh were kept for sale at Campal parade ground, Panaji on Wednesday. The presence of ducks in such large numbers attracted the attention of the wildlife division of forest department, who after verifying the details found that the ducks on sale were not in the protected list.

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Mickky is now qaidi number 53

NT NETWORK PANAJI It’s official. Convicted MLA Mickky Pacheco will now be referred to as qaidi number 53 at the Sada Sub Jail, Vasco. Pacheco has been lodged in cell number 14 along with two other convicted prisoners who are undergoing sentence of less than two years. Soon Pacheco will be wearing the jail outfit, a white shirt and dark …

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Absconder Mickky finally gives up after 2 months

NT NETWORK   MARGAO/VASCO The convicted  Nuvem MLA Francisco Xavier ‘Mickky’ Pacheco, who had been on the run for almost  two months   in connection with the JE assault  case, surrendered on Monday before the  judicial magistrate first class,  Margao. He was later   taken to the Sada sub-jail where he has been lodged. Pacheco had been absconding after he failed to …

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SMC councillors stage hunger strike

NT NETWORK SAnKHALI The ruling group of councillors of Sankhali Municipal Council observed a day long hunger strike on Monday near Kadamba bus stand Sankhali to protest against the negligent attitude of the government towards development of SMC area and also for not appointing a full time chief officer. The agitating councillors are also backed by the North Goa general secretary of …

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Schools all set to re-open on June 4

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The academic year 2015-16 will start in Goa from June 4, with all schools completing preparations to re-open the classes after two-month summer vacation. Coming out with this information, director of education G P Bhat told ‘The Navhind Times’ that the trucks carrying textbooks from the printers are continuously arriving in Goa, and 50 per cent …

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Alina stops illegal excavation, land reclamation at Chicalim

  VASCO : Minister for Environment and Forest Alina Saldanha, on Sunday, stopped the work of illegal excavation and land reclamation being carried out by a shipyard along the bank of river Zuari in Chicalim panchayat jurisdiction.

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No kidding: Sancoale children’s park in a shambles

  The children’s park located near Shantadurga hall at Sancoale is lying in a dilapidated condition for the past several years. Various play equipment installed in the park such as slide and swings are corroded and left neglected.

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40% trawlers drop anchor at Cutbona

  VELIM : With the uniform two-month fishing ban coming into force in Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka from Sunday midnight, just about 40 per cent of the trawlers dropped anchor at the Cutbona jetty.

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Two Goans killed in road accident at Anmod Ghat

  PONDA : Two men were crushed to death while a woman was seriously injured when the car in which they were travelling to Dandeli in Karnataka was hit by a tanker at Anmod Ghat on early Sunday morning.

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