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Old speed limit signage continues to dot highways

MARGAO: Months after the new speed limits were notified, old speed limits continue to dot the national and state highways and, hence, crackdown on overspeeding vehicles has come to a grinding halt. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Missing’ dead body unmasks GMC

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Exposing gross negligence, the Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, ‘erroneously’ disposed of the body of a young man from Aldona in place of an unclaimed corpse. The incident triggered uproar and anguish  on Saturday forcing the GMC to form an inquiry committee to probe the mix-up. The major blunder came to light when family members ... Read More »

Goa, Portugal sign MoU on water management

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state  government on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding with Portugal for water supply and waste water management. The MoU, which was  signed by the state  with Portugal‘s  environment ministry, aims  at carrying  out an assessment for the removal of manganese from Selaulim water treatment plant with the help of advance technology. Speaking  on the occasion, ... Read More »

Funeral mass for Januz held at Aldona church

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA The grieving family members, relatives and well wishers of Januz Gonsalves attended his funeral mass at St Thomas church at Aldona, on Saturday evening.  As the body of Januz went ‘missing’ from the Goa Medical College (GMC) morgue, only the mass could be held. During the mass, a portrait of Januz was placed near the altar. ... Read More »

Mapusa civic body to convene meet for enforcing ban on plastic bags

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) will hold a special council to discuss plan of action on implementation of plastic ban in its jurisdiction as it has failed to come to a conclusion over the issue of providing an alternative to plastic bags and deciding on fine amount to be imposed on sale of plastic bags. On Friday, ... Read More »

Revamp higher education to meet today’s needs: Venkaiah

NT NETWORK PANAJI Vice-President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for revamping the higher education by introducing skill-centric academic courses to make graduates self-employed and job-ready. Speaking at the fourth convocation ceremony of the National Institute of Technology-Goa in the presence of Governor Mridula Sinha at the Kala Academy, Panaji, on Friday morning, Naidu underlined the need on ... Read More »

Thunderstorm throws life out of gear in Ponda

NT NETWORK   PONDA Thunderstorm accompanied by heavy rains lashed Ponda and surrounding villages for around an hour from 4 to 5 pm on Friday throwing life out of gear with fire services and electricity department personnel kept on their toes clearing roads, restoring traffic, and saving property. Almost 40 incidents of trees uprooting and collapsing on houses, vehicles or ... Read More »

Government urged to provide clear-cut plan for resumption of mining

NT NETWORK   SANKHALI Sankhali Municipal Council (SMC) chairperson Dharmesh Saglani, on Friday, asked the government to provide a clear-cut plan for the resumption of mining in the state and the measures that would be adopted in case it is not resumed. Addressing a press conference in Sankhali, Saglani said that “mere giving hollow assurances to the people will not ... Read More »

Ministers hold the fort

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The state ministers on Thursday held a review meeting vowing to run the administration efficiently in the absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been undergoing medical treatment in the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, for his pancreatic ailments. The meeting, which was held at the secretariat and jointly chaired by Minister for ... Read More »

WELCOME TO GOA

WELCOME TO GOA: Vice-President of India Venkaiah Naidu is received by Governor Mridula Sinha upon his arrival at the Dabolim airport on Thursday evening. Minister for Protocol and Hospitality Mauvin Godinho; Speaker of state legislative assembly Dr Pramod Sawant; Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma and others are also seen Please like & share: Read More »