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Cross desecrated at Chandor

CHANDOR: Just a fortnight after a cross was desecrated in Chandor, yet another cross Alma Khuris was found desecrated by Chandor villagers during wee hours on Sunday. This is third such case of cross desecration in three years.

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FC Goa held 1-1 by NorthEast United

Gregory Arnolin scored his second goal in as many matches to put FC Goa ahead but the referee awarded a controversial penalty, which was converted by Koke for the equaliser

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‘Aero’ dynamically stable

The bus body industry in Goa is small, comprising only four manufacturers. One among them is Aero Coach located in Bethora industrial estate. Established in 1993, the company is a known name in the automotive industry. It’s 600-odd buses plying on Goan roads are of all kinds viz route buses used for ferrying passengers, luxury buses for tourist sightseeing, special …

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Trapped leopard attacks unsuspecting Quepem local

QUEPEM: A sub-adult male leopard, which was trapped in a wire snare laid by poachers near fields at Bomnamol-Shirvoi in Quepem was Saturday rescued by officials of the forest department, but only after the injured animal attacked a local Fillip Vaz (59), who apparently tried to rescue the wild cat thinking it to be some domestic animal. Vaz has been …

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Haphazard parking leads to traffic congestion in Mardol

BY SANJAY BORKAR | NT  PONDA: Haphazard parking has become a major issue in Mardol, the main ward of the Priol village. Mardol, which is the abode of goddess Mahalasa Narayani, is struggling to cope with the increasing number of vehicles.

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Tenders for new Vasco bus stand, hospital in 10 days: Almeida

VASCO: The Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida on Saturday informed that tenders for major developmental projects involving the upgradation of the KTC bus stand at Vaddem and sub-district hospital at Chicalim will be floated within the next 10 days.

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Goan women take the driver’s seat

PANAJI: Coming from different age groups and backgrounds, with some being single and having good education, four of the 10 travel hostesses of the newly-launched women taxi service in the state shared their wheeling experience of the last two days while working in a traditionally male domain.

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Ronaldo’s hot form continues

BARCELONA: Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 14th and 15th goals on Saturday to set a record scoring start in a Spanish league season as Real Madrid eased to a 5-0 win at Levante.

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Amend FEMA to face ISIS threat: Naik

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Claiming that the state of Goa is facing a threat from ISIS terrorists, Rajya Sabha MP and secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC) Shantaram Naik said that it is absolutely essential that purchasing of properties by foreign nationals which is, unfortunately, permissible under certain conditions, has to be administratively and legally, restricted in public interest by amending Foreign Exchange …

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Jews pray at Chabad House in Anjuna to fulfil Lord’s wish

NT NETWORK CALANGUTE: The Chabad House, which is a Jewish community centre located in Anjuna has been placed under security cover after terror threat from global terror outfits such as Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) and al-Qaeda to places in India including Goa. The Chabad House is located at St Anthony Praise in Anjuna and is owned …

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