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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: 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 »

IWAI urged to help out barge owners by formulating new scheme

NT NETWORK   VASCO Goa Barge Owners Association (GBOA) has requested the chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), Ministry of Shipping, to formulate new scheme to help the barge owners, which would in turn help sustain the inland waterways transport industry in Goa. A memorandum pertaining to that was submitted to the chairman of IWAI, Ministry of Shipping, ... Read More »

S Goa Collector asks officials to intensify drive

NT NETWORK   MARGAO District collector Dr Tariq Thomas on Thursday informed that he has directed Margao Municipal Council (MMC) chief officer, mamlatdars, deputy collectors to intensify raids on those using plastic bags below 40 microns. He was speaking to media after a Swachhata drive at Margao KTC bus stand on Thursday morning. “MMC officer, mamlatdars, deputy collectors are given powers to impose fines on those using plastic bags below ... Read More »

Four injured in road accident at Dhavali

NT NETWORK   PONDA Four persons, including a pedestrian,  were injured in a road accident reported at Dhavali, Ponda, on Thursday. The accident involved car, auto rickshaw and scooter. The police said that the woman driver of a Micra car lost control over the vehicle and rammed it to a rickshaw parked beside the road after dashing it against a ... Read More »