Breaking News

Goa News

Goa News

Panaji, outskirts see 17 new cases

NT NETWORK Panaji Commotion was witnessed at Altinho in Panaji on Friday as ten COVID positive persons refused to shift to a care centre even as a total of 17 new cases were detected in and around the capital city on Friday. According to city Mayor Uday Madkaikar, ten cases have been reported at Altinho, behind the Goa College of …

Read More »

Cipla provides 1,008 Remdesivir vials to govt

NT NETWORK Panaji Around 1,008 vials of Remdesivir were given to the state health department by the multinational pharmaceutical company Cipla Limited on Friday. It is pertinent to note that Remdesivir is one of the most important life-saving antiviral drugs recommended in the latest Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) ‘clinical management’ protocol for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Expressing …

Read More »

NCP demands Power Minister’s resignation for death of three staffers

NT NETWORK Mapusa Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday demanded resignation of Power Minister Nilesh Cabral holding him responsible for the Borim mishap and thereby failing to protect his staff. Addressing media persons, NCP general secretary Sanjay Barde in presence of Balbhim Malvankar, Sanjiv Tivrekar and others said, “Three precious lives were lost in the tragic accident on Thursday at Borim …

Read More »

GMC super specialty block by Sept 30: Rane

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant along with Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday inspected super specialty block of Goa Medical College and Hospital that is being built under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana at Bambolim. After inspecting the block and attending the review meeting which was chaired by Chief Minister, Rane took to Twitter informing that HSCC …

Read More »

GMC worker, 2 family members test positive

NT NETWORK Mapusa A staff member of Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim and his two family members from Assonora have tested positive for COVID-19. Nine cases were detected under Colvale PHC’s jurisdiction on Friday including four cases at Colvale which include three contacts of earlier detected patients and one labourer. Also a Sirsaim resident working at Verna has tested …

Read More »

Ravi’s sons joining BJP: Pratima sees opportunity

NT NETWORK Ponda Reacting to the senior Congress MLA Ravi Naik’s sons Roy and Ritesh joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Mahila Congress president Pratima Coutinho said that it’s Acche Din for Congress in Goa now with family raj ending with senior leaders and their family members joining other parties. While MGP senior leader Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar demanded strict anti-defection …

Read More »

Centre’s Mhadei snub to Goa: GFP demands CM’s resignation

NT NETWORK Panaji Goa Forward Party (GFP) on Friday demanded the resignation of the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for failing to protect the interests of Goa on the Mhadei water dispute issue. Addressing media persons at the party office in Panaji, GFP MLA Vinod Palyekar said that the letter sent by the Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat …

Read More »

Gaonkar takes up cudgels for Selaulim project rehabilitees

NT NETWORK Panaji Sanguem MLA Prasad Gaonkar on Friday informed that the Revenue Minister Jennifer Monserrate has assured him that the issue of rehabilitation for families displaced due to the Selaulim irrigation project in Sanguem taluka would be resolved in the next six months. Gaonkar, who met the Revenue Minister at the Secretariat over the pending issues of rehabilitated families …

Read More »

KR trains diverted till August 20 due to tunnel collapse

NT NETWORK  Margao Following the collapse of a portion of tunnel wall in Pernem due to heavy rain, the Konkan Railway Corporation (KRC) has diverted trains on that route to another route till August 20. In a press communication released, the KRC has said that the trains have been diverted via the Madgaon-Londa-Miraj-Pune-Panvel-Kalyan route and vice versa till August 20. …

Read More »

Mumbai tourist tests positive

NT NETWORK Candolim A tourist from amongst a group of 15 tourists who are employees of an oil company in Mumbai and were down in Goa on a business trip tested positive for COVID-19. All of the tourists were stay put in a bungalow in Calangute. Candolim PHC health officer Dr Roshan Nazareth said that the testing of swab samples …

Read More »