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Speaker monitors supply of grocery in Bicholim

NT NETWORKSANKHALI – The Speaker, Rajesh Patnekar along with Mayem MLA, Pravin Zantye are monitoring the supply of grocery and vegetables in Bicholim taluka. “The horticultural corporation today supplied vegetables and the supply is smooth and we have directed the shop owners to provide the vegetables in every corner of villages,” said Speaker Rajesh Patnekar. “People need not worry as …

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Precautionary measures taken while packaging of essential commodities: Mayor

NT NETWORKPANAJI – The city Mayor, Uday Madkaikar said that all the precautionary measures have been taken while packaging of the essential commodities by the staff and they are using glows as well face masks. “It is better to take precautions as ‘prevention is better than cure’,” he said.It may be noted that some people are taking extra precautions while …

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Stranded seafarers fear termination of contracts

Call for converting NUSI Hospital into quarantine facility NT NETWORK MARGAO After many of the international cruise liners having terminated operations, nearly 3,000 Goan seafarers face termination of their contracts even as the Ministry of External Affairs initiates contacts with stranded Goan seafarers in US, Italy and other countries. Speaking to Navhind Times the NRI commissioner Narendra Sawaikar said we …

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Special team constituted to ensure no retail stores remain closed

NT NETWORK PANAJI In a bid to ensure opening of grocery stores 24×7, the department of civil supplies and consumer affairs constituted a special team to check no retail stores remain closed and to physically open and verify the stock from the godowns of suppliers / wholesalers to curb the practice of hoarding. The three members special team comprising of …

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Sigh of relief for German tourists in Canacona

NT NETWORKCanacona.‘Repatriation Flight, Germany’ as it read on the two luxury coaches made their way to the coastal villages of Canacona as a part of the repatriation mission on Monday. The German tourists stranded in different areas were finally collected from Canacona to soon reach their hometown in Germany via Dabolim airport.Stuck in Goa for the last ten days, the …

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HC satisfied with state govt’s steps to fight coronavirus

NT NETWORK Panaji The High Court of Bombay at Goa has said that it is satisfied with the steps taken by the Goa government to fight coronavirus or COVID-19. The High Court has observed that “from the material placed before it, it is apparent that the state and its authorities are alive to their responsibilities and making efforts to combat …

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Rs 52 cr from mineral fund to be used for COVID-19 hospital

NT NETWORK Panaji Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday informed that the state government has decided to utilise Rs 52 crore from its district mineral fund for COVID-19 hospital and to provide other related medical facilities. Briefing media at his official residence, Sawant said that the state has Rs 180 crore in the district mineral fund, which was collected from …

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6 more fresh suspected cases of COVID-19

NT NETWORK Panaji Six more fresh suspected cases of the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Goa on Monday. All the six patients were quarantined at the Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, immediately after they were found showing symptoms of the contagious virus that originated from China’s Wuhan city. As per the media bulletin issued by the Directorate of …

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Shortage of masks: chemists pass the buck on distributors

NT NETWORK Panaji Chemists in the state on Monday denied any hand in the shortage of masks being faced by residents during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Speaking to this daily, the chemists said that they cannot be blamed for the scarcity, as they themselves have not been receiving goods from the local distributors. A Panaji-based chemist attributed the shortage to …

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