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MMC CO appeals to doctors not to dump medical waste in town

NT NETWORK Margao Annoyed with the bio medical waste being continuously found mixed and dumped in Margao and that MMC workers are harmed while collecting the waste, the  chief officer of Margao Municipal Council (MMC), Siddhivinayak Naik on  Monday appealed to doctors  to be responsible and demanded that they are not  being contributors to the  disease that they  themselves treat. Speaking to this …

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Farmers express concern over Goa Dairy’s ‘functioning’

NT NETWORK Ponda After the four directors, some farmers of Goa Dairy have expressed concern over the ability of the administrator in handling the affairs of the dairy, by holding a press conference in Ponda, on Monday. Farmers claimed that for the last few months they are not getting proper supply of cattle feed and they are witnessing various shutdowns …

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Successfully dealt with problems in Jammu & Kashmir: Malik

Panaji: Satya Pal Malik was sworn in as the new Governor of Goa by the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, Pradeep Nandrajog, at a special ceremony held at Raj Bhavan, on Sunday evening The short ceremony was conducted by the Chief Secretary, Parimal Rai. The Governor later inspected the Guard of Honour at the Raj Bhavan premises. The …

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CM: team of experts will decide on naphtha unloading method

Vasco: The Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, on Sunday, said that in addition to the technical team of Directorate General of Shipping (DG Shipping), which is stationed in Goa, one more team of experts from DG Shipping and Shipping Ministry will arrive in the state on Monday to take stock of the situation, and decide on how to unload the hazardous …

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MGP wants govt to confiscate naphtha-laden tanker

Panaji: The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), on Sunday, demanded that the government should immediately confiscate the naphtha-laden tanker, MV Nu Shi Nalini, which has run aground off the Marivel Beach, Dona Paula, and auction the vessel as well as the naphtha, irrespective of in which state the flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixture is. The MGP leader and Marcaim MLA, Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ …

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MoEF&CC has not given any EC to Karnataka, claims CM

Panaji: The Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant, on Sunday, claimed that the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has not given any environmental clearance (EC) to the Karnataka government for the Kalasa-Bhandura project. “They (opposition parties) are demanding the withdrawal of EC. I am saying MoEF&CC has not given EC for any project to Karnataka which is related to …

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Jennifer meets fishermen, allays fears over naphtha explosion

Panaji: The Revenue Minister Jennifer Monserrate along with the top officials from the state administration, on Sunday, met the fishermen residing near the Marivel beach at Dona Paula, and allayed their fears over  explosion of naphtha that the grounded vessel MV Nu Shi Nalini’ is carrying as cargo. The locals had expressed fears of naphtha getting exploded.   Monserrate and …

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Assagao VP hikes house, garbage taxes

Mapusa: Assagao panchayat on Sunday announced hike in house tax and garbage tax for both commercial establishments and households in the village. During the panchayat’s ordinary gram sabha on Sunday, sarpanch Hanumant Naik informed the villagers about the decision taken to revise house tax wherein tax for old houses has been increased from Rs 80 to Rs 150 while for …

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Camurlim locals to stage rasta roko over pending wall work

Mapusa: Camurlim villagers on Sunday decided to hold a rasta roko on November 10 in the village over the issue of pending work of a retaining wall at Savano. The villagers claimed that it had become dangerous along the stretch in absence of a proper retaining wall. At the ordinary gram sabha held on Sunday, various issue like development work, …

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Bethoda locals to launch agitation against truck transport offices

Ponda: Upset over failure of concerned authorities in acting against illegal truck parking along Bethoda-Borim bypass, villagers of Bethoda on Sunday resolved to launch an agitation within a week’s time against the truck transportation offices. The panchayat has also formed a patrolling team to keep a round-the-clock watch on garbage dumping on village roads. These decisions were taken during the …

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