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Prices skyrocket in Navelim

NT NETWORK MARGAO Despite the Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant appealing to retailers and super markets not to overcharge, have fallen of deaf years and people are forced to pay through their nose as prices essential commodities have sky rocketed. A van carrying bread, eggs and chicken made its presence felt at Navelim this morning with chicken being charged a …

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Govt to issue order to Private Sector to release March salaries

NT NETWORK PANAJI Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has decided to issue an order directing the private sector to release March salary to its employees so that they can have money to buy the essential food items during the lockdown period. Minister for Rural Development Michael Lobo after meeting Chief Minister at his official residence told the media that the state …

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Delivery of grocery items worked out for Mapusa and surroundings

NT NETWORK Mapusa – Taking ahead assurance of providing grocery items at door step, Local bodies including Mapusa municipal council, Panchayat bodies along with respective MLA’s have made provision wherein list of grocery items along with delivery numbers are made available. The announcement of 21 days lock-down has created panic among the local resident who can be seen struggling to …

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Two Russian National arrested for assaulting police personnel

NT NETWORK Mapusa: Anjuna police arrested two Russian national for disobeying quarantine rules and for assaulting on duty police personnel attached to Anjuna police station. Both accused are remanded to14 days judicial custody by Mapusa court. According to Anjuna police a state complaint was lodged by PI Suraj Gawas against two foreigners identified as Stanislav Stepanov,30 and Mikhail Orlov,30 both …

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Two vegetable vendors arrested

NT NETWORK VASCO- The Vasco police on Thursday arrested two vegetable vendors in two different cases for disobeying the order issued by the district administration and also for their negligent act which can likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life in view of novel Corona virus (Covid-19). As per available information from police, the accused persons namely Nagraj …

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Questions arise over garbage collection in Salcete

NT NETWORK MARGAO: Several panchayats in Salcete have been left with questions as garbage collection may be forced to come to a standstill. With no directions from state authorities, village panchayats may have to stop garbage collection as workers also stay away. In the wake of the state-wide lockdown to prevent the spread of Corona Virus, several villages are staring …

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Candolim NGPDA office converted into quarantine unit

NT NETWORK Candolim; In case of any eventualities, the NGPDA office next to  PHC Candolim has been converted into  quarantine unit to treat  people in case there are any positives cases effected with COVID -19 in the beach belt . The PHC Candolim has taken precautionary measures by quarantining tourist and locals who have come from other states as a …

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14 high risk people quarantined who came in contact with 3 positive cases

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state health department has quarantined 14 high risk people who were in contact with three people who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “We have tracked down all high risk people and quarantined them at a government facility,” said a senior government official speaking to ‘The Navhind Times’.  The official informed that the directorate …

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54 persons booked for violating govt orders

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Goa police so far have booked 54 persons under various sections of the law for allegedly violating the government orders on total lockdown and curfew. According to information 43 persons were booked by the police North Goa district while 11 persons by the South Goa police. Police said that these cases are pertaining to unnecessary movements of persons, transportation, …

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