PANAJI: The keenly contested elections to various new committees of the Goa Pradesh Youth Congress would be held in the state on Tuesday and Wednesday, as scheduled by the Indian Youth Congress election commission, with the main contest for the state level panel now being between veteran Youth Congress leaders, Ms Pratima Coutinho, Mr Jitesh Kamat and Ms Gauri Subhash Shirodkar.Read More »
PANAJI: The Farmagudi-based National Institute of Technology (NIT), in the second year of its institution has admitted altogether 29 Goan students out of the total 47 students admitted at the first year, for the academic year 2011-12.Read More »
MAPUSA: Liquor worth Rs 11.5 lakh, which was being transported illegally, was seized in a joint raid conducted by Mapusa and Pernem police on Sunday evening.Read More »
BY SUDESH BHOSLE | NT NETWORK
VASCO: The easy availability of liquor in plastic sachets at most of the wine shops and wine wholesalers has been a matter of concern among the parents in the port town of Vasco as they feel that their children could fall victim to the liquor consumption.
PANAJI: The Academic Audit Committee (AAC) on Goa University (GU) has viewed that the Centre for Women’s Studies at the university is fast deteriorating; the cause for this situation being the step-motherly treatment meted out by the GU administration to the centre.Read More »
PANAJI: The Panaji police, on Monday, informed that they have arrested a native of Hubli, Naushad Beig, in connection with the murder of his co-worker, Prashant Gaonkar (42), from Maharashtra, at a construction site at Patto, Panaji.Read More »
BY MICHAEL FISHER | NT NETWORK
MARGAO: The quality of foreign tourists visiting Goa is concealed by retirees and backpackers, and they are not heavy spenders. The shack owners on the beaches will vouch for this.
PANAJI: The battle for tactical supremacy and ‘respect’ Sunday moved to the national capital with the main protagonists - the Alemao brothers - leaving for New Delhi by a late night flight after being "invited" by the Congress high command.Read More »
BY NESHWIN ALMEIDA | NT
PANAJI: The illegal transfer of a plot at the Verna Industrial Estate to US-based Watson Pharma has left the Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) chairman, Mr Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar open to charges of fraud and knowingly depriving the GIDC of nearly `87.5 lakh in revenue.Read More »
By MICHAEL FISHER | NT NETWORK
MARGAO: Thousands of tonnes of building debris mixed with garbage have been dumped on the banks of River Sal more so in Mobor opposite the Captain of Ports office, and the debris is still being continued to be dumped.Read More »