MAPUSA: Though ‘The Navhind Times’ had recently highlighted a dilapidated fuse box in the Mapusa market, which was immediately replaced by the electricity department, it appears that the department has not taken the issue seriously and waits for dilapidated fuse boxes to be highlighted in the media, before repairing them or replacing the ones that have deteriorated completely.Read More »
POINGUINNIM: The 19 Parallel teachers, appointed to teach in the government primary schools in Canacona taluka, under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, and funded by the state government, have called upon the concerned authority to consider their plea, for increasing the remuneration in their daily payment, which is a meager Rs 150.Read More »
PANAJI: Mr Jose Philip D’Souza, Minister for Revenue and Civil Supplies, inaugurated ‘Saiyogam Sanskrutik Garba-Dandiya Kala Sangh’ in the presence of Mr Yusuf Sheikh, noted Konkani poet and former director of Doordarshan, Shillong, Mr Pandharinath Lotlikar, former director of Doordarshan, Panaji and Mr Kritesh Gaonkar, councillor of Mormugao municipality at Sada recently.Read More »
PANAJI: The All Goa Primary School Office Staff Association (AGPSOSA), welcomed the reported move of the government to provide a peon and clerk to the government primary schools, as well as the government aided primary schools.Read More »
PANAJI: Goa is estimated to hold scrap jewellery worth Rs 2,000 crore lying idle in households, temples and churches since Portuguese era. This is only a trickle of Rs 50,000 crore worth of the scrap jewellery lying untapped with the rest of Indian households, said gold jewellery and bullion experts at the India International Gold Convention.Read More »
PANAJI: The Chief Election Commissioner of India, Dr S Y Quereshi and Election Commissioner of India, Mr V S Sampath arrived in Goa on a three-day official visit to the state.
During his visit, Mr Quereshi will inaugurate the diamond jubilee photo exhibition on the journey of Indian democracy.
MARGAO: The Velim gram sabha, held on Sunday took a unanimous resolution to oppose the land acquisition process, meant for the purpose of setting up a ‘fish mill’ at Kutbona, thus putting the department of fisheries in a tight spot.Read More »
MARGAO: The gram sabha of the village of Ambelim, which met on Sunday, in a show of support for their counterparts in Velim village, adopted a resolution supporting the resolution adopted by the gram sabha of Velim panchayat, in opposing the land acquisition proceedings for the purpose of setting up a fish mill in the jurisdiction of the Velim village panchayat.Read More »
PANAJI: MP Mr Shantaram Naik, in a special mention made in the Rajya Sabha, last week, has drawn the attention of the government on the poor condition of certain stretches of Mumbai-Goa national highway and said that it has become a potholed highway due to the damage caused to it on several stretches.Read More »
MAPUSA: In view of increasing incidents of theft reported in many places and as part of its ongoing awareness campaign by the Goa police in this regard, the Anjuna police held a meeting of representatives of all religious places in its jurisdiction.Read More »