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Goans flunk recruitment test

NT NETWORK Panaji The Goan candidates appearing for the Computer Based Recruitment Test conducted by the Goa Public Service Commission continue to perform badly in spite of the relaxation given by the GPSC in the marks of their respective basic/ core subject. In fact, the GPSC, looking at the previous dismal performances of the candidates at the CBRT examination, had …

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Babush vows to keep his word on removal of casino vessels

NT NETWORK Panaji Stating that even though he would not be able to move the offshore casinos out of the Mandovi river within 100 days of his election as the city MLA, Panaji legislator Atanasio ‘Babush’ Monserrate on Wednesday promised to keep his word sooner than later.  Monserrate said that he will discuss the issue with Minister for Garbage Management …

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50 electric buses to start plying on state roads by November

NT NETWORK Panaji The Union ministry of heavy industries and public enterprises has sanctioned 50 electric buses to the Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited for intra-city and interstate operations under the phase-II of faster adoption and manufacturing of electric vehicles in India scheme. The corporation is expected to complete the procurement process in a time-bound manner for using the electric buses …

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State sees sharp rise in vegetable prices

NT NETWORK Panaji The state has been seeing a sharp rise in vegetable prices, as the recent downpour devastated standing crops in neighbouring states. A vegetable wholesaler and retailer in the city municipal market Dharmendra Bhagat said that vegetable prices have been rising in the state for the last one week owing to various reasons. There has been 100 per …

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Health dept sounds alert on swine flu

NT NETWORK Panaji Warning of outbreak of the H1N1 flu – also known as ‘swine flu’ – in the state due to changing climatic conditions, the directorate of health services has cautioned the citizens against the deadly virus. A total of 104 samples lifted from January 2019 to August 25, 2019 have been tested positive for swine flu, and three …

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HSS teachers sensitised on inculcating entrepreneurship

NT NETWORK Panaji A day-long training programme on ‘Development on entrepreneurship for self-employment among students’, for the teachers of higher secondary schools as well as those teaching the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) subjects was held recently. The programme organised jointly by the Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Goa and Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education was inaugurated by …

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Coast Guard holds interaction with Canacona fishermen

NT NETWORK Panaji The Coast Guard conducted a community interaction programme with fishermen at  Saleri Cola, Canacona on August 26 to sensitize the local fishing populace about safety and security at sea as well as providing  impetus to the Government of India flagship programme ‘swachh Sagar Abhiyan’’. During the interaction the fishermen were sensitised about the present security scenario and …

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Governor launches e-Pass system at Raj Bhavan

NT NETWORK Panaji In a move to provide smooth and hassle free appointment scheduling procedure for visitors at Raj Bhavan, Governor Mridula Sinha launched the e-Pass system at a programme held at Raj Bhavan, Dona Paula on Monday. The e-Pass system will facilitate visitors to schedule an appointment with the Governor at a click of a button and also enable …

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Operator crushed to death as crane falls off from Dhavali overpass

NT NETWORK Ponda In yet another accident reported on the Dhavali-Farmagudi bypass road on Wednesday, a 23-year-old crane operator was crushed to death while the cleaner was left seriously injured after the heavy-duty crane fell off from the overpass road from a height of around 7 metre on to the service road near the Venkatesh Leela Hotel. Prima facie it …

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Entire Rs 68.37 cr loss wiped off in 23 months: outgoing GSCB panel

NT NETWORK Panaji The administrative committee of the Goa State Co-operative Bank (GSCB) headed by senior chartered accountant V B Prabhu Verlekar told the state government that in its tenure of 23 months it has been able to wipe off the entire loss of Rs 68.37 crore. The administrative committee has presented its brief report about the measures taken since …

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