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Homeless migrants and beggars

Homeless migrants and beggars, who were moved to the Manohar Parrikar Indoor Stadium at Navelim, seen walking along the footpath, sitting on the fence around the MMC garden, throwing the social distancing norm to the wind, on Friday.

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Porvorim grocery shops, super markets do brisk business

NT NETWORK Panaji Grocery shops and super markets in Porvorim were all open on Friday, and did a brisk business. No mad rush to buy essential commodities was seen in the area. People were seen visiting supermarkets, grocery shops, milk booths, fish vendors and other outlets. A big queue was seen in front of Delfino’s Super Market; people were seen standing …

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Goa reports sixth confirmed case of COVID-19

NT NETWORK PANAJI A Goan who had returned from African countries on March 19, has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19).  With this new case, the total number of confirmed case in the state have climbed to six. Health Minister Vishwajit Rane informed that the particular person has a travel history to Mozambique and Kenya  and had arrived in …

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Lockdown leaves rickshaw operators without any income source

Panaji: The nationwide lockdown halting the public transportation as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus has left rickshaw operators without any source of income. These rickshaw operators buy food with the money they make each day, and have no savings to fall back on. They are now out of work and left to struggle, and hence have asked …

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Margao locals start getting rice through fair price shops

NT NETWORK  Margao Many heaved a sigh of relief on Wednesday as subsidised rice reached them through fair price shops in Margao and surrounding areas. Long queues were seen at the fair price shops at Aquem, Gogol, Raia and a few other places on Wednesday morning. “We got the rice today; I am thanking the government for making rice available through the ration,” said a BPL card …

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle bid formal farewell as frontline royals

London: Britain’s Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle on Tuesday bid a formal goodbye to their role as frontline royals as they settle down to their financially independent roles in the US. Harry, who remains sixth in line to the British throne, had announced the royal split along with his former actress wife Markle earlier this year and, as per …

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Mapusa police distribute food essentials to migrants in distress at Guirim

Mapusa: After stranded truck drivers, Mapusa police again reached out to around 500 migrants in distress at Saveywaddo in Guirim. A team of Mapusa police led by DySP Gajanan Prabhu Dessai along with Mapusa PI distributed around 150 bags of rice, dal and papad through sponsors. According to information available, around 500 migrant labourers, who depend on daily earnings to …

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