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Churchill Alemao gets CM to sanction Rs 1 crore to GFA; more on the anvil

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant after a meeting with Goa Football Association (GFA) president Churchill Alemao sanctioned an amount of Rs one crore with a promise to check the viability of releasing an additional amount to meet the demand of Rs five crore put before him. “Churchill has always been demanding that football be helped; not just his club but …

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A man of many talents

ANNOUSHKA FERNANDES Presently based in Goa, Ash Chandler is a stand-up comedian, actor, singer and songwriter. And the star was also a judge at the recent ‘Our Stage Our Talent’, a talent search competition in Goa organised by Big Daddy Entertainment. Incidentally, his association with the competition happened by fluke after he happened to visit the casino one fine day …

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Sanjith says traffic streamlining, garbage management will be his priorities

Panaji: Stating that there is a need to tighten the general administration at the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP), Sanjith Rodrigues, who took additional charge as the CCP Commissioner on Monday, said that traffic streamlining in the city and garbage management are two of the issues he would like to handle on a priority basis. Rodrigues, who is …

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GBOA urges central, state governments to restart mining

Vasco: The Goa Barge Owners Association (GBOA) have urged the central and state government to re-start mining in Goa at the earliest and also to waive the barge tax from 2012 till up to the re-starting of mining industry in the state. Speaking to this daily, the acting president of GBOA Atul Jadhav said that the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant …

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Manipal Hospitals Goa observes World First Aid Day

PANAJI: In an attempt to raise awareness on the importance of first aid among school kids, Manipal Hospitals Goa collaborated with Mushtifund High School Parent Teachers Association (MHSPTA) on “World First Aid” day. The programme was unveiled by Dr Jeedhu Radhakrishnan, In-charge of department of accident and emergency at Kasturba Medical College and Hospital Mangalore along with Sagar Agni chairperson …

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Things just got reel

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Q. What Bollywood films are you working on? Currently the focus is on ‘Season’s Greetings’. We are all awaiting the release eagerly. This film which also stars Celina Jaitley is directed by Ram Kamal Mukherjee and it is a tribute to Rituparno Ghosh. We hope that the audience loves our work as the entire …

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NHAI finally begins shifting of water pipelines at Khandepar

PONDA: Exactly a month after a retaining wall collapsed resulting in damages to two major water pipelines at Curti Khandepar, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has finally begun the work of shifting the 900 mm diameter and 750 mm diameter pipelines from their present location to the other side of the Ponda-Belagavi highway. It may be noted that …

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Rs 10 lakh worth damage as upper floor of house catches fire

Mapusa: An upper floor of a house at Agarwada-Chopdem was gutted in a fire, resulting in damage to the tune of Rs 10 lakh. However, fire personnel managed to save property worth around Rs 20 lakh. The exact cause of fire was not known. The incident took place on Sunday morning at around 10.55 am when a fire broke out on …

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Match called off due to heavy downpour in Dharamsala

Dharamsala: The first T20 international between India and South Africa was abandoned on Sunday, without a ball being bowled due to heavy downpour that left a near capacity crowd disappointed. While there was prediction of a sharp drizzle in the afternoon, the weather forecast was all clear for the evening but heavens opened up multiple times, putting paid to hopes …

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DNA Networks invests Rs 4 crore in startup B: Live

B: Live, India’s first EV tourism start-up, received Rs four crore funding from DNA Entertainment Networks Pvt. Ltd. The  strategic investment by DNA Entertainment was to help the startup build unique travel experiences by innovation and technology. B:Live had earlier raised Rs one crore as seed capital fund from a consortium led by Shrinivas V Dempo, chairman of the Dempo …

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