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Scintillating display of talent by ITI students

Students of Industrial Training Institutes in the state put up a fine show of talent at the Kaushalya Jagruktay programme, a state level program organised by the Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship at Kala Academy to create awareness of the  Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Apprenticeship Scheme. Students from all the government owned ITI’s in the state put …

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20,000 women to be screened for breast cancer

NT NETWORK Panaji The state government on Saturday launched three welfare schemes for women in the presence of Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani. The schemes are Yashaswini Scheme for Women Entrepreneurship, Swasthya Sahayak Project and breast cancer screening handheld device facilitating detection of cancer. The function was attended by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, Women and Child Development …

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As heads held for tiger deaths, families left with no income

ABDULLA KHAN | NT Valpoi The tribal community of Dhangars in Goa has always been considered as saviours or protectors of their habitat and nature. However, the recent incident of poisoning of four tigers in Golavli village in the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary which led to the death of the wildcats is a matter of concern. The five locals arrested in …

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Tanawade is new Goa BJP chief

NT NETWORK PANAJI State general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sadanand Shet Tanawade was unanimously elected as new president of the Goa BJP unit on Saturday, as he was the lone person to file nomination for the post. He will be replacing Vinay Tendulkar, who is also the Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) from Goa. The official announcement …

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Cabral announces hike in power tariff

NT NETWORK Ponda Power Minister Nilesh Cabral, on Saturday, announced hike in electricity tariff by 5 paisa (per unit) in order to recover the streetlight maintenance expenditure of the state.  Cabral made this announcement at Shiroda on the occasion of the launch of the project for renovation of low tension power lines. Shiroda MLA Subhash Shirodkar, sarpanch Amit Shirodkar and …

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Rider dies on spot in Bicholim mishap

NT NETWORK Bicholim A youth died on the spot at Bordem-Bicholim on Saturday afternoon following a motorbike and car collision. According to information,  Sharab Khan (29), a native of Uttar Pradesh, but residing at Bicholim, was proceeding towards Bicholim on his motorbike when it collided against a car that was proceeding towards Mapusa. The impact of the collision was so …

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PMC to upgrade Keriya waste treatment plant

NT NETWORK Ponda With Rs 4 crore funds granted by Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar, Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) is all set to upgrade the garbage treatment plant at Keriya-Khandepar into a bio-methanation plant, PMC chairperson Venkatesh Naik announced on Friday during the council meeting.  Naik stated that all the paperwork related to extension and renovation of the garbage treatment plant …

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2 more locals arrested in Mhadei tiger deaths

Valpoi: The forest department officials on Friday arrested two more locals in connection with the recent poisoning of four tigers, which led to their death in the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary near Golavli village in Sattari taluka. Earlier, three locals were arrested and they have admitted to killing the tigers. During interrogation, they stated that they committed the crime to exact …

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Dempo SC beat Sesa FA, move to the top

Sirsaim: Dempo Sports Club scored a second half penalty goal win over Sesa Football Academy (SFA) to climb to the top of the table of the All India Football Association (AIFF) Elite League (Goa zone) at SFA ground, Sirsaim on Friday. Despite winning by a goal, the Dempo lads enjoyed dominance for a major part of the match and had …

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UNESCO world heritage city Jaipur, still poorly air connected

Jaipur: Despite joining the list of UNESCO world heritage cities in 2019, Jaipur remains poorly air connected for global tourists and is currently connected only to four countries — Bangkok, Dubai, Malaysia and Sharjah. This is limiting Jaipur’s growth prospects in terms of tourism on a global level, tourism stakeholders said, adding that lobbying from big players in Delhi is …

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