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Saligao villagers oppose move over waste plant expansion

NT NETWORK Saligao Saligao villagers on Wednesday in unison opposed plans for expansion of the garbage plant in the village and suggested the panchayat to take legal recourse. The panchayat had convened a special meeting to seek views of the villagers on the plans of the government to expand the plant’s capacity from 100 to 250 tonnes. The villagers passed …

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Veteran freedom fighter Mohan Ranade passes away at 90

Panaji: Veteran freedom fighter, Mohan Ranade, who was one of the main pillars of the final phase of Goan freedom struggle ignited by Ram Manohar Lohia in 1946, passed away in Pune, Tuesday morning. He was 90. Ranade was ailing for quite some time and was hospitalised in a Pune hospital. He was presently undergoing treatment. Ranade was cremated at …

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Aus crush England, seal semis spot

London: It was reminiscent of the Australian swagger of yore as Aaron Finch’s pacers bossed archrivals England on their way to the World Cup semifinals with a 64-run victory here Tuesday. While Australia became the first team to reach the semifinals of the showpiece, England’s defeat, their second straight following the stunning reverse to Sri Lanka, made their path to …

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Arpora-Nagoa sarpanch prioritises panchayat ghar, football ground

Arpora: Deepika Redkar was elected unopposed as sarpanch of Arpora-Nagoa village panchayat at the election held at the panchayat office at Arpora on Tuesday. Ex sarpanch Sakaram Naik had resigned from the post of sarpanch and ever since the post remained vacant. Krishna Gadekar from the BDO office Mapusa was the presiding officer. Arpora panchayat secretary Rui Cardoso assisted him …

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‘Urgent’ need for international probe on Khashoggi killing: fiancee

Geneva: The Turkish fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday appealed for an international investigation into his “premeditated” killing amid evidence of high-level Saudi involvement. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and US resident, was killed last October by Saudi agents while at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul to obtain paperwork ahead of his wedding to Hatice …

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In tribute to Mohan Ranade

Danuska Da Gama In December 2014, Mohan Ranade, then 85-years-old had flamboyant memories of Goa’s liberation movement, his solitary confinement of six years, and time spent in prison in Lisbon. His hearing was slightly impaired, but he full of gusto despite a bad cough, relived his life and experiences with NT BUZZ. He also spoke about a charitable organisation he …

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Vasco PWD work issues will be resolved by Dec 19: Pauskar

VASCO: Minister for Public Works Department (PWD) Deepak Pauskar said that all the issues ‘related’ to the PWD in Vasco will be resolved by December 19. Pauskar was speaking to the press persons at Sao Joao celebration, organised by Bhutea Bhat Club (BBC) at St Sebastian Chapel, Bhutea Bhat Baina, Vasco, on Monday in the presence of Vasco MLA Carlos …

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7 I-League clubs unite, throw broom in AIFF court

Panaji: Three clubs from Goa – Dempo Sports Club, Salgaocar FC and Sporting Clube de Goa – stepped out of the I-league in the 2016-17 season because All India Football Federation (AIFF) did not had a clear roadmap of football in India after the start of the Indian Super League (ISL). Three years down the line, the situation appears murkier …

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Acting her way to success

VENITA GOMES | NT BUZZ From a very young age, Veronica Fernandes was a shy and an introverted person. She came from a very conservative family background. However, she had big dreams and aspirations. In fact, before she discovering her love for acting, she was passionate about dance and always wanted to start her own dance academy. “I wanted to …

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Viva Sao Joao!

It might have been the first day of the week, but people were seen enjoying the annual Sao Joao festivities across the state. While pool and club parties began on Saturday, the traditional celebrations that took place on Monday brought out the true essence of the fun-filled day. From wearing kopels, dancing to the Konkani traditional songs and moving about …

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