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LED streetlights glow Mapusa entrance

  MAPUSA: Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) chairperson Sandip Falari along with vice chairman of Goa State Urban Development Agency (GSUDA) Sudhir Kandolkar, on Friday, inaugurated the new LED streetlights erected at the entrance of the town along the Carvalho petrol pump-Gandhi chowk stretch. It was inaugurated as a part of beautification project.

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18 killed in multiple suicide attacks in northwest Pakistan

Peshawar: At least 13 people were killed and 54 others injured today when a Taliban bomber blew himself up at Mardan district courts in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, hours after security forces foiled an assault on Peshawar’s Christian colony by killing four suicide attackers.

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Illegal thatched structures at Dabolim axed

  VASCO: Chicalim village panchayat on Friday morning razed illegal kiosk-like structures of thatched palm leaves at Assoi Dongri in Dabolim. Sub-divisional magistrate and incharge of the demolition squad, South Goa, Ajit Panchwadkar, provided the demolition squad following a request from Mormugao block development officer to raze the thatched structures.

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Revolt in RSS: independent Goa Sangh formed under Velingkar

  PANAJI: In an unprecedented move, the 400-odd swayamsevaks or volunteers of the state unit of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), who had resigned en masse on Wednesday, following the relieving of state in-charge of RSS Subhash Velingkar from his post, on Thursday carved out an independent Goa unit of the Sangh and appointed Velingkar as its chief.  

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Govt striving to provide best medical facilities to Goans: CM

  PANAJI: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, rolling out the Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY), the statewide health insurance scheme, in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza on Thursday said that the government by way of the scheme is making efforts to provide best of medical facilities to public at competitive rates, in government as well as private …

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Mapusa to have new meat market

  MAPUSA : Finally there is some relief for beef and pork shop owners at the 20-year- old dilapidated Mapusa market building as the Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) has resolved to undertake reconstruction of the structure by spending municipal funds. The council has resolved to demolish the ground-plus-one structure and construct a structure comprising of 14 shops.

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Body speaks better with Planet J and Kanan

  Maria Fernandes|NT KURIOCITY Planet J organised a workshop on body language on August 28 at Dempo House, Panaji. Open to the age group of 16 years to 23 years, the workshop aimed at giving participants important tips on body language,

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Aiming for the skies

  Danuska Da Gama I NT KURIOCITY Senior analyst, Dasra, Mumbai. Intern, IT department, Insead Business School, Singapore. Research intern, Department of Economic and Social Affair, United Nations Headquarters, New York. Summer intern, Ujjivan Financial Services, Bangalore.  This has to be like bold and not full stops but those big dots between each position.

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GST will largely benefit service-driven Goa: CM

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state legislative assembly, during its special one-day session held on Wednesday ratified the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill, unanimously, with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar maintaining that the GST regime would largely benefit “service-driven Goa” and have positive impact on the state tourism. The Bill has already been passed by the Parliament and needs ratification by …

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