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Sporting Club rally to reach quarters

  CURTORIM: Sporting Club of Davorlim rallied from behind to defeat Parish Youth, Nuvem  4-2 and enter the quarterfinals of Curtorim Gymkhana Cup football tournament in an exciting match played at church grounds, Curtorim on Thursday.

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Scrabble: A mindsport like no other

  Maria Fernandes|NT Kuriocity Are you aware that ‘aa’ (which means a dry form of lava), eew, eeew, icks, grr, mmm, lolz and shhh are all legitimate words in the scrabble dictionary? Collins, which publishes the official dictionary for the World English Language Scrabble Players Association granted legitimacy to 6,500 new words. These include the gamut of slang from ‘beehived’, …

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Municipalities Act will be amended in monsoon session: Francis

NT NETWORK MARGAO Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza on Tuesday said that the Goa Municipalities Act will be amended in the forthcoming assembly session to help regulate the functioning of the civic bodies in the state of Goa and to make them financially self dependent. Addressing the gathering on the occasion of distribution of 43 Tata Ace Hopper Tippers under …

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Luizinho hints at grand alliance, but Cong block panels say no

NT NETWORK PANAJI Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Luizinho Faleiro Monday hinted at forming an alliance with secular parties in the state for the 2017 assembly elections and appealed to all the secular forces to unite under the leadership of Congress party even as majority of the party’s block committees opposed the idea of ‘mahagathbandhan’ or grand alliance. Speaking …

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30 Sada jail inmates moved to Colvale; PWD to take up urgent repairs

NT NETWORK VASCO Sada Sub Jail authorities in Vasco Monday shifted 30 of the total 150 jail inmates to the Colvale jail after the Public Works Department (PWD) authorities inspected the jail premises and advised them to vacate the cells located on the first floor of the jail building, following the collapse of a portion of concrete slab on Sunday …

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State to have LED streetlights within a year: Parsekar

  VASCO: Chief Minister, Laxmikant Parsekar, on Sunday, said that Goa is the first state in the country which has distributed LED bulbs to the people free of cost.  Parsekar was speaking at the function held at Shree Maharudra Devasthan Hall, New Vaddem in Vasco to distribute LED bulbs to the people.

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Ban on heavy vehicles during Saptah will create fuel shortage: dealers

  BY SUDESH BHOSLE | NT VASCO: The All Goa Petrol Dealers Association (AGPDA) has decided to file a petition before the South Goa District Collector in view of the decision to impose ban on movement of heavy vehicles by Mormugao Municipal Council for seven days during the Saptah celebration in Vasco.

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Portion of weak slab collapses at Sada jail

  VASCO: A portion of the weak concrete slab of the cell no 10 of Sada Sub Jail came crashing down late Sunday late evening. Fortunately, there were no casualties. Following the incident, all the 35 inmates who were lodged in the cell were shifted to another cell.

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