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Goa polls: Kejriwal assures to put up clean candidates

NT NETWORK MARGAO/QUEPEM Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the assembly elections in 2017 would not be any other polls but “revolutionary” one, and therefore anti-BJP votes should not get divided. He heard out a large number of women gathered at the N D Naik hall in Margao on various issues. The meeting was held aiming at helping …

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Rail projects: State, Centre to appoint nodal officers

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state government as well as the Union Ministry of Railways will soon appoint nodal officers for co-ordinating and addressing issues related to all the railway projects in Goa. The decision came after a high-level review meeting between Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar held on Friday, at the Altinho residence of …

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2017 polls will be straight fight between BJP, AAP: Kejriwal

NT NETWORK VASCO Delhi Chief Minister and national convenor of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal, on Saturday, said that there will be a straight fight between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) during the forthcoming assembly election. Kejriwal was addressing the media during his visit to Shree Tirupati Balaji Devasthan, Headland-Sada along with former Mormugao MLA …

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Kejriwal assures model mining to Goans

NT NETWORK PONDA Stating that those who have ‘looted’ Goa through mining will be punished, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday assured to recover all the money and use it to rehabilitate the mining-affected people in the state. He also said that mining in Goa will be carried out in such a manner …

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BJP will win 27 seats in Goa polls: Amit Shah

NT NETWORK PANAJI Bharatiya Janata Party’s national president Amit Shah Saturday said that Goa election results will lay the foundation for victory of the party in 2019 parliamentary elections. He also said the party will win 27 seats in the upcoming Goa assembly elections. Sounding the poll bugle for the upcoming elections at the booth-level workers convention organised at the …

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Ruckus at Khobrawaddo-Calangute over ‘failure’ to implement NGT order

NT NETWORK CALANGUTE Calangute witnessed a ruckus on Friday, after a number of Hindu community members came out to express their displeasure over the ‘failure’ on the part of the authorities to fully implement the NGT order, pertaining to the demolition of illegal structures erected near the crematorium at Khobrawaddo and restoration of the site to its original state. Around …

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Theme park at Mayem to promote hinterland tourism

NT NETWORK PANAJI The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has invited applications in response to its tender as regards setting up state’s first nature-based theme park on the banks of the Mayem lake. The project forms a part of the government initiative to develop hinterland tourism. The theme park will be connected to a 20-room, 3-star or higher category hotel, …

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Sindhu clinches historic Olympic silver for India

PTI RIO DE JANEIRO P V Sindhu’s gallant attempt to win a coveted gold medal for India ended in heartbreak when she went down fighting against Spain’s Carolina Marin and settled for a silver medal in the women’s singles badminton competition at the Rio Olympics here Friday. The 21-year-old Indian, who has been simply unstoppable in the tournament so far, …

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BBSM to reveal alternative for BJP in assembly polls

NT NETWORK VASCO Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch’s (BBSM’s) central committee member Abhay Khaunte, on Thursday, informed that BBSM will decide its future course of action and also reveal about the alternative for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state on October 2, the Gandhi Jayanti day. Addressing a press conference in Vasco, Khaunte said the BBSM had extended full support …

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Ponda municipality felicitates duo

  PONDA: Ponda municipality felicitated Dr Shashikant Shirsat, well-known among people as ‘Dotor Shirsat of Ponda Tisk’ and retired executive engineer Dharam Pal Singh for their service to the people of Ponda as well as to the municipality on Independence Day.

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