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Govt to use Davorlim land for Salcete education hub

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, who is also the Education Minister, has asked the District Collector, South Goa, Swapnil Naik to hand over land admeasuring 1.15 lakh sq mt at Davorlim to the education department for the purpose of an education hub for Salcete taluka. The land at Davorlim was acquired around five and half years ago by the erstwhile Congress-led government headed …

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Barge cutting activity another worry for Sancoale locals

NT NETWORK   VASCO Sancoale gram sabha on Sunday opposed offshore casinos, marinas, mega projects and even scrapyards involved in cutting of vessels, chipping and painting activity, citing that it is causing pollution in Zuari estuary. Sarpanch Ramakant Borkar said that the villagers have already opposed the offshore casinos, marinas and mega projects, but now another concern has risen about …

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Trawlers head back to sea as fishing ban ends

NT NETWORK   VELIM With ban on fishing ending on July 31 midnight, the fresh fishing season is set to begin with just around 65-70 per cent of boats likely to venture into the sea from Cutbona jetty. However, there is uncertainty over return of workers on time and build up of possible cyclonic winds in the Arabian Sea. The …

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Garbage concern in Sangolda

NT NETWORK   SANGOLDA Garbage and tenant verification issues featured at Sangolda gram sabha on Sunday. A resident pointed out that the fields were getting choked due to dumping of garbage and that it was further resulting in water accumulation. On this issue, it was informed that the panchayat has formed a committee to monitor and ensure that no garbage …

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IIT Goa campus inaugurated

  PONDA: Union HRD Minister Praksh Javadekar on Saturday said that for the last 30 years India and China have   adopted reverse engineering and are reaping its benefits. However, we import ideas and inventions of  others and implement them  here for our development.

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Parallel culvert work at Vaddem in final stages

  VASCO: The construction work of new parallel culvert near Pai Nursing Home at Vaddem is going on in full swing and is in final stages of completion. The old culvert, built during the Portuguese regime, was in precarious condition and, keeping in mind the heavy flow of vehicles along the stretch, the work on new parallel culvert was taken up. …

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‘Amontronn’ from Rosario

  SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Rosario de Benaulim was known to be a tiatr writer for quiet long. However, this season onwards he will be also known as a tiatr director. Rosario says that he waited to complete 25 years on the Konkani stage to direct this tiatr, named ‘Amontronn’.

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The intricacies and spectacle of the Santana Church

  Maria de Lourdes Bravo Da Costa Rodrigues The feast of Saint Anne (Santa Ana) will be celebrated in the majestic and beautiful church dedicated to the saint at Talaulim on Sunday July 31. This church has a long history. It had its beginnings in a small chapel constructed in 1577 at Moula ward of Talaulim.

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