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Valpoi FC pip Xetrapal SC

  DULER: Valpoi Football Club registered a hard fought 1-0 win over Xetrapal Sports Club, Oxel in the third round match of the GFA Second Division League, played at Duler stadium, here on Thursday. Mudassir Shah scored the only goal of the match.

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Warmer days but chillier nights in store for Goa

NT NETWORK PANAJI Goa will be chillier as the peak winter is approaching with minimum temperature in the state expected to drop from 19 degrees to 16 degree Celsius. The Met department has forecast a drop in the night temperatures, though the days might get warmer owing to clear skies; weather will remain relatively warm for the next two days. …

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97% of police force is physically fit: IGP

NT NETWORK PANAJI Ninety-seven per cent of the police force is physically fit, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sunil Garg has claimed. “A year ago, the annual physical fitness test was conducted wherein 90 per cent of the police personnel completed the listed exercises in prescribed time,” said Garg adding that just over 5 per cent of the personnel …

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MoI U-turn to ‘appease minorities’ will boomerang on BJP at polls: BBSM

NT NETWORK PANAJI Condemning the recent advice given by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar to the members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as regards keeping themselves away from the platform of Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) as well as not participating in its medium of instruction agitation, BBSM leaders on Tuesday said that the u-turn …

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CM hints at using Sal for tourism, waterways

NT NETWORK NAVELIM Launching the first phase of dredging of River Sal, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said that the lifeline of Salcete taluka can return to its past glory with a tremendous potential for tourism and river transport. Stating that fish and birds will return to the river once the water is cleaned, Parsekar said with beautification of …

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Welcoming winged guests

Welcoming winged guests: With the state witnessing chilly weather, migratory birds have made their presence felt here. Egrets were seen resting on the branches of a tree at St Inez in Panaji, which witnessed cloudy weather on Tuesday

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2 school children hurt as truck hits them while reversing at Davorlim

NT NETWORK MARGAO There was tension at Rumdamol-Davorlim on Tuesday morning after a mob of 200-odd people blocked the highway and pelted stones at a truck that hit two minor girls as they were on their way to school from the eastern bypass. Agitators went berserk after rumours that one of the girls succumbed to the injuries. The girls were …

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Tendulkar elected state BJP president for second term

  PANAJI: Senior BJP leader Vinay Tendulkar was on Monday re-elected unopposed as president of the party’s Goa unit. The party office bearers proposed only his name for the post and it was unanimously accepted by all.

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Residents eagerly awaiting three Canacona bridges

  By Albert Fernandes | NT CANACONA: People are eagerly awaiting constructions of bridges over Galgibaga and Talpona rivers and small bridge at Maxem, proposal of which was accorded sanction by the central government some months ago.

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MMC to rehabilitate owners of 13 kiosks located along Parra road

  MAPUSA: Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC), during its ordinary meeting held on Monday, resolved to allot new stalls to the owners of 13 kiosks, located along Mapusa Parra road, on first floor of the building constructed near the taxi stand in the town.

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