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Sarzora stone crushers fail to renew lease licences with comunidade

NT NETWORK SARZORA Barely a year after the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) cracked the whip against the stone crushing units for widespread dust pollution, the units have restarted operation and people are suffering. Ironically, most of the operations are illegal as crushing units have failed to renew the lease licences with the Sarzora comunidade and have been operating …

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Women pledge to fight for 33% reservation

NT NETWORK MARGAO Women including politicians, doctors and from other sections of society, at a programme organised in view of International Women’s Day have pledged to pursue the case of 33 per cent reservation in politics. A programme was organised by former chairperson of Margao Municipal Council (MMC) Monica Dias. Speaking on the occasion, former St Cruz MLA Victoria Fernandes …

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CCP poll: Babush panel snatches victory

  PANAJI: The Atanasio ‘Babush’ Monserrate led Panjim City Corporation Development Front won 17 out of the 30 seats at the recently held polls to the Corporation of the City of Panaji thus getting a clear-cut majority, while restricting the Bharatiya Janata Party supported ‘Panaji First’ panel to 13 seats, just as one-third of the sitting councillors got re-elected to …

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At 24, BJP’s Mainkar is youngest CCP councillor

  PANAJI  : Pramay Mainkar of Bharatiya Janata Party-supported ‘Panaji First’ panel, who was elected to the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) by polling 414 votes, became the youngest councillor to be elected to the city civic body at the age of 24.

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People are fed up with way BJP is ruling: Kamat

  MARGAO: Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza, former ministers, MLAs and hundreds of well wishers and supporters attended Margao MLA Digambar Kamat’s 62nd birthday celebration at his Malbhat residence on Tuesday.

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SHGs headed by women need to be encouraged: Dy CM

  MARGAO: Deputy Chief Minister Francis  D’Souza,  on Tuesday,  said that the  BJP  government is providing  encouragement to the women in  the state with various schemes and reservations for them in the  municipal and panchayat elections.

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Salgaocar juniors humble Cuncolim Union

  FATORDA: Brilliant strikes from Stephen Fernandes (22nd minute), Myron Borges (30th minute) and Harmanjot Singh (45th minute) helped Salgaocar FC juniors register a 3-0 win against Cuncolim Union in the South District play-off match of the GFA second division football league, played outside PJN stadium, Fatorda on Tuesday.

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OBSERVING RITUAL

A devotee pours milk on the Shivling as he performs ‘abhishek’ at a temple at Ribandar on the occasion of Mahashivaratri on Monday  

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CCP poll: votes to be counted today

  PANAJI: The new council of the Corporation of the City of Panaji, which will be declared elected on Tuesday, is expected to meet before March 22, following the issuance of a related notice by the department of urban development. The tenure of the outgoing CCP council ends on March 22, 2016.

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Cansaulim villagers come out against helicopter joy rides

  VASCO: The Cansaulim Villagers Action Committee and Cansaulim Arossim Cuelim Civic Consumer Forum have strongly opposed the helicopter joy ride service, which has started at a starred hotel in Arossim, without consent of the local panchayat body.

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