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Chorao villagers seek govt assurance on bridge

NT NETWORK PANAJI The United Citizens of Chorao held a dharna at Azad Maidan Panaji on Tuesday in support of their long pending demand of a Chorao bridge linking Chorao with Ribandar. Addressing media, the president of United Citizens of Chorao Shrikrishna Haldankar, said that in the absence of a bridge, the residents face a multiple of problems – water …

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Protest over stoppage of grants to college: Khalap detained

NT NETWORK PANAJI The former union minister for law and the ex-deputy chief minister, Ramakant Khalap was detained by police at the press room in the state legislative Assembly on Monday, until the end of the House proceedings for the day, after he tried to stage a one-man agitation outside the Assembly building, as a mark of protest towards discontinuation …

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50 protestors block Guirim highway paralyzing traffic

NT NETWORK GUIRIM The “Save Coconut Chipko Satyagraha” protest movement led by Prajal Sakhardande along with four MLAs, Goa Heritage Action Group along with members of Goa’s Movement for Special Status, Goa Forgiving, Goan for Education, GenNext, Goa Su-raj party held up traffic on the national highway for almost an hour protesting against the government’s decision to declassify coconut as …

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KK Boys won the 1st All Goa inter-village volleyball tournament

KK Boys won the 1st All Goa inter-village volleyball tournament, organised by KK Boys in memory of late Keshav Kavlekar at Odlem Bhat, Santacruz. They defeated Colony Boys, Valpoi 3-0 in the finals to claim winners cash prize of Rs 55,555 and trophy. Colony Boys received Rs 22,222 and trophy.

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Varca, Benaulim, Guirdolim VPs reject RP-2021

  NAVELIM: With time running out for submission of objections and suggestions to the government over the Regional Plan 2021, three panchayats in Salcete, on Sunday, rejected the Regional Plan  during the gram sabha and extra-ordinary meetings convened to take a call on the Regional Plan.

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Pernem villagers oppose dredging at River Tiracol

  MAPUSA: Dredging will create imbalance in the ecosystem and fish breeding sites will be destroyed, said environmentalist Ramesh Gawas, while addressing a public meeting on Sunday at Kiranpani.

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Chicalim burglary: two held

  VASCO: Vasco police informed that they have arrested two youth Ashfak Shaikh (19), a resident of New Vaddem and Sikandar Shaikh (19), a resident of Birla in connection with a burglary which was reported at a house located at Naquelim, Chicalim on the intervening night of December 24 and 25.

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Orchid cultivation gets a boost in Canacona

Poly-house cultivation of flowers such as orchids is receiving encouraging response from Canacona youth, reports Albert Fernandes Canacona being traditionally an agricultural taluka where people are still engaged in farming and allied activities has now witnessed a change amongst the youth who once used to shy away from this trade.

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Independents-Congress to ‘corner’ govt on Defexpo in Winter session

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Winter session of the assembly commencing on Monday will see the opposition party – the Congress and the three independent MLAs – Vijay Sardesai, Rohan Khaunte and Naresh Sawal put up a united opposition. Informing the media that the independent MLAs and the Congress party will cooperate and unite, Congress MLA and spokesperson Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco …

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UTAA to hold agitation over demand for political reservation

NT NETWORK   MARGAO The United   Tribal  Association Alliance  (UTAA) leader and  former  Education Minister Prakash Velip on  Friday  said that  UTAA will be holding an  agitation  at Azad maidan, Panaji on January  14 to press for their demand for  political reservation in the forthcoming election. Addressing the media, Velip said that their prime demand of  giving political  reservation to the  …

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