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Combat racism, welcome Africans: Eduardo

NT NETWORK PANAJI Former external affairs minister Eduardo Faleiro condemned the approach of singling out Nigerians on the basis of their race and called it ‘unfortunate’. He was speaking at the launch of compilations of his speeches in the assembly and the parliament, ‘Public Matters’. Stating that the people should welcome the Africans, Eduardo said that they are the future …

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Mormugao civic body to receive salary grant of Rs5.69 crore

NT NETWORK VASCO The chairperson of Mormugao Municipal Council Deepak Naik said that the council would soon receive salary grants of Rs 5.69 crore from the state government, which would be beneficial in disbursing salary of municipal workers. Naik was addressing a press conference in the presence of deputy chairperson Shashikant Parab at his chamber on Friday evening. He said …

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Chapora riverfront project: fishermen demand study by GU or NIO experts

NT NETWORK MAPUSA The All Goa Fishermen Association, supported by Anjuna Caisua Cultural Sports Club, has strongly objected to the proposed Chapora riverfront project and demanded that the state governments conduct a survey of entire area through experts from NIO or Goa University. Addressing a press conference on Friday evening, president of the association and ex -minister Chandrakant Chodankar said …

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Monsoon about to set in, but Sonsoddo dump still left open

NT NETWORK MARGAO The water that drained down from the huge heaps of garbage at Sonsoddo dump site after heavy rains on Wednesday night caused worries and anxieties among the nearby residents. Though the Margao Municipal Council (MMC) incurs expenditure of Rs 3,500 per day to cover the waste with plastic sheets as part of pre-monsoon works, people allege that …

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Taleigao VP starts St Inez creek cleaning; CCP yet to float tender

NT NETWORK PANAJI Taleigao panchayat has taken up cleaning and de-weeding of St Inez Creek in an area measuring 800-1000 sq mts from Camarabhatt to Vintage Hospital at an estimated cost of Rs 84,500. The work has been entrusted to Kafmar Environmental Services, which is using a multi-functional amphibian vehicle, the first of its kind in the country to de-weed …

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Goa records 86% deficiency in pre-monsoon rainfall

NT NETWORK PANAJI There has been 86 per cent deficiency of rainfall in the state during the pre-monsoon season, which is below the long-period average. The rains during the pre-monsoon period – from March to May – usually bring in respite from the summer heat and also help mitigate water woes, especially faced by farmers. IMD officials have attributed the …

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Yes, influence works at GMC

NT NETWORK PANAJI If you can yield some influence then you can be sure that you will be treated first at the Goa Medical College and Hospital. While thousands of people visit the hospital everyday many exercise the power of knowing someone at the GMC to jump the queue and get treated before others. Speaking to patients at the GMC …

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