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Musicians protest over tenanted land acquired by government at Virnoda

  MAPUSA: Musicians turned social activists from different sections of society gathered at Khalchawada in Virnoda, Pernem to extend support to Amarnath Naik in his fight against the state government. Naik’s tenanted land is acquired by the government for construction of an approach road for the proposed electronic city at Tuem.

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In the cold

  Left out of government schemes blacksmiths in Goa are finding it difficult to practice their trade and survive, finds out Albert Fernandes

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Fr Bismark’s body recovered

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Priest-turned-social activist Fr Bismark Dias died due to drowning, the police have said referring to the postmortem report. On Saturday, the body of Fr Dias was found floating in the river near a sluice gate from where he had reportedly gone missing on Thursday night. After conducting the panchanama, the police referred the body for postmortem …

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Khariwada fisherfolk for CBI inquiry into Bismarque’s death

NT NETWORK   VASCO The fishing community at Khariwada-Vasco has demanded a CBI inquiry into the death of social activist Fr Bismarque Dias. Nearly 500 fishermen from Khariwada and surrounding areas gathered near the Holy Cross chapel at Khariwada on Saturday evening in order to pay homage to Fr Dias after the news of his death reached them. Former revenue …

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Mob vandalises Chicalim Cottage hospital over youth’s death

NT NETWORK   VASCO An angry crowd vandalised the Cottage Hospital at Chicalim on Saturday afternoon following the death of a youth, who was referred to the hospital and died while undergoing treatment at Goa Medical College (GMC) and Hospital at Bambolim. According to information available from the duty doctor and some eyewitness, a mob of around 40 to 50 …

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A FEATHER IN GOA’S CAP

A FEATHER IN GOA’S CAP: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar receives India Today best state award in education category from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at a function held in New Delhi on Friday. Editor-in-chief of India Today Group Arun Puri is also seen

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New Mapusa bus stand plan will get PDA approval soon: Francis

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza said that the plan of the new Mapusa bus stand is with the Planning and Development Authority and a meeting has been fixed on November 16 during which the file will be cleared.  He was speaking after inaugurating the renovated bus stand building at Mapusa. On Friday, the renovated main building …

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We will carry out all-round development in Mapusa city: civic body chief

  MAPUSA : Newly-elected chairperson of Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) Sandip Falari has said that the civic body will work for all-round development of Mapusa city and his priority is to make Mapusa Swacch, ease traffic congestion and to shift municipality to new heritage building. Falari was speaking to reporters in his cabin on Thursday.

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Chhota Rajan deported from Indonesia

  BALI: Underworld don Chhota Rajan was on Thursday deported to India and is expected to reach Delhi early Friday morning, 27 years after he had fled the country in the face of numerous cases of murder, extortion and drug smuggling against him.

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