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Selaulim dam overflows

NT NETWORK CURCHOREM This year, the Selaulim dam reservoir overflowed a day earlier than the last year. The executive engineer of PWD Anant Gaonkar informed that the dam reservoir started overflowing on Friday mid-night. Gaonkar said that the problem of shortage of drinking water supply, which was being faced for the last some months, will be over now. “The water …

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Agapito group hikes pao price from Rs 3 to Rs 4

NT NETWORK MARGAO President of the All Goa Association of Bakers Agapito Menezes, on Saturday, informed that the price of pao will be increased from Rs 3 to Rs 4 from August 1. This decision was taken collectively by the members of the association at the general body meeting held at Margao. The members agreed to increase price of 50 …

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Goan stakeholders Dempo, Dattaraj quit FC Goa

NT NETWORK   PANAJI In a culmination of distressing prolonged adjudication of the case relating to events that happened after the ISL finals of December 2015, the two Goan stakeholders of FC Goa Shrinivas Dempo and Dattaraj Salgaocar quit the entity on Friday, leaving Goa sad, as the two are currently greatest patrons of football in Goa. In a joint …

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Swindling case: bank manager, clerk sent to four-day police custody

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Udit Narayan and Swagatika Mohanty, the then manager and clerk respectively of Bank of Baroda’s Anjuna branch (both suspended) have been remanded to four days police custody. Both the accused were arrested by the Crime Branch police on Thursday on charges of allegedly swindling depositors’ money to the tune of Rs 2.44 crore. Both the accused …

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Tourism dept assures to clear garbage on Coco beach

NERUL: The village panchayat of Nerul, taking cognisance of the garbage problem on Coco beach, has written to the tourism department to clear it up. The panchayat has pointed out that the garbage from the water washes onto the shore, littering the beach and also creating obstruction for the activities of the traditional fishermen.

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Ashadi Ekadashi celebrated in Bicholim

BICHOLIM: Ashadi Ekadashi was celebrated by devotees across Bicholim taluka by performing religious rituals and observing a fast. The main celebration was held at Shri Pandurang devasthan of Vithalapur-Sankhali, popularly known as Pandharpur of Goa.

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Sporting Club rally to reach quarters

  CURTORIM: Sporting Club of Davorlim rallied from behind to defeat Parish Youth, Nuvem  4-2 and enter the quarterfinals of Curtorim Gymkhana Cup football tournament in an exciting match played at church grounds, Curtorim on Thursday.

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Scrabble: A mindsport like no other

  Maria Fernandes|NT Kuriocity Are you aware that ‘aa’ (which means a dry form of lava), eew, eeew, icks, grr, mmm, lolz and shhh are all legitimate words in the scrabble dictionary? Collins, which publishes the official dictionary for the World English Language Scrabble Players Association granted legitimacy to 6,500 new words. These include the gamut of slang from ‘beehived’, …

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