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Revolt in RSS: independent Goa Sangh formed under Velingkar

  PANAJI: In an unprecedented move, the 400-odd swayamsevaks or volunteers of the state unit of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), who had resigned en masse on Wednesday, following the relieving of state in-charge of RSS Subhash Velingkar from his post, on Thursday carved out an independent Goa unit of the Sangh and appointed Velingkar as its chief.  

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Govt striving to provide best medical facilities to Goans: CM

  PANAJI: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, rolling out the Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY), the statewide health insurance scheme, in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza on Thursday said that the government by way of the scheme is making efforts to provide best of medical facilities to public at competitive rates, in government as well as private …

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Mapusa to have new meat market

  MAPUSA : Finally there is some relief for beef and pork shop owners at the 20-year- old dilapidated Mapusa market building as the Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) has resolved to undertake reconstruction of the structure by spending municipal funds. The council has resolved to demolish the ground-plus-one structure and construct a structure comprising of 14 shops.

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Aiming for the skies

  Danuska Da Gama I NT KURIOCITY Senior analyst, Dasra, Mumbai. Intern, IT department, Insead Business School, Singapore. Research intern, Department of Economic and Social Affair, United Nations Headquarters, New York. Summer intern, Ujjivan Financial Services, Bangalore.  This has to be like bold and not full stops but those big dots between each position.

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GST will largely benefit service-driven Goa: CM

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state legislative assembly, during its special one-day session held on Wednesday ratified the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill, unanimously, with Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar maintaining that the GST regime would largely benefit “service-driven Goa” and have positive impact on the state tourism. The Bill has already been passed by the Parliament and needs ratification by …

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CCP not to allow furniture stalls during city ‘Ashtamichi feri’

NT NETWORK PANAJI Mayor of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) Surendra Furtado, has stated that henceforth there will be no furniture fair during Ganesh Chaturthi but only matoli items will be allowed, and in the same manner only sweet stalls will be allowed during December 8 Mary Immaculate Church feast. In this regard, he said the CCP …

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Google to transform Goa into digital state

NT NETWORK PANAJI Internet services giant Google will now promote digital literacy in the state and help Goa become digitally empowered by providing its services to IT start-ups and helping businesses go online apart from putting the state’s rich cultural heritage on the global map. The Goa government on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Google India in …

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BJP-MGP alliance will continue: Parsekar

NT NETWORK MARGAO Ruling out a threat to the BJP with the BBSM deciding to form a political party to contest the forthcoming election against the party for ‘ditching’ it over MOI issue, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, on Tuesday, confidently said that the BJP-MGP alliance will continue and that the next government will be formed only by the BJP with …

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