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Margao western bypass to finally see light of day

ROQUE DIAS | NT MARGAO After keeping unused for 14 long years, the nearly five lakh square metres of land acquired from 580 local farmers for the construction of the western bypass in Salcete, the state government will now finally lay the foundation stone for the much-needed project on January 2, 2016. The western bypass project, which is aimed at …

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Goa celebrates Christmas with joy and fervour

  PANAJI: Christmas, the celebration of the birth of Lord Jesus Christ, began in the state, accompanied by pealing of bells in churches as well as chapels together with midnight masses, and display of fireworks lighting up the winter sky. After the masses, members of the Catholic community dressed in their best to match the occasion, exchanged greetings. The celebrations continued …

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Cops clamp down on vehicles parked on Vasco 4-lane highway

  VASCO: In a crackdown on vehicles parked on four-lane highway along Dabolim airport road that often lead to traffic blockage, airport traffic cell authorities booked 45 cases of violation of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 on Wednesday and Thursday and issued fine to the drivers.

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Stirring the pot of culture and language with Uday Bhembre

ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ Veteran Konkani author Uday Bhembre opines that there is tremendous scope for interpretation of epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata. Bhembre was recently awarded the Sahitya Academy award for his Konkani book ‘Karnaparv’, which is based on Mahabharata. In the book Bhembre says that Karna was not actually the Kunti’s oldest child and that the claim …

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Nostalgic evening for Dempoites at alumni meet

In view of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of SS Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, a cultural evening was organised at Kala Academy. The evening was a treasured memory for many as classmates and teachers were seen greeting each other and reliving memories.

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Replica of Madina mosque

Youths at Bhatlem in Panaji busy making a replica of Madina mosque, which will be taken out in a procession today on the occasion of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (Pbuh)

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‘Knowledge of English essential for those seeking jobs on cruise liners: seafarers

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Seafarers of  Salcete,  on Tuesday,  said  the knowledge of English is essential  for those seeking  jobs on cruise liners and therefore the language has to be taught at the primary level in the state. Speaking to the media and reacting to the statement  allegedly made by the  Bhartiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) leaders  Arvind  Bhatikar and  …

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Crime rate has gone down by 35%: DGP

NT NETWORK   PANAJI Praising the police personnel for doing good work, Director General of Police (DGP) T N Mohan said that this year, he hasn’t received a single complaint against his personnel. Addressing the police personnel, on the occasion of Goa Police Raising Day celebrated at the police headquarters in the city on Tuesday, Mohan said, “This year has …

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Let’s make Goa cleanest state in India by 2016: Governor

NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Governor Mridula Sinha has called upon people of Goa to cooperate in the Swachh Bharat Mission and make Goa number one state in the country in terms of cleanliness by 2016. Sinha said, “If every child cleans his house along with the surroundings and also visit 3-4 houses everyday to create awareness about garbage management and …

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FC Goa owners thank Goans, praise Zico

  PANAJI: FC Goa’s three top men – head coach Zico and co-owners Shrinivas Dempo and Dattaraj Salgaocar – on Monday expressed their gratitude to fans, their families and everybody else who supported the team in good and bad times. The three were unanimous in their sentiments that team FC Goa reached where it did because of the overwhelming support …

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