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FUTURE OF KONKANI IS UNSAFE: HEMA

“…And above all saving our mother tongue, the Konkani language, for which entire country should come out with its support… Marathi and other Indian languages are safe in their own huge states, however, the future of Konkani is unsafe in little Goa” RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT Assistant Editor Hema Sardesai, the internationally reputed Goan singer, has maintained that …

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Doubling of Karwar-Malpem railway track on the cards

NT NETWORK PANAJI Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday asked the Konkan Railways authorities to chalk out a plan on the state government’s proposal on doubling the Karwar to Malpem railway line to decongest traffic. He was speaking through video conference on the occasion of the foundation stone laying ceremony held at the secretariat hall for Rs 15 crore worth …

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New casino vessel will be moved out of Mandovi: CM

NT NETWORK PANAJI Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday said the decision of his government to allow the Delta Corp’s wholly owned subsidiary – Delta Pleasure Cruise Company – to operate its vessel, ‘MV Royale Flotel – Deltin Caravela’ should not be interpreted as the birth of a new offshore casino. “My government has not given birth to a new …

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Saresh Lotlikar is new Advocate General

NT NETWORK PANAJI The government on Friday appointed Saresh Lotlikar, a senior advocate practising at the Goa bench of Bombay High Court as the new state Advocate General, while Dattaprasad Prabhu Lawande as the Additional Advocate General of Goa. The state cabinet, which had earlier accepted the resignation of Atmaram Nadkarni from the post of the state Advocate General, following …

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Goa should bid for coal block: Goyal

CANSAULIM: Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the state  government, which lost its coal block after the Supreme Court cancelled the coal block allocation, could bid for a coal block at the next auction.

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Theatre matters

  Maria Fernandes | NT KURIOCITY It is said that exposure to the arts at a young age lays the foundation for a culture of understanding and appreciation that most often lasts a lifetime. Blending entertainment with education in a very attractive package, the next Navhind Times, Planet J workshop is on theatre. Playwright and founder of amateur theatre group, …

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Chetan, Phadke, Mulla held for embezzlement

NT NETWORK PANAJI The economic offences cell of the Goa police probing the alleged misappropriation of Rs 3.13 crore of the Goa Cricket Association arrested its president Chetan Desai, secretary Vinod Phadke and treasurer Akbar Mulla on Wednesday evening. The accused have been arrested on various charges including impersonation, forgery, cheating and criminal conspiracy. Superintendent of police, EOC, Priyanka Kashyap …

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