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Municipalities Act will be amended in monsoon session: Francis

NT NETWORK MARGAO Deputy Chief Minister Francis D’Souza on Tuesday said that the Goa Municipalities Act will be amended in the forthcoming assembly session to help regulate the functioning of the civic bodies in the state of Goa and to make them financially self dependent. Addressing the gathering on the occasion of distribution of 43 Tata Ace Hopper Tippers under …

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Luizinho hints at grand alliance, but Cong block panels say no

NT NETWORK PANAJI Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Luizinho Faleiro Monday hinted at forming an alliance with secular parties in the state for the 2017 assembly elections and appealed to all the secular forces to unite under the leadership of Congress party even as majority of the party’s block committees opposed the idea of ‘mahagathbandhan’ or grand alliance. Speaking …

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30 Sada jail inmates moved to Colvale; PWD to take up urgent repairs

NT NETWORK VASCO Sada Sub Jail authorities in Vasco Monday shifted 30 of the total 150 jail inmates to the Colvale jail after the Public Works Department (PWD) authorities inspected the jail premises and advised them to vacate the cells located on the first floor of the jail building, following the collapse of a portion of concrete slab on Sunday …

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State to have LED streetlights within a year: Parsekar

  VASCO: Chief Minister, Laxmikant Parsekar, on Sunday, said that Goa is the first state in the country which has distributed LED bulbs to the people free of cost.  Parsekar was speaking at the function held at Shree Maharudra Devasthan Hall, New Vaddem in Vasco to distribute LED bulbs to the people.

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Portion of weak slab collapses at Sada jail

  VASCO: A portion of the weak concrete slab of the cell no 10 of Sada Sub Jail came crashing down late Sunday late evening. Fortunately, there were no casualties. Following the incident, all the 35 inmates who were lodged in the cell were shifted to another cell.

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Spicing up Goa’s agriculture

  Spices are the very heart of Goan cooking and they have been used since ancient times. Spices offer significant health benefits and contribute towards an individual’s healthy life. Spices also add flavor and nutrients to dishes and so they are in demand in the Goa markets.

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