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Goa can be port facilitator for Central Asia: Srivastava

PANAJI: The Chief Secretary R K Srivastava on Wednesday suggested to senior journalist’s delegation from Central Asian countries, that Goa can be a good port facilitator besides Mumbai to navigate goods to landlocked countries of Central Asia.

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US tourist ‘lynched’ at Korgao

NT NETWORK MAPUSA In a tragic incident, a US tourist on Tuesday was allegedly lynched by villagers and policemen at Korgao. However, Pernem police have registered a case of unnatural death and are waiting for the arrival of US embassy officials for going ahead with postmortem. Sources said that on Tuesday afternoon the US tourist identified as Caitan Vholte (30) …

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Goa Medical College and Hospital

There was an unbearable stench at the new building of Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim next to Yatri Niwas on Wednesday evening as people walk past the corridor covering their nose

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Shet elected new Speaker

NT NETWORK PANAJI Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Mayem, Anant Shet on Tuesday was elected as the new Speaker of the state legislative assembly by 28 against 9 votes. He defeated the Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenço. Congress MLA from St Cruz, Jennifer Monserrate and the unattached legislator Atanasio Monserrate remained absent in the House during the day. Pro-tem Speaker …

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Chorao villagers seek govt assurance on bridge

NT NETWORK PANAJI The United Citizens of Chorao held a dharna at Azad Maidan Panaji on Tuesday in support of their long pending demand of a Chorao bridge linking Chorao with Ribandar. Addressing media, the president of United Citizens of Chorao Shrikrishna Haldankar, said that in the absence of a bridge, the residents face a multiple of problems – water …

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Protest over stoppage of grants to college: Khalap detained

NT NETWORK PANAJI The former union minister for law and the ex-deputy chief minister, Ramakant Khalap was detained by police at the press room in the state legislative Assembly on Monday, until the end of the House proceedings for the day, after he tried to stage a one-man agitation outside the Assembly building, as a mark of protest towards discontinuation …

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50 protestors block Guirim highway paralyzing traffic

NT NETWORK GUIRIM The “Save Coconut Chipko Satyagraha” protest movement led by Prajal Sakhardande along with four MLAs, Goa Heritage Action Group along with members of Goa’s Movement for Special Status, Goa Forgiving, Goan for Education, GenNext, Goa Su-raj party held up traffic on the national highway for almost an hour protesting against the government’s decision to declassify coconut as …

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KK Boys won the 1st All Goa inter-village volleyball tournament

KK Boys won the 1st All Goa inter-village volleyball tournament, organised by KK Boys in memory of late Keshav Kavlekar at Odlem Bhat, Santacruz. They defeated Colony Boys, Valpoi 3-0 in the finals to claim winners cash prize of Rs 55,555 and trophy. Colony Boys received Rs 22,222 and trophy.

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Varca, Benaulim, Guirdolim VPs reject RP-2021

  NAVELIM: With time running out for submission of objections and suggestions to the government over the Regional Plan 2021, three panchayats in Salcete, on Sunday, rejected the Regional Plan  during the gram sabha and extra-ordinary meetings convened to take a call on the Regional Plan.

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