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DBO Fatorda lift St Annes Festival Cup

  PANAJI: Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda defeated Friends XI Vaddem 4-1 to lift the 27th All Goa St Annes inter-village Festival Soccer tournament organised by Ponda Footballers in association with SAG and Quadros Motors  played at   Animal Husbandry ground Curti, Ponda.

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Velim villagers criticise charge-sheet against 2 priests

  VELIM: The government came in for sharp criticism at the Velim gram sabha held on Sunday over the chargesheet filed by the Cuncolim police against two priests, and the state government’s decision to transfer 6 lakh square metres of land at Quintol-Naquerim to the Defence Ministry.

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Khariwada fishermen facing problem of labour shortage

  VASCO: As the fishermen from Khariwada, Vasco are getting ready to venture into the sea after the 61-day fishing ban ends on July 31 midnight, they are facing two major problems – labour shortage and  dilapidated jetty.

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IN A Flight

The state draws a lot of migratory birds at various places during certain seasons. Such winged species were spotted in a field at Betalbatim on Sunday

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Abandoned Shristhal school structure threat to new one

  CANACONA: The abandoned old government primary school structure at Nuem-Shristhal, Canacona is in a dilapidated state and poses a threat to the children studying in the new adjacent school constructed two years back. 

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RBI restricts operations of Mapusa urban bank

NT NETWORK   PANAJI/MAPUSA Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has stopped Mapusa Urban Co-operative Bank from conducting regular banking operations without its approval in writing and restricted depositors from withdrawing cash above Rs 1,000. The prohibitory notice issued on July 24 bars the urban co-operative from accepting deposits, granting loans, making investments, incurring liability, selling assets along with other activities …

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Age-old Canacona fish vendors up in arms against mobile vans

Albert Fernandes | NT CANACONA: With the entry of the mobile fish vans in Canacona, the age-old vendors who have been selling fish at the Canacona municipal fish market are an unhappy lot, moreso since the vans are selling better quality fish at cheaper prices.

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Downpour throws normal life out of gear

Heavy rain ‘washes out’ Mapusa market  NT NETWORK   MAPUSA Heavy rainfall since Thursday night disrupted normal life in Mapusa and surrounding areas. Friday, being the market day at Mapusa, the vendors suffered losses as the market was flooded with water. The market was totally affected due to waterlogging. The lane in front of Shakuntala, where hawkers and vendors squat to …

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