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Accident-prone Karaswada junction needs urgent attention

  ARPITA SRIVASTAVA | NT MAPUSA: Karaswada junction which has turned into accident-prone zone, has claimed many lives. The reason the junction has reported many accidents is that one of the roads meeting it has a steep slope due to which the vehicles coming down the downhill road accelerate upon reaching the junction. Moreover, the junction remains busy with the traffic flowing …

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Govt made U-turn on MoI issue; we will intensify agitation: Bhembre

NT NETWORK MARGAO Advocate Uday Bhembre, leader of Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM), on Saturday, said the BJP government has made a complete U-turn on the medium of instruction (MoI) issue and, therefore, the BBSM has planned to intensify its agitation across the state. Bhembre, along with several other BBSM members, staged a dharna at the old collectorate building here. …

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Cornerstone for western bypass in Jan first week: Avertano

NT NETWORK MARGAO Minister for Fisheries Avertano Furtado on Saturday said that foundation stone for the western bypass will be laid in the first week of January. The project is expected to ease traffic congestion in Margao. Speaking as the chief guest at the Goa Liberation Day function, organised by South Goa collectorate in Margao, Furtado said that “the western …

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Quelling Goa fans is nightmare for Chennai

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Sports editor PANAJI FC Goa succumbed to Mendoza’s speed and Elano’s élan when they last played. Since then, the boys from Chennai have not got faster nor have the Gaurs done much to stop getting ruffled by opponents who take the game to them. The fans have been the only constant and they will be in …

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Promises being fulfilled in phases: Tawadkar

NT NETWORK CANACONA Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar, on Saturday, said that the BJP had made a lot of promises at the time of assembly elections, and these promises have not been forgotten, but are being fulfilled in phased manner. “I am also striving hard to bring about development in Canacona with people’s support,” he said, adding, “I urge you to …

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Mormugao civic inspectors warned not to show laxity on encroachments

NT NETWORK VASCO Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) chairperson Deepak Naik has asked the municipal inspectors to initiate strict action on encroachments in the new vegetable market, failing which they would be held responsible for promoting illegalities. Naik on Thursday inspected the vegetable market to take stock of the encroachments by the vendors. The road passing through the vegetable market was …

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Mother Teresa to be made saint in September 2016

PTI KOLKATA Mother Teresa, the Nobel Laureate who spent 45 years serving the poor and the sick on the streets of Kolkata, will be made a saint of Roman Catholic Church as Pope Francis has recognised a second medical miracle of the late nun to clear the decks for her elevation. “We have now received an official confirmation from Vatican …

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English is the unifying factor in multi-lingual India: FORCE

  MARGAO: Accusing Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) members Arvind Bhatikar and Uday Bhembre of imposing their views regarding medium of instruction (MoI) on thousands of parents, Forum of Rights for Children Education (FORCE) secretary Savio Lopes said that India being a multi-lingual country and each state having its own language, English language unites the country and therefore it is …

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