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BJP-led govt has failed on all fronts, says Luizinho

NT NETWORK   VASCO Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Luizinho Faleiro said that the Congress will implement economic policy in consultation with the people, incase the party is voted back to power during the assembly elections slated in 2017. Faleiro said that the BJP-led government in the state has failed on all fronts, and has even failed to start the …

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Agassaim fishermen in troubled waters

BY SUDESH BHOSLE | nt   VASCO The fishermen from Mercurim, Dando, St Lawrence and Goa Velha in Agassaim constituency have been in troubled waters: instead of catching fish, of late they have been getting garbage and plastic, which has washed onto the Zuari riverbank. A visit to the riverbank at Dando, where hundreds of canoes are moored, has revealed …

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Curchorem library bursting at its seams

  BY SAMEER BHATT | NT CURCHOREM : Though the Bakibab Borkar Library at Curchorem, run by Central Library, is the biggest library at the taluka level, it is functioning from a small hall, on the first floor of municipal building, with an area admeasuring 111.75 square metres.

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Govt faces heat over school issue

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Diocesan Society of Education (DSE), a frontal organisation of the state Church dedicated to the educational field, is soon expected to convene a meeting of the state legislators cutting across the party as well as religious lines, to discuss various issues, including educational matters with them. It may be recalled that the state Church, which …

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Parking woes parked in Margao

  The vexed parking issue in Margao, the commercial capital of Goa, has remained unresolved for last few decades.  The failure of the successive governments in addressing the problem has further compounded the situation with the increase in the number of vehicles. ‘The Navhind Times’ senior reporter ROQUE  DIAS finds out why the efforts of these authorities could not  bear …

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7.7-kg gold worth Rs 2.15 crore seized at Dabolim

NT NETWORK VASCO Air intelligence unit of Commissionerate of Customs at Dabolim airport thwarted an attempt of gold smuggling at the Dabolim international airport, during the wee hours on Thursday, and seized 7.705 kilogramme of gold, valued around Rs 2.15 crore, from the possession of an international passenger Sajeed Ahmed Ekkier (44), a native of Bhatkal, Karnataka, after he arrived …

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