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Two dead, 22 injured in bus-car collision at Karaswada

NT NETWORK MAPUSA: Two persons died on the spot in a collision between a passenger bus and a car on NH17, near Karaswada junction in Mapusa. The accident took place on Tuesday at around 8.10 a.m. The two deceased are a bus passenger and a car driver. Twenty two persons were said to be injured in the mishap. According to …

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Inspection reveals sewage discharge from Tonca STP into St Inez creek

NT NETWORK PANAJI: A joint inspection of the polluted St Inez creek carried out on Tuesday by chairman of Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) Jose Noronha and CCP Mayor Subham Chodankar revealed sewage being discharge of sewage from the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) located at Tonca. During the inspection, Noronha and Chodankar observed that  sewage, ‘clandestinely released into the …

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Tension at Cuncolim after youth dies in road mishap

NT NETWORK MARGAO:  Tension broke out at Cuncolim after a youth was killed in a road accident on Monday. A large number of people from Ambaulim, Quepem blocked the  Cuncolim road alleging that the Cuncolim police  tried to hush up the  accident  case without conducting a proper  panchanama. An Ambaulim youth Alison Fernandes was crushed to death by a  fish …

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Maharashtra, Goa defuse ‘tension’ over trawlers

NT NETWORK MARGAO:  Maharashtra and  Goa have defused the ‘tension’, which broke out    after seven trawlers from the state had been allegedly seized by fishermen from Malwan. The trawlers  owners from  Salcete  and the Goa police personnel will leave for  Malwan  to get  back   fishing  vessels, which have been  released by the  Malwan fishermen after the two states  agreed to …

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Train derails inside tunnel at Sarzora

NT NETWORK MARGAO:  Hundreds of train passengers were left stranded at the Margao railway  station after  ten coaches of the Duronto  Express, which was going from Mumbai to Kerala,  derailed  inside the Sarzora-Balli  tunnel on Sunday morning. Although there were no casualties due to the derailment, but some 30  passengers sustained minor injuries. The cause of the derailment could not …

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Truckers reject rate proposed by CM for transportation of ore

NT NETWORK PONDA: Truck owners have rejected the rate for transportation of ore suggested by Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar. After giving a patient hearing to the truckers, Parsekar had some days ago revised the rates proposed by mines department. Members of North Goa Tipper Owners Association and South Goa Progressive Truck Owners Association on Sunday morning held a meeting 4 …

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10-day Indo-French naval exercise ‘Varuna-2015’ draws to a close

NT NETWORK VASCO: The 14th edition of Indo-French naval exercise ‘Varuna-2015’ concluded on Saturday with the Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar along with Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command Vice Admiral S P S Cheema reviewing the progress of the exercise onboard French Navy’s aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle. The 10-day exercise had  commenced on April 23 and included both a …

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6 SMC councillors threaten hunger strike over ‘lack of co-operation’ from authorities

nt NETWORK SANKHALI: Six councilors of the Sankhali Municipal Council (SMC) have threatened to undergo hunger strike in protest against “the non- co-operative attitude adopted by  the government authorities and also Sankhali MLA Dr Pramod Sawant”  on the development of Sankhali town. The councillors have issued an ultimatum of 8 days to the state government to decide on the matter. …

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GMC may not meet lecture-hall deadline for MBBS course

NT NETWORK PANAJI: The news that the Medical Council of India (MCI) has agreed to grant permission to admit the fourth batch of MBBS degree course in the Goa Medical College (GMC) has brought cheers to the state health authorities as well as to those seeking to pursue the course in medicine, but the authorities would now have to increase …

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Govt looking into using services of retd teachers as visiting faculty: CM

NT NETWORK PANAJI: The Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Friday said that the government is envisaging a scheme for the retired teachers of various educational institutions, wherein they can share their treasure of knowledge and enormous experience for guiding the students. “I feel that teachers after their retirement should not be cut off from the field of education, and the …

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