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Goa repeats feat, bags Best Overall State award

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Goa received top honours on Friday, while winning the Best Overall State trophy in the small states category, at the India Today State of the States Conclave 2014, held at New Delhi. Tamil Nadu won the trophy in the big states category. It may be recalled that Goa had won the same award, last year and has …

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FC Goa look to end winless streak

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Having remained winless in the last four matches played so far, FC Goa will be desperate to post their first win when they take on Delhi Dynamos in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda on Saturday evening. Coached by legendary Zico, the Goan outfit have just one point from their four matches and …

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IGP takes stock of demands for outpost, women’s cell at Curchorem

NT NETWORK CURCHOREM: The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sunil Garg on Friday visited the Curchorem police station and took stock of the grievances of the people residing under the said police station jurisdiction. The SP (South) Shekhar Prabhudessai, DySP (Quepem) Subhash Goltekar and PI Ravindra Dessai were also present at the meeting that was attended by representatives of Kalay, …

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100 illegal kiosks, shops razed at Old Goa

NT NETWORK OLD GOA: Over 100 illegal gaddas (kiosks) and shops were demolished by the government at Old Goa on Thursday morning under police protection near the vicinity of Se Cathedral and Basilica of Bom Jesus. Three members of a family were arrested for allegedly restraining power officials who had come to disconnect power from their kiosk. The vendors alleged …

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CM meets PM, discusses Goa issues with Union ministers

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday and briefed him about various state-related issues including special status for the state, dual citizenship of Goans, impending threat to the coastal dwellings of Goan fishermen vis-à-vis Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2011 and the proposed International Greenfield Mopa Airport, in Pernem taluka. …

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Rajnath orders prompt solution to settle Goans’ dual citizenship issue

PANAJI: Following a high-level meeting attended by Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh, Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at New Delhi on Wednesday, the government of India directed its senior bureaucrats to come up with a feasible solution for the typical problem faced by Goans as regards the status of their citizenship …

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Tourist boat rides continue in Mandovi river

PANAJI: Despite warning of cyclone ‘Nilofar’ hovering along the North West Arabian sea, a private catamaran was seen operating from Mandovi river upto Aguada fort for a ‘dolphin ride’.  However, some cruise services were found adhering to the safety norms while some were not.

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Works on potholed Pilar-Neura road commence

OLD GOA: The National Highway 17 which connects Old Goa with South Goa district is in a pathetic state and calls for urgent attention from the authorities. The pilgrims from South attending the exposition of St Francis Xavier will have to bear the brunt of the potholed roads which has resulted in many fatal accidents.

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Sporting Clube down United SC

MARGAO: Striker Boima Karpeh’s brilliant brace and a goal from Anthony Wolfe helped Sporting Clube de Goa start their campaign in the 127th edition of the prestigious Durand Cup on a promising note when they scored a hard-fought 3-2 win against Kolkota outfit United SC to collect full points in an exciting league match played at Raia grounds on Wednesday.

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