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MMC gives a miss to fire safety, overhead water tank site marked for parking project

NT NETWORK MARGAO: A new problem has come to light for Margao Municipality, its shopkeepers and people visiting the market area with the site identified for the overhead water tank for fire hydrants in case of fire emergencies also marked for the multi-storied building for parking purpose. Though PWD engineers along with officials of Margao Municipal Council, fire service personnel and …

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Sawaikar to push with Centre on Dabolim airport rectification

NT NETWORK VASCO: South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar, who is also the advisory committee chairman of Dabolim airport, has stated that he would stress upon the central government to rectify the problems encountered at the new integrated terminal building of Dabolim airport and also work towards providing world-class amenities there. Sawaikar was speaking to pressmen at new Dabolim airport terminal …

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GMPF threatens to intensify stir if mining not resumed by Dec 15

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Goa Mining Peoples’ Front (GMPF) on Tuesday served an ultimatum to the government to restart the mining in state by December 15, threatening to intensify its agitation from December 19 if it failed to do so. The front has also threatened to rope in the people from all the talukas of the state into the agitation. Convenor …

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1 grievously injured in attack at Bogmalo

NT NETWORK VASCO: A deadly attack by five persons left one grievously injured at a restaurant at Bogmalo late Tuesday night. A group of five men armed with iron rods attacked another group of four persons — Ram Gopal Yadav alias Kariya, who sustained grievous injuries, Shivanand Bingi, Govind Lamani and Ganesh Mudliar who escaped unhurt. While, Yadav is said …

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5 shops gutted in Margao market; loss estimated to be Rs 1 crore

NT NETWORK MARGAO: A major fire broke out in five shops at the new market Margao causing damage to goods and other valuables including furniture. The loss is estimated to be around ` 1 crore. The fire office have conducted the inspection of the site and have sought a report from the electricity department to ascertain the cause of fire. The incident occurred at …

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Now, Goans can have kidney transplant free of cost at GMC

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT PANAJI: The hundred per cent success achieved by the urology department of the Goa Medical College in all the nine transplants undertaken in the premier health institution is the good news for the Goans having kidney problems, who can now be sure of getting top class treatment for their illness within the state and …

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Mangor-Hill clash: 2 accused remanded to 7-day custody

NT NETWORK VASCO: The Vasco police have obtained a 7-day police custody for the two alleged accused who have been arrested in connection with the stabbing of two youth at Mangor-Hill late Sunday evening. According to police, the arrested culprits Durgesh Madar and Manju Madar were produced before the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Vasco on Monday. The investigating police …

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Two groups clash at Mangor Hill; 2 youths stabbed

NT NETWORK VASCO: In a deadly clash between two groups, two youths were stabbed by a group of five youngsters at Mangor Hill in Vasco late Sunday evening. Two of the five assailants have been arrested. The clash pulled a huge crowd to Mangor Hill, and the police had to resort to mild lathi-charge to disperse the crowd. The police …

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Central aid sought for barge industry in state

NT NETWORK VASCO: Secretary of Goa Barge Owners Association William D’Costa has called upon Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Krishan Pal Gujjar to provide financial assistance to the barge industry in the state. The aid would help the members of the GBOA to close their loan accounts and, in turn, it would ensure survival …

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