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Mining will resume in next 5 months in state: Parrikar

CURCHOREM:  Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday, reiterated that mining will resume in next five months in the state. Parrikar was speaking after inaugurating fire station at Curchorem. The fire station building has been constructed by the GSIDC at a cost of Rs 12.68 crore. Curchorem MLA Nilesh Cabral, Sanguem MLA Subhash Phaldessai, Sanvordem MLA Ganesh Gaonkar, CCMC chairperson Carmelina …

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Modi scraps Planning Commission

NEW DELHI: Soviet-style Planning Commission will be replaced soon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday while unveiling his economic agenda inviting global businesses to make India their manufacturing base and launching a financial inclusion scheme for poor families.

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Resident medical officers of GMC withdraw strike on dean’s assurance

PANAJI: The resident medical officers of the Goa Medical College (GMC) resorted to strike during the morning hours of Thursday to press for their demand of regular water supply to the Goa Association of Resident Doctors Hostel near the college. The strike was withdrawn after the dean of the GMC Dr Pradip Naik assured them that their demands for regular …

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Mandovi fishermen society wants ban increased to 75 days

MALIM: The Mandovi Fishermen Marketing Coop Society (MFMCS) has demanded extension of the fishing ban to 75 days. Speaking to The Navhind Times, MFMCS president Menino Afonso admitted that their decision has been prompted by the tragic incident last Friday, when a fishing trawler capsized off the Vasco coast. According to Afonso, the ban is imposed so that the fish …

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Sea level rise causes destruction at Velsao

VASCO: Velsao and the coastal belt of Mormugao taluka has witnessed enormous destruction due to rough weather conditions and rise in the sea level. The fishermen along the Velsao coastal belt have been warned to keep away from their houses which are located near the shore in order to avoid any casualties. The fishermen have also been warned by the …

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NOW YOU HAVE TO PAY TO PARK IN PANAJI

PANAJI: The entire central part of Panaji will become a pay parking zone from September 15 as the North Goa Collector Mihir Vardhan has notified 18 pay parking locations within the jurisdiction of Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP). The CCP Mayor Surendra Furtado has now sought co-operation from the shopkeepers and storeowners in these locations in order to do …

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Couple, daughter end lives at Kumbharjua

PONDA: In a tragic incident, a couple and their daughter committed suicide by hanging in their house at Khadapwada-Kumbharjua after 22 days of the death of their son, who died due to an illness. The Old Goa police have identified the deceased as Ashok Naik (46), Nutan Naik (40) and their 12-year-old daughter, who was studying in Standard VII at …

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