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348 cases of drunk driving in first six months in S Goa

By SHYAM ZAMBAULIKER | NT Margao South Goa Superintendent of Police Arvind Gawas on Friday claimed that the number of road accidents in South Goa has reduced in last six months and that laxity on the part of drivers was resulting in accidents, besides driving under the influence of alcohol. Another reason for accidents, he said, was overspeeding. In South …

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Work on water pipeline on, as taps run dry in Tiswadi, Ponda

The repairs work of the broken water pipeline at Curti-Khandepar is going at war level, Water department officials said. Department hopes to complete the work within two days. In the meantime Tiswadi including the capital city and large parts of Ponda are suffering from dry taps with private tanker owners earning a bonanza. A major water pipeline supplying water to …

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Guirdolim down DBO Fatorda to clinch title

NT NETWORK Maina Guirdolim SC beat Don Bosco Oratory, Fatorda 2-0 to win the finals of ICC Rebelo Memorial football tournament played at St Rita church grounds, Maina-Curtorim on Thursday. Irfan Yadwad and Darren Fernandes helped Guirdolim SC earn the top honours as they struck once each in the second half. Thursday turned out to be a disappointing day for …

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‘Reorganisation of J&K is internal matter of India’

Washington: The reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter of India and it will have no impact on relations with other countries, India’s envoy to the US has said. The Indian Parliament on Tuesday approved a resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and a bill for splitting the state into …

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Late tiatr artistes remembered

NT BUZZ Tiatr Academy of Goa (TAG) recently organised its monthly programme ‘Somplolea Tiatristancho Ugddas’ at the Black Box, Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. The late artistes born in the month of July who were remembered in the programme were A M B Rose, Alexinho de Candolim, Domnik Vaz, Carmo Rod, Fr Freddy J da Costa, Antonio Moraes, Joao Inacio D’Souza, Peter …

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FC Goa Developmental Squad to represent Goa as Churchill Brothers decline invite

NT NETWORK Panaji Four teams from Goa – Churchill Brothers FC, Salgaocar FC, Dempo Sports Club and Sporting Clube de Goa — reached the finals of the Durand Cup in ten of its editions. Churchill Brothers declined the invite to represent Goa and instead FC Goa Developmental Squad is filling in the void. “We refused to participate because there is …

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Cansaulim blank Goa Velha to book semis spot

NT NETWORK Vagator CAC Cansaulim eased past Goa Velha Sports Club by a comfortable 2-0 margin to enter the semifinals of the 21st Vagator Soccer 2019, at Vagator PYSC ground, here on Friday. Prasad Bagli and Kenneth D’Costa scored for the winners in the second session. Goa Velha should have taken the early lead when Cansaulim defender Roswell Figueredo failed …

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Fr. Agnel HSS, Verna crowned South champions

NT NETWORK Fatorda Fr.Agnel Multipurpose Higher Secondary School(HSS) , Verna emerged Champions of Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football for boys under -17(Salcete Zone) defeating Our Lady of Rosary High School,Fatorda 2-0 played at artificial grounds,Fatorda on Monday. Fr.Agnel Multipurpose HSS, Verna who controlled the proceedings in both the sessions scored through Melroy Maura (29th minute) and Johann Mesquita (50th minute). The …

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AIFF has left football in a muddy puddle

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji: The disclosure of Master Rights Agreement (MRA) signed between AIFF and FSDL and the manner in which FIFA and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) recommendations on the roadmap for football in India have been overlooked does not bode well for football India. On the one hand are six I-League clubs, a few in existence for years, …

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Cong attacks govt over move to privatise airports

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday attacked the Union government over the move to privatise 20-25 airports, alleging that it is like every other decision of the Modi government which has ended up benefiting big private players but goes against the common man. Airports Authority of India Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra had said on Friday that the government would privatise 20-25 …

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