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Father, son killed in accident on Siolim-Chopdem bridge

Wife and a friend battling for life in GMC; irate crowd sets SUV from Mumbai on fire paralysing vehicular traffic for nearly five hours Mapusa/Panaji: In a tragic accident on the Siolim-Chopdem bridge, a 62-year-old man from Morjim and his 25-year-old son were killed after a Maharashtra-registered vehicle rammed into their car early Sunday morning. Enraged by the fatal accident, …

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Two anganwadis in Priol ‘shifted’ to residential premises

Nirgosh Gaude | NT Ponda: With slow pace of repair work of government primary schools, two anganwadis in Priol are presently running from private houses since last week. These are the cases of Apewal and Magilwada government primary schools, of which one is almost without a roof due to ongoing construction work. As per information, the delay in starting the …

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Men in Blue make it 7-0 over Pakistan with 89 runs win (via D/L method)

Manchester: Rohit Sharma produced an elegant hundred before Kuldeep Yadav flummoxed the Pakistani batsmen as India inflicted a humiliating 89-run defeat on their archrivals in a much-hyped World Cup match, which eventually turned to be a lop-sided affair. Chasing a stiff 337-run target, Pakistan were already down and out when rain stopped play after 35 overs. They had managed just …

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Colgate Palmolive keeps India smiling

Taking forward its belief that, everyone deserves a future they can smile about, Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd., launched the Keep India Smiling (KIS) mission. The mission is the company’s commitment to provide foundation support to over 20 million people every year for a future they can smile about. The mission includes the company’s long running, pan-India flagship programs, like, Bright Smiles …

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Piped gas for Goans: So close and yet SO far

Goa’s piped gas project the commissioning of which is highly delayed got its first boost recently with Crompton and Greaves, Kundaim, the first company in the state signing the gas purchase agreement with Goa Natural Gas Pvt. Ltd. (GNG), the company that is implementing the project. “Crompton and Greaves signed for 1,000 standard cubic meters per day (scmd) of gas. …

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Kamat lends support to taxi operators in fight against GoaMiles

NT NETWORK  Margao  Former chief minister Digambar Kamat has joined the bandwagon to oppose the government backed app-based taxi service saying the government should support local youth who turn to self employment instead of seeking employment from the government. Extending his full support, the Margao MLA said that taxi, rickshaw or motorcycle taxi pilots have openly supported him each time during elections …

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‘Vayu’ delays monsoon arrival in Goa by 5 days

NT NETWORK Panaji The arrival of monsoon in Goa will be delayed by five more days due to the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Vayu’ that skirted the Gujarat coast on Thursday, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The IMD had earlier predicted that monsoon would arrive in the state by June 15 but with the Cyclone ‘Vayu’ draining away all …

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CM draws PM’s attention to mining, Mhadei, Mopa

NT NETWORK Panaji During his address at the NITI Aayog meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant raised the issue of mining tangle, Mhadei water dispute and Mopa international airport besides other issues pertaining to Goa. Sawant, along with the chief ministers of other states, attended the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog under the chairmanship of Prime …

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Varca VP comes out in support of local taxi operators

NT NETWORK Margao The Varca panchayat, on Saturday, came out in support of the local taxi operators. The panchayat decided to write to the government to protect self-employment of the locals in taxi service in the village. Speaking to reporters after a meeting with hotel representatives and taxi operators, sarpanch Shalini Pereira said that the panchayat is fully backing the …

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CM seeks Centre’s intervention to solve mining issue

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has sought the intervention of Union Minister for Mines Pralhad Joshi to find an early solution to Goa’s mining tangle. Sawant on Friday called on the Union Mines Minister in New Delhi and urged him to intervene in the mining matter on priority basis so as to give relief to the mining dependants, who have …

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