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Mining dependants swear to defeat candidates of ruling government

NT NETWORK   CURCHOREM/PONDA/SANKHALI/VASCO Stepping up pressure on the state government, mining dependants have vowed to defeat the candidates who will be fielded by the ruling government in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and by-polls in three constituencies if the mining issue is not resolved. Thousands of mining dependants staged rallies in mining belt across the state under the banner …

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AIIMS specialist conducts thorough check-up of CM

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The health condition of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is stable, with the noted gastroenterologist from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Dr Pramod Garg undertaking a thorough check-up of Parrikar and expressing satisfaction over his response to the treatment. He is expected to be discharged in a day or two. The Chief Minister was admitted …

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Ghar wapsi  for Tawadkar

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Former BJP MLA Ramesh Tawadkar, who had quit the party some two years ago, rejoined the BJP on Monday saying that the party has regretted the unwise political decisions made in the run-up to the 2017 assembly elections. The former BJP minister formally rejoined the party at the BJP Yuva morcha interaction programme held in Margao. …

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Fishermen’s fear over new CRZ rules unfounded: BJP’s Delhi MP

NT NETWORK   MARGAO Allaying fear that the new CRZ notification, 2018 will jeopardise fishing activities, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) national spokesperson and Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Monday said that development works undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government are worth more than the Rs 15 lakh that is assured to be deposited in every citizen’s bank account. Addressing media persons in Margao, the Delhi MP, …

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Villagers protest against illegal road construction at Baga

NT NETWORK   CALANGUTE A large number of locals from Baga under the banner of Calangute Constituency Forum protested against a 300 meter road constructed illegally on the beach by the Calangute panchayat by destroying natural vegetation and sand dunes. Speaking to the gathering the president of the Calangute Constituency Forum Premanand Divkar pointed out that it was evident that …

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Lodha compliant GCA awaits nod for elections: Suraj Lotlikar

PORVORIM: “The General Body has passed certain additional amendments related to the Lodha Commission during the Annual General Body meeting today and GCA is now fully compliant. We are now writing to the BCCI asking for permission to hold our elections, GCA acting president Suraj Lotlikar told the media at the GCA conference room, after the AGM on Sunday.

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Australia arrive to win last ball thriller

Visakhapatnam: A profligate Umesh Yadav undid all the good work done by Jasprit Bumrah as Australia edged out India by three wickets in a last-ball thriller in the first T20 International here Sunday.

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AIIMS specialists examine CM at GMC

PANAJI: Just as a delegation of specialists from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences arrived in Goa to treat the hospitalised Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, an official statement maintained that the health condition of Parrikar is stable and he would be discharged from the hospital in a day or two.

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Hopes soar for good cashew yield

Cashew which was introduced by the Portuguese in Goa some five centuries back has become an  important cash crop of Goa. The cashew season in the state has begun and the farmers are hoping for a good cashew yield as the climate so far is looking conducive for the crop.

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Mahadev rejoins Congress, vows to teach BJP a lesson

PONDA: Queering the pitch of BJP’s Subhash Shirodkar in the Shiroda by-poll, former BJP MLA Mahadev Naik rejoined the Congress party on Sunday at a public meeting held at Shiroda, which was attended by Congress’ state in-charge Dr A Chellakumar and several local leaders of the party.

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