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CM lays foundation for Rs 5.5 cr Balli-Fatorpa bridge

  BALLI: The Chief Minister Laximikant Parsekar on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the much awaited Rs 5.5 crore Balli-Fatorpa bridge and slammed the previous government for neglecting the villages of Balli-Fatorpa for the past many decades.

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Cutting-edge war tech has made soldiers into fighting systems: Khanna

The enhanced role of Army and changing philosophy of warfare, owing to modernisation of war mechanism and advent of cutting edge technology have imposed extreme demands on the sinews and nerves of individual soldiers, especially, the Cyber Warriors of Corps of Signals, effectively transforming a soldier into a fighting system, from the conventional fighting man” Rear Admiral Monty Khanna

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Bihar, Jharkhand occupy semis slots

  Margao: Bihar scored a resounding 4-2 victory over Maharashtra to book their place in the semi finals of the Junior National Championship for Girls U-18 being held at two venues in South Goa. In another match, Manipur scored a convincing 6-0 victory over Jharkhand to also progress into the semifinals.

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ICLEI South Asia is consultant for Panaji Smart City project

NT NETWORK   PANAJI The Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) on Tuesday selected ‘ICLEI South Asia – Local Governments for Sustainability’ as a consulting firm for preparation of a proposal linked to the Smart City Mission, under which the Corporation of the City of Panaji will convert the capital city into a smart city, over a period of five …

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National civil aviation policy will be announced soon: minister

NT NETWORK PANAJI National civil aviation policy is being formulated, and will be announced  soon, said Union Minister of Aviation Ashok Ganapati Raju Pusapati on Tuesday. The government will be consulting all the stakeholders before finalising the policy, he said, adding the policy will address most of the issues facing the airlines industry. The Union Minister of Aviation was speaking at the one-day Aviation …

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Churchill, Wachasunder get bail in JICA bribery case

  PANAJI: The special court on Monday granted conditional bail to former PWD minister Churchill Alemao and former head of the Goa water supply and sewerage project (funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency or JICA) Anand M Wachasundar, two of the accused in the Louis Berger bribery case. Crime Branch probing the case had arrested Alemao on August 5 and …

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Calangute-Saligao garbage plant will benefit entire N Goa: Parsekar

  CALANGUTE:Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said that the garbage treatment plant atop the Calangute-Saligao plateau, which is 80 per cent complete, will benefit entire North Goa and also the tourism sector which has got a bad name due to garbage problem.

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Brain-storming session on Good Governance

  PANAJI: The National Institute of HRD & Advancement (NIHA), Delhi, is conducting a unique training programme for a select group of Officials/Executives from different govt departments and Public Sector Undertakings at Candolim.

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Investment in education is the best investment, says CM

  PANAJI: The Chief Minster Laxmikant Parsekar has called upon the stakeholders of the corporate sector to supplement the efforts of the government to make the state developed in the sectors of health, education, infrastructure, as their cooperation in these areas will help to speed up the pace of development.

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Nelly refutes allegations of conversions

  MARGAO: Refuting allegations that she had gone to Sancoale to convert slum dwellers with support of foreign NGOs, ZP member and former ZP chief Nelly Rodrigues said that she will resign from the post and quit politics if the allegations are proved.

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