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School students being sensitised on waste mgmt

Panaji: A statewide campaign 'We Litter, We Clean' is travelling through 200 schools in Goa. Artists and musicians are using songs, talks and demonstrations on waste management to drive home the message of garbage segregation and waste...

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The Navhind Times group’s Marathi daily Navprabha’s mobile App

The Navhind Times group’s Marathi daily Navprabha’s mobile App was launched by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at his official residence at Altinho-Panaji in the presence of Navprabha editor Paresh Prabhu, general manager of Navhind...

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Accident-prone Navelim-Chinchinim highway corrective measures lacking

 

SIRLIM: Even as the October 25 deadline ‘set’ by the Dramapur-Sirlim villagers for the PWD in taking ‘corrective’ measures to prevent accidents along NH17 stretch from Navelim to Chinchinim is drawing near, there has...

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Goans get their hands dirty in drug trade

AMRESH PARAB | NT

PANAJI: The  police crackdown on drugs trade in the last two months has led to the arrest of  63 persons, of which 38 per cent are Goans.

The police launched the crackdown in mid-August following the directives of Chief...

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State to switch over to milk fat testing machines

DIANA FERNANDES | NT 

MARGAO : The department of animal husbandry and veterinary services will introduce  by January next year milk automation system for testing  milk samples. The department has decided to distribute a machine to...

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Education a social equaliser for Goa’s Christian Gaudas

JOAO SOUSA M | NT

MARGAO: Education has been a great social equaliser for the Goan Christian Gauda community, which was once the mainstay   of the labour force in the state. 

The present-day generation of Christian tribals is...

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Colvale VP inspection finds illegalities by tenant on communidade land

MAPUSA: Taking cognisance of a complaint by Colvale communidade, the Colvale panchayat on Monday inspected an alleged illegal construction carried out by a tenant without obtaining proper permission. The communidade brought to the notice of the...

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Govt is committed to development Vishwajeet

VALPOI: Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane has said that the government is committed to development and that Valpoi will be a role model for entire state as development projects like phase-II of beautification project has received a nod and shortly the...

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Garbage disposal non segregation puts spoke in Santa Cruz VP’s wheel

SANTA CRUZ: Sarpanch of Santa Cruz Mariano Araujo said that the panchayat has started door-to-door garbage collection on October 2, and “we (panchayat) have also opened a garbage collection centre, but without the co-operation of the people we...

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S Goa vegetable fruit growers await ‘promised’ markets

MARGAO: The state government in dilly dallying in providing  marketing spaces to the farmers and  vegetable growers of South Goa even as the land has been acquired long ago for the purpose in Margao.

And, so the local vegetable growers...

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Challans issued to Curchorem fruit vendors over plastic bag usage

CURCHOREM: Curchorem police, on Thursday, issued challans to around 22 fruit vendors under section 7(IV) of Goa Non Biodegradable Garbage Control Act 1996.

Curchorem PI Ravindra Dessai informed that till date some 417 shopkeepers and vendors have...

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Unsegregated waste poses risk to Saligao treatment plant

JOSEPH PINTO | NT

SALIGAO : Very few village panchayats are segregating waste before it is brought to the Saligao treatment plant. Nearly 70 per cent of the garbage brought to the plant is unsegregated.

Most of the panchayats say that the plant...

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Three booked for cheating Corjuem woman

Three booked for cheating Corjuem woman

19 October 2017 No comment

MAPUSA: Following a complaint by Corjuem resident, Mapusa police have booked two persons from Duler and a Saligao resident for cheating and criminal breach of trust.

According to Mapusa police, Ana D’cruz, a resident of Corjuem-Aldona had...

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WILL THE US DELIVER YET ANOTHER SOCCER PUNCH


Panaji:The coach described his own team as sheep ready to be slaughtered.

This was a bunch of hastily assembled part timers that passed off as the US football team at the 1950 Brazil World Cup. Their opponents in a group match were...

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U-17 World Cup Brace for hard road to senior acclaim says Tottenhams South Korean star Son Heung-Min


Panaji: South Korean international star and Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min has warned young players at the Fifa U-17 World Cup in India not to expect an easy ride to the top.

The Under-17 World Cup is the first big stage for...

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State celebrates Diwali with pomp

State celebrates Diwali with pomp

18 October 2017 No comment

 

PANAJI

Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated across the state with joy and gaiety on Wednesday.

The annual festival began with the burning of the effigies of the mythical demon, Narkasur at dawn, signifying victory of good over...

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Govt neglect pushes Salcete water bodies to brink

JOAO SOUSA M | NT

 

MARGAO

The water bodies in Salcete taluka have been at the receiving end of neglect of the water resource department in maintaining sluice gates and bandrars. And the root cause of the depletion of water level in lakes has...

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PWD will not demolish tenements without rehabilitating dwellers Dhavalikar

 

VASCO

The Minister for Public Works Department (PWD) Ramakrishna Dhavalikar has stated that the PWD authorities would not touch or demolish any slum dwelling units, until the state government rehabilitates all the tenements as per assurance...

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GST brings down consumer durables sales this Diwali

SHOMA PATNAIK | NT

 

PANAJI

The implementation of goods and services tax has robbed goods dealers of sparkling sales this Diwali.

Several dealers said that they are witnessing lower footfalls and fewer sales of TVs and washing machines &ndash...

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Cong to move SC against HC order over Vishwajit

 

PANAJI

The Congress party will file a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the order of the High Court of Bombay at Goa, which dismissed the disqualification petition that had been filed by the party against Health Minister Vishwajit...

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Decision on new GPCC chief likely in November

PANAJI: Goa desk in-charge of Congress Dr Chella Kumar on Wednesday said the decision to choose new Goa pradesh Congress committee president will be taken by the party high command as soon as Rahul Gandhi takes over as Congress president. “The...

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ZACL replaces dilapidated playing equipments at Vasco children’s park

 

VASCO

The Zuari Agro Chemicals Ltd (ZACL) has finally completed the replacement work of the playing equipments which were lying in a bad condition at Children’s Park in Vasco.

The Navhind Times have highlighted the issue pertaining to...

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