WILL CONTEST BY-POLL AS INDEPENDENT IF BJP DENIES TICKET: PARSEKAR
PANAJI Former Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said that he is ready to contest by-poll from Mandrem as an independent if he is denied ticket by the BJP. “If I am denied ticket by the BJP to contest in the by-poll from Mandrem then I will contest as an independent,” Parsekar said adding that he has the support of BJP’s…READ more..
QUESTAO DE CONFUSAO TO BE SCREENED AT PANAJI, MARGAO
Team TNV Superhit Konkani Film Questao De Confusao (Issue Of Confusion) is all set to entertain Panaji on January 25 at Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) and Margao on February 2 at Ravindra Bhavan.READ more..
THREE-DAY BUDGET SESSION MERE CONSTITUTIONAL OBLIGATION: CHODANKAR
PANAJI Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Girish Chodankar, on Tuesday, told reporters that the government was just completing a constitutional obligation of convening the House every six months by convening a three-day Budget Session. “The three day Assembly session is being convened only to fulfil a constitutional obligation and not democratic values,” Chodankar said. Opposition leader and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar…READ more..
FILM FOR THOUGHT: SCREENING OF FILM ‘5 FINGERS’AT SUNAPARANTA AMPHITHEATRE ON JAN 30
Team TNV Arvind Sivakumaran will host the screening of the film ‘5 Fingers’ next week, Wednesday, January 30, at 6.30 pm, at Sunaparanta amphitheatre. Film: 5 Fingers (1952; Black and White) Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve) Written by: Michael Wilson Starring: James Mason, Run-Time: 1 hr 44 mins James Mason shines in one of the most under-rated and forgotten spy thrillers of…READ more..
‘ESSENCE OF POSITIVE LIVING’: MUSICAL EVENING WITH A DIFFERENCE
“Giving is not just about making a donation, it is about making a difference” – Kathy Calvin. As stated in the above quote, one has much more to give than materialistic or monetary contributions. At NGO Udant( A Sanskrit word, translating to “Correct Message”) aims to reach out to a class of society that has for long been pushed…READ more..
PARRIKAR NEEDS REST: KAVLEKAR
PANAJI Congress MLA and Opposition Leader Chandrakant Kavlekar, on Monday, said that ailing CM Manohar Parrikar has a sharp mind but he needs to take rest. “CM Parrikar has a sharp mind but he needs rest as he is unwell,” Kavlekar said, after meeting of the State Legislative Assembly’s Business Advisory Committee on Monday. The opposition leader had formally met the Chief…READ more..
IN PROCESS OF MAKING LAW TO END NUISANCE IN COASTAL BELT: LOBO
PANAJI Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured an amendment in Tourist Trade Act to curb nuisance on the beaches and also ban the consumption of alcohol on the beaches, Calangute MLA Michael Lobo said. Lobo spoke to Parrikar during the business advisory committee meeting at the Goa State Assembly. “I have discussed with the CM to bring an amendment to the Tourist…READ more..
BOAT OVERTURNS OFF KARWAR COAST; 8 PILGRIMS DEAD
KARWAR In a major tragedy, a boat carrying devotees of Narsimha Devasthan temple overturned off Karwar coast in Kali river near Kurumgad. 26 people are feared drowned in the tragedy with 8 bodies already recovered. The rescue workers have saved 17 people in the search operation, while 1 body is still reported missing. All devotees on board are said to be residents…READ more..
PWD WORKERS PROTEST OUTSIDE SUDIN DHAVALIKAR’S RESIDENCE
PONDA The PWD society workers took morcha to PWD Minister Sudin Dhavlikar’s residence demanding regularization of their services before employing new candidates. More than 1000 PWD society workers are due of confirmation since many years. Workers also claim that in 2013 cabinet had decided to regularise them, however, no further action was taken by the government.READ more..
MAPUSA’S BODGESHWAR JATRA COMMENCES
MAPUSA Goa’s favourite ‘Bodgeshwar Jatra’ has commenced at Mapusa on Sunday, January 20. The temple is celebrating its 84th year of the feast. Goans, as well as people from neighboring states, visit this temple’s feast in large numbers.READ more..