GOA: PANAJI BLOCK CONGRESS RESOLVED TO FIGHT FOR MINIMUM WATER TO THE CONSTITUENCY
Panaji (Goa) Panaji Block congress has resolved to fight for minimum 10hrs of water supply to capital city and to take unemployment problems of Panjim youth. This was decided at Panjim Block Congress Committee meeting held under the chairmanship of All India Congress Committee Secretary Girish Chodankar at Panaji.
Meeting discussed the water problem at length and decided to support peoples fight forward with emphasis on providing Water supply of minimum 10hrs to all Panaji residents which is a basic necessity.
The meeting also discussed that the BJP which had promising in all its manifesto to provide 24 X 7 water…READ more..
MARGAO GIRL RAVISHA KUDCHADKAR’S ESSAY ON ‘SWACH BHARAT’ TWEETED BY PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI
Margao (Goa) In a rare gesture that can make Goa proud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted the essay written by Ravisha Kudchadkar from Fatima Convent High School, Margao.
The essay is on Swach Bharat and the ninth standard girl has given several suggestions in her two page essay which was sent to Delhi as a part of PM’s birthday celebrations.
“In her prize winning essay, Ravisha from Goa writes about what should be done for a @swachhbharat. I compliment her for her work,” PM tweeted today.
The girl in her essay titled “How Can I make India Clean” has suggested…READ more..
GOA: 42 PASSENGERS ON CRUISE SHIP HAD MIRACULOUS ESCAPE
Porvorim (Goa) All the 42 passengers on board a passenger cruise vessel were rescued after the ship brushed against the Casino vessel which was anchored in River Mandovi near here.
The incident happened at around 6.30 pm. when state tourism department recognized cruise vessel was ferrying the passengers in River Mandovi. The cruise vessel was carrying 42 tourists on it.
“The cruise vessel developed a technical snag and got drifted in the water dashing against the casino vessel which was anchored,” a police official said.
Marine Police were rushed to the spot who used ladder to shift the passengers from cruise ship…READ more..
EDC TO SET UP INCUBATION CENTRE TO GROOM ENTREPRENEURS
Panaji (GOA) After recording historic profit of Rs 61 crore for the financial year 2016-17, the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has proposed to set up an incubation centre this year, to groom youngsters and create entrepreneurs.
Addressing reporters after the Board meeting, EDC chairman Siddharat Kuncolienkar said that to keep up with the modern world and growing technology, EDC has decided to set up incubation centre of 40-45 seater to groom youngsters.
“Startup is picking up in Goa and we have to encourage it,” he said.
EDC has recently trained 600 youngsters to help businessmen in GST compliance.
Kuncolienkar said that along with…READ more..
TRYING TO BRING GLAMOUR & STYLE INTO AGRICULTURE; SAYS MINISTER
Panaji (Goa) With a focus to make agriculture sector appealing to the Goan youths, the State Agriculture Minister Vijay Sardessai proposes sleeves of measures to make the sector remunerating and glamorous.
Minister proposes to introduce various new concepts in the sector like community and contract farming, Agro tourism, floriculture estate, organic farming, micro climate hubs, agro clouds, etc. along with Brand Goa products.
Sardessai was today afternoon addressing the batch of 17 students selected for B.Sc (agr) and allied courses to study at Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli.
“It is a fact that agriculture is yet to reach to its optimum acceptance Slowly…READ more..
DON’T RIDICULE POLICE WITHOUT PROOF; SAYS VIJAY ON POLICE-DRUG NEXUS ALLEGATIONS
Panaji (Goa) Minister for Agriculture Vijay Sardessai today supported his Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s view that public statements by elected representatives on the police-drug nexus can lead to dampening moral of State police.
“We as legislators and more as ministers has certain responsibilities to factually and in concrete terms support our statement with proofs,” Sardessai said when asked whether the CMs warning was indirectly posed towards his party MLA and Minister Vinod Palyekar, who has been very vocal in the recent past against the police-drug nexus.
“Even if it is hinting at my Minister, I have no problem about it,” Sardessai,…READ more..
MH: QNET LAUNCHES REVOLUTIONARY ANTIOXIDANT HEALTH SUPPLEMENT
Mumbai – QNet, a leading global direct selling company has launched Nutriplus EDG3 in the Indian market through its network. EDG3 is another addition to QNet’s basked of products in the health and wellness segment which are being sold through its online channel.
Nutriplus EDG3 is powdered drink which is designed to be consumed daily. It helps in activating the production of Gluthathione in the body which is a blend of three amino acids (L-Cystine, Glycine, L-Glutamine and Selenomethionine). This helps in detoxification and is very essential for the human immune system. It is said that Glutathione is the master of antioxidants which works at an intracellular level and…READ more..
TENDER FOR FIRST-PHASE OF MINING CORRIDOR IN OCTOBER, GSIDC
Panaji (GOA) The much delayed dedicated mining corridors project, for ferrying the iron ore from the leases to the jetties bypassing the village areas, is all set to take shape.
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has given green signal to the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC) for going ahead with the project in phase manner.
As such, the corporation has decided to tender the first phase of the project- between Uguem and Guddemol, having a stretch of around 8.9km, by October end.
“We will tender the project latest by October end. The work will commence immediately, thereafter,” GSIDC chairman Deepak Pawaskar told reporters.
Pawaskar said that the…READ more..
GOA: FRUSTRATION AT GOA AIRPORT AS FLIGHTS CONTINUE FLYING DELAYED
Vasco (Goa) Mathew Dias from Raia was supposed to take last night flight to reach to Mumbai and join his duty on the ship after finishing with his vacations. But the continued delay of the flights at Goa airport has left him stranded there since last night.
The Air India flight which was supposed to arrive at 4 in the morning got delayed, making him miss further links, and probably the job. Left devasted, Mathew wants airport authority, at least to give letter confirming the delay in the flight, which he can produce to save his job. But Airport Authority…READ more..
GOA: PARRIKAR ASKS MLAS TO DESIST FROM MAKING STATEMENT AGAINST POLICE IN DRUG NEXUS
Panaji (Goa) Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in a letter written to all the legislators has asked them to desist from making statements which are demoralizing the police force.
“It has been observed that some of the MLA’s are making public stateents regarding availability of drugs and nexus between the drug peddlers and some police officials,” the chief minister has said in a letter.
Parrikar has said that such a public statements lead to dampening of morals of police force, unwarranted sensationalism, dent in the image of the State, and does not help us resolving the issue as criminals are made alert…READ more..