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GFP apprehensive over nationalisation of six rivers in Goa

Monday, May 01, 2017

Panaji: The Goa Forward Party (GFP) has expressed apprehensions over the Union Government’s proposal to nationalise six rivers in the state fearing that it might adversely affect the livelihood of fishing community. “The proposal to nationalise six rivers in the state has to be cautiously looked into as it should not endanger the livelihood of […]

Venugopal replaces Digvijay as Karnataka party in-charge

Sunday, April 30, 2017

New Delhi: Initiating changes in the Congress, party chief Sonia Gandhi removed senior leader Digvijay Singh as party’s general secretary in-charge of poll- bound Karnataka and Goa and replaced him with Rahul-loyalist K C Venugopal in the southern state. Gandhi also elevated AICC secretary A Chella Kumar as incharge of Goa, replacing Singh who was embroiled […]

Goa: SpiceJet flight takes off without informing passengers

Friday, April 28, 2017

A SpiceJet flight number SG172 on Friday took off without informing the passengers and left them stranded with their luggage at the Goa airport. The incident took place when a group of around 14 passengers came from Chennai to take their connecting flight. A heated argument started between the passengers and the SpiceJet staff. Later, […]

Fadnavis lauds garbage disposal technology used in Goa

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has appreciated the garbage treatment technology used in Goa and wants to replicate it in his state. Fadnavis along with his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar visited a garbage processing plant run by Hindustan Waste Treatment Private Limited at Saligao in North Goa on Saturday. ALSO READ: Cong bags 11 percent more […]

Woman dies of monkey fever in Goa

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Panaji: A 45-year-old woman from a remote area in Sattari taluka of Goa died of monkey fever, state health officials said on Tuesday. “Gulabi Gawas who was being treated at Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) died yesterday,” a senior official attached to Directorate of Health Services said. The woman was admitted to GMCH five […]

Goa court grants ex-parte interim bail to ex-CM Kamat in Mining Scam

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Panaji District and Sessions Court on Monday granted ex-parte interim bail to former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat in connection with the 2013 mining scam case. The court ordered to release him after furnishing a bail bond of Rs one lakh. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) had last week issued another summon to Kamat […]

SIT issues second summons to Kamat in illegal mining case

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Panaji: The Special Investigation Team of the Goa Crime Branch has summoned former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat on Monday in connection with investigations into the illegal mining scam, after he skipped the summons earlier week. Kamat has been asked to remain present before Special Investigation Team of Goa Crime Branch on Monday (April 24). He […]

Panchayat bodies polls in Goa on June 25

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The elections to all 186 panchayat bodies in Goa would be held on June 25, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said. “The elections for the panchayat bodies would be held on June 25. We have also decided to reduce the canvassing period from 15 days to 10 days,” Parrikar told reporters here yesterday. ALSO READ: Adani […]

Goa beaches to have CCTV surveillance

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Goa is now all set to install CCTV cameras on the beaches in order to increase surveillance and safety in the tourist spots of Goa. The first phase of installing cameras will start from along the coastline of North Goa according to the Tourism Minister Manohar Anjgaonkar. “The government has allocated funds under the Union […]

CCTV camera installation starts on Goa beaches

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Panaji: Installation of CCTV cameras on Goa’s beaches had started and the first phase would cover the coastline of North Goa, tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Wednesday. The government had obtained funds for this drive under the Union Government’s Swadesh Darshan scheme, he said. ALSO READ: NewsMobile Reality Check: BJP get an edge in Delhi Civic […]

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