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CCP gets central pollution board notice over management of domestic sewage

PANAJI: Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued notices to commissioners of 184 municipalities including Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP) to ensure proper management of domestic sewage. The board has asked the civic bodies to submit within 90 days a time-bound action plan for proper collection, treatment and disposal of sewage, the statement said. Please like & share: Read More »

Mormugao civic body to appoint financial advisor to help in collection of dues

VASCO: Newly-formed Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC), at its first special meeting, on Thursday, decided to appoint administrative-cum-financial advisor T K Pawse to guide the council in collection of long-pending dues amounting to around Rs 11-crore. Pawse was a finance controller of Kadamba Transport Corporation Ltd (KTCL). The council also decided to pay him Rs 25,000 per month. Please like & ... Read More »

Preparations in full swing for Old Goa feast

OLD GOA: With only around 20 days left for the feast of St Francis Xavier, preparations are underway in full swing in Old Goa. Church authorities are on the verge of putting up Shamiyana, cleaning work and minor repairs are being done and final touches are being given to Se Cathedral, Bom Jesus Church etc. Please like & share: Read More »

Vasco citizens demand CBI probe into Bismarque’s death

  VASCO: Citizens of Vasco on Thursday took out a candlelight procession demanding the state government to give justice to Fr Bismarque Dias by having the case investigated thoroughly through Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Please like & share: Read More »

Sawal emphasises need for cleanliness around temples

  BICHOLIM: Bicholim MLA  Naresh Sawal laid the foundation stone for washroom facility of Shri Kelbai  devasthan of Mulgaon-Bicholim. The estimated cost of the construction work is around  Rs 15 lakh. Zilla panchayat member Sanjay Shetye, devasthan committee member Bhiva Gad and locals were present on the occasion. Please like & share: Read More »

India, UK ink deals worth 9 billion pounds

  LONDON: India and the UK on Thursday signed deals worth 9 billion pounds as they inked a civil nuclear pact and decided to collaborate in defence and cyber security besides launching a railway rupee bond in London market. Please like & share: Read More »

Engage with Modi on intolerance issue: writers to Cameron

LONDON: Over 200 prominent authors including Salman Rushdie have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of “rising climate of fear” and “growing intolerance” in India with counterpart Narendra Modi, in second letter from the PEN International in less than a month. Please like & share: Read More »

Ishant likely to replace Umesh for 2nd Test

BENGALURU: Having served a one-Test suspension, India’s pace spearhead Ihant Sharma is raring to have a go at the South African batting line-up and is all set to replace Umesh Yadav in the playing XI for the second Test, starting Saturday. Please like & share: Read More »

I’m not a nice guy, will sledge if needed: Villiers warns Kohli

BANGALORE: Dismissing popular perception, AB de Villiers said he is not a nice guy on the field and, if required, can go to any extent in sledging and get someone like “Virat Kohli off his game by talking about the little flaws” in his batting. Please like & share: Read More »