Friday , 12 February 2016

Goa News

Two injured as truck goes off road

The truck that landed in the roadside plantation

  PONDA: Two persons including the driver of a tipper truck were injured after the vehicle went off the road at Gurkhem-Dharbandora on Thursday. The driver is said to be seriously injured and admitted to Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, the Ponda police said. Read More »

Tawadkar hints at govt intervention in Goa Dairy functioning

MARGAO: Upset over Goa Dairy mismanagement, the Minister for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry and  Veterinary Services Ramesh Tawadkar  on Thursday  hinted that the government would intervene in the functioning of the Dairy to restore the confidence of Goa Dairy farmers. Read More »

ATM frauds: cops on the lookout for 2 foreigners

PANAJI: Around 62 customers have reported to have lost over Rs 13 lakhs in two separate incidents of ATM card skimming reported recently. In order to ascertain the identity of the two accused who are foreign nationals, the police have now approached the Foreigner Regional Registration Office (FRRO) of the Goa police as well as Bureau of immigration, India Read More »

27 file nominations for CCP elections

Congress-supported United Panaji Front candidates for CCP elections pose for a picture along with MLA Cumbharjua, Pandurang Madkaikar

  PANAJI: Twenty seven candidates filed their nomination papers for the Corporation of the City of Panaji elections on the third day of the filling of the nominations on Thursday.  Of the 27 candidates, twenty four belonged to the Monserrate panel – Together for Progressive Panaji, while three belonged to the BJP-backed panel. Read More »

Trawler, purse seine vessel owners clash over fishing legality

VELIM: The Cutbona Boat Owners Association, on Thursday, decided to put the ball in the court of the Fisheries Department after trawler owners and purse seine boat owners clashed verbally over illegal operations in the fishing industry. Read More »

IOC could face cancellation of kerosene licence over supply row

PANAJI: The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) could face cancellation of its licence as issued by the department of civil supplies and consumer affairs, for supply of kerosene to Goa, as the oil company has not only stopped supplying kerosene to 276 kerosene retailers in the state, but also failed to send its representative to a related hearing fixed by the ... Read More »

‘Work still going on to divert Mhadei water’

PANAJI: A public talk and interaction on the topic ‘Mhadei river dispute: implications for Goa’, organised by the International Centre Goa at its premises on Thursday came out with the revelation that the Karnataka government is continuing the diversion work of Mhadei river water in full swing, even though the related matter is presently being heard by the Mhadei Water ... Read More »

Sardana gets conditional bail

VASCO : Judicial magistrate first class  Vasco Shabnam Shaikh on Thursday granted conditional bail to terror suspect Sameer Sardana on a surety of Rs 10,000, directing him  not to leave Goa without the permission of the court. Read More »

CCP elections: Congress panel releases first list of candidates

PANAJI: The Congress party on Wednesday  floated an independent panel to contest the elections to the Corporation of the City of Panaji. The ‘United Panaji Front’ has been formed under the leadership of Cumbharjua MLA Pandurang Madkaikar, and a list of 20 candidates was released on Wednesday. Read More »

MP firm to build new Zuari bridge

PANAJI: Madhya Pradesh-based Dilip Buildcon Limited, a leading private sector road-focused engineering procurement construction company, has won the contract to construct a 640-long, eight-lane cable-stayed bridge across the  Zuari river. Read More »

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