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Goa’s credit deposit ratio is lowest in country:  RBI official

PANAJI : General manager of the Reserve Bank of India in Goa, S T Kannan on Saturday said the credit deposit ratio in Goa is presently lowest in the country, standing at between 28 per cent and 30 per cent, and if the state wants to target at higher gross domestic product then it should have more investments here. Please ... Read More »

Coconut development board won’t ‘bloom’

PANAJI: The agriculture department has decided to scrap the proposed state coconut development board, whose formation had been announced during the erstwhile Laxmikant Parsekar-led BJP government in 2016. Please like & share: Read More »

Maharashtra loses case due to variations in water needs

PANAJI: The Mahadayi (Mhadei) Water Disputes Tribunal has rejected the demand of Maharashtra for diversion of water of Mhadei basin to Tillari river basin for irrigation or for industrial uses, as the tribunal found considerable variations in the projected quantum of water requirements. Please like & share: Read More »

Vexatious stretch: smooth ride for travellers

PANAJI/VASCO  : The harrowed travellers had a smooth ride on Saturday along the Agassaim-Cortalim stretch, which had been witnessing traffic congestion in the last few days due to poor road conditions and works for new Zuari bridge and a flyover. Please like & share: Read More »

‘50% of state’s ST households lack toilets’

ROQUE DIAS | NT  MARGAO: Flying in the face of state government’s assertions vis-à-vis open defecation, a recent survey conducted by the Goa Tribal Association has found that just 50 per cent of the scheduled tribe   households in Goa have toilets. Please like & share: Read More »

WRD plans to give Majorda lake a fresh lease of life

DIANA FERNANDES | NT MARGAO: Many residents of Majorda-Calata remember the village lake, locally called as Tolleband, as a place where they would go to swim, but over the years its neglect has been evident. A long-pending demand of the locals has been is to revive the lake as it would be a boon for agricultural activities. Please like & ... Read More »

Calangute church takes up drugs, flesh trade concerns with sarpanch

CALANGUTE: Calangute church authorities, following concerns raised by residents over drug peddling, flesh trade activity, indulgence in loud music by establishments serving tourists and other issues, on Saturday called on the sarpanch Shawn Martins and apprised him of the problems faced by the villagers. Please like & share: Read More »

Calangute church takes up drugs, flesh trade concerns with sarpanch

CALANGUTE: Calangute church authorities, following concerns raised by residents over drug peddling, flesh trade activity, indulgence in loud music by establishments serving tourists and other issues, on Saturday called on the sarpanch Shawn Martins and apprised him of the problems faced by the villagers. Please like & share: Read More »

Escaped accused found hiding on Verna terrace

MARGAO: Paul Chima arrested by Margao police in connection with a case of house theft who had escaped from police custody has been arrested by the Fatorda police. His associates Zakir Ali has also been arrested and lodged in police custody. Please like & share: Read More »