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Category: Goa News

No progress on alternative sites even as casinos remain anchored in Mandovi

PANAJI: Even as the state government has been extending the deadline for shifting the offshore casinos out of River Mandovi…

Special gram sabhas in Salcete discuss GPDP

BENAULIM: Panchayats across the Salcete taluka held special gram sabhas on Tuesday to commemorate Gandhi Jayanti with the main agenda…

758 households in coastal Salcete do not have toilets: DRDA survey

DIANA FERNANDES | NT MARGAO: The survey conducted by the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) recently to assess the requirement…

Welfare schemes for construction workers: rules revised, benefits increased

PONDA: The state government on Tuesday re-launched 17 welfare schemes for the construction workers under the Goa Building and Other…

Illegal parking of two wheelers in Margao inconveniences councillors

MARGAO: Chief officer of Margao Municipal Council (MMC) Shiddivinayak Naik, on Tuesday, directed  municipal  engineer to lift all the rent-a-bikes…

Poor attendance at Oct 2 Salcete gram sabhas

MARGAO: Despite the director of panchayats emphasising on holding the October 2 gram sabhas with a focus on discussion and…

Power dept replaces 3 burnt transformers at Cuncolim

MARGAO: The electricity department in Cuncolim has replaced three transformers that caught fire on Monday evening after a thunder and…

Electricity department suffers `25 lakh loss in North Goa

MAPUSA: Due to the squall in Bardez, the electricity department has suffered a loss of around Rs 20- 25 lakh…

Govt officials fail to attend gram sabhas in Salcete

MARGAO: Government officials failed to attend the special gram sabha to mark Gandhi Jayanti in many Salcete panchayats on Tuesday which drew…

Water shortage, stray cattle issues dominate Calangute gram sabha

CALANGUTE: Water shortage and stray cattle issues were discussed at the special gram sabha held at the Calangute Panchayat hall…