Saturday , 23 March 2019

Goa News

Salcete locals say gram sabha delays have become a norm

MARGAO: Salcete locals say that delay in holding gram sabha for a month or two and even more has become like a regular norm for some panchayats in the taluka.  To add to it, the government in the recent past, through a circular, has removed the ‘any other business’ item on the agenda and the citizens feel it has been ... Read More »

State excise dept goes digital

PANAJI: The excise department was digitally empowered on Tuesday with the launch of new module of online services for the local liquor industry. Please like & share: Read More »

Calangute villagers step up heat on VP over illegal road

CALANGUTE: Calangute villagers on Tuesday threatened to take law in their hands over the issue of a road, which they claimed has been constructed illegally at Baga beach and demanded restoration of the beach within two days. Please like & share: Read More »

Mahashivratri celebrated

SANKHALI: Devotees in large numbers on Monday thronged temples across the state on Mahashivratri and worshiped Lord Shiva, also called the destroyer of evil. Devotees also chanted Shiva mantras and sang songs to worship the Lord. Please like & share: Read More »

Mandar murder case: HC upholds life sentence for 4

PANAJI: The High Court of Bombay at Goa has upheld the life sentence for the four accused Rohan Dhungat, Nafiyaz Sheikh, Shankar Tiwari and Jovita Ryan Dos Remedios Pinto in the Mandar Surlakar murder case. Please like & share: Read More »

It’s official! Sopte is BJP candidate for Mandrem bypoll

PANAJI: The Bharatiya Janata Party has made it official that former Congressmen, Dayanand Sopte, who is new entrant to the party would be its candidate for the forthcoming Mandrem bypoll, just as ‘rebel’ BJP leader and former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar called it “rowdy’s innings” on the part of the party leaders. Please like & share: Read More »

Decline in number of cops violating traffic rules

PANAJI: The number of police personnel found violating traffic rules has come down considerably and the reason according to senior police officials is the disciplinary action taken against such personnel. Please like & share: Read More »

Centre working on formula to resume Goa mining: Cabral

Law and Judiciary Minister Nilesh Cabral says that the Centre is working on an amendment to facilitate resumption of mining operations in Goa. In an interview with SOIRU VELIP, the two-time BJP legislator from Curchorem admits that the situation in the state’s mining belt is bad Please like & share: Read More »

Online travel agencies barred from booking in unlicensed hotels

PANAJI: In a measure aimed at addressing the concern of unlicensed hotels in the state which was raised by stakeholders, the government has made it compulsory for online travel service providers to undertake bookings of only those hotels which are registered. Please like & share: Read More »

7 Curchorem youth held for assaulting duo including cop

CURCHOREM: Seven youth from Curchorem were late on Sunday night arrested by Quepem police for allegedly brutally assaulting one Shashi Gauns Dessai from Xeldem and a police constable Niket Gauns Dessai. Please like & share: Read More »