Thursday , 17 January 2019

Goa News

Mapusa civic chief appeals to officials to work in individual capacity to avoid delays

MAPUSA: Chairperson of Mapusa Municipal Council Ryan Braganza, on Wednesday, expressed displeasure over slow pace of development works in the town, and said that “there are procedural lapses and also  delays. So people get frustrated as they want to see development in Mapusa. I appeal to all the officials to work in individual capacity so that there are no procedural ... Read More »

Govt climbs down on fish safety stance

PANAJI: The recent decision of the state government to relax the mandatory norms of the food and drugs administration for smalltime fishermen from Maharashtra and Karnataka for fish transportation has indicated that the government has not only climbed down from its stand on formalin row but also diverted the issue to fish transportation. Please like & share: Read More »

Parrikar asks officials to expedite recruitments

PANAJI: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday directed officials of the departments, which have completed the process to assess the manpower requirement, to take necessary steps to fill the vacancies as early as possible. Please like & share: Read More »

30% drop in fish prices  

MARGAO: Fish lovers breathed easy on Tuesday as fish prices saw a 30 per cent drop in Margao a day after the government issued an order relaxing norms for fish imports from Maharashtra and Karnataka. Please like & share: Read More »

Employers dodge KYC compliance for EPF

PANAJI: A large number of employees in the state are likely to lose out on the online claim facility of the Employee Provident Fund, starting from January 1 2019, due to the negligence of companies in complying with KYC.  Please like & share: Read More »

Contract farming bill on the cards

MAPUSA : Giving a fillip to contract farming in the state, Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai on Tuesday announced that contract farming bill will be drafted and tabled in the state legislative assembly during the next session. Please like & share: Read More »

Nauxim marina project gets a push for revival

PANAJI: The Goa State Pollution Control Board has decided to ask the authorities to hold a public hearing on the marina project proposed at the northern bank of the Zuari near Nauxim, hinting at revival of the stalled project. Please like & share: Read More »

Greens up in arms against Goa-Belagavi NH widening

BELAGAVI: Noted environmentalist and veteran film actor Suresh Hebbalkar on Tuesday said that environmentalists will hold a protest at the Freedom Park in Bengaluru on January 5 to bring pressure on the Karnataka government to immediately stop the widening works on the Goa-Belagavi national highway. Please like & share: Read More »