PANAJI: A young woman was the latest victim of the motorcycle-borne chain snatchers who struck again on Saturday afternoon after following her for some time at Alto-Torda, Porvorim.Read More »
MARGAO: Former tourism minister, Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, who had been arrested on Thursday in connection with the Nadia death case, was remanded to seven-day police custody on Friday.Read More »
BY JOAO SOUSA M | NT NETWORK
PANAJI: The water resources department has submitted the names of 20 beaches to the Central Water and Power Research Centre for conducting a study to arrest seashore erosion, which has hit over 20-25 km of Goa’s coastline.
BY MICHAEL FISHER | NT NETWORK
PANAJI: In its efforts to save Coco and Betalbatim beaches from vanishing, the state government has approached the World Bank and ADB, said sources close to the project, which is now under the wraps but would be disclosed during the monsoon assembly of the state legislative assembly.
PANAJI: The legislature wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party led by the leader of the opposition, Mr Manohar Parrikar met the Governor, Dr S S Sidhu at the Raj Bhavan on Friday and demanded that the Home Minister, Mr Ravi Naik, following allegations against him and his son as regards having nexus with the drug mafia, be relieved of his portfolio immediately and a CBI inquiry ordered to probe the matter.Read More »
PANAJI: Property worth Rs 20 lakh was gutted in a fire that broke out in a shop at St Cruz, in the wee hours of Friday. The fire was caused due to an electrical short circuit it was reported.
However, property worth around Rs 70 lakh was saved. Four fire tenders were used to douse the flames.
PANAJI: The 2011 election for electing the new council of the Corporation of the City of Panaji will witness new faces in the Monserrate panel, with the expulsion of most the members of this panel who are presently the ruling side councillors.Read More »
MARGAO: The Maina-Curtorim police arrested three persons, including two minors, in connection with the cases of motorcycle thefts reported in Salcete.Read More »
MARGAO: The principal district and sessions judge, South Goa, Mr U V Bakre, on Friday granted conditional anticipatory bail to Roland Rebello, an employee of a co-operative credit society, in a case pertaining to the society.Read More »
MARGAO/PANAJI: Former tourism minister, Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, the prime accused in the Nadia death case, was arrested by the CID (crime branch) on Thursday after Hospicio Hospital discharged him.Read More »