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CM promises to regularise striking malaria workers

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, assured the protesting malaria workers, appointment letters, after consulting with the Health Minister, Mr Vishwajeet Rane, the director of Health Services, Dr Rajnanda Dessai, health secretary and under secretary, revealed the legal advisor, Mr Subhash Sawant.

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Agonda wants VP to issue shack licences

CANACONA: At the gram sabha held at Agonda village panchayat on Sunday, it was resolved to send a proposal for extension of panchayat building for housing a library, post office and a mini hall for some cultural activities.

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Dead end likely for 40-odd mining leases

PANAJI: The notices issued by the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) to 45 mining leases asking them to suspend their mining operations due to absence of environmental clearances will expire on November 18, officials say, putting a question mark on the continued operation of these mines, with a moratorium existing on new environmental clearances.

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Closing ceremony of IFFI may be held in Margao

PANAJI: The opposition faced by the government on the closing ceremony of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2011 clashing with the feast of St Francis Xavier at Old Goa could see the closing ceremony being shifted to Margao, according to sources.

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Mickky to float new political party

MARGAO:  The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA, Mr Francisco Xavier Pacheco alias Mickky, on Sunday, made his intentions clear to contest from the Nuvem constituency by floating a new political party.

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Navelim locals for new plan

MARGAO:  The villagers of Navelim, at the special gram sabha, on Sunday,   resolved to  demand scraping of the  regional plan for their village claiming that it is in correct and  there are too many flaws and errors, which will be difficult to rectify.

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Ultimately people will decide: Cong

PANAJI: Ultimately the people will decide, feels that the Congress reacting to the various issues facing the party as it enters the final stretch of the pre-election preparations.

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