PANAJI: Stating that the Bharatiya Janata Party has already completed its political/ organisational planning for the 2014 Parliamentary elections, the national president of the BJP, Mr Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that as far as Goa is concerned, his party would work towards bridging the existing gap between it and the minorities in the state.Read More »
LONDON: Britons flocked to the polls in a general election Thursday that could end 13 years of Labour rule and thrust the small Liberal Democratic Party into a decisive role.Read More »
PANAJI: The city of Panaji and thirteen other municipal areas in the state will soon receive a benefit of having renewable sources of energy, under the central government scheme, for which a Solar City Cell has already been set up and consultants nominated for preparing a related Master Plan.Read More »
MARGAO: The residents of Margao are facing a sever health hazard due to the pollution of nullahs and water bodies caused by the sewerage discharges, mostly from overflowing septic tanks.Read More »
MARGAO: The Colva police on Thursday, arrested, Helicia Veigas, aged 20, a resident of Varca, working as a clerk in a nationalised bank in Colva, in a case of forgery and cheating. Colva police said that cash amounting to Rs 3.75 lakh was allegedly withdrawn by the alleged accused from an account, of a person from Benaulim,Read More »
PANAJI: Welcoming the May 3 judgement of the Supreme Court wherein it upheld the April 2001 decision of the Goa Bench of Bombay High Court striking down the May 15, 1996 and August 1, 1996 notificationsRead More »
PANAJI: Admitting that there were procedural errors on his part including not approaching the state cabinet before issuing May 15, 1996 and August 1, 1996 notifications,Read More »
BY JOAO SOUSA M | NT
PANAJI: The Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) which has been in the red over the years continues to bleed as lakhs of rupees go unaccounted due to non-issuance of tickets by conductors.
NEW DELHI: In a blow to investigating agencies, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled as illegal compulsory use of narco-analysis, brain-mapping and polygraph tests, saying such techniques amount to cruel and degrading treatment and unwarranted intrusion into personal liberty.Read More »
BY MICHAEL FISHER | NT
PANAJI: The Goa State Horticulture Development Corporation (GSHDC), a state government enterprise, and a Delhi NGO have come together to provide cold storage facility carts that will keep the fruits and vegetables fresh.