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 »
PANAJI: The indefinite strike called by the bus owners association on July 12 was called off on Thursday ending the standoff between the transport department and private bus operators even as they accept Rs 0.10 hike in the bus fare.Read More »
BY MICHAEL FISHER
PANAJI: The state government is likely to announce thee scheme to bring fallow farmland under cultivation during the monsoon session of the assembly as the fallow land is increasing alarmingly and could endanger the state’s food stocks in the long term.
PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat has announced that the government has prepared a new scheme entitled ‘Sanjeevani’ to allocate grants to old age homes in the state.
Mr Kamat further said, the scheme will be implemented through Social Welfare Department and a budgetary provision of Rs 1 crore has been made for the purpose.
BICHOLIM: The farmers should adopt modern agricultural methods by availing different government schemes, which are being implemented by the agriculture department, said Bicholim zonal agriculture officer, Mr Pradeep Malik.Read More »
POINGUINNIM: The meeting headed by the president of Canacona block Congress, Mr Elvis Fernandes saw appointment of Mr Ramakant Gaonkar and Mr Saurab Gayak as vice presidents and Mr Udaykumar Gaonkar as treasurer along with 21 executive members.Read More »
BICHOLIM: The newly formed Red Ribbon Club of Mayem, Bhatwadi was inaugurated at the hands of the director of Sesa Goa, Mr Ritesh Sinha.Read More »