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Minor untoward incidents during Fatorda One-Day

MARGAO: Even as it was said that tight security arrangements have been made to ensure that no untoward incident was reported on the third and final one day International match between India and Australia which was abandoned on Sunday, some incidents of pick pocketing and missing of mobiles were reported.

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Incumbent councillor from ward 3 not to contest BMC polls

BICHOLIM: With the fast approaching Bicholim municipal election, candidates are leaving no stone unturned to attract voters. With hardly another week to go for voting, ward 3, which was earlier represented by Ms Aruna Rajesh Patnekar, the wife of Bicholim MLA, Mr Rajesh Patnekar has preferred to leave active politics. She is not contesting the BMC poll.

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Kamat, Rane visit management college site

PANAJI: The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat and Speaker of legislative assembly, Mr Pratapsingh Rane recently visited the site of Goa Institute of Management where a huge project is taking shape.

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Potholed roads inconvenience Salcete locals

MARGAO: Some main roads, internal roads and residential colony roads of low-lying areas in some parts of Salcete which had remained water-logged during the monsoon have developed a large number of potholes, causing inconvenience to vehicle owners, motorists and pedestrians.

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NHAI proposes 2 toll booths on NH 4A

PANAJI: The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has proposed a minimum toll of Rs 23 for four wheelers travelling from Panaji to Ponda after the completion of the four laning of the NH 4A.

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Republic Portugal changed Goans’ lives for better, feel experts

PANAJI: A conference held at the Portuguese consulate on Saturday to discuss the impact on Goa as regards the Iberian nation discarding monarchy in preference to Republic status, exactly hundred years ago, witnessed a number of Goan experts in various fields drawing a clear picture of the event in its centenary year.

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3 women in fray in BMC’s ward 10

BICHOLIM: The battle for victory in the ward 10 of the Bicholim municipality, reserved for women, has become quite interesting with three contestants — Ms Manasi Shirodkar, Ms Karuna Govenkar and Ms Sujata Hoble in the fray.

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Reject ‘Beach Resort’ accommodation demand: FFFG appeals to government

PANAJI: Strongly condemning the demand made by the directorate of film festivals and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of providing 5-star ‘Beach Resort’ as the accommodation for the officials, invitees and delegates of the International Film Festival of India 2010, the Federation of Film Fraternity of Goa on Saturday appealed to the government to outrightly reject this demand.

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Efforts on to boost ties with EU: Faleiro

PANAJI: Commissioner for NRI Affairs, Mr Eduardo Falerio inaugurated a 3-day Italian Film Festival at Dona Paula on Friday. The festival is being organised by Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with the International Centre-Goa on the occasion of Xth World Italian Language Week; it will conclude on October 24.

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