Thursday , 17 January 2019

Goa News

Need for maintaining aesthetic appeal of Campal Children’s Park

SHAIKH JAMALUDDIN | NT CAMPAL: The Children’s Park at Campal, also known as the Bhagawan Mahavir Bal Vihar, draws a good number of picnickers from far and wide, especially on weekends and holidays. Children also come with their parents, mostly in the evenings, to use the play equipment in the garden and spend recreational time there. Please like & share: Read More »

4,437 mining dependants got relief under scheme

SHOMA PATNAIK | NT  PANAJI: As the mining dependants get ready to start their protests at  the Ram Leela Maidan and the Jantar Mantar in the national capital, it has come to light that 4,437 barge owners, truck and machinery operators have received relief from the state government under  the mining debt relief scheme. Please like & share: Read More »

Serula case probe going nowhere

SOIRU VELIP | NT PANAJI: It appears that the state government is not determined to push for a thorough probe into the multi-crore Serula land grab case, as it has not yet taken a call after inquiry officer Srinet Kothwale requested the government to relieve him from the probe as his hands are full with too many positions.   Please like ... Read More »

Govt to hold meet on Dec 10 on bending fish import ban

PANAJI/MARGAO: Although the Margao Wholesale Fish Market Association president Ibrahim Maulana has said the fish caught by fishermen from bordering coastal villages of Maharashtra and Karnataka will be imported into Goa from Thursday, the government on Wednesday clarified that it will take a call on December 10 over allowing the fish caught by these smalltime fishermen. Please like & share: Read More »

North Goa people asked to register wells, tankers

PANAJI: The water resources department has asked the people of North Goa district to register their traditional wells, borewells, sinkwells and water tankers with the department within 30 days. Please like & share: Read More »

In pursuit of swacchata in govt school toilets

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT PANAJI: Finding that the toilets in the government schools around the state are in unhygienic condition as compared to those in the aided schools, the education department will soon resend a proposal to the government as regards revising the existing terms, thus allowing the wet sweepers working on daily wages in the government schools ... Read More »

Police teams to be formed for crackdown on food outlets

PANAJI: The Goa police will form teams headed by a PSI in every police station to assist the directorate of food and drugs administration in its drive against foreigners who have been running illegal food outlets and not complying with provisions of the Health and Food Safety Act. Please like & share: Read More »

Over 9,000 houses in Ponda taluka do not have toilets 

NIRGOSH GAUDE | NT  PONDA: Flying in the face of tall claims of the state government on open defecation, a survey has revealed that more than 9,000 houses in Ponda taluka do not have toilets. Please like & share: Read More »

NGT puts brakes on notification over EC for construction activities

PANAJI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has put a stay on the latest notification issued by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), restoring the requirement for procuring an environment clearance (EC) for construction activities. Please like & share: Read More »