Saturday , 17 November 2018

Goa News

South Goa Collector to discuss ‘assault’ on FC Goa fans in weekly meeting

MARGAO: The district collector, South Dr Tariq Thomas on Monday said that he has taken the incident of assault on football fans at the Fatorda stadium by police, very seriously, and that it would be discussed in the weekly law and order meeting scheduled on Wednesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Israel to be focus country for IFFI 2018

PANAJI: Actors Akshay Kumar and Chitrangada Singh as well as directors Reema Kagti and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, along with other filmmakers will be present at the International Film Festival of India 2018. Please like & share: Read More »

State stares at fish shortage as import ban takes effect

PANAJI: Even as the 6-month ban on import of fish into the state comes into effect from Monday (today), the Congress party on Sunday called upon the government and the Health Minister Vishwajit Rane to do a re-think “as it would put the state and the fish eaters in crisis.” Please like & share: Read More »

Nuvem locals oppose tourism master plan

MARGAO: Nuvem villagers, during the gram sabha on Sunday, unanimously resolved to oppose tooth and nail the state draft tourism policy and tourism master plan as “it was framed by the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) following faulty procedures and stakeholders are taken for granted.” Please like & share: Read More »

Issue of garbage collection fee dominates Moira gram sabha

MAPUSA: The issue of garbage fee rocked the Moira gram sabha on Sunday where villagers agreed to pay the garbage fee provided the panchayat produces data pertaining to houses, commercial establishments and rented rooms in the village. Following the demand of a gram sabha member the garbage committee was dissolved. Please like & share: Read More »

Protest march held in Calangute against illegal cutting of trees

CALANGUTE: The Sisters of St Alex Convent with the support of St Alex Church and Calangute Constituency Forum held a protest march against illegal cutting of trees on a hill located next to the convent for construction of an alleged night club near Bon Viagem in Calangute. Please like & share: Read More »

IFFI organisers yet to announce films to be screened

PANAJI: Will Japanese author Hirokazu Koreeda’s ‘Shoplifters’, the Palm d’Or winner at Cannes this year be screened at IFFI? Or ‘Roma’, Oscar winner Afonso Cuarón’s semi-autobiographical tale set in Mexico, which even forced Netflix to change its strategy and give it theatrical release? We don’t know.  Please like & share: Read More »

Farmers demand hike in support price for sugarcane

PONDA: The sugarcane farmers, under the banner of Gomantak Uss Utpadak Sangatana, has threatened to agitate if their demand for support price hike is not fulfilled before the commencement of the new sugarcane crushing season. Recently the farmers held a meeting with the administrator of Sanjeevani Sugar Factory at Dharbandora. Please like & share: Read More »

Work on railway underbridge at Seraulim yet to begin

SERAULIM: It has been over a year since the Konkan Railways and Public Works Department (PWD) held inspections for the proposed railway under-bridge at Seraulim, but the work on the project is yet to begin. Please like & share: Read More »