Monday , 25 March 2019

Goa News

‘Local hoteliers’ grumbling on GST burden unfounded’

SHOMA PATNAIK | NT  PANAJI: Surprised by the local hotel industry’s cribbing over the increase in tax rate under the new goods and service tax regime, GST commissioner in the state Deepak Bandekar  on Thursday said  the industry’s claims appears to be groundless. Please like & share: Read More »

VP/NGOs libraries financial assistance scheme rolled out

PANAJI: The state government has notified the Goa State Village Panchayat/ NGOs Libraries Financial Assistance Scheme, 2018, which has come into effect, in supersession of all previous orders. Please like & share: Read More »

MARGAO: Margao police have registered a cheating case against one Manoj Kumar from New Delhi who allegedly cheated about 40 youth from South Goa by promising jobs abroad. Police said that based on the complaint lodged by youth, an offence under Section 420 of IPC has been registered. However, Kumar is not arrested. According to a complaint lodged at the ... Read More »

NGT seeks time-bound action plans to curb pollution in industrial clusters

PANAJI: Following a national media report on the number of identified polluted industrial clusters rising to 100 in seven years, based on evaluation of Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI) score, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has recently directed all the state pollution control boards (SPCBs) including Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) to finalise time-bound action plans to restore environmental ... Read More »

Alina: people’s views should have been taken into consideration

VASCO: Cortalim MLA Alina Saldanha, on Thursday, said  that the draft Goa Tourism Policy 2018 has failed to consider the small size of the state, its unique culture and totally ignored the needs of the general public. Please like & share: Read More »

17,902 students to appear for 2019 HSSC examination

PANAJI: The total number of students registered for appearing at the 2019 HSSC examination conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education stand at 17,902. Please like & share: Read More »

Jack Sequeira’s statue will come up in assembly complex soon: Vijai

PANAJI: Goa Forward Party (GFP) president Vijai Sardesai, who is also the TCP Minister in the Manohar Parrikar-led coalition government, on Wednesday expressed confidence that the statue of Dr Jack De Sequeira will be installed in Goa legislative assembly complex stating that it is just a matter of time that due recognition is accorded to the father of Goa Opinion ... Read More »