MARGAO: With delimitation of all 40 constituencies notified in 2005 as per rules for changes in constituency topography every 20 years, the sitting MLAs now have to go outside their comfort zone and woo voters harder.
South Goa Monitor
Though stalwarts like Revenue Minister, Mr Jose Philip D’Souza and Deputy Speaker, Mr Mauvin Godinho are set to stake claim yet again for Vasco and Dabolim respectively, going may not be easy. Anti-incumbency is likely to play a major role
By Roque Dias
MARGAO: Will the strength of women in the Goa assembly go up after the March 3 elections? The predictions on this one appear favourable with five formidable women eying constituencies in Salcete and Mormugao talukas.
NIT: Have Canaconkar’s lost it?
Year 2011 is history. And so is Canacona’s dream project the National Institute of Technology (NIT) at Madditolop, in Loliem-Polem village panchayat or at least it looks like. Have Canaconkar’s lost it. Check the pulse from a cross section of local people.
THIRST QUENCHED: The ground-level water reservoir project at INS Hansa, having a storage capacity of 5,000 cubic litres, has been completed.
The year 2011 has been routine for me, and rotten for Goa. I look forward to the next year as an opportunity to cast an honest vote and cast away the dishonest.
BY NESHWIN ALMEIDA | NT
MARGAO: Brutal scenes of people choked to death were the visuals on television that gripped the entire nation last week when Kolkata-based AMRI hospital was engulfed in flames and smoke.
Vaikunth Pai Fondekar, who was recently appointed the vice-chairman of Dr Francisco Luis Gomes District Library committee at Navelim bares his plans to spread the library movement, to Pratima Achrekar. Here are excerpts from the interview…
By SUDESH BHOSLE | NT
VASCO: The Baina beach, which was considered to be a black spot on the tourism map of Goa for over four decades, is on its way to regain the past glory. But, for the beach to regain its lost glory in totality a beautification and development plan needs to be implemented with utmost seriousness.