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Are ammonia tankers plying on Vasco roads safe?

Are the ammonia trucks plying on Vasco roads safe? Locals want safety assurance of ammonia-laden tankers often seen moving in and around Vasco town.The reaction of Vascoites comes in the wake of the breakdown of an ammonia tanker in busy area and subsequent disappearance of the driver on Friday night. People feared a possible leakage of ammonia. Vascoites have now ... Read More »

Governance hit in absence of key ministers: Vijai

There have been murmurs of change in leadership given Parrikar’s ill-health, but the BJP denies it. When the question was put to ally Vijai Sardesai, he did admit that the governance has taken a major hit in absence of key ministers holding crucial portfolios. Please like & share: Read More »

Try your luck finding files at MMC. Reality Check

Mormugao Municipal Council filing system is non –existent. Files are just thrown around. Authorities say that this is due to lack of space and things will be sorted out during the building renovations.But ultimately the people will suffer if these paper records get damaged given that these files include birth records, could be house numbers etc. Please like & share: Read More »

Mormugao civic body for plastic-free Chovoth

In a bid to enforce a plastic-free Chovoth in its jurisdiction, Mormugao Municipal Council on Thursday directed all Sarvajanik Ganesh Mandap Associations to use patravali (leaf plates) and paper plates to distribute prasad.A notice to this effect was issued by MMC Chief Officer Agnelo Fernandes.He also directed all shopkeepers and traders not to use or sell plastic of any sort ... Read More »

Political clash within BJP over leadership issue in Parrikar’s absence

The political clash within the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on the issue of changing the leadership still continues.Ayush Minister Shripad Naik still insists that the central leadership will have to take a decision on alternate arrangement if Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s comeback from the USA is delayed. Please like & share: Read More »

Locals repair Bogmallo roads, says can’t wait for PWD

The rains have destroyed Goa roads. Potholes are seen everywhere you go.The government says that these roads can only be repaired after the rains.And the patchwork that is being done does not even last one shower.Now in one such case, Bogmalo locals couldn’t wait until the PWD comes and repairs their roads. So have done it themselves. Please like & ... Read More »

Mahila chief courts arrest in sub registrar protest

Fatorda police arrested state Mahila chief Pratima Coutinho and 6 other Congress workers for allegedly obstructing work at Salcete sub-registrar.The Congress workers were protesting the delay that people had to face to get any document including Birth certificates.The delays could be as long as 3 -4 month. Sub-registrar says that he can’t do anything as he that staff he has ... Read More »

Parrikar back to US, Shripad & other local leaders contradict each other on ‘alternate arrangement’

Goa suddenly has become a hotbed of major political developments with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar being shifted back to USA from Mumbai for medical treatment.While BJP’s core committee was summoned to Mumbai by Parrikar, Ayush Minister Shripad Naik confirmed that they would also meet party leaders in Delhi to make alternate arrangements. Please like & share: Read More »

Potholes: PWD taking an easy way out?

That potholes are an issue all over the state as of today.But is the PWD doing a half-hearted, half-baked job on filling up the potholes due to peoples pressure translated to MLAs phone calls? Locals have raised serious concern over the huge pothole on Paroda’s MD road. Please like & share: Read More »

‘Mock drill not enough, where’s disaster management team’?

Vasco is a sensitive zone with oil companies and presence of ammonia tanks in the town.Now, MMC Deputy Collector Mahadev the expressed his disappointment with PWD over a faulty mock-drill exercise. While Ex- MMC Chairperson said mock drills are futile during actual crisis citing an example of the day when ammonia tanker overturned in Chicalim last year. Please like & ... Read More »