Sonsodo: People hospitalised, Operation II begins

Around 50 residents of Maina Curtorim have been shifted to Fatorda stadium and three of them are hospitalised due to unbearable smoke of Sonsodo fire. After spraying chemicals for five days, government has now started controlling the fire at the Sonsodo garbage dump by filling it with mud and debris. According to fire officials, the […]

Fish ban begins, no fresh fish till 31 July

Goenkar will be deprived of fresh fish from today. For the next two months. The 61-day fish ban started from 1st of June. It ends on 31st of July. But trawler owners of Cutbon jetty want the ban to extended till 15th of August.  The 61-day fishing ban in Goan waters has come into force. Goans have […]

Sonsodo fire, heat rises, neighbours protest

Curtorkars block Sonsodo garbage trucks, start shifting due to smoke Sonsoddo protest The time bomb of Sonsodo has exploded. Not in Madgao, but in Maina-Curtorim. The local villagers are facing the brunt of the Sonsodo garbage dump which is on fire since Monday. The Sarpanch blocked Madgao municipality’s garbage trucks on Thursday morning. On the other hand, […]

Sonsoddo dump catches fire, creates panic

A fire at Margao infamous Sonsoddo garbage dump created panic as the fire spread due to strong winds forcing authorities to bring in fire tenders from as far as Curchorem and Verna. A total of 24 tenders were finally used to bring the raging fire under control.  Sonsoddo garbage dump has been in the news […]