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Fish folks concerned over polluted Baina beach

Baina fisher folks, environmental and social activists from Vasco have criticized Gammon India officials and the PWD for releasing piling slurry and sewerage into Baina beach.Recently the State government spent over Rs 2 crore for beautifying Baina beach.But ironically on the other side sewerage is being discharged onto the beach. Please like & share: Read More »

Pollution Control Board revokes Jindal’s consent to handle coal at MPT

The coal issue of Vasco has taken a dramatic turn. The Goa State Pollution Control Board has rejected the proposal of Jindal’s Steel Plant to operate coal handling from the Mormugao Port Trust. Because it has no environment clearance from the union ministry. Please like & share: Read More »

Vishwajeet firm on GMC charging, but prepared for MOU with Mah

The Goa government will not back down from threats from across the border on charging Maharashtra patients in GMC. We will do what we have to do, Health Minister Vishawajit Rane has said once again. But as there were BJP governments in both the states, Please like & share: Read More »

Caurem activists to file contempt petition for transporting ore

Activists of Caurem in Quepem taluka have decided to file a contempt petition before the Supreme Court next week.They allege that the lease holder has illegally extracted the ore and stocked it outside the lease area. The same ore is now being transported with the permission of mines department. Please like & share: Read More »

ED attaches properties of Narvekar & GCA gang in bank fraud

The Enforcement Directorate has finally acted in GCA scam. It has attached properties worth 4 crore 13 lakh rupees belonging to former minister Dayanand Narvekar, Chetan Desai, Vinod Phadke and Akbar Mulla.All are former Office bearers of Goa Cricket Association. Please like & share: Read More »

Cong wants Mopa land losers be paid 4 times the market rate

Congress has claimed that the compensation scheme to Mopa land losers is a fraud.The Congress Party has demanded the government should pay 6000 rupees per square meter or 4 times the market rate.GPCC President Shantaram Naik says they are paid only 90 rupees per square metre.The government had taken an administrative decision to increase the compensation three times the initial ... Read More »

Don’t believe rumours, Govt is strong: BJP

The BJP has reacted strongly to purported comments by AICC general secretary Chella Kumar that the Congress would form a government anytime as there was a leadership crisis in the state.BJP has reassured that the government is strong. There is no leadership crisis. And Chief minister Manohar Parrikar is in charge and will be coming back to the state after ... Read More »

“All mining leases are scrapped, other than 88 mines can’t start with old leases”

The one option which is being thought of to continue mining in Goa is to start mining on other leases than the 88 leases which are scrapped by the Supreme Court.Union minister Nitin Gadkari said this during his recent visit to Goa.But the environmentalists are saying that the court has scrapped all the leases. Not from now. From 2007. Please ... Read More »

‘Announcement on next GPCC Chief in next 10 days’

The Congress party is still tightlipped on the name of next state chief.Outgoing GPCC President Shantaram Naik says the name of next GPCC Chief will be announced in the next 10 days.After hectic parleys for the last two days, Goa desk in-charge Dr. Chellakumar has left for Chennai from there he will be flying to Delhi. Please like & share: Read More »

Be patient , CM is recovering: Francis

Urban Development Minister Francis D’Souza says the chief minister is recovering and we have to be patient.He says hence there is no question of leadership change. Francis was talking to journalists in Mapusa on Saturday where he announced the constitution of a new PDA committee. Please like & share: Read More »