Thursday , 24 January 2019

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MPT opposes Pollution Control Board’s withdrawal of consent to handle coal

The Mormugao Port Trust has opposed the Goa Pollution Control Board’s decision to withdraw the consent to handle import of coal at the harbour.It also says that the mooring dolphin does not require environment clearance.The MPT has now decided to approach the National Green Tribunal on these issues and seek orders. The MPT also wants consent to handle coal within ... Read More »

Vishwajit threatens stir against his own Govt over power tariff hike

After Babu Azgaonkar of the MGP, Vishwajeet Rane is the BJP’s own minister, who has now threatened people’s agitation against the BJP government. What is the reason?The 11 percent hike in power tariff from 1st of April.He doesn’t blame the state government for it, but the central body JERC, which is also ruled by his own Bharatiya Janata Party at ... Read More »

Want mining to start soon? Form cooperatives of locals: Dependents

Everybody wants mining to restart as soon as possible. Then what is the best option? Auction, or a government corporation?At such time, the mining dependents and affected locals have come forward with a proposal of forming cooperatives of the dependents.And experts say that the Supreme Court has already given this option. An auction is not a must. Please like & ... Read More »

60 odd loaded barges await court’s decision

The Goa Barge Owners Association has now expressed their concerns overloaded barges that might get damaged due to rough weather conditions at sea.The High Court on Thursday had dismissed the plea to review its order to revoke the ban on ore transportation. There are currently 55 to 60 odd barges that are loaded with ore cargo however due to the ... Read More »

Goa observes Good Friday

Good Friday was observed all over the state. Jesus Christ was crucified at Calvary on this day some 2000 years ago and saved mankind from eternal damnation according to Christian doctrine.It is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum [3-du-em] on the Friday before Easter Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »

Construction on in North Goa fields: Congress

The Congress has alleged that construction has been going on in field’s right up from Mapusa to Parra. Congress MLA Reginaldo Lourenco told Goa 365 that they were opposed to this contract system pushed for by the TCP minister Vijai Sardesai. Please like & share: Read More »

Post-mining ban MPT explores other alternatives

MPT has anticipated the loss of Rs 35 crores this financial year as coal handling has stopped. However, MPT has been trying to bring other cargo to Goa port in a bid to sustain the port. This includes Iron ore import.Chairman I Jeyakumar said that port is looking at encouraging import of sand, steel and container handling and after completion ... Read More »

3-member CAC makes RP 2021 operational

The Regional Plan 2021 has been finally made operational. And after a gap of more than 6 years. The decision was taken by three-member Cabinet Advisory Committee. This would now allow development in the land marked as settlement in RP 2021.This plan was notified in 2011 but kept in abeyance by the Manohar Parrikar led government that came to power ... Read More »

Parrikar cabinet grants 6 more months to casinos in Mandovi

The cabinet took its first major decision after chief minister Manohar Parrikar was moved to the USA. And that’s regarding casinos.No, not to move it out. To keep it in river Mandovi for six more months. Because the earlier extension is expiring on 31st of March. It was a decision taken by circulating the cabinet note, from America to Goa. ... Read More »

HC stays transportation of ore

The High court on Wednesday stayed the transportation of ore. The interim order came after a contempt petition filed by Goa Foundation Goa Foundation had moved the court after the Directorate of mines had allowed the transportation of ore.However, in court on Wednesday the director of mines refused to take responsibility for the transportation. Please like & share: Read More »