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THERE’S NO STOPPING UNAUTHORISED BUS STOPS

PANAJI: Fines imposed on buses for unauthorised stops seems to have had limited impact on city bus operators. Even though the North Goa Collector had notified 162 bus stops across the city and its surrounding areas on August 7 last year, city buses continue to resort to unauthorised halting. It is also learnt that authorities have failed to keep a ... Read More »

Margao municipal garden turns into dumping ground

MARGAO: Margao municipal garden has become a dumping ground as the municipality has ‘no place’ to store thousands of garbage bins it has received for the door-to-door garbage collection. The municipality is using the place to store the garbage bins in contravention to its own decision taken on March 15, 2012 that the garden would not be used of any ... Read More »

Glasgow the winner but sport falls short at the Games

GLASGOW: As Glasgow basks in the afterglow of hosting a popular 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games, Scotland’s largest city can reflect on a job well done even if the sporting action underwhelmed on a global scale. Hailed as the best ever Games by Federation president Prince Tunku Imran, Glasgow charmed the 71 participating nations and territories that competed over ... Read More »

A hundred dreams

The Gulf Goans Hotel Company Ltd that owns Hotel Goan Heritage in Calangute is a singular example of company ownership, not to mention amity between fellowmen, finds out SHOMA PATNAIK The beach belt of North Goa is choc-o-bloc with hotels. But none perhaps have origins as unique as Hotel Goan Heritage, Gaura Vaddo, Calangute. It seems apt to recount the ... Read More »

CM pushes for organic farming in Goa

PANAJI: Indicating the desire of his government to give a boost to organic farming as well as organic cultivation in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday discussed with Union Minister of Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh a number of central agricultural schemes under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana that can be implemented in the state. The Union minister also informed about ... Read More »

Rash drivers main killers GOA’S DEATH ZONES

PANAJI: Rash and negligent driving is the main cause of the rise in the number of accidents, and according to the statistics, during the last six months 161 people have died in different road accidents reported in the state. The comprehensive analysis of accident data for the last six months (January to June 2014) done by the Goa traffic police ... Read More »