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GPSC recommends Umraskar for accounts director’s post

Panaji: The Goa Public Service Commission (GPSC) through a duly constituted Departmental Promotion Committee has recommended to the government the name of Dilip Umraskar, presently holding the post of the joint director of accounts, for promotion as the new director of accounts from July 1, 2020. The incumbent director of accounts Prakash Pereira is due for superannuation on June 30, …

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GPSC recommends Umraskar for accounts director’s post

Panaji: The Goa Public Service Commission (GPSC) through a duly constituted Departmental Promotion Committee has recommended to the government the name of Dilip Umraskar, presently holding the post of the joint director of accounts, for promotion as the new director of accounts from July 1, 2020. The incumbent director of accounts Prakash Pereira is due for superannuation on June 30, …

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123 patients recovering at Margao COVID hospital, nobody on ventilator

Margao: The state’s designated COVID hospital – ESI Hospital in Margao as of Tuesday had 123 patients receiving treatment, however none are put on ventilator, confirmed medical superintendent of Hospicio and in-charge of COVID-19 in South Goa Dr Ira Almeida.  Speaking to this daily, Dr Almeida said that the hospital was taking care of symptomatic patients but added that none …

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GFP MLAs dismiss reports of proposed entry into BJP

Panaji: The Goa Forward Party MLAs Jayesh Salgaonkar and Vinod Paliencar on Tuesday rubbished the news as regards their proposed entry in the Bharatiya Janata Party. The two legislators addressed a late evening press conference following statements made by the former BJP MLAs Dilip Parulekar and Dayanand Mandrekar that the process as regards entry of Salgaonkar and Paliencar into the …

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Bank manager booked for misappropriating over Rs 1.2 crore

Margao: Manager of ICICI Bank’s Arlem branch has been booked by Maina-Curtorim police for allegedly cheating and misappropriating Rs 1,20,50,000 of a account holder. Maina-Curtorim police said that as per a complaint lodged by a resident of Gogol between March 18 to May 2020 at ICICI Bank’s Arlem branch, manager Gulsan Gusai obtained blank cheque signed by the complainant and also of the account jointly held by …

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Govt offices open at Spaces, Patto

Panaji: After carrying out complete sanitisation of the premises of Spaces Building at Patto-Panaji, major government offices housed in the premises were opened for public on Tuesday. Office of sub-registrar, RERA and urban development resumed services from Tuesday but the court will continue to remain closed until this week. Civil and criminal courts of Panaji are housed on the 3rd, …

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SGPDA to allow 15 fish-laden vehicles at a time at wholesale market

Margao: The chairman of South Goa Planning and Development Authority (SGPDA) Wilfred D’Sa on Tuesday said that a collective decision has been taken to allow 15 fish carrying vehicles at a time in the wholesale fish market from August 1. This decision was taken during a crucial meeting held with the board members on Tuesday. Sources said that the meeting was convened as advised by the Advocate General to discuss and …

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DG Shipping revalidates seafarers’ certificates till December 2021

Margao: The Directorate General of Shipping has in a recent order allowed for revalidation of certificates of competency and proficiency for seafarers including training certificate that are expiring on or before December 31, 2020, to be revalidated for a year. In a recent order, Director General of Shipping Amitabh Kumar stated that the industry has been severely impacted due to …

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Quegdevelim road caves in; closed for traffic

Reis Magos: Locals and fishermen from Coco beach area of Nerul village are facing a lot of inconvenience as the road which they use has been blocked for traffic at Quegdevelim after a portion of the road caved in, thereby developing a huge hole. As per locals, the road stretch has suffered the damage as it is constantly being battered …

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HC partly allows plea over issue of inter se seniority

Panaji: The High Court of Bombay at Goa has partly allowed a petition on an issue of inter se seniority in a Bicholim taluka school. The challenge, in this petition, was to the judgment and order dated March 29, 2019 passed by the Principal District Judge at Panaji in education appeal numbers 8 of 2016 and 3 of  2017. By …

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