PANAJI: The Goa Daman and Diu Freedom Fighters Association has demanded withdrawal of the third edition of the Semana Da Cultura Indo-Portuguesa (Goa), which is scheduled to be held from October 19 to November 21.Read More »
PANAJI: The Union mines ministry has asked the state government to give the status of mining leases accused of excess production of iron ore and specify particulars if the leaseholders are working under deemed extensions.Read More »
PANAJI: Given the small size of the state, the government authorities have proposed zero buffer zone around some wildlife sanctuaries or a buffer zone that could go upto a kilometre in some other cases and have informed the central authorities that 10 km buffer zone was too big a corridor for a state like Goa and could not be implemented.Read More »
PANAJI: Officials of the Shah Commission, which is probing illegal mining in the country, are set to revisit the state on Friday, while the CCF Karnataka, Dr U V Singh should be in the state on Sunday, officials informed.Read More »
PANAJI: The industries department on Thursday directed Watson Pharma to stop their construction activities, which are part of expansion of the unit, after illegalities were noticed in the allotment of the plot by the Goa Industrial Development Corporation, authorities said.Read More »
PANAJI: The Sanjay Centre For Special Education Goa, located at Porvorim look forward to doing away with its ‘ad hoc policy’ for the students, and coming out with a more comprehensive policy,Read More »
PANAJI: Goa has only five legal overseas recruitment agencies, the Commissioner for NRI Affairs, Mr Eduardo Faleiro, said on Thursday.Read More »
By NESHWIN ALMEIDA | NT
MARGAO: The Margao municipality continues to be in the news for being short-staffed and the long and winding queues of angry citizens.
BY ROQUE DIAS | NT
MARGAO: With the Right to Information Act, 2005 in full force in the state, applications keep pouring into various offices of the government in South Goa seeking relevant information, and therefore, the sale of the court fee stamps has been on the rise.
PANAJI: The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Sanjay Singh, on Thursday, said that he wants to modernise the khaki force of the state and infuse professionalism among them.Read More »