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CCP decides to revoke licence issued to KA for expansion work

PANAJI: The Corporation of City of Panaji, on Tuesday, decided to revoke the licence issued to the Kala Academy for its proposed expansion work, as objections have been received against it from the ward councillor besides the residents in the vicinity.

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Oppn stalls House proceedings, demands Monserrate’s dismissal

PANAJI: The state legislative assembly witnessed uproarious scenes, as a determined opposition Bharatiya Janata Party did not allow it to function on Tuesday demanding removal of the Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate, even as they protested over their notice for discussing adjournment motion not being considered.

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CCP projects income of Rs 28.41 cr for 2011-12

PANAJI: The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) Tuesday passed its budget for the year 2011-12 projecting an income of ` 28,41,76,566 and pegging the expenditure at ` 28,41,70,000 crore.

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Customs dept registers offence against Monserrate

PANAJI: The state legislative assembly witnessed uproarious scenes, as a determined opposition Bharatiya Janata Party did not allow it to function on Tuesday demanding removal of the Education Minister, Mr Atanasio Monserrate, even as they protested over their notice for discussing adjournment motion not being considered.

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Government offices begin functioning in newly formed Dharbandora taluka

PONDA: The government on Tuesday commenced the newly formed Dharbandora taluka offices even though the official inauguration of this taluka was postponed allegedly due the opposition of the villagers and elected representatives of the Usgao-Ganjem panchayat, for its inclusion in this twelfth taluka of the state.

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Three suspects arrested for thefts in Margao

MARGAO: Margao police on Tuesday arrested three persons from Vasco but originally from Moradabad, UP, for their suspected involvement in thefts reported in Margao. The police said that all three were interrogated, but did not rule out the possibility of their involvement in major theft cases.

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PTAs of Merces, St Cruz schools reiterate demand for English medium of instruction

PANAJI: The parent-teacher associations of Our Lady of Merces high school, Santa Cruz primary, high school and higher secondary school on Tuesday once again pressed for the demand for English as a medium of instruction to safeguard the future of the children from the next academic year onwards.

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Common cadre for municipal staff by November: Alemao

CANACONA: The foundation stone for the new complex of Canacona municipal market was laid at the hands of the Urban Development Minister, Mr Joaquim Alemao, on Saturday at Chauri-Canacona in the distinguished presence of the Canacona MLA, Mr Vijay Pai Khot and CMC chairperson, Mr Ratnakar Dhuri.

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‘Goa is the only state not to implement Reservation Policy’

MARGAO: Alleging that Goa is the only state that has not implemented the Reservation Policy in the assembly and parliamentary elections, the Goa ST, SC & OBCs Federation accused the government of wasting crores of public money while collecting wrong data during the recently conducted survey.

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