MARGAO: The villagers of Chinchinim, on Sunday, at the ordinary gram sabha, resolved to direct the panchayat body not to issue construction licences for the commercial building projects in the village till the garbage disposal problem is solved.Read More »
By Derek Almeida | NT
MARGAO: A study has shown that practically all hospitals in the state lack facilities to dispose contaminated medical waste. Consequently, the waste is either dumped in road side garbage bin or picked up by private agencies which are seldom asked where it is dumped.
PANAJI: The state unit of the Nationalist Congress Party has shortlisted its 12 candidates to run for the forthcoming assembly election, with the exclusion of its sitting MLA, Mr Francisco Xavier ‘Mickey’ Pacheco from the list.Read More »
BY NESHWIN ALMEIDA | NT
MARGAO: The Margao municipal council is in financial crunch as the biggest revenue generating source – house tax – has hit roadblocks.
BY ROQUE DIAS | NT
MARGAO: Curtorim, which is known as the granary of Salcete, is being eyed by many big-time builders, though not many big constructions can be seen as of now.
by Neshwin Almeida | NT
MARGAO: Margao’s nullahs, which date back to the Portuguese era, were meant to be the carriers of storm water, which flows into the River Sal. These nullahs prevented flooding in low-lying areas like Old Market, Maddel, Khareband, Comba and Fatorda.
BY SUDESH BHOSLE | NT
VASCO: The Vasco Ravindra Bhavan, a dream project for the Vascoites, which was earlier expected to be ready by May this year but later delayed to September, may well take another one and half year for completion.
By Albert Fernandes | NT
CANACONA: Every person by the very nature needs a decent farewell after death. Disposal of a dead body in a helter-skelter manner is considered to invite bad luck.
VASCO: Officials of Airport Authority of India, Indian Navy, Public Works Department and Revenue Department besides the Deputy Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly, Mr Mauvin Godinho on Friday inspected four major sites near the Dabolim airport for parking.Read More »
MARGAO: Waste, wet and dry, is being unabatedly dumped along the roadside near the Ramnagri junction since years resulting in stink around the place. And since the dumping site is at the intersection point of two village panchayats - St Jose De Areal and Curtorim, it inconveniences people from both the areas.Read More »