VALPOI: Reacting to the strong opposition by the Chimbel villagers to the proposed health city project in their village, the Health Minister, Mr Vishwajeet Rane said that whoever wants to oppose the project should speak to the Chief Minister.Read More »
MAPUSA: Municipal toilets located in the Mapusa market are very badly maintained and unhygienic.Read More »
CANACONA: In order to showcase the creative talent of teachers of primary and upper primary schools of the Canacona taluka, Block Resource Centre of Goa Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, organised a taluka- level teaching -learning material (TLM) exhibition, recently, in the premises of SSA BRC, Nagorcem-Canacona.Read More »
VASCO: The Mormugao Municipality, will file an affidavit in the High Court of Bombay at Goa, on April 26, over the houses lying in the alignment of the four-lane highway, near the Baina seashore.Read More »
BY RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT
PANAJI: The Ambassador of Portugal to India, Mr Jorge Roza de Oliveira on Saturday said that he has still not been able to understand what really Goan freedom fighters want from Portugal, as the Portuguese foreign minister, way back in 1974 had already pleaded forgiveness for the 450 years of Portuguese rule in Goa, and was given the same.
MARGAO: The agitation by the tribal villagers of Cavrem against the mining trucks intensified on Saturday with nearly 100 tribal residents of Cavrem courting arrest in the morning in Quepem police station after they blocked the road thus bringing the mineral-ore carrying trucks to a halt. They were later released in the afternoon.Read More »
PANAJI: The transport department continued its drive against errant transport operators for various offences and issued challans to 58 truck owners for overloading, besides confiscating six trucks from neighbouring states of Karnataka and Maharashtra for plying in the state against the provisions of the permits, in the South Goa district.Read More »
PANAJI: Pealing of bells, midnight masses, etc marked the solemn celebrations of Easter in the state, one of the most important festivals of the Christians, thereby marking the end of the lent season which, this year, lasted 46 days.Read More »
PANAJI: Submarine Tender USS Emory S Land (AS 39) arrived in Goa on Friday as a part of the US Navy’s theater co-operation and good will mission.Read More »
PANAJI: Christians gathered at various churches across the state and took part in the midnight masses. The pealing of bells then heralded Easter joy of the resurrection of Jesus.
In Raia, thousands of parishioners, gathered at a specially erected pandal at the Church Square and took part in the midnight mass.