PANAJI: The High Court of Bombay at Goa has stayed further proceedings in a criminal complaint filed by the Sanathan Sanstha before the Judicial Magistrate First Class, Panaji, against the Marathi weekly magazine ‘Chitralekha’ for allegedly publishing defamatory articles.Read More »
MAPUSA: Some unknown persons on Sunday night effected entry into a hardware shop at Angod-Mapusa and stole cash of Rs 3.80 lakh, that was stored in a drawer by the owner before closing the shop on Saturday evening.Read More »
PONDA: Santosh Parab, aged 52, a resident of Khandola, Marcel died on the spot after he was knocked down by a motorcycle at Khandola on late Sunday night, informed Ponda police. The motorcyclist fled from the scene after the accident, police added.Read More »
PANAJI: The three-week-long budget session of the state assembly beginning on Monday is expected to be most fiery one that the present government might have faced since it was formed just a little over three years ago, with the opposition having already announced its intent to “expose” the misdeeds of the government during its tenure.Read More »
BY MICHAEL FISHER
PANAJI: If you fail to achieve a goal will you resort to finding an excuse for failure or strive to continue finding ways to succeed and tell your success story? Even a handicap cannot be used as an excuse.
CANACONA: Sleuths of the Canacona excise department on Sunday morning seized 30 more barrels containing alcohol from the forest area, bringing the total number of barrels seized to around 61. They also recovered bottles, caps, raw materials and another sealing machine from the same area.Read More »
VALPOI: The Health Minister, Mr Vishwajeet Rane, in the presence of Dr Divya Rane, on Sunday inaugurated a banking counter of Sattari Mahila Multipurpose Co-operative Credit Society at Valpoi.Read More »
PANAJI: Despite the state government reducing the VAT on diesel and petrol by 2 per cent, the public is not satisfied and feel that the government can do more to give relief to the common man, who is battling hard to make ends meet, as prices of essential commodities continue to sore.Read More »
MARGAO: This year there has been adequate rain in Salcete taluka and this would have given the farmers a reason to smile, since they cherish the hope of a good paddy crop. However, some farmers were bound to suffer greatly due to the exorbitant rates of labour involved in farming activities.Read More »
Rohit R Phalgaonkar
Goa has a great potential for archaeology. The ancient water tanks of Goa can be considered to be treasure trove of archaeological findings and remains. Many sculptures and remains lie in these water bodies etc. Retrieving these ancient artifacts is a collaborative effort of the stakeholders of the tank and the government authorities.