MAPUSA: In the midst of talk that for the past decade, Mapusa has not witnessed any development worth its name, the work that Mr Sudhir Khandolkar in his new innings as chairperson of Mapusa has to carry out is well defined.Read More »
VASCO: The Commanding Officer of the Portuguese ship ‘NRP Sagres’ Proenca Mendes stated that the ship has nothing to do with the policies of the government and politicians in Goa, and was in fact on a goodwill visit to the state.Read More »
VASCO: The Deshpremi Nagrik Sammitti, Murgao and Vasco Bharatiya Janata Party jointly participated in a he demonstration, protesting the arrival of the Portuguese ship ‘NRP Sagres’ at Mormugao port on Friday. The protestors displayed black flags at the IOC junction on Friday.Read More »
PONDA: Investigations have revealed that the burglars, who decamped with valuables worth of Rs 1.80 lakh from Kundaim’s Shree Laxmi Narayan temple, took away the two temple locks, after breaking them open and committing the theft.Read More »
MARGAO: Three students of a Bangalore-based engineering college, were arrested on Friday morning by the Margao police, for committing the theft of a bag containing electronic goods.
Margao police said that all three students are originally from Saudi Arabia, but were studying in a college at Bangalore. Offence under section 279 of IPC has been registered.
PANAJI: The drive by the state government, particularly the Goa State Aids Control Society, to create awareness about human immuno virus and AIDS appeared to have paid off as the state has been witnessing a steady decline in the cases of persons found positive with human immuno virus over the past two years (2009 and 2010).Read More »
PANAJI: The ongoing survey of Kumeri lands and related cultivation in Goa will be completed by December 2010, and a report would be presented to the government.Read More »
PANAJI: The government has notified draft rules, proposed to be made for amendment to the Goa, Daman and Diu School Education Rules, 1986, which will ensure that the managing committees of the schools on obtaining approval from the education director to fill up the vacant posts of the heads of the schools by direct recruitment or by promotion, as the case may be, shall fill up the vacant posts within a period of four months from the date of such approval.Read More »
MARGAO: The chairpersons of Margao, Cuncolim and Quepem were officially sworn in marking the beginning of another five-year term for these civic bodies.Read More »
VASCO: A Moscow-bound chartered flight, Boeing 767, operated by Aerofloat with call sign AFL 1534, encountered a bird-hit while it was in the process of taking off at the Dabolim airport on Thursday.Read More »