Breaking News

Goa News

Crackdown on frog hunting intensified

PANAJI: In an attempt to prevent hunting of frogs and maintain ecological balance through preventive measures, the forest department has intensified vigil and its officials have been carrying out regular patrolling all over the state during the nights and half a dozen cases have been booked against equal number of people in both the districts of the state and over a hundred bullfrogs were rescued from captivity and released in nature.

Read More »

HC admits garbage disposal plea

PANAJI: Suo moto writ petition concerning garbage disposal in municipalities and village panchayats came up for hearing on Tuesday before the division bench of the Bombay High at Goa.

Read More »

RND to float tenders for construction of 4 new ferry boats

PANAJI: The River Navigation Department (RND) is in the process of floating tenders for the construction of four new ferry boats even as the department’s plan to build one ferry boat a year still remains a distant dream with the slipway of the department remaining permanently busy with the repair works of ferry boats.

Read More »

Vasco worker hurt as power pole snaps

VASCO: An electric pole, erected in the middle of Swatantra Path snapped suddenly and the top portion came down crashing down, injuring a labourer engaged in replacing a conductor on it on Tuesday morning.

Read More »

Vaddem residents fear landslide over hill cutting

VASCO: The residents of Chaferan, Merces-Vaddem have expressed fear for their safety in view of the ongoing hill cutting activity, which according to them, could trigger a landslide if it rained heavily, thereby burying their houses under the mud.

Read More »