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South Goa collector, TCP at loggerheads over FIRs

MARGAO: The flying squad has conducted another raid, this time at Cavrem-Chandor, even as the collectorate and the TCP are at loggerheads over the filing of the FIRs in cases related to the raids.

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Committee of Estimates calls for coordination between govt, MPT

PANAJI: The Parliamentary Committee of Estimates which held a meeting with the officials of state government and Mormugao Port Trust at the Secretariat, Porvorim on Tuesday called for proper co-ordination between MPT and state government in executing plans and programmes and extending their benefit to the state and its people.

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Brandon secures draw

MARGAO: Talented striker Brandon Fernandes scored in the last minute of injury time to bring Goa back from the dead to hold Punjab to a 2-2 draw in the Junior Nationals Football Championship at Salt Lake stadium, Kolkata.

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Ponda resident strangled to death

PONDA: The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP), Ponda, Mr Serafin Dias, informed that 62-year-old Joaquim Colaco, was allegedly murdered by his nephew by strangulation with a nylon rope at Tarvalem, Shiroda, on Monday night.

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Rs 1.5 lakh stolen in daylight robbery in Quepem

MARGAO: In a daring daylight robbery reported on Tuesday evening at Akkamol-Ambaulim, five persons stopped a Canter truck, threw chilly powder into the eyes of the loaders and salesman, and after assaulting them made away with a bag containing cash of around Rs 1.5 lakh.

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HC rejects Dudu’s bail plea

PANAJI: The Bail application filed by accused David Driham, alias Dudu, has been rejected by the single judge, Mr Justice U D Salvi of the Bombay High Court at Goa.

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Flooding around Valpoi school raises fears of students’ safety

VALPOI: There were various concerns and fears raised during the summer that the Valpoi beautification projects would lead to flooding once the rains commenced and the fears of the residents were well founded as many areas of Valpoi municipality are flooded with the rainwater.

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Better health care facilities for senior citizens in process: Narvekar

PANAJI: The director of department of Social Welfare, Mr N B Narvekar on Tuesday said that the state government is in the process of providing better health care facilities for the senior citizens and will soon be keeping beds reserved for senior citizens in all government hospitals.

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