The state continued to report a high number of coronavirus infections, as Goa’s tally of confirmed cases crossed the 8,000-mark with 259 cases being detected on Saturday. The state also registered two more deaths in the last 24 hours.
PANAJI: The poverty estimates for India for the year 2011-12 as released by the Planning Commission in July 2013 has placed Goa at the bottom of the list in the BPL (below poverty line) population category.
Ever since Shrikant P Naik has taken charge as the chairman of the Goa State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd from January 2012 onwards, he has been working towards accomplishing sale of one lakh litres per day (LPD) of the Goa Dairy milk,
PANAJI: Some farmers in the state are reaping the benefits of greenhouse technology introduced by the Agriculture Department.
In March 2012, Joseph D’Souza, a Saligao farmer, built four greenhouses, spread across 4000 square metre of cultivable land, located behind church.
By ROQUE DIAS | NT Nearly 30 years ago, the barren and hilly area of Talsamzor became the permanent residence of some homeless people, who by working hard constructed houses and continued to live here in poor and unhealthy conditions without any complaints.
MARGAO/VELIM: Some unknown miscreants struck at the church cemetery at Tolleakanto-Velim under the cover of darkness, on Monday night, uprooting as many as 92 crosses from there and throwing the same outside its compound wall.
PANAJI: Escorted by National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials, key Indian Mujahideen (IM) terror suspect Yasin Bhatkal was on Monday taken around the places and areas in Goa which he had surveyed as potential terror targets and those used as safe houses.
PANAJI: The education department has started working on a government proposal to extend the Mid-day Meal Scheme to Classes IX and X, thus bringing an additional 40,000 students under the ambit of this scheme.