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.
MARGAO: Chairman of Quepem Urban Co-operative Credit Society Prakash Velip on Thursday stated that the society has waved the interest amounting to Rs 12 lakh accrued on around 91 mining related loans totaling Rs 3 crore borrowed by residents of Quepem.
PANAJI: Pressing for 1-km buffer zone around wildlife sanctuaries, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said he would write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on the issue and would also apprise the Centre on new regulations over mining dumps.
BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT PANAJI: Much hue and cry was raised over the alleged corruption, misappropriation of funds and loss to the state exchequer by activists and politicians in the matter regarding allotment of land belonging to Goa Housing Board to the Halarnkar Charitable Trust (headed by former tourism minister Nilkanth Halarnkar) at Colvale, Bardez.
BY MICHAEL FISHER | NT PANAJI: There is significant consumption of expensive metals such as palladium, gold, platinum and copper in electronic-used products, which are thrown away as old televisions, telephones, computers and laptops.
MARGAO: Margao municipal council chairperson Arthur D’Silva on Thursday brushed aside the allegation that he was a non-performer and stated that he was the first person to carry out the developmental works worth Rs 2 crore at a stretch.