PANAJI: Goa is estimated to hold scrap jewellery worth Rs 2,000 crore lying idle in households, temples and churches since Portuguese era. This is only a trickle of Rs 50,000 crore worth of the scrap jewellery lying untapped with the rest of Indian households, said gold jewellery and bullion experts at the India International Gold Convention.Read More »
PANAJI: The Chief Election Commissioner of India, Dr S Y Quereshi and Election Commissioner of India, Mr V S Sampath arrived in Goa on a three-day official visit to the state.
During his visit, Mr Quereshi will inaugurate the diamond jubilee photo exhibition on the journey of Indian democracy.
MARGAO: The Velim gram sabha, held on Sunday took a unanimous resolution to oppose the land acquisition process, meant for the purpose of setting up a ‘fish mill’ at Kutbona, thus putting the department of fisheries in a tight spot.Read More »
MARGAO: The gram sabha of the village of Ambelim, which met on Sunday, in a show of support for their counterparts in Velim village, adopted a resolution supporting the resolution adopted by the gram sabha of Velim panchayat, in opposing the land acquisition proceedings for the purpose of setting up a fish mill in the jurisdiction of the Velim village panchayat.Read More »
PANAJI: MP Mr Shantaram Naik, in a special mention made in the Rajya Sabha, last week, has drawn the attention of the government on the poor condition of certain stretches of Mumbai-Goa national highway and said that it has become a potholed highway due to the damage caused to it on several stretches.Read More »
MAPUSA: In view of increasing incidents of theft reported in many places and as part of its ongoing awareness campaign by the Goa police in this regard, the Anjuna police held a meeting of representatives of all religious places in its jurisdiction.Read More »
VASCO: Verna police have cracked a case of house burglary which was reported at Utorda in November, 2009.Read More »
MARGAO: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Navelim block has alleged that their constituency does not have even basic necessities like water, the power supply is not good and the roads that were tarred and hot mixed during the tenure of the present MLA are sub-standard with potholes seen on roads and parts washed away.Read More »
PONDA: Jnanpith Award winner and noted Konkani litterateur, Ravindra Kelekar’s mortal remains were consigned to flames with the state’s guard of honour at his Nagar-Priol, (Ponda taluka) residential courtyard on Saturday afternoon. He was 85 years old and breathed his last on Friday morning after a prolonged illness resulting from age-related complications.Read More »
BY SUDHAKAR SHANBHAG | NT
PANAJI: Dempo Goodwill Brand Ambassador and ace international swimmer, Talasha Satish Prabhu made history on Saturday as she became the first Goan to make it to the official aquatics team list of the Commonwealth Games 2010 to be held at New Delhi in October.Read More »