PANAJI: Three projects that could bring in Rs 85 crore from the central government for further improvement of healthcare sector are waiting approval of the state authorities for a considerably long time. Two of the projects have been pending for over a year.Read More »
MARGAO: Stating that the newly opened ICCR regional office – the 20th in the country - will benefit artists to promote Goan art and culture far and wide, the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat said that the office in Goa became reality because of Dr Karan Singh, the chairman of Indian Council for Cultural Relations.Read More »
MARGAO: The Chief Minster, Mr Digambar Kamat, on Tuesday, promised that there would be a Saras festival in every taluka next year, the golden jubilee year of the state.
Mr Kamat was speaking on the occasion of the inauguration of the Saras Festival 2010 in Margao.Read More »
MARGAO: A meeting between the Chief Minister, the newly elected MMC chairperson, Ms Susheela Naik and the chief officer, Mr Prassana Acharya, on Wednesday, could finally put an end to the speculation about the consultant to be appoint for the garbage disposal plant to come up in Sonsoddo and the signing of the concession agreement with Fomento.Read More »
VALPOI: Mr Pratap Gawas, the Pale MLA, said that there was a need to bring about the socio-economic upliftment of the tribal communities.
Mr Gawas was speaking as the chief guest at the inaugural function of ‘Lokutsav-2010,’ organised by Jai Malahar Sports and Cultural Club, Malpan-Sattari.Read More »
MARGAO: The newly elected Margao Municipal Council (MMC)’s standing committee chief is its ex-officio chief, chairperson, Ms Susheela Naik, while the market committee head is deputy chairperson, Mr Gonzaco Rebello and garbage and sanitation committee chief is Mr Laximikant Kamat.Read More »
MAPUSA: Tukaram Ahir, 40, a resident of Dangui colony, Mapusa who was involved in an accident on last Saturday, killing Vijay Shirodkar from Mapusa near the municipality was nabbed by the Mapusa police on Tuesday.Read More »
POINGUINNIM: The president of the communidade of Gaondongrem, Mr Chandrasekhar G Desai, filed a complaint before the Directorate of Panchayats, against the former Gaondongrem sarpanch, Mr Ashok Bhiva Velip, for allegedly issuing an illegal and fabricated NOC of communidade land to Vasu Deu Gaonkar of Ziltawadi.Read More »
PERNEM: The harvesting-cum-threshing machine has benefited more than 425 farmers in Pernem this season.Read More »
PANAJI: The annual feast of Saint Francis Xavier will be celebrated on December 3, at the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa. The 9-day Novena to Saint Francis Xavier will get underway from November 24 to December 2.Read More »