PANAJI: Even as the state prepares to observe the White Cane Day on Friday, the government has taken steps to help the visually challenged people in the state by providing literature in Braille language so as to enable them to keep abreast of the government notifications, etc and take steps to protect their interests.Read More »
BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT
PANAJI: The campaigning in the Valpoi constituency where the by-elections are to be held on October 18 have reached feverish pitch and the candidates in the fray, Mr Vishwajit Rane of the Congress and Mr Santosh Haldankar of the Bharatiya Janata Party, have stepped up door-to-door campaigning in the constituency to win over the voters on their side.
BY SHAIKH JAMALUDDIN | NT
PANAJI: Burglars have become smarter in burgling houses and keeping the police on their toes. Most of these burglars and thieves come in gangs from other states, burgle houses and go back with booties.
MARGAO: The Maharashtra-Karnataka sector could be electrified, a new station added and others upgraded over the next couple of years, a top Konkan Railway official said on Tuesday.Read More »
PANAJI: With the time period for filling of the nominations for the municipal elections getting over on Monday, the various returning officers scrutinized the nominations on Tuesday.Read More »
PANAJI: The chief information commissioner, Mr M S Keni, on Tuesday, said that the Commission will examine the possibility of issuing arrest warrants against public information officers (PIOs) for non-compliance in furnishing information to the public under the Right to Information Act.Read More »
PANAJI: RTI activist and Magasaysay award winner, Mr Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday raised concerns over the growing number of attacks on RTI activists and termed the legislation on whistle blowers’ protection as a sham as it is ineffective.Read More »
VASCO: The chairman of the Mormugao Port Trust, Mr Praveen Agarwal has requested the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat, who is also the chairman of Goa Planning Board, to act with authority in a comprehensive manner for improving the overall internal transport infrastructure, including inland waterways connectivityRead More »
PANAJI: The State Disaster Management Authority on Monday decided to float a fresh tender for removal of the ill-fated vessel, River Princess, the ninth one since the vessel ran aground in June 2000.Read More »
PANAJI: There was a mad rush for the filing of nominations all over the state on Monday, the final day for filing nominations for the October 31 municipal elections. The scrutiny of the nomination papers will be held on Tuesday, while the nominations can be withdrawn on October 13.Read More »