PANAJI: Four days after the Corporation of the City of Panaji inaugurated the Jardim de Garcia da Orta, popularly known as municipal garden, the CCP Commissioner, Mr Elvis Gomes appealed to the public to display civic sense and take care of the garden as it was their own.Read More »
PANAJI: The mechanisation of agricultural sector in Goa took another step forward, when the Indian Council for Agricultural Research, the department of agricultural and Reviva Goa introduced a multi-tasking combine harvester in the fields around Saligao village, Saturday morning.Read More »
VALPOI: On the sixth day of the filing of nominations, returning officer for Valpoi municipal election, Mr Gaurish Kutikar received nomination papers from 11 candidates.
Altogether 37 candidates have filed their nominations till date.
MAPUSA: The Mapusa KTC bus stand, that was for long lying neglected on the pretext that a new bus stand was in any case coming up, has slowly begun to wear a new look.Read More »
PANAJI: The Panaji sessions court on Friday sentenced the alleged serial killer Mahanand Naik to seven years of rigorous imprisonment for raping a woman in 2009.Read More »
PANAJI: The main political parties, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (Secular) on Friday continued to jostle to win over the dissident Karnataka legislators now camping in a five star resort in South Goa for the second straight day, even as no end appeared in sight to the ongoing political crisis in the neigbouring state.Read More »
PANAJI: After playing "perfect hosts" on Thursday to the dissident group of MLAs from Karnataka, the state Congress leaders preferred to keep themselves away from the scene of action at the five star resort in South Goa on Friday, apparently not to give an opportunity to the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership to charge the Congress of encouraging dissidence in Karnataka.Read More »
PANAJI: A panel of juries has started the process of selection of short films, documentaries, and animation films for international competition section as well as competition section for Vasudha Award, under the Short Film Centre of the Entertainment Society of Goa. The SFC will be inaugurated on November 23, on the sidelines of the International Film Festival of India 2010.Read More »
PANAJI: While the state is observing the RTI Week, the chief information commissioner, Mr M S Keny, on Friday, said that the response to the Right to Information Act in Goa is pretty good in the state with the government officials more willing to share information.Read More »
PANAJI: Going out of the way, Kala Academy has decided to keep its gates open for stage artists after 6.30 p.m, subject to producing the authenticated identification. A decision to this effect was taken at the meeting of the drama groups from Goa as convened by the Kala Academy on October 7.Read More »