CANACONA: Despite a ban being in force, illegal extraction of laterite stones and sand is still going on in full swing in different parts of Canacona, on land that belongs to the government, the devasthanas and others.Read More »
PANAJI: Goan school children are going to get a chance to visit ISRO/DRDO missile centres at Bangalore and Hyderabad, during this summer vacation. And this has been organised by the Mission Avishkar Science Centre.Read More »
BY ABDULLA KHAN
VALPOI: In the Sattari taluka, beginning with the onset on summer and ending just before the onset of monsoon, the primary occupation is of cashew cultivation. However, the related activity of feni or uraak production is the secondary occupation.
VASCO: A minor quarrel between two friends, who were having a drink on the weekend, led to one of them stabbing the other, at Mangrupai, Verna, in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.Read More »
PONDA: The Home Minister and Ponda MLA, Mr Ravi Naik on Saturday refused to head the committee appointed by the government to go into the realignment of the National Highway 4A (NH4A) from Mollem to Panaji, saying that the norm is that the concerned minister who holds the portfolio is appointed the head.Read More »
MUMBAI: Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has banned 14 life insurance companies, including those belonging to Tatas, SBI, ICICI, HDFC and Reliance Anil Ambani Group from raising funds through unit-linked schemes, a move on which insurance regulator feels that the firms should take legal recourse.Read More »
NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday embarked on a visit to the US to attend the Nuclear Security Summit which begins on Monday.Read More »
PANAJI: The major and traditional mine owners in Goa are concerned about China pulling the plug on iron ore traders importing low grade material on speculative purchases.Read More »
by ROQUE DIAS
PONDA: There are five nullahs running through Ponda, besides the main Kapleshwari nullah, which come under the jurisdiction of the Water Resource Department, and all these nullahs are now needed to be cleared of the waste dumped in them to prevent the city from flooding with the arrival of monsoon.