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As cyclone nears, govt alerts 5 talukas over flood-like situation

MARGAO: With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Sunday issuing a warning that Goa is likely to experience a cyclonic storm accompanied by heavy rain in the next 24 hours, additional collector, South Goa, Damodar Morajkar said that five talukas in the state – Sanguem, Quepem, Salcete, Canacona and Sattari are likely to witness a flood-like situation, similar to the one …

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Container traffic: Goa’s loss is Mumbai’s gain

Has Goa succeeded in harnessing its potential as a container terminal? The answer to this question is as complicated as the logistics involved in transporting containers across land and sea. The state could use its rivers and develop wider roads to facilitate movement of containers from hinterland states, but for this to happen the government will have to be more …

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State govt should gear up for flood-like situation: scientist

BY ABDUL RAUF BEIG | NT PANAJI: Dr Satish R Shetye, Vice-Chancellor of Goa University and a renowned scientist, has said the state should be prepared to deal with flood-like situation that could happen in view of the deep depression formed in the middle of the Arabian Sea and which is threatening to turn into a cyclone and which could …

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Vasco set up AIFF semis

MARGAO: Vasco Sports Club and AIFF Under-19 team qualified for the league cum knock out stage after registering wins in their respective matches of the 127th Durand Cup football tournament, played at 2STC grounds, Navelim on Friday.

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Searches conducted at four different places

VASCO: Conducting investigation in connection with the missing pages of the minutes book of Chicalim village panchayat, the Goa police as part of their probe, on Thursday, conducted searches at Chicalim, Sancoale village panchayat offices, Mormugao block development office and also the Majorda Utorda Calata panchayat office.

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