Builders welcome CM’s Budget assurance on stamp duty

Builders are feeling relieved as chief minister Manohar Parrikar announced in his budget that steps would be taken to remove anomalies in respect of stamp duty payable, while executing a power of attorney given to a builder for development and sale of an immovable property.

Wholesale price of cashew nuts drops to ` 140 per kg

Tonnes of cashew nuts have begun arriving at the wholesale purchase counters in Canacona taluka, with the wholesale rates dropping from Rs 170 to Rs 140 per kg.

Disconnect power of illegal shacks in Anjuna: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has ordered disconnection of power supply to allegedly illegal shacks being operated without any permission from the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority as an interim measure as the case against them proceeds.

Khaunte vows to act against ‘scams’ in mahiti ghars

Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte has promised to bring to a halt the ‘scams’ taking place in the name of mahiti ghars in several towns across the state where agencies outsourced to provide government services were failing to do so and instead were misusing government data at its disposal.

Fund crunch stalls Mapusa sewerage project

Work stopped since Jan 2017; official says labourers have left as no wages have been paid

  • Arts and Culture Minister Govind Gawade inaugurates Sanskrutik Bhavan at Yeda-Cotigao. Canacona MLA Isidore Fernandes, Cotigao Sarpanch Meena Gaonkar and others are also seen. Kathy Fernandes

    Arts and Culture Minister Govind Gawade inaugurates Sanskrutik Bhavan at Yeda-Cotigao. Canacona MLA Isidore Fernandes, Cotigao Sarpanch Meena Gaonkar and others are also seen. Kathy Fernandes

  • FROM THE WILD: A snake makes its way through the burnt grass along the Miramar-Dona Paula road after a bush fire ravaged the thickets on the sand dunes. Narayan Pissurlenkar

    FROM THE WILD: A snake makes its way through the burnt grass along the Miramar-Dona Paula road after a bush fire ravaged the thickets on the sand dunes. Narayan Pissurlenkar

Incomplete sewerage works hampering road works, even as rains 2 months away

Non-completion of sewerage works has had a spinning effect on road works in Mapusa.

Bouquets await Shah, the Goa ‘coup’ plotter

On April 9, a rally of over 20,000 party members will thank the BJP boss: Vinay Tendulkar

Car dealers drive home merrily this Padwa

Gudi Padwa festivity was in top gear on Tuesday, with car dealers across the State registering an upswing in sales, some crossing over 200 cars. That’s not all, happy days are expected to continue with a cut in road tax effective from April 1, as announced in Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s Budget speech recntly.

Navelim, Telaulim locals once again halt western bypass work in its tracks

Making a plea to all those who believe in Goemkarponn to join the ongoing movement, Navelim and Telaulim villagers again stopped work on the western bypass on Tuesday as the villagers sent a message loud and clear to the Parrikar government to either build the bypass on stilts or face the wrath of the people.

Edit

Casino challenge

How to shift off-shore casinos without jeopardising jobs and revenue?

Edit Special

Electoral reform in Malawi way overdue

If ongoing efforts to reform the system bear fruit, Malawi in southeastern Africa is set for a major overhaul of its winner-takes-all electoral system