Saturday, 21 July, 2018
Update
   Patnekar: Formalin Fish is a critical issue for Goa; Congress wasted two days of Assembly Session, Kavalekar spoiled the opportunity of question on fisheries   Second Day of State Assembly Session adjourned; Opposition leaders continue their demands of formalin fish issue; Speaker Pramod Sawant adjourn the session for second time till Monday 11:30 am   Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo supports action of Congress MLAs; states that formalin fish issue is a critical one, government is not equipped for tests & regular tests were not carried out earlier, everyone should support the cause   Luizinho Faleiro: "No fish loaded truck is seized, government protecting Fish Mafia, have moved resolution demanding to appoint judicial commission to investigate adulteration of food   CM Parrikar :" Fish import has been banned, seven trucks sent back yesterday; today one truck sent back, have asked time to file reply by Monday as two departments are involved, what is the problem?"   Congress leaders say "formalin fish" issue is important; adjournment motion is not disposed by speaker   Second day of State Legislative Assembly begins on a dramatic note, chaos continues as opposition leaders demand discussion on "formalin fish"; speaker Pramod Sawant adjourns the house till 2:30   Chaos at Mapusa Fish market; vendors deny sale of 40 boxes of fish brought from Mumbai; demand proper inspection and test by concerned authorities; two dealers from Mumbai flee from spot   Formalin in fish takes Assembly by storm   It’s official! Fisheries dept has no officer to test fish quality   4 fish-laden trucks stopped at Polem   Karwar fisherfolk enter Canacona with baskets of ‘imported’ fish   Cleaning beaches comes at a price of  `9 cr a year!   Surla goes dry for a month as Collector bans liquor sale

Goa

MMC dumps Black Hole tech for Sonsodo

Councillors raise a host of serious questions over efficacy of the technology in resolving waste dump Read more

What Cong has resorted to in House is orchestra: CM

Defends Speaker on not allowing adjournment motion on formalin issue; reiterates he will give a proper reply on the issue on Monday Read more

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Despite ban, Mumbai fish enters Mapusa market

40 crates of IMPORTED FISH seized  Vendors flee after being questioned by locals Read more

Formalin hits House biz on Day 2

n Congress demands discussion, tells Speaker to ignore rule book n Speaker refuses, says no adjournment motion moved ON FRIDAY n Parrikar steps in, tells Opposition fish import has been banned Read more

Mangueshi temple priest booked on molestation charge; suspended

UNPRIESTLY ACT Mumbai woman, currently studying in US, alleged that the priest had molested her when she visited the temple on June 14 Had earlier approached the temple committee and complained about the alleged incident Similar incident alleged to have taken place and second victim also filed a complaint with the temple committee Read more

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Business

Ease of doing business: Good on paper, unreal in reality

Even as Goa improved its ranking marginally from 21 two years ago to 19 on its performance on ‘Ease of Doing Business’ parameter, industrialists say that much of the improvement exists only on paper and it’s still difficult to get timely approvals from government departments Read more

Fitness Bar: Raising the bar for a fitness & health revolution across Goa

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Returning to roots

Gradually transforming the untilled, lands into green belts of paddy cultivation, the farmers of Divar are determined to bring under cultivation 60,000 sq mts of land this year and touch the figure of 100000 sq mts next year Read more

Taking Konkani tiatr beyond the seas

Opinion

Overtourism: A growing global problem

Overtourism is a shared responsibility. Prioritising the welfare of locals above the needs of the global tourism supply chain is vital Read more