More allowances  from August 1, thanks to 7th Pay

More allowances from August 1, thanks to 7th Pay

Government employees, doctors and veterinarians will receive a significant hike in their salaries, with the government agreeing to enhance their allowances with effect from August 1.

Blaze at Margao market leads to anxious moments Traders ire as repeated pleas for dedicated water supply ignored by authorities

Absence of an overhead water tank and defunct fire hydrants in the commercial capital's new market came to the fore, as a minor fire broke out in the congested municipal market early Wednesday morning.

Doklam script plays out at Margao, as phone retailers ‘oppo'se Chinese company's entry

This isn't Doklam where Indian and Chinese troops are locked in a confrontation over a dispute at the India, Bhutan and Tibet tri-junction.

Probe in boat case is fishy

Cutbona boat owners union president Savio D'Silva on Wednesday cried foul over the police presence at the Cutbona fishing jetty to conduct a panchanama of his boat in a case registered at the Harbour police around a year ago.

Portuguese-era structure in Chaudi on its last knees

A Portuguese-era primary school and an ADEI office building that was vacated three years ago owing to its dilapidated condition is now in danger of collapsing any time.

FDA seizes ‘cure-all' medicine at expo

Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) officials on Wednesday confiscated bags containing various packs of a misleading product for treating a range of diseases, at an ongoing exhibition in the city here.

Centre's letter on Dabolim airport reassures Alemao

Benaulim MLA Churchill Alemao on Wednesday said that the Union Civil Aviation Ministry's letter to the Goa Chief Secretary has confirmed that Dabolim airport will continue to function even after the new Mopa airport becomes a reality.

Nitish quits, returns with BJP support; oath today

Hours after Nitish Kumar resigned as the chief minister of Bihar, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) extended support to him and the Janata Dal (United) to form the next Bihar government, a move that effectively brings an end to the Mahagathbandhan, or Grand Alliance, in the state.

`2,000 note to be scrapped? Jaitley remains mum

`2,000 note to be scrapped? Jaitley remains mum

The Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to clarify whether the government has decided to scrap the newly launched Rs 2,000 note and introduce a Rs 1,000 coin.

Hopes of govt formation dashed, but Cong MLAs put up brave front

Babush's entry into Goa Forward will not affect party, says Lourenco

Will St Cruz MLA resign to pave way for his boss?

Will St Cruz MLA resign to pave way for his boss?

With Babush Monserrate joining Goa Forward, strong rumours have started floating in St Cruz constituency that MLA Tony Fernandes would be told to resign to pave way for the ‘boss\' to contest from here.

Marcaim grave vandal will be held soon: CM

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday sought to alleviate anxiety in the minds of people about the ongoing saga of desecration of religious structures in the State.

After sports, cultural marks on cards

Art and Culture Minister Govind Gaude has assured that within this academic year, merit marks for performing and other artists would be implemented thus allowing those culturally inclined to be on par with those who take part in sports.

NH-17 expansion: LAO to decided on compensation for land acquired

The State Government has appointed a special land acquisition officer to decide on the compensation to be given to land owners whose land has been acquired for the expansion of National Highway (NH) 17.

Curbs on MPT's coal handling

No expansion till pollution is controlled; existing coal capacity is reduced: CM

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