Govt caught napping over need for special court

Delay in constituting court under Goa Protection of Interests of Depositors Act affecting cases

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.

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.

Around 500 liquor outlets in Salcete may get breather

The government’s decision to go by the legal opinion of the Advocate General may give a fresh lease of life for around 500 out of the 675 liquor outlets dotting Salcete’s countryside.

With Margao-Vasco rail project derailed, Chandor emerges as terminating station

Alina defiant, says Parrikar will not give green signal

Election of president, substitute prez of Davorlim-Salcete comunidade set aside

The election of Camilo Barreto and Vincent Barreto as president and substitute president respectively of the Comunidade of Davorlim-Salcete has been set aside by the Administrative Tribunal, Panaji.

McLaughlin’s funeral to be held tomorrow

The mortal remains of the British-Irish woman, who was sexually assaulted before being murdered in Canacona, have been returned to her family in Buncrana in Ireland on Monday evening.

Canacona locals make fresh appeal for half-day bandh

Concerned residents of Canacona have made a fresh appeal to people to participate in the half-day Canacona bandh and a public meeting at Shri Gaitonde ground, Chaudi, on Friday, to condemn the rape and murder of a 28-year-old British-Irish woman at rnDumane-Canacona.

One commits suicide at Pontemol

A resident of Pontemol-Curchorem allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in her bedroom on Tuesday evening.

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.

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

Fund crunch stalls Mapusa sewerage project

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

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.

Absence of zebra crossings on roads in Mapusa may not help police drive

Most roads were battered due to sewerage works

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.

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