Only a mild rap, EC lets off Parrikar

Bribery remarks: Defence Minister asked to be more circumspect and careful in future

Goa takes wing as Aequs set to fly in; spurs Tuem project

Aequs, a leading Indian firm in aerospace precision engineering, will set up its manufacturing facility at the upcoming Tuem Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Park. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for Tuem ESDM in November 2016, this will be the first anchor unit at this much-ambitious project of the state government.

Mining-hit grants: Not many panchayats take it seriously

Only six of the 35 mining-affected panchayats have so far utilised the entire amount of ` 4.28 lakh received as one-time grant-in-aid from Directorate of Panchayats on December 9, 2015. On the other hand, three panchayats have submitted nil utilisation certificates.

Girl’s father gets four weeks to file reply

The Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Court at Vasco on Thursday adjourned the hearing on CBI’s plea to close the Sada minor student rape case to March 30.

‘Was given plain photocopied case papers’

Unhappy with the case papers provided to him, the father of the minor girl said the CBI, instead of providing attested photocopies of the case, had provided him with plain photocopies of the case at the last minute on Thursday.

I have fresh papers in Caitu citizenship case: Churchill

Alleging that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar pressurised Union Home Ministry officials to pass the citizenship order in favour of former Benaulim MLA Caitu Silva, former PWD minister Churchill Alemao on Thursday said that he has in his possession new documents which will be enough to nail Caitu in the Portuguese citizenship case.

  • Excise Inspector Mukund Gauns along with surveyor Rudy Albuquerque takes measurement from the National Highway at Cortalim. Alvaro Colaco

    Excise Inspector Mukund Gauns along with surveyor Rudy Albuquerque takes measurement from the National Highway at Cortalim. Alvaro Colaco

  • The scrapyard which was rocked by an explosion followed by fire at Chandrawado-Fatorda on Tuesday.

    The scrapyard which was rocked by an explosion followed by fire at Chandrawado-Fatorda on Tuesday.

How Loliem sarpanch ‘won’ despite losing

The absence of just one member supporting the no-confidence motion and a provision in the Goa Panchayat Raj Act were enough to safeguard Bushan Prabhugaonkar from being ousted as sarpanch of Loliem-Polem.

Will new dispensation steam ahead with railway flyovers?

Come elections, whether Assembly or Lok Sabha, it’s not uncommon to find politicos of all hues making promises galore to Goans to do away with traffic bottlenecks at railway level crossings across Salcete.

‘Liquor ban will render many people jobless’

Asserting that he would only the support the Congress in the formation of the new government in the State, former PWD minister Churchill Alemao has sympathised with the beleaguered retail and wholesale liquor dealers, and promised to solve their problems after the new government comes to power after March 11.

CEO warns against bribing postal ballot voters in State

The Chief Electoral Officer has cautioned representatives of political parties about ‘rumours’ circulating that the political parties and candidates are approaching holders of postal ballots and bribing such holders in their favour thus undermining the secrecy of the voting process.

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Overdue action

A plan of action for Dabolim Airport’s post-Mopa days is equally important

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What is your personal refuge?

We need to create a sacred personal space or passion to deal with the negativity around us that threatens to burn us out