Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers from Panaji are of the strong opinion that Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar should contest the by-poll from capital city, as mandated following his resignation from the Defence Ministry to take over the reigns of the State government.
A motorcycle rider from Tisk-Usgao died in a road mishap late Friday evening on the Khandepar bridge and the accident paralysed traffic along the route for nearly two hours.
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs attached to Dabolim International Airport seized 11 gold biscuits worth Rs 34.73 lakh in unclaimed baggage on Friday.
Chaos prevailed at Dabolim airport on Friday, after Spice Jet flight SG 172 took off without taking 14 passengers and left them stranded along with their baggage due to the delay in the Chennai-Goa Spice Jet flight.
The Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has reacted sharply to the presence of people from outside Vasco to the three public hearings, saying they are not connected with coal handling operations at the port, but have forcefully demanded a ban on cargo operations rather than strictly implementing environmental laws and safeguards.
The State Election Commission, in its affidavit filed before the Bombay High Court at Goa, has said that its intentions were to hold elections well before the expiry of the current term of the panchayats.
Water supply restriction on cards as Selaulim water treatment plant too will be affected by the day-long power cuts
Margao Municipal Council’s plan to engage labourers for pre-monsoon works in the city has run into rough weather with the municipal administration raising objections to carry out the work by inviting quotations when the entire work is estimated to cost Rs 14 lakh.
Judicial Magistrate First Class, Mapusa, acquitted Gopal Shetty (54), a truck driver from Udupi, Karnataka in a case of fatal road accident of August 2014 at Colvale junction.
Saddled with construction activity, most primary health centres (PHC) in villages find it difficult to keep track of malaria cases in their areas.
Taking up in what will be their last lap of work in laying the sewerage line in Mapusa, Simplex Infrastructures Ltd has begun placing manholes on a small stretch of the main road from Bank of India to Joao Menezes Pharmacy from Wednesday.
Hectic preparations are underway to celebrate the famous Zatra of Goddess Lairai at Shirgao-Bicholim on April 30.
Margao municipality embarks on exercise to issue provisional trade licenses to mop up additional revenue
The State department of public health has constituted task forces for elimination of malaria and leprosy in the State. In a notification issued, the task forces set up for the districts of south and north Goa are constituted to entirely eliminate the two diseases from the State.
The pedestrian bridge across Ourem Creek in Panaji joining Patto to Rua de Ourem will soon be a brighter sight with the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation planning to install a colourful mosaic tile façade along the walls of the bridge by August this year.