Leticia Maria Miranda has been elected unopposed for the reserved ward No III of Betalbatim panchayat which goes to the polls on July 1 along with the Kirbhat ward of Nuvem Panchayat. Returning Officer Vishal Kundaikar told The Goan that his office will hand over the election certificate to Leticia as she was declared elected unopposed.
Newly-elected members of the 11-member Davorlim village Panchayat got down to the business on Thursday as they discussed the burning issue of garbage disposal starring the village panchayat.
n Taking attendance at every period made mandatory n Leave notes scrutinised for forgery
Judicial Magistrate First Class, Pernem has sentenced a resident of Morjim, Siddesh Shetgaonkar, to one year rigorous imprisonment for sexually harassing, criminally intimidating and assaulting his neighbor with a wooden danda and a helmet in 2013.
As part of a new initiative aimed at attracting farmers, the Fisheries Department will be selling home-grown species of milkfish at their premises on Friday.
MARGAO: It’s now over a fortnight since the monsoon had set in the state, but strange it may seem, rnbut true that the Margao fire brigade has finally received labourers from the Margao Municipal Council only on Thursday.
An agitated Margao Municipal Chairperson Babita Angle Prabhudesai has asked the Urban Health Centre to invoke the provisions of the Public Health Act and seal the premises of the restaurants releasing waste water in the storm water drain near the BSNL office.
Stating that the civic body would have zero tolerance towards encroachments, Mapusa Municipal Council Chairperson Rohan Kavlekar said all footpaths in the market would be cleared of intrusions.
Following public outrage over a video clip on social media indicating that vegetables in Mapusa market were being washed in gutter water, Mapusa civic officials on Thursday got into damage control mode and decided to evict the “tainted” vendor from Mapusa market.
The Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) has made progress over its plan to set up a garbage treatment plant on the outskirts of the town, even as the BJP-led coalition government was trying to put systems in place to achieve its objective of making Goa garbage-free.
Honda showroom one amongst the many establishments on the block in Porvorim
Unhappy over Pernem Municipal Council’s (PMC) decision to hike municipal tax by 50 percent, a group of merchants from Pernem town met Tourism Minister and Pernem MLA Manohar (Babu) Azgaonkar at the government rest house in Pernem and insisted that they be taken into confidence before implementing any such decision.
As the transport department continues to go strong on their road safety drive, it has also put in place means to have their e-infrastructure in place in six months time.
The State government has issued a diluted version of the circular, restricting only ministers from calling government officials to their private homes and offices for official meetings, and instead mandating that such meetings should be held in their official offices or at district or taluka headquarters.
Residents and farmers of Taleigao and Caranzalem have complained to the panchayat as well as the health authorities that building complexes are releasing raw sewage into the fields, thus affecting their health and livelihood.