PANAJI: The Nationalist Congress Party general-secretary and former MLA, Mr Jitendra Deshprabhu was arrested by the crime branch in the illegal mining case after the sessions court rejected his anticipatory bail plea on Thursday.Read More »
Will the former chairperson of Margao municipal council, Mr Savio Coutinho take on the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat in the 2012 assembly elections? It is a question that even Mr Coutinho is reluctant to answer while playing his cards close to the chest.Read More »
PANAJI: Concerned over the falling female sex ratio at birth in the state, the state government has proposed to implement the security scheme for the girl child to increase the sex ratio under which the government would invest an amount of Rs 25,000 in the fix deposit in a nationalised bank in the name of every girl born in the state on April 1, 2011.Read More »
PANAJI: The chairman of the Economic Development Corporation and the MLA from Calangute, Mr Agnelo Fernandes alleged that there are eight locations where prostitution is taking place openly in the name of beauty parlours and spas, and added that, these activities are being carried out in thickly populated areas and without fear of the law.Read More »
PANAJI: The sarpanch of Calangute village panchayat, Mr Joseph Sequeira said that activities that are allegedly going on in Calangute constituency, such as prostitution, drug business and matka besides other criminal activities, are continuing with the knowledge of the local MLA.Read More »
MARGAO: Three weeks after the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat launched ‘Aadhar’- the unique identification number (UID) enrollment for Goa, the Margao post office has issued 1376 tokens to citizens for enrollment even as over 500 applications have been processed so far.Read More »
PANAJI: Nagpanchami, the festival dedicated to snakes and falling on the fifth day of the moonlit-fortnight in the holy month of Shravan was celebrated in Goa on Thursday.Read More »
MARGAO: In a major step to make Cuncolim green, the Cuncolim Municipal Council has decided to extend the door-to-door collection of garbage to all the 10 wards by October this year ahead of the first year in office of the present council.Read More »
MARGAO: The Margao Municipal Council (MMC) on Thursday revoked the construction licence issued for a project at Costa ground, Aquem.
The MMC chief officer, Mr Prasanna Acharya said the licence has been revoked following the resolution taken by the MMC in their last meeting.
PANAJI: Reiterating their demand that no school teaching students in Konkani or Marathi be allowed to change to English, petitioners on Thursday attacked the way the government formulated its policy on education, arguing that it was compulsory on the part of the government to form and notify an advisory body before it did so.Read More »