Saturday, March 26, 2017


Guv’s salary doubles in two years

Goes from Rs 13.20 lakh per annum in 2015-16 to Rs 28.20 lakh in 2017-18; Raj Bhavan budget hiked from Rs 7.06 cr to Rs 8.77 cr; foreign, domestic travel budget also increased More

Goa is a win away from Santosh glory

To play WB in football finals at Bambolim today; is unbeaten in its quest for the title More

Govt takes first step in preserving wetlands

CM proposes drafting of policy for preservation, protection, conservation and development of wetlands More

Parrikar’s Budget keeps allies happy

PWD gets 40% rise in outlay; master plan for Porvorim; Sonsoddo cleanup proposed More

Danielle murder exhibits to be sent for forensic analysis

CANACONA: Exhibits of the Danielle’s murder case will be sent to Hyderabad for forensic analysis. More

Kerosene-free Goa on the anvil

PANJIM: The government has proposed a kerosene-free State and has made a provision in the Budget to provide LPG gas connection to families still using kerosene as subsidiary fuel for domestic use. More

Polls indicate rejection of Mopa centric development: Fr Rebelo

MARGAO: Convenor of Goans for Dabolim Only Fr Eremito Rebelo said the election results clearly indicate that Goans had voted against the “Mopa centric” development of the BJP government and said the same party ruling Goa today was a tragedy. More

13 Salcete panchayats to hold gram sabha today

MARGAO: The financial year 2016-2017 will end for as many as 13 panchayats from Salcete without having approved the budget for the next financial year even as both the Block Development Officers of Salcete have convened record 13 gram sabha meetings on March 26. More

Govt employees welcome VRS, but advise caution

PANJIM: Welcoming the Voluntary Retirement Scheme announced by Chief Minister Minister Manohar Parrikar, the Goa Government Employees Association has, however, opined that the scheme could be misused. More

Drug accused would lace sugar cubes with narcotics

PANJIM: The arrest of three persons, including a UK national, in a drug offence has revealed the modus operandi of the foreigner who would allegedly lace sugar cubes with synthetic drugs to hoodwink the police and security at airports. More

2 killed, one injured in Pernem accident

PERNEM: Two persons died and a third person suffered serious injuries in an accident that occurred at Poraskade in Pernem, on Saturday at around 8.45 am. More

3 vehicles destroyed in Vasco fire

VASCO: Three under repair vehicles including a Maruti Omni Van, a Maruti Zen and Honda Eterno scooter were destroyed in the flames when fire engulfed a garage at Pixem Dongri Khariwada in Vasco on Saturday morning. More

Movement of mining trucks restricted in view of SSC exams

CURCHOREM: The mining transportation at Dharbandora will start from 9.30 am to 12 noon and from 2 pm to 5.30 pm, from April 1 to 10 to facilitate the SSC students to reach on time to their respective examination centres at Usgao and Curchorem. More

Govt aims to provide 24 hour water supply

Each urban consumer to get 150 litres water per day; rural consumers to get 100 litres a day More

Youth takes own life

PERNEM: A Kolhapur native committed apparently suicide in a forest at Junsawada in Mandrem. More

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