Monday, February 27, 2017


Army recruitment paper leaked, exam cancelled; 3 held in Anjuna

Exams were to be held in Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra; Paper allegedly leaked by those who run coaching classes More

100 alcohol retailers from Divja Circle to Banastarim to face the axe

PANJIM: As many as 100 alcohol retail stores and Bars & Restaurants, located from Divja Circle in Panjim to Banastarim in Old Goa, would face the axe as Excise Department is almost ready to implement the Supreme Court (SC) order. More

Traffic stalled on Mandovi bridge for 12 hours after tech snag

PANJIM: Vehicular traffic on the old Mandovi Bridge was stalled for a little over 12 hours after the ongoing work on the upcoming bridge suffered technical problem. More

Portuguese tourism secretary  visits Salgaocar institute
Portuguese tourism secretary visits Salgaocar institute

Ten students to visit Portugal under exchange programme More

GBSHSE updating board’s voter list

PANJIM: The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has begun the process of updating its ‘voters list’ as it braces up to hold elections of the members of the Board in July. More

Two held for transporting firewood

BICHOLIM: Forest officials arrested two persons for illegally transporting firewood at Assanora bus stand, recently. A forest official said that officer Mahadev Naik who was on patrolling duty came to know from his sources about illegal transportation of fire wood. More

Aires hails Assembly session

PANJIM: Welcoming the Assembly Session on Feb. 28, Adv. Aires Rodrigues termed it as a victory for democracy. More

Gold, cash worth Rs 15 lakh burgled at Mapusa

MAPUSA: Gold ornaments worth Rs 5 lakh and cash of Rs 10 lakh were burgled from a house in Duler, Mapusa, on Sunday. More

Video recording no deterrence in Usgao

Gram sabha members go vociferous over failure to revoke NOC to MRF extension project More

Mishap victim succumbs

VASCO: One Dastagir Niyaz Sheikh (39), a resident of Alto Dabolim, succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at GMC Bambolim, More

Shift STP Plant at Kavlem: Locals

PONDA: The Kavlem gram sabha on Sunday demanded shifting of the proposed Sewerage Treatment Plant at Surangibhat in Kavlem by GSIDCL. More

Ambelim approves Rs 93.64 L budget

MARGAO: The Ambelim gram sabha while approving a Rs 93.64 lakh budget for the panchayat also asked the panchayat to undertake certain tasks so that the new panchayat body to be elected in May, will function smoothly. More

Ponda police slap rape charge against kidnap accused duo

PONDA: Ponda police registered a rape case against the two accused, who had allegedly kidnapped a 16-year-old girl from Khanapur in Belgaum. More

Carnival with a difference

Chandor, Cavorim celebrate it with Kadamba era warrior dance Catholic chardo or kshatriya males More

Police scour area where Shanu’s body was allegedly dumped

Say whistleblower keeps changing statement contradicting earlier versions; VK Rane says he is ready to depose when summoned by police More

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