Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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Old heritage monuments neglected
Old heritage monuments neglected

The World Heritage site at Old Goa is totally neglected. The concerned authorities have failed to protect the site which led to total neglect, resulting in monuments falling. More

Clean our Mapusa

The verandas in the Mapusa Market are meant for the customer to move up and down with ease. Today the shopkeepers have been dumping their stores in these verandas making it very difficult for us to move, specially when the sun is hot and we prefer to use these verandas. More

Roads widened, but electric poles not shifted

It is observed that the road leading from the end of the Bambolim slope towards the capital city of Panjim has been widened. This is a welcome step as the number of vehicles that pass along this road has increased manifold. More

Wastage of government land

While passing by the side of the first junction one early morning close to the main Panjim bus stand, near the office of Goa Dalgado Konkani Academy close to the garden of Bharatratna Statue of Dr B R Ambedkar situated near the newly constructed multipurpose parking lot building, More

PWD’s sabotage!

The PWD, before the Model code of conduct was announced mysteriously, has concealed water pipes in roadside drains and then covered the drains by rubbles and mud to avoid detection, a feat and speed achievable only by the intelligent planning of the PWD officials racing against time due to the Code. More

Parking area looks like a cow-shed

In Ponda the parking area for two-wheelers and cars has been marked at different spots. However, on many occasions, vehicle riders wishing to park their automobiles here are unable to do so due to the presence of stray cattle. Due to this, the very purpose of marking reserved areas for parking stands defeated. More

Provide platforms to get into boats
Provide platforms to get into boats

Last week I attended a family gathering at the Coco Beach Resort at Nerul. The ambience at the shack was good and all those present enjoyed the whole noon with good food provided. More

Promenade in darkness

Recently, the Parish Priest of Calangute Fr Cipriano Da Silva inaugurated a highmast at Gaurowaddo, Calangute. More

Open sewerage line at Vadem is a health hazard

An open sewerage line by the roadside at Vadem in Vasco through which raw sewerage passes has become not just a health hazard but also poses a danger to pedestrians. More

‘Tankers’ posing risk?

Taxi pick up vans transporting highly inflammable petrol/diesel right in the heart of the city without any license or permits leave alone any fire-fighting equipment that too under the very eyes of the men in uniform points to a very organised racket by the Petrol Pumps and their affiliates. More

Rewrite name on signboards

Although the name of ‘BELGAUM’ city has been changed to ‘BELAGAVI’ sometime back, we still come across signboards in Ponda taluka depicting the word ‘BELGAUM’ (instead of Belagavi). More

We lack civic sense

One cannot spot an animal (zanvaar) in the above picture. I doubt if humans are most civilised and intellectual creatures on earth. More

Mapusa market reflects councillors’ irresponsibility

Swachh Bharat, Nitoll Goem has lost its lustre with which it was launched by Prime Minister Modi. More

Bus stand — open toilet or a cowshed?
Bus stand — open toilet or a cowshed?


Pregnant?Mapusa authorities don’t care


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