Wednesday, January 25, 2017


Will the Code of Conduct throw Hospicio in a tizzy?
Will the Code of Conduct throw Hospicio in a tizzy?

The Health Department issued a circular on Dec 31, dumping the housekeeping provider; Group D Staff of the Hospicio will now have to carry out sweeping, mopping, cleaning of the wards where hygiene is a major concern More

Councillors eye larger political role

Many former sarpanchas and councillors have contested for Assembly elections; few, like Digambar Kamat, have climbed these ranks and succeeded More

Fundamental problems of Goa’s Commercial Capital remain unsolved

Despite the present five-time MLA of Margao, Digambar Kamat, even serving as a chief minister, the town’s woes continue More

MMC to support UGF petition on ODP
MMC to support UGF petition on ODP

In a meeting held on Tuesday, the MMC chairperson said they decided to support the writ because the council and councillors were not consulted on the plan More

Construction waste dumped near Highways

Commuters and citizens have demanded immediate action from authorities who have turned a blind eye to this problem More

Still the last man standing in Margao

Former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has survived a scam-tainted year and multiple visits to court to be oppositionless in his backyard More

Illegal bus stops in the town  – is anyone watching?
Illegal bus stops in the town – is anyone watching?

The audacity of the private buses in making illegal stops in Margao has caused traffic jams and delays to commuters; deputy collector holds RTO and Traffic Cell responsible for not taking action on the erring buses More

Fatorda road widening to start – finally

The widening of the road from the Arlem Junction to Ravindra Bhavan had started some time back but work had stopped due to some problems. The PWD has now received the financial approval and work is expected to begin soon More

Margoa Sounding Board


BJP has still not managed to crack Code Margao

Different hopefuls and a divided Margao unit has made the task of breaching Digambar’s Margao bastion near impossible More

MMC defiant on making  last-minute changes in ODP
MMC defiant on making last-minute changes in ODP

On Tuesday, the council resolved to write to the SGPDA demanding one more month for making changes to the plan More

Land acquired in 2002 but no truck terminus till date

Farmers deprived of agricultural activities; place used by illegal brick vendors, plant nurseries More

Collector’s order forbidding women to carry bags for ‘kazar’ irks Madganvkars

Strange clauses regarding sound, gate entry and permission from Excise baffle the wedding family More


560 odd objections heard, Margao ODP completes looking at objections More

Hospicio suffers body blow with no specialists to conduct post mortems

Post mortem attendants have ceased work from Dec 1; one doctor and two attendants handle cases of South Goa which number at least two bodies a day More

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