Monday, February 27, 2017

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Bardez bearing the brunt  of irregular water supply
Bardez bearing the brunt of irregular water supply

Assonora plant’s capacity is limited to only 100 MLD; cannot supply additional MLD of water to those constituencies where there the demand is huge due to which people don’t get regular water supply More

Borim’s precarious bailey bridge
Borim’s precarious bailey bridge

The Portuguese-era bridge lies in a dilapidated condition; Government has neither bothered to remove the remains of the bridge nor has it given a thought to preserve the bridge as a monument More

Keri’s development hit by political instability

The panchayat has witnessed four sarpanchas in the last five years More

Forced to answer nature’s call in the open

BMC’s lethargic attitude has left lone toilet in the Bicholim market stinking; with its broken doors and unrepaired taps the toilet has been rendered useless More


Shopkeepers have displayed their wares along the footpaths and the street vendors and hawkers have occupied every inch of the market space More

This bamboo railing can bamboozle anyone

Residents have expressed concern over the grave threat posed by the temporary bamboo-made railing at the site; Claim that the authorities despite spending a whopping amount, have failed to construct a strong and permanent railing, which was a necessity More

Ponda’s main nullah turns into a dumpsite

Besides untreated waste from factories in Bethora Industrial Estate, sewage and garbage from the market, households, buildings and hotels in the town have polluted the main nullah More

Foreigners on ‘Nitol Goem’ mission!

Group of seven European tourists, who are presently residing at Mandrem, are holding cleanliness drive on the Pernem beach belt daily More


Commuting along this route has proved to be a nightmare for motorists; the stretch has sharp turns and lacks proper alignment, which has resulted in many fatal accidents More

Garbage has Bardez in its stink!

Of the 7 constituencies in the taluka, the Saligao plant treats around 110 tonnes of garbage only from Calangute, Saligao & Anjuna VP areas; other constituencies have to fend for themselves More

A natural heritage losing its sheen

Valpoi-Honda road has turned into an eyesore on account of construction debris, vegetables dumped along the route More

Sal farmers denied water for crops

Farmers fear crops could be destroyed if water is not supplied soon; warn to stop pumping station to Assonora water treatment plant More

Temple town and taluka cry for a Tourism Development Plan
Temple town and taluka cry for a Tourism Development Plan

Locals say this will help generate tourism and promote employment; rue that while coastal belt benefits from tourism, Ponda profits nothing More

Whose garbage is it?

Piles of waste lie alongside the National Highway at Tivim; locals allege residents of new colonies dumping garbage, sarpanch denies saying garbage is collected by panchayat More

Incomplete but inaugurated

Pernem residents wonder at the haste with which two projects were thrown open despite not being complete; question whether the inauguration was to beat the Model Code of Conduct More

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