Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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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

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

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


Locals allege some builders have violated the rules by converting their parking lots into shops; urge PDA and PMC not to grant permission to construct buildings along the roadside without making provisions for parking More

Karapur-Sarvan’s water, power, garbage woes still unsolved


Valpoi residents facing hardships in performing final rites of their dear ones

Upgradation of the crematorium, kabrastan and cemetery which are in bad shape is pending for years; there is no official word on financial sanction More

Chapora fort beautification recommences

Licence board installed at the site; Siolim BJP Mandal says beautification of Chapora fort is taking place only following the people’s request and not for any personal interests More

Raising a stink
Raising a stink

With 150 workers for garbage clearing services, MMC unable to keep Mapusa clean; council blames non-cooperation by people, people say its municipality failure More

A children’s park that has never been used

Valpoi’s lone recreation centre for children, the park, is used more by anti-social elements than those it was meant for; locals demand that it be refurbished soon More

The garbage is getting cleared

Pernem beaches cleaner than Bardez belt; change visible as beaches are cleaner More

An MGP bastion that only once voted for BJP

The battle lines in the constituency not yet drawn; agriculture abandoned in most villages and needs to be revived More

Ponda leads in fatal accidents
Ponda leads in fatal accidents

Plying on Ponda roads continues to be a nightmare for motorists; statistics from January to November show 20 fatal accidents in 2014, which shot up to 28 in 2015 and have skyrocketed to 33 this year More

New Mapusa vegetable market overcrowded

Goa’s first state of the art vegetable market is in chaos and vendors allege that outsiders were given preference over locals More

Mayem’s lake of woe, is a serious village issue now

Support to Sesa Goa workers given and corruption in MNREGA work discussed More

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