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Brace up for night diversion on Panjim-Porvorim road From 10 pm to 6 am
Brace up for night diversion on Panjim-Porvorim road From 10 pm to 6 am

Late night Commuters on the Panjim-Porvorim route are likely to face some inconvenience over the road diversion which has been called by the District Magistrate in view of the ongoing construction work of third bridge across Mandovi River. More

Ropeway project is hanging in the air

The State government’s ambitious ropeway tourism project continuous to be in limbo, thanks to bureaucratic hurdles during the previous government. The Rs 157-crore approx venture from Campal to Reis Magos was first caught in controversy when the (Corporation of the City of Panaji) CCP refused permission last year arguing it would further congest the capital. More

GMC underpass underutilised

Pedestrians, patients and students avoid the subway due to fear of anti-social elements More

Power restored to Panjim market

CCP agrees to pay Rs 3.12 cr dues pending from Oct 2015 More


Babush Monserrate entered Panjim hoping to upset the applecart of the bastion of BJP, but fell short by around 1000 votes More

Illegal roadside kiosks ‘causing traffic problems’

Gaddas along the narrow roads from Betim to Nerul, which have mushroomed of late, are creating problems for commuters and vehicles More

Panjim Sounding Board


Hill cutting endangers water of Bondvol Lake

Real Estate developers are claiming possession of the lake while St Cruz residents are demanding beautification of the lake for tourism More

Cracks to Sanskruti Bhavan expose construction quality
Cracks to Sanskruti Bhavan expose construction quality

CCP stops work of private builder; says causes leading to cracks will be identified More

IT’S FLOWING: PWD claims enough water for Panjim

PWD officials brushed aside speculations of water scarcity during the summer this year. However, as part of the annual maintenance, planned interruptions on the water supply will be carried out which should not be construed as short supply of water, the official said. More

All elections are not quite over for Babush and Panjim

CCP gearing up for mayor, Dy mayor elections; Panels are waiting for Panjim Assembly results on March 11 More

Miramar footbridge or a monument in the making

Built at a cost of Rs 1.25 crore, the steel structure lies unutilised for years as the matter is pending in the court; bridge poses danger to the motorists as the main pillar is right in middle of widened Miramar-Dona Paula road More

Vending committee to solve kiosks row
Vending committee to solve kiosks row

The CCP has been trying to allocate the gaddas, some of which have already been given space in the Panjim market, while others are disputing the vacate orders More

Porvorim left ‘high and dry’

The constituency has been struggling to get adequate water supply despite the High Court of Bombay at Goa reprimanding the public works departments (PWD) in 2010 for its failure to fulfill the basic commodity of the residents More

St Inez creek -- a ticking toxic bomb?

Studies have revealed the dissolved oxygen is almost nil in most of the points and less than 5ppm in the remaining places; this has made the creek a toxic chamber More

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