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K’taka farmers plan agitation
April 24, 2014

BELGAUM: Agitated over the recent Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal’s (MWDT) ruling asking Karnataka to stop the flow of water to Malaprabha at Kankumbi, farmers in north Karnataka have planned a series of agitations and will also petition President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene in the matter. More>>


Portraits lined up in passage after adorning MMC hall
April 24, 2014

MARGAO: Have the Margao city fathers and civic babus completely forgotten the eminent personalities, including Cardinal Valerian Gracias, whose contributions were recognised by the civic body over the decades by arranging their portraits on the walls of the august municipal hall? More>>


CM launches work of fitting span on Cumbharjua bridge
April 24, 2014

OLD GOA: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday launched the work of fitting a pre-fabricated span of 80 metres for the bridge connecting Cumbharjua and Gaundalim, which will be the first of its kind in India. More>>


Movement of water-borne vessels stopped
April 24, 2014

PANJIM: The Captain of Ports (CoP) department has notified that navigation/movement of all water-borne vessels in the Cumbarjua Canal at Gaundaulim will be stopped from 12 am on April 25 to 12 am on May 6. More>>


Bus, jeep owners too demand mining dole
April 24, 2014

CURCHOREM: Adding to a growing list of associations demanding financial packages from the government, the South Goa Mining Affected Bus and Jeep Owners Association (SGMABJOA) has demanded financial benefits on grounds that their livelihood was affected due to a halting in mining activity in the State. More>>


Cong man serves ultimatum on Ponda council to cut taxes
April 24, 2014

PONDA: Opposing Ponda Municipal Council’s (PMC) decision to hike various domestic and commercial taxes from April 1, Congress Block Vice President and former PMC chairperson Sanjay Naik has given a 10-day ultimatum to the council to reduce the taxes. More>>


Weak governance, grafts caused economic slowdown: economist
April 24, 2014

PANJIM: Global Chairman of World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce Minoo Shroff, a leading economist, attributed the economic slowdown in India to a combination of weak governance, bad politics and a string of corruption scandals over the last few years. More>>


PMC chief justifies tax hike
April 24, 2014

PONDA: Expressing surprise over the allegations by Congress over taxation issue, Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) Chairperson Radhika Naik said the council had studied the matter before increasing the taxes. More>>


Police reviewing operational strength of units
April 24, 2014

PANJIM: Goa Police has begun a comprehensive review of its operational units in a bid to eliminate shortcomings and to boost the morale and efficiency of the 5000-strong force. More>>


Calangute VP?Chief opposes new bar, nightlife timings
April 24, 2014

CALANGUTE: Claiming that extended bar timings and nightlife are not in the interest of locals or Goans in general, Calangute Sarpanch Geeta Porob has expressed fear that it could be an opportunity for youth and others to promote antisocial activities, including drugs and prostitution, in the State. More>>



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