Monday, February 27, 2017

South Goa

A TALE OF TWO BEACHES
A TALE OF TWO BEACHES

The Hollant Beach lacks changing rooms or a toilet facility; One can find only the ruins of the fort with hardly anyone knowing the importance of the fort wall; The private property on the northern side is used by picnickers, who leave behind their garbage and defecate in the open or behind bushes At Palolem, the owner of the hotel under construction has cut around 25 coconut trees without taking permission More

Cuncolim a home for migrant labourers

Due to the influx of migrants, the town faces a host of problems such as open defecation, dumping of garbage in the open and the increasing number of crimes; No proper system to keep a track of those with criminal background More

No takers for agriculture; Salcete’s fertile lands lying barren

The present generation feels that farmers don’t have social status and farming doesn’t provide good returns More

BJP’s independent buddy MLAs feel the heat on Mopa, Special Status decisions
BJP’s independent buddy MLAs feel the heat on Mopa, Special Status decisions

Mickky, Caitu, Benjamin not on the same page as govt; BJP MLAs maintain party position while Phal Desai prefers to be silent More

Xelvona hills losing greenery

Despite petitions by villagers, hills are being cut illegally and converted into plots; no permission granted, allege people More

The same story of the Babu and the Velip with other extras

2017 will see a three-way contest with the AAP joining the fray; Kavlekar wants Congress to field his wife from Sanguem More

Govt neglects Fatorpa govt high school

The Fatorpa Government High School is allegedly being neglected by the government which has even omitted it from its school building development scheme. More

Railway authorities turn yard into forest

The South Western Railway had dumped mud which turned into an unnatural hillock and a habitat for snakes More

After BRICS, cattle make hay on beautified NH-17B
After BRICS, cattle make hay on beautified NH-17B

The government spent Rs 15 crore to beautify the National Highway 17B for the summit, but the authorities have failed to maintain the greenery leaving it as a fodder for the stray animals More

Cuncolim is the triple tag championship of politics

In 2012, there were nine candidates who stood in fray to defeat Joaquim Alemao as the sitting MLA. More

MMC to treat garbage in November
MMC to treat garbage in November

GSUDA appoints Eco Pro Environment Services; Old Ravindra Bhawan site at Sada has been identified to shift segregated waste after treatment More

Cuncolkars battling pollution problem

The people from Cuncolim are forced to breathe polluted air from the units at the CIE. All efforts to check pollution have not stopped them from getting choked for the past two and half decades More

Alina or Olencio...it’s a family fight likely in Cortalim

The late Matanhy Saldanha's wife Alina of BJP is likely to contest against her nephew Olencio who has been declared as the Aam Aadmi Party candidate More

Curchorem to get regular power supply: Cabral

Most of the work for laying underground cables is completed and the people will get uninterrupted power, says MLA More

Vasco locals demand hot bitumen mix plant be shifted

VASCO: The locals from Vasco have raised serious concerns over the environmental pollution created by the hot bitumen mix plant located next to Dabolim airport and in the vicinity of Shantinagar residential area. More

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