Saturday, March 26, 2017

South Goa

Cuncolim Market turning into a garbage dump

The vendors scatter their waste all over the market place; place allotted for dumping of waste is used by shopkeepers to store their merchandise More

QUEPEM has no market complex for 55 years
QUEPEM has no market complex for 55 years

Political parties have come and gone but one of the oldest towns of South Goa and the headquarters of the taluka, has no proper place for vendors to sell their merchandise More

Reginaldo hopes he has dialled D for development, needs to convince Curtorkars again

Sewerage, unemployment, beautification of lakes, public transport and better roads on top of the bucket list More

Outsiders pollute Polem beach

The panchayat, which gets huge revenue from taxes, fails to clean the beach filled with shards of glasses left by visitors after consuming alcohol More

Cuncolim’s picture of neglect
Cuncolim’s picture of neglect

Over Rs 30 crores have been spent to construct various projects in the municipal area, all of which are not properly maintained More

Quelossim is a full panchayat and the financial stress is only beginning

Funds for infrastructure, biggest task of new Quelossim panchayat which now generates about Rs 18.7 lakh independently More

Dabolim Grade Separator work going at snail pace

The foundation stone for the Rs 41.8 project was laid by Manohar Parrikar in Feb 2011 assuring it would be completed in 12 months; new deadline set for March 2017 More

To win the hearts of Velimkars, stop the neglect of Velim

Old warhorses and green horn aspirants vie for a constituency where most are at sea and others elsewhere More

Fatorpa - place for pilgrimage of peace, faith and unity

Shree Shantadurga Cunkalikarin is known all over Goa as ‘Angoni Devi’ with people of all faiths flocking to Fatorpa for peace and religious unity More

A tussle at Arossim that seems to have changed a lot for beach weddings
A tussle at Arossim that seems to have changed a lot for beach weddings

Stringent provisions of the GCZMA for conducting beach weddings and vigilant activism have irked wedding planers; ask authorities to be clear about what is needed and they will comply; locals & activists say GCZMA provisions and laws have to be applied to all, including five-star hotels More

CAC shows the red signal to double tracking

Cansaulim-Arrosim-Cuelim opposes the proposed double tracking of SWR line passing through the villages; safety of heritage houses along the track is main concern More

Powerless Nuvem cries in the dark

A flood of issues starting with the destruction of paddy fields due to the bypass, non-functioning light poles, and no repair of roads dominate discourse More

Abandoned by locals, revived by tourists
Abandoned by locals, revived by tourists

Tourist boat operators discovered a secluded beach to take their clients too; the unnamed beach was christened Monkey Beach; accumulated garbage is now creating a problem More

Will Navelim opt for a hat trick of changes?

In the last 2 elections Navelim has voted for a change after having the same MLA for 27 years; development noticed, but every area has different needs More

A shortcut to disaster
A shortcut to disaster

Heavy traffic on the shortcut connecting NH17-B to NH17-A via Vales Junction in Alto Dabolim is leading to accidents; Chicalim Panchayat raises concerns, assures to take up issue on priority More

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