24 May 2024

Goa

Justice seekers from Loutolim, Borim move NGT to stop land acquisition

The petition challenges the authorities’ disregard to CRZ identification,environmental and forest area impacts, and the well-being of communities; seeks directions to respondents to study the environmental impact before conducting the land acquisition process

Loutolim locals dare police warning, converge with full vigour for inspection; PWD officials play truant

Reaffirm their commitment to protect their land and way of life; PWD officials and consultants once again fail to turn up during the crucial inspection and Borim bridge demarcation process

Morjim lantern fest extinguished

Glowfest Lantern Festival planned in the eco-sensitive area cancelled; Mandrem cops take an undertaking from organiser that he will not hold the festival in the turtle nesting site at Vithaldaswada

Colvale Police crack down on ‘masti’ at Tivim’s ‘Lala Ki Basti’; 96 held

Cops say arrests were part of a crackdown on individuals staying on rent without the necessary legal paperwork and as part of tenant verification

‘Essential facilities like toilets, signboards missing at Ponda bus stand’

Rent-a-Bike association slams Konkan Railway’s bid to enter rental market

Stood up by govt officials, Loutolim protesters hold impromptu clean-up drive

Surge in stray dog attacks rattle beach goers; lifeguards & tourists treated for bites

After backlash, govt completes drain construction at Opa Jn in record time

The sudden closure of the highway stretch created traffic chaos and left locals worried that the digging would continue into the monsoon season

Arpora SC in State semis

Candolim SC scrape past Xetrapal to advance

FC Tuem register win against SAG FA

Guardian Angel SC to take on ABC Arambol in final

Sirvodem, Davorlim Santa Cross Boys in semis

Goan appointed head ref of Ju-Jitsu discipline of Asia

Mandar wins all-Goa U-20 rapid chess tournament

Another pharma company cancels recruitment drive scheduled in Pune

Cites unavoidable circumstances and CM Sawant’s intervention as reasons behind cancellation of recruitment drive; Oppn too raises hue and cry over issue; Yuri demands high-level probe on all recruitments done by private companies in the last few years

CM issues stern warning to self-styled NGOs

Says irresponsible remarks against any religion will not be tolerated

HC allows petitioner to carry on work till adjudication of show cause notice

Allows PRN Infratech Private Limited to continue constructing work on 250 MLD Bicholim water treatment plant; directed to file his reply to the show cause notice on or before June 12

IMD extends yellow alert by two more days

Tension in Taleigao as residents object to cutting of age-old tree

Locals, land owner in tussle of felling of tree; cops called to maintain law and order; twist in tale as Taleigao Comunidade attorney lodges police complaint of criminal trespass; says no permission issued to cut down the tree

CARES organises Coding and Robotics Summer Bootcamp in 24 schools

Students gain valuable insights into entrepreneurial process, honing their problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills along the way

IPL betting racket busted

North Goa District Intelligence Unit apprehends three from Porvorim; 55 mobile phones, 10 laptops, assorted paraphernalia amounting to approximately Rs 10 lakh confiscated

Cafe

Appreciating brotherhood on National Brother’s Day

National Brother’s Day, celebrated annually on May 24 in India, is a day to acknowledge and admire the beauty of brotherhood and value the importance of having brothers. This day can be used to deepen the bonds and foster a sense of togetherness between brothers and siblings. Several brothers in Goa have worked hard together to achieve their goals and have made a mark in their respective fields

Feast of Mary Help of Christians

Understanding people with Schizophrenia

World Schizophrenia Awareness Day is observed on 24 May every year to raise awareness about the mental illness. This day is dedicated to providing support and resources to individuals suffering from Schizophrenia and how the society can help

Opinions

Specially Abled: Need Inclusion & Opportunity

Editorial

Pune cops play dirty in Porsche car accident case

People Edit

Building a personality

Letters

Letter to the editor (24 May 2024)

News Today

Arrests Made in Thivim: 96 Persons Nabbed for Alleged Residency Violations

North Goa District Intelligence Unit Busts IPL Betting Racket in Porvorim, Three Arrested

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