19 Sep 2020

Goa

Looking back at the no-holds barred tenure of just-retired Lokayukta Justice Misra

… the tough Judge who minced no words, spared no one irrespective of rank and left the State red-faced on one too many occasions for the government’s liking

Orange alert issued as rain forecast till Sept 22

Elvis steps down as AAP Goa convener

To focus on building party at grassroots level; Senior leader Rahul Mhambrey to take over from him in the interim period

Now, Ponda taluka villagers oppose coal transportation

Fear their villages may be used to transport coal; Will oppose proposed jetty at Barze; Say if this is allowed their environment and khazan lands will be impacted

Fire breaks out at decor material yard in Old Goa

Rampant unauthorised, unregulated retail fish sale needs to stop: SGPDA fish market retailers

Sons & daughters of the soil deeply upset with being bull-dozed out of business by outsider controlled lobbies

596 new COVID cases, eight deaths

Miramar beach misses Blue Flag Certification

State failed to prepare infrastructure for certification due to opposition from a cross section of society

Oximeters, masks found flouting rules, seized from pharmacies

Govt likely to revise capped rates for COVID treatment at private hospitals

Plasma donation does not make a person weak, says GMC doctor

Appeals to COVID-19 survivors to come forward fearlessly to save someone’s life; 13 such persons screened for plasma donation at camp held on Friday

All eyes on South Goa District Hospital as it is to commence as COVID hospital from today

GSIDC officials on Friday stated that they have made ready the spaces for the COVID wards

Nuvem MLA to hold land inspection again

Marcaim MLA objects to govt’s salinity study

Will look into Sanjivani farmers demands: CM

Govt wants more time to dispose off forest right claims

Forest Rights Committees have received a total 10,136 claims of which 2,482 are in North while 7,654 are in South Goa

Shift IIT project: Valpoi Cong

Govt forms panel under CS for FMEs

CCP to set up 12 bio-digesters in city

MMC CO assures new market vendors of solving urgent nature problems

Provide allowance to educated unemployed youth, says Cong

Usgao Panchayat opposes DoPs new circular

Extend moratorium till March 2021, taxi owners plead to govt

Follow proper procedures before shifting vendors, says Cortalim panch

SC allows Candolim local to challenge NGT order

Karnataka couple worked in Camurlim church

Cafe

‘Let’s play’, say Goan F & B outlets as cricket comes as a balm to COVID

The IPL commences today and it will bring some colour to a rather bleak year though fans may think twice before going out to a sports bar to enjoy the game. However, for restaurants in Goa, live cricket for close to two months could be silver lining to getting people to come out and watch sport on big screens, by maintaining required sops

Mollem warriors go musical

A song by Kabir Naik highlighting the ills of the three eco destructive projects in Mollem has caught the fancy the people of Goa.

Editorial

DELAYS, DEADLINES AND A CZMP THAT HASN’T YET HAPPENED

The Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) has become yet another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic, or so we are led to believe.

Letters

Letters to the editor (19 Sept 2020)

Fly on the wall

There is no power or point in denying that every pore of Goa is touched by drugs

Videos

Private hospital rates were prepared by Independent committee, CM to take decision on it

Existing vendors shifted to new Cortalim market complex

New market complex will be ready inn next 3 months says Milind Naik

Margao News market vendors submitted representation regarding their issues to be resolved

Nuvem MLA D'sa had meeting wtih railway officials on double tracking

Dy sarpanch of Sancoale Kavita Kamal ousted in a no confidence motion against her

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