Loals from the picturesque village located in Canacona taluka are striving to work together during the COVID pandemic. ABEL BARRETTO describes the village setting and takes a look at the issues that are troubling the locals as well as the aspirations of the villagers
Highest single day increase of 136 positive cases; GMC will begin plasma therapy for critical patients next week, says CM
Local MLA, Former Calangute MLA amongst others list out the problems faced by the locals due to the existing plant and raise concerns about the issues they will face if its capacity expands
CM assures to provide PPE kits, security equipment to medical, police staff; Directs police to take stern action against those violating norms of containment zones
Decision to be taken after consulting Principals’ Forum, Headmasters’ Association
Admit it was due to a fallout of rivalry between two groups to establish their supremacy
Assures to convey the firsthand information and suggestions to CM during the next meeting
Calls upon govt to immediately release their salaries and payment under the Griha Aadhar scheme & social security scheme
Tourism is not only about hotel rooms and taxis. Goa as a vacation destination for the explorer and not just a traveller was all about experiences, delving onto Goa’s past, sampling a culture so different from the rest of India. And there was an eco-system built around this. It is this eco-system which has been locked down and till this is revived the “paradise” will far from perfect
An initiative has been launched to induce the newly unemployed, especially seafarers, returning home, to learn some skill and start a business with the help of government schemes.
The decision to start plasma treatment for critical patients of COVID-19, so as to shorten the time of treatment, is a major move in the State, that could have come much earlier.