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28 Apr 2017

Goa

Public hearing on coal handling adjourned

28 Apr 2017

VASCO: To provide a fair opportunity to those who could not express their views due to time constraint, the presiding officer Johnson Fernandes adjourned the public hearing for expansion of coal handling at Mormugao Port Trust (MPT). It will now be held on Saturday. More

Special session to pass GST Bill on May 9

28 Apr 2017

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Balli truck owners block ore transportation

28 Apr 2017

SANGUEM: The truck owners from Balli and Cuncolim, on Thursday, stopped transportation of e-auctioned ore from Caurem mines, for denying them work by the mining contractor. More

Girls do it again, outshine boys at HSSC

28 Apr 2017

Pass percentage falls to 88.77; Commerce had highest pass percentage of 90.70, followed by Vocational, Science and Arts More

Vishwajit anguished after GMC visit

28 Apr 2017

PANJIM: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane was taken aback on his first surprise visit to the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) at Bambolim after being inducted into the Cabinet. More

High Court to hear petitions challenging panchayat poll process

28 Apr 2017

Two petitions, one questioning delimitation and reservations conducted by DoP, other the validity of holding elections in violation of constitutional mandate filed More

Nigerians doing business illegally on Babu’s radar

28 Apr 2017

PANJIM: After courting controversy over his remark to ban ‘Lamanis’ on beaches, illegal businesses carried out by foreigners, including Nigerians, are on the target list of Tourism Minister Manohar (Babu) Azgaonkar. More

IPFB is not the final approval authority, Govt tells Court

28 Apr 2017

Petition challenges constitutional validity of certain provisions of Goa Investment Promotion Act More

How smart: St Inez shanties to get legal base through sewage route

28 Apr 2017

Panjim MLA proposes sewerage connections to houses along St Inez creek; Mayor wants illegal houses along creek to be removed More

NGT orders stay on wine festival, GTDC goes ahead

28 Apr 2017

Govt yet to receive order; Petition contends festival being held in CRZ-II in violation of 2011 notification; Notices to GCZMA, GTDC returnable on May 12 More

Court directs govt to provide potable water to Sonshi villagers

28 Apr 2017

Asks govt to ensure village has proper tap water connections; Government says mining firms asked to reply on dust pollution More

Adv Anacleto alleges attack by green activist

28 Apr 2017

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Citizens blast MPT dredging proposal

28 Apr 2017

Say the Port Trust wants to finish off fishermen More

Cong opposes coal berth expansion

28 Apr 2017

PANJIM: Extending its support to those protesting the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) coal berth expansion, the Congress party has accused the State and Central Governments of trying to promote Goa as coal hub at the cost of public health. More

Power dept abstains from tariff hike

28 Apr 2017

Fails to convince JERC on measures to be undertaken to cover revenue gap of Rs 149 crore More

Smart City proposes to plug revenue leakages

28 Apr 2017

PANJIM: Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Limited (IPSCDL), the special purpose vehicle for transforming the capital into a smart city has proposed to plug revenue leakages and enhance the government’s revenue. More

‘Govt trying to create a brand in agriculture’

28 Apr 2017

MARGAO: The Agriculture Ministers Conference of India which concluded lately has resolved to boost agriculture profitability with reforms. More

GTDC to lease out space to FRRO, India tourism

28 Apr 2017

PANJIM: Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has decided to lease out office space to set up the FRRO that currently operates at Dabolim airport. A board meeting chaired by GTDC Chairman Nilesh Cabral resolved to allot 300 sq mtrs of space at Paryatan Bhavan, Patto for an immigration facilitation service. More

Cops to face action for traffic violations

28 Apr 2017

PANJIM: There were 270 police personnel who were fined for various traffic-related offences in the past over a year. More

Sports

Curtorim win

Curtorim win

28 Apr 2017

Cliff scored the match-winner in the 68th minute More

Goa off to flying start

28 Apr 2017

Score a resounding 3-0 win over Assam; play TN on April 28 More

CAPF’s OORJA U-19 football from May 1 to 10

28 Apr 2017

PANJIM: The Central Armed Police Forces will be conducting OORJA-CAPFs U-19 football talent hunt tournament throughout the country from May 1 to 15. The Central Industrial Security Force is tasked to conduct the tournament for the States of Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Goa the and Union territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. More

St Antony SC pip Verna

28 Apr 2017

KAKODA: St Anthony SC Assolda defeated Verna SC 2-1 to move into the quarter-finals of the 21st Holy Cross Trophy, at the Vodlemoll Kakoda ground, on Thursday. More

FC Curtorim march on

28 Apr 2017

MAINA: FC Curtorim blanked Comba Boys 4-0 to move into the quarter-finals of the 11th Rebello Pandal Maina Soccer, organised by Rebello Pandel, Maina, at St Rita Church ground, Maina on Thursday. More

Navelim advance

28 Apr 2017

CALATA: Navelim Villagers defeated SCC Velsao-Pale 2-1 to enter the quarter-finals of the 28th St Rock Super Soccer football tournament, organised by St Rock YC Calata and played at Calata-Majorda ground, on Thursday. More

Nerul down Mandopa

28 Apr 2017

MAPUSA: Nerul Sports Club scored a comfortable 2-0 win over Mandopa Sports Club Navelim in the Calangute Association Sports Club in collaboration with Village Panchayat Calangute, played at Poriat Recreation Center ground, on Thursday. More

St Rock YC enter last four

28 Apr 2017

CANSAULIM: St Rock YC Majorda entered the semi-finals of the CAC Three Kings Cup, defeating Betalbatim SC 2-1, at Cansaulim Sports Complex, on Thursday. More

Cafe

Are your bags packed and ready to go?

Are your bags packed and ready to go?

28 Apr 2017

With holiday season being on in full swing, Café looks into what the general perception is of where Goans like to go, and what they like to do More

Opinions

Thank God, be grateful!

28 Apr 2017

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Editorial

Annual legal bottlenecks for tourism related festivals have to be avoided

28 Apr 2017

The fiasco over the start of the Grape Escapade wine festival, an important hallmark mark in Goa’s tourism and social calendar as an event hugely attended by locals, doesn’t augur well for the smooth conduct of draws like this, at a time when Goa’s tourism has been hit by a series of factors. More

Other Voices

Curri-kar sans a pinch of salt

28 Apr 2017

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People Edit

Merger of public sector banks

28 Apr 2017

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Letters

Letters To The Editor

28 Apr 2017

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