09 Jul 2020

Goa

Sristhal, a historic village full of untapped nature’s bounty

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

As COVID-19 cases cross 2k, govt looks at plasma treatment

Highest single day increase of 136 positive cases; GMC will begin plasma therapy for critical patients next week, says CM

Joint meeting convened by Saligao p’yat resolves to oppose expansion of waste treatment plant

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

No parties, either family or outdoor, to be allowed

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

State records 26% excess rain so far

Goa Board may reduce syllabus to make up for lost teaching days

Decision to be taken after consulting Principals’ Forum, Headmasters’ Association

Rainbow Warriors condemn police action against Melauli locals

Melauli villagers detained moments before briefing media against IIT project

Bicholim KTC bus stand work to begin within a month: MLA

Cortalim p’yat to shift vendors to new market complex

Police U-turn on St Cruz violence

Admit it was due to a fallout of rivalry between two groups to establish their supremacy

MLA questions govt’s determination on environmentally disastrous projects

Dialysis centres: SC rejects doc’s plea

Pay salaries of Bal Rath bus drivers, attendants, DoE instructs schools

Mangor locals had to face lots of problems: Panchayat Minister

Assures to convey the firsthand information and suggestions to CM during the next meeting

Govt reviewing preparedness or politics, asks GFP chief

‘Lokani ata bhivpachi garaz asa’ is the expression in Ponda!

Bicholim vegetable and fruit market reopens on Sat

Woman, mother-in-law test positive in Canca

Home Guards unpaid for three months, says MLA

Calls upon govt to immediately release their salaries and payment under the Griha Aadhar scheme & social security scheme

Doc says vaccine trial in process

Constable, home guard get warm welcome

Cafe

Everyone’s adapting in Goa, even those who are selling experiences

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

Helping expat Goans get back to their basics on home ground

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.

Opinions

Cowardice to advance anti-people projects at this juncture

Editorial

For plasma treatment to work it needs donors

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.

People Edit

Need of Gentleness for Harmonious Living

Letters

Letters to the editor (09 July 2020)

Videos

PROTECTIVE RAILS DANGLE DANGEROUSLY AT DABOLIM GRADE SEPARATOR

NOW THE SITUATION IS GONE OUT OF HAND DUE TO NO PROPER SAFETYA ND GUIDELINES SAYS REGINALDO

MANY NON GOANS ARE USING GOAN NAMES TO GET ALL THE BENEFIT SAYS REGINALDO'

I HAVE NOT CALLED FOR THE PUBLIC HEARING ON MARINA PROJECT SAYS MINISTER NILESH CABRAL

GOVERNMENT SHOULD HAVE ROLLED BACK HIKE IN ELECTRICITY BILLS DUE TO COVID PANDEMIC SAYS REGINALDO

DOING PROTEST ON ROAD DUE TO HIKE IN ELECTRICITY BILL IS JUST A POLITICIAL STUNT SAYS CABRAL

BOGMALO VILLAGERS QUESTIONS ELECTRICITY DEPT ON HIGH POWER BILLS

AWARENESS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD IN THREE CONSTITUENCIES ON IMPORTANCE OF WEARING MASKS

Inauguration of Cardiology ward no.125 at Goa Medical College by Health Minister Shri Vishwajit Rane

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