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Questionable technology blocks Goa's ODF plans

PANJIM, Dec. 18 -- After failing to meet the October 2 deadline, Goa that tops the chart of having the lowest Open Defecation Free (ODF) coverage in the country will miss the second deadline of Decemb... Read More


HC dismisses MGP petition seeking Shirodkar, Sopte's disqualification

PANJIM, Dec. 18 -- The High Court of Bombay at Goa has declined to accept that the resignations of Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte from Congress are linked to 'defection' as claimed by the MGP in... Read More


Fire breaks out at Mapusa plastic factory

MAPUSA, Dec. 18 -- A major fire was reported at Vasupradha Polyfilms Pvt Ltd, a plastic factory situated opposite to Geno Pharmaceuticals at Karaswada, Mapusa on Monday afternoon. The loss was pegged... Read More


Ban on traditional fishermen's catch from neighbouring states lifted

PANJIM, Dec. 18 -- In a major decision, Goa Government on Monday excluded traditional fishermen from the neighbouring States of Karnataka and Maharashtra, operating within 60kms radius, from the purvi... Read More


Cancellation of bus service causes heartburn

Ponda, Dec. 18 -- All was going smoothly for school students in mining belt at Khajan Pali till the mining was in operation but as soon as mines were closed due to legal complications eight month ago,... Read More


BJP leaders in Goa fooling mining dependents: Babu

CURCHOREM, Dec. 18 -- Opposition Leader and Quepem MLA Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar criticised the BJP leaders in Goa for fooling the mining dependents with their tall assurances without any positive o... Read More


With CM on his feet, will governance be up and running?

Goa, Dec. 18 -- Even as the Opposition in Goa was flaying the government for the Chief Minister's absence, the Chief Minister' Office released photographs of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inspecting... Read More


Fight for Goa's second Liberation

MAPUSA, Dec. 18 -- The NGO, Goencho Avaaz will organise a public meeting at the taxi stand, Mapusa on Liberation Day (December 19), at 3.30 pm. According to Goencho Avaaz, this is a fight for Goa's s... Read More


Vishwajit: Liver screening to be introduced in govt hospitals

PANJIM, Dec. 18 -- Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Monday announced that liver-screening facility will soon be introduced in all government-run hospitals. Rane was speaking at the launch of the Com... Read More


Cortalim passes resolution against road closure

VASCO, Dec. 18 -- Cortalim Panchayat at a special gram sabha passed a resolution against the Cortalim-Verna road closure. The villagers have vowed that all the three affected panchayats will remain un... Read More