The high court on Friday issued notices to the chief secretary, environment secretary and member secretary of the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority in a contempt peti
In a case of suspected murder, Zeferino Barretto, 45, a resident of Aldona, was found dead in a lane at Saunta Vaddo, Calangute, on Friday morning.
The 15th Finance Commission has asked Goa to collate data on foreign tourist arrivals, including the time spent by them in the state, chief minister Pramod Sawant said on
A team of doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) visited the crime scene where Finnish national Felix Dahl, 22, was found dead in Canacona on Januar
The state government on Friday sought funds to the tune of Rs 6,333 crore from the Centre to help the state government address infrastructure gaps and spur hinterland dev
Abdul Vahab Karim Khan, a 33-year-old fruit vendor from Haveri, Karnataka, was arrested by the Ponda police on Thursday
While the states garbage management is being closely monitored by the high court and the state government is assuring the court that it is collecting door-to-door garbage
Minister for cooperation Govind Gaude on Friday said an FIR will be filed against those responsible for committing fraud at the Visionaries Urban Co-Operative Credit Soci
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given the green signal for the construction of a bridge over the Tiracol river, almost five years after work was stalled over the CR
The legal metrology department seized brandy and rum bottles worth Rs 1.7 crore for quantity violations, during raids conducted at two industrial estates on Friday.
After four years of being headless and six months of being non-functional, the Goa Human Rights Commission (GHRC) will soon be at full strength. The state government has
The registrar of cooperative societies (RCS) has directed the Sanjivani Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana at Dharbandora to keep in abeyance the auction of around 1,000 tonne of m
Goa University has started admissions to its MBA (executive) programme for working professionals. The varsity introduced the programme during the last academic year
The Corporation of the City of Panaji has sought Rs 500 crore in grants from the 15th Finance Commission, which will be utilised for solid waste management, public transp
The 15th Finance Commission headed by its chairman N K Singh, met with over 20 representatives of various political parties and local bodies here on Thursday during the p
The state assemblys budget committee met on Thursday to review budgetary allocation and utilisation of funds earmarked in the 2019-20 state budget only to find that the i
The state government is likely to get forest clearance to cut over 1,500 tress to widen the national highway at Karmal Ghat at Canacona by March. The government will also
Helmetless two-wheeler riders qualified as some of the highest traffic violations in the last quarter of 2019. Figures shared by the state transport department revealed t
Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said no charges of corruption have been made out in the Lokayukta report on renewal of mining leases against former chief ministe
Minister for waste management Michael Lobo on Thursday said that the garbage situation in the rural parts of South Goa was taking a turn for the worse with new garbage du
The state government on Thursday extended the term of the committee to prepare draft zonal masterplans for the eco-sensitive areas declared in the state by three months.
While 2020 seems set to see a good cashew crop, it may not be a good year for mangoes. The blossoming of the cashew fruit, which takes place between November and January,
For the first time, Goa University is set to offer Japanese language courses to its students and others.
After facing a water crisis last summer, the government is gearing up to tackle any eventuality this year by erecting permanent pumping stations at two abandoned mining p
Since deciding to accept the research findings of the Indian Road Congress and opting to use aggregate from construction debris as a base layer in roads in the highway ex
Both lanes of the approximately 250-metre-long overbridge-cum-underpass at Guirim were thrown open for use recently. Thirty-five coconut saplings have also been planted i
Power issues in Saligao constituency may be a thing of the past, as the electricity department will float a tender next month to set up a substation in Saligao.
With the University Grants Commission (UGC) stepping back as a major funding agency for research projects by university and college teachers, the state directorate of hig
The Council of Social Justice and Peace (CSJP), which is the social work wing of the Catholic Church, will protest the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register
An alert has been sounded to healthcare institutes across the state against a new strain of coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan last month.
The transport department has recorded 143 cases of private taxis and other violators parking illegally outside and behind the Konkan railway station in Margao. In the yea
Sixteen contract staff, including junior civil and IT engineers, assistant accountants and lower divisional clerks working for the Corporation of the City of Panaji(CCP)
Goas modest turtle conservation is picking up momentum despite a delayed start to the season, as a total of nine Olive Ridley turtles visited four nesting sites, opening
Several stations along the Goa stretch of South Western Railway (SWR) will be redeveloped to have more platforms and new station buildings, a top official said on Monday.
Despite the Mapusa municipalitys crackdown on violators found dumping garbage within its jurisdiction, the problem continues unabated after a huge pile of dry waste was s
The Goa Lokayukta on Monday recommended that the directorate of vigilances anti-corruption branch (ACB) file an FIR against former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar, form
Goa University officials on Tuesday said that following the stabbing of their student from Afghanistan, they have informed the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR)
Goa Medical College (GMC), which missed the chance to convert its post graduate diploma seats to MD and MS seats in 2019, has submitted its claims afresh this year, and w
Panaji police on Tuesday arrested two more persons for allegedly stabbing Afghanistan national and student of Goa University, Matiullah Aria, 24, after a verbal spat on S
Reacting to the Goa Lokayuktas order on the renewal of mining leases, Goa Foundation director Claude Alvares on Tuesday said they will follow up the case till its logical
Former CM Laxmikant Parsekar said the state government should take a decision on the Goa Lokayuktas recommendation that an FIR should be filed against him and others in t
Four individuals were injured on Tuesday morning after a liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder burst in a room given out on rent by Milagres Mascarenhas, at Vhodlemol, in N