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Goa: Now, lifeguards turn to higher power over pending dues

Distraught over non-payment of their increments, around 500 striking Drishti lifeguards in North Goa sought divine intervention on Monday when they offered prayers at Map

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:23 am

Six masked men attack shop owner in Margao

Six masked men attacked a shop owner at Gogol, Margao, late Sunday night. Fatorda police booked an offence against unknown accused and the search to nab them is under way

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:21 am

Sea ranching to revive windowpane oyster population in Chicalim bay

With scientists developing a scientific model for artificial breeding of windowpane oysters, stakeholders along Chicalim bay are contemplating use of sea ranching practic

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:19 am

Goa's Bondla zoo gets Centres nod for Rs 50 crore facelift

Goas only zoo located at the Bondla wildlife sanctuary will soon undergo Rs 50 crore facelift with new animal cages and expanded enclosures, in keeping with the new speci

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:17 am

CCP begins fogging operations in Panaji for dengue control

After multiple suspected dengue cases have been reported in the state capital the Corporation of the City of Panaji has procured two fogging machines.

The Times of India 15 Oct 2019 7:15 am

After leading protests, Vijai Sardesai now assures 'full cooperation' to Goa govt over Sonsoddo

Following a thaw in relations between Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai and waste management minister Michael Lobo, the former has now assured the government of his full coopera

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 3:41 pm

Shack is not a construction, doesnt harm ecology, says high court

Resolving an over two-decade-old issue concerning the validity of shacks on beaches after the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) notification was enforced in the state, the hi

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 7:34 am

Colva cops write to tourism department, want land for parking

With just two months for the year to come to a close, and considering that the coastal belt witnesses heavy traffic during the festive season, the traffic cell of Colva p

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 7:16 am

Chargesheet against me political vendetta

Social activist Aires Rodrigues has on Sunday dismissed the chargesheet filed against him in an alleged dual citizenship case as political vendetta.

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 7:13 am

Just 187 out-of-school children found in Goa

Following years of efforts, only 187 out-of-school children were detected in Goa this year, who are currently being provided training so they can be mainstreamed into the

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 7:10 am

7-day course on reptiles slithers its way into Goa University

Goa, being placed at a strategic location in the Western Ghats, is endowed with rich herpetofaunal diversity, which includes the king cobra.

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 7:10 am

Goa government advances shack allotment by five days

Days after the high court of Bombay at Goa permitted beach shacks to be erected on the states beaches, the government on Sunday advanced the shack allotment date from Oct

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 7:02 am

Goa: Tech-challenged citizens to get help at post offices

In a bid to provide efficient services to citizens, the department of posts, Goa will soon have a Citizen Service Centre (CSC) facility at some of its post offices. Equip

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 6:58 am

Get cracking on public health, HC tells Goa

The high court of Bombay at Goa has ordered public health authorities in the state to discharge their duties with regard to timely removal of garbage and ensuring that st

The Times of India 14 Oct 2019 6:57 am

Goa government advances shack allotment date by 5 days

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 7:42 pm

Withdrawal of monsoon in two days

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 8:52 am

Goa: I-T raid unearths Rs 124 crore assets of two companies

In search operations conducted at six different premises on Thursday, the income tax (I-T) department found that two groups involved in the sale and purchase of hotels an

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 8:48 am

No dengue outbreak in Ponda, say health officials

Though 12 high risk areas for dengue have been identified in Ponda taluka, the health authorities have denied any outbreak of the fever in Ponda block.

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 8:45 am

App for liquor sales gets Goa Forward Party charged up

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 8:19 am

Saligao villagers say no to expansion of garbage plant

A large number of villagers from Saligao assembled at the panchayat on Saturday to voice their opposition to the expansion of garbage treatment plant (GTP) there, includi

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 8:17 am

Hubballi tourist drowns at Baga

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 8:15 am

On sidelines of football matches, fans and players have another ball: Housie

On the football fields of Goas villages, as players battle for top honours, there is another contest happening among the fans and even substitute players on the sidelines

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019 8:13 am

TCP puts capital under Greater Panaji planning area

Announcing the decision at the 166th board meeting, TCP minister Chandrakant Kavalekar said that the board had not received any written objection to the move.

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 9:48 am

Goa: One held for raping minor

Subhash Jaiswal, 21, of Uttar Pradesh was arrested by the Ponda police on Friday evening for raping a Class IX schoolgirl in September. Police said he was arrested based

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 4:45 am

Goa: Striking lifeguards pay cut for 8 days, keep off beaches again

Lifeguarding services were hit hard on Friday with most of Drishtis staff not reporting for duty on beaches after Drishti Marine reneged on its assurance to pay their pen

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 4:42 am

Another deadline, Pauskar fixes November-end to start road repairs

There appears to be no respite from potholed roads for citizens anytime soon, with PWD minister Deepak Pauskar stating that repair works will begin by November-end. While

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 4:41 am

TCP blamed for delays in MPLAD works

Union Ayush minister Shripad Naik has accused the town and country planning (TCP) department of being a major hurdle in the completion of projects under the MPLAD scheme.

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 4:34 am

Goa: Mining firms poke holes in audit report by CA team

Mining companies have disputed the audit report submitted by the team of chartered accountants (CA) which had been constituted to recover money lost to illegal mining.

The Times of India 12 Oct 2019 4:26 am

Salaries delayed, some lifeguards go on flash strike

Lifeguards at a few North Goa beaches resorted to a flash strike on Thursday morning. The service provider, Drishti Lifesaving, denied that its lifeguards had stopped wor

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 8:28 am

With mining lull, Goa government moots exemption on barge tax

After exempting trucks transporting iron ore from road tax owing to the ban on mining activities, the state government is mulling over to extend a similar benefit for the

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 8:26 am

Illegal laterite quarries raided, trucks seized

Sattari mamlatdar and a team of officials raided two illegal laterite stone quarries in Sattari on Thursday.

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 8:23 am

Pramod Sawant on campaign trail in Maharashtra

With the election campaign at its peak in Maharashtra, chief minister Pramod Sawant left for a two-day visit to the neighbouring state, and addressed a public rally on Th

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 8:02 am

Goa government to slash traffic fines under amended MV Act

Taking a cue from states like Gujarat, Karnataka and Uttarakhand, the Goa government is likely to reduce the penalties for certain traffic violations, slashing some of th

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 7:55 am

In Goa, pothole-ridden roads break riders backs and bones

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 7:51 am

HC seeks government reply over nod to Mapusa project without sewage plant

The high court of Bombay at Goa has issued notices to the government for granting occupancy certificate to a commercial complex at Bodgeshwar in Mapusa that is in violati

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 7:48 am

Failed theft attempts at two unoccupied flats in Campal

An unknown person broke open two flats at Campal, Panaji. However, with no valuable items, the theft attempt failed.

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 7:44 am

Mayor rejects Michael Lobos request to renew casino licences

City mayor Uday Madkaikar turned down ports minister Michael Lobos request that the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) reconsider its decision not to renew the trade

The Times of India 11 Oct 2019 7:38 am

Dont mind drink with Vijai to resolve Sonsoddo: Michael Lobo

The Times of India 10 Oct 2019 4:50 am

Use app, cash card or QR code to pay for e-bus tickets

The Times of India 10 Oct 2019 4:48 am

Goa waste management minister to visit Norway soon

The Times of India 10 Oct 2019 4:45 am