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Goa: HC issues notice to government in Marriott case

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

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 8:26 am

Aldona man found dead in Calangute

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 Times of India 25 Jan 2020 7:53 am

Gather data on foreign tourists, their duration of stay in Goa

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

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:54 am

Goa: AIIMS doctors revisit Felix Dahl case, report in 2 months

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 Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:54 am

Goa seeks Rs 6,333 crore from finance panel

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

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:53 am

Goa: Fruit vendor held for raping 11-year-old girl

Abdul Vahab Karim Khan, a 33-year-old fruit vendor from Haveri, Karnataka, was arrested by the Ponda police on Thursday

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:47 am

Old Goa police station receives more complaints of illegal garbage dumping

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

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:41 am

Goa: FIR against fraudsters of Visionaries Urban co-Operative

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 Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:36 am

Nearly 5 years on, Tiracol bridge gets NGT nod

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 Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:33 am

Liquor worth Rs 1.7 crore seized at Tivim, Sancoale

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.

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:31 am

Headless for four years, Goa human rights commission finally gets chairperson

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 Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:27 am

Cooperative registrar stalls Sanjivanis attempt to sell molasses cheap

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

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:48 am

Goa University starts MBA admissions for working professionals

Goa University has started admissions to its MBA (executive) programme for working professionals. The varsity introduced the programme during the last academic year

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:47 am

Goa government not sharing funds with CCP: Mayor

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 Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:46 am

Goa: Political parties submit laundry list for grants

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 Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:37 am

Goa government has no data on budget allocation: House panel

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 Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:33 am

1,500 trees in Karmal Ghat may make way for highway widening

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

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:33 am

Goa: Over 64,000 helmetless riders booked from October to December

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

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:33 am

CM Pramod Sawant gives clean chit to Laxmikant Parsekar in mining case

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

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:30 am

Garbage situation in South Goa worsening, says Michael Lobo

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 Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:26 am

Goa: Committee for draft masterplans of eco zones gets extension

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.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:25 am

Goa: Cashew farmers hopeful for 2020, mango farmers see bleak year

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,

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:25 am

Now, learn Japanese in Goa as Goa University set to offer certificate course from February

For the first time, Goa University is set to offer Japanese language courses to its students and others.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 8:34 am

Pumping stations planned at mining pits at Codli

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

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:46 am

Use of construction debris in road works to continue: PWD

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

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:45 am

Overbridge, underpass at Guirim opens for traffic

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

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:44 am

Nilesh Cabral: Tender for new Saligao power substation next month

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.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:44 am

Research, development & innovation cells to help college teachers seek funds for projects

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 Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:40 am

Goa: Church to hold public meet against CAA, NPR on Friday

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

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:36 am

Goa: Healthcare institutes told to watch out for coronavirus infections

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 Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:34 am

Illegal parking rife at Margao railway station

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

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:29 am

Goa: CCP contract staff not paid salaries for December

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)

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:27 am

After slow start, turtle conservation programme picks up pace in Goa

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

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:53 am

South Western Railway to expand stations along Collem-Vasco route

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.

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:45 am

Open waste dumping continues at Mapusa

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 Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:44 am

File FIR against Laxmikant Parsekar, bureaucrats for mining renewals: Goa Lokayukta

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

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:41 am

Knife attack isolated case: Goa University

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)

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:34 am

After 2019 debacle, Goa Medical College to get more MD, MS seats this year

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

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:34 am

Panaji police arrest 2 more for stabbing student

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

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:32 am

Will follow up on cases via RTI: Goa Foundation

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

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:30 am

Cabinet took decision, why blame only me: Former CM Laxmikant Parsekar

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

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:04 am

4 injured in cylinder blast at Nessai

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

The Times of India 22 Jan 2020 4:01 am