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
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
With scientists developing a scientific model for artificial breeding of windowpane oysters, stakeholders along Chicalim bay are contemplating use of sea ranching practic
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
After multiple suspected dengue cases have been reported in the state capital the Corporation of the City of Panaji has procured two fogging machines.
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
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
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
Social activist Aires Rodrigues has on Sunday dismissed the chargesheet filed against him in an alleged dual citizenship case as political vendetta.
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
Goa, being placed at a strategic location in the Western Ghats, is endowed with rich herpetofaunal diversity, which includes the king cobra.
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
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 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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
Sattari mamlatdar and a team of officials raided two illegal laterite stone quarries in Sattari on Thursday.
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
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 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
An unknown person broke open two flats at Campal, Panaji. However, with no valuable items, the theft attempt failed.
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