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COVID test results in a black hole. Close to 6000 test results awaited and increasing

MARGAO/PANJIM, July 29 -- In an almost unnoticed section of the daily health bulletin issued by the Directorate of Health Services daily, there is an alarming figure - the number of test results await... Read More


..Wholesale fish traders have total monopoly & brute dominance over multi-crore fish trade

MARGAO, July 24 -- Traditionally, the Margao market was of the Ramponkars, Magkars, Catalkars and Goan traditional fishermen (khari). Today, the wholesale fish market has been gulped down by the trade... Read More


COVID health heroes at hospital exhausted, need rest, replacements

Margao, July 23 -- The multi-tasking staff working at the ESI (COVID) hospital at Margao have complained of being totally exhausted. The frontline workers who have been on the job from the month of Ma... Read More


COVID cured man looks after patients at ESI hospital

Goa, July 22 -- MARGAO The saying that all the heroes don't wear capes, many are among us working as common men. Like the volunteers for the human trials of Covaxin, the ESI Hospital of Margao has giv... Read More


Untested wholesale fish being sold outside the market

Goa, July 16 -- [email protected] The Vice-President of the Margao Wholesale Fish traders Association Imam Shaikh admitted this, "All the trucks could not be checked on the first day. Some of them st... Read More


The road to health is a long walk for visitors to the South Goa district hospital

Margao, July 10 -- It's a hospital. It's arguably the best hospital in Goa in terms of size and facilities or will get there soon. But it's quite a walk to get there if you don't have your own transpo... Read More


SGPDA is a drained authority with reckless, uncontrolled spending

MARGAO, July 7 -- The South Goa Planning and Development Authority (SGPDA) has been drained of its entire funds by means of outsourcing various works. The fuel bills of the Chairman, vehicles of PDA a... Read More


Now Lohia Maidan waits for an infrastructure revolution

Margao, June 19 -- The Lohia Maidan was the venue which lit the spark of a revolution for civil liberties in 1946. In the 75th year of that historic event, the Lohia Maidan itself needs a revolution t... Read More


Authorities steadfastly holding back on making South Goa District Hospital a COVID care centre

Margao, June 17 -- There is a dogged resistance to making the new District Hospital into a COVID care centre. And the resistance is from the government and the administration. The District hospital,... Read More