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Goa gets till Dec 31 to complete CZMP

PANJIM, Sept. 29 -- The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench, has granted Goa till December 31, to complete the much-delayed Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for the State. At the same ti... Read More


SC reserves order on extracted iron ore transportation

NEW DELHI, Sept. 29 -- The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on seven mining firms of Goa seeking extension of the time granted by it on January 30 to transport already legally extracted iron... Read More


CM's meeting with Shel Melauli villagers fails to break ice

PANJIM, Sept. 29 -- The meeting between Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant and the villagers of Shel Melauli remained inconclusive as both sides stuck to their stand. While the Chief Minister maintained... Read More


Melauli villagers reject CM's offer of compensation

Goa, Sept. 29 -- The villagers of Melauli have rejected the CM's offer of compensation saying they want nothing except scrapping of the project. "We have placed our side and we do not agree with what... Read More


A murder, a suicide and a deadly end to a 'love story'

QUEPEM, Sept. 29 -- An old tragic script played out in two villages of Cuncolim and Quepem. It left two young people dead, a boy and a girl, who were reportedly in a relationship and had to break off ... Read More


Invasive Ports Bill drops anchor, to uproot Goa's local powers

VASCO, Sept. 29 -- March 1 to September 23 the ruling party, the opposition, the MLAs and MPs of Goa had time to know, read, understand and debate the Major Ports Authorities Bill which was passed in ... Read More


Moving Sanjivani sugar factory to Agri Dept, not yet a sweet deal for Sanguem farmers

SANGUEM, Sept. 29 -- In June 2020, sugarcane farmers in the State were shocked when the Administrator of Sanjivani Sugar Factory, Dr Tariq Thomas said that the factory will not start operations in fut... Read More


Route risk to risk: There's potential danger lurking at every bend on the Margao-Canacona highway

CANACONA, Sept. 29 -- "I have travelled to both developed and developing countries and the road part on the Karmalghat and upto Cuncolim can be categorised as one of the most difficult routes to drive... Read More


Farm bills: Hundreds of farmers led by Cong march to Raj Bhavan

PANJIM, Sept. 29 -- As a part of nation-wide protest against the controversial agricultural reform bills passed by the Parliament recently, hundreds of farmers led by Goa Congress unit on Monday march... Read More


Truck owners urge govt to revise ore transport rates

PANJIM, Sept. 29 -- While the Chief Justice of India (CJI) reserves its order on iron ore transportation matter, the truck owners have urged the State government to revise the transportation rates, wh... Read More