MMC chief, deputy election called off as presiding officer falls 'sick'

VASCO, June 27 -- The elections to the post of the chairperson and vice-chairperson of Mormugao Municipal Council scheduled on Wednesday had to be called off as the presiding officer "fell ill" and co... Read More

Continuous rainfall disrupts normal life across State

MARGAO, June 27 -- The continuous rainfall on Wednesday disrupted normal life for quite a few people as various places in Margao and surrounding areas were waterlogged. Nuvem bore the brunt of the mo... Read More

Drains choked, houses flooded at Cortalim

VASCO, June 27 -- After a moderate rainfall for few hours, Cortalim village including areas such as Vollant and Santrant were flooded with rainwater due to the chocked drains near old fish market. ML... Read More

Narrow escape for car driver at Canacona

CANACONA, June 27 -- A car driver had a narrow escape when he mistook a road leading to Galgibaga River wharf to be the NH66 road when he reached at Mashem turn and eventually landing into the river i... Read More

CCP takes up renovation works of fish market

PANJIM, June 27 -- Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) has taken up the renovation works of the fish market which includes the replacement of the flooring and the fish cutting area. CCP Mayor Uda... Read More

Cabinet paves way for Bill to employ WOMEN on night shifts

PANJIM, June 27 -- The State cabinet on Wednesday approved the Factories (Goa Amendment Bill) which permits women to work on night shifts in factories and industries. The Bill will now be placed befor... Read More

GSIA throws a spoke in Vibrant Goa wheel

PANJIM, June 27 -- Though the government led by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is backing the Vibrant Goa event in the State slated to be held in October this year, Goa State Industries Association (GSI... Read More

200% increase in cancer cases in Karwar leaves Canconkars worried

CANACONA, June 27 -- Fresh reports in neighbouring Karwar, Karnataka that cancer cases have increased by a staggering 200 per cent in the last few years has increased concerns among residents of Canac... Read More

Woman 'harassed' on social media, files police complaint

PANJIM, June 27 -- A young woman from Taleigao has filed a complaint at the Women's Police Station, Panjim, against one Estonio Almeida for harassing her on social media. According to the complainant... Read More

Vasco residents, politicians condemn councillors

VASCO, June 27 -- Mormugao politicians and residents have strongly reacted to the postponing of the elections to the chairperson and vice-chairperson of the local municipality. Coming down heavily on... Read More