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JERC recommends 5.31% hike in power tariff

PANJIM, June 4 -- The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has recommended 5.31 per cent increase in electricity tariff, as against 3.84 per cent hike proposed by the State government. As ... Read More


Heavy rains, gusty winds lead to power cuts

PANJIM, June 4 -- Heavy rains coupled with gusty winds resulted into power cuts across the State, which caused inconvenience to the public at large. Complaints of feeder tripping, insulator and tran... Read More


Rains leave trail of destruction in Bicholim

BICHOLIM, June 4 -- Heavy rainfall and gusty wind created havoc in Bicholim with several tree falling incidents. a branch of a mango tree collapsed on the houses of Hanuman U Gaonkar, and Devidas U ... Read More


Several trees uprooted in Ponda taluka

Ponda, June 4 -- A tree fell on the road in Khandepar due to the stormy weather conditions and blocked any traffic movement. The Ponda Fire Station in-charge said there were five other tree fall incid... Read More


Rains wreak havoc in Pernem, Bardez talukas

Mapusa, June 4 -- Pernem and Bardez taluka received heavy rains along with strong winds that kept the fire personnel on their toes throughout the day on Wednesday. The coastal belt in particular bore ... Read More


Boundary wall of education institute falls on nearby house

Curchorem, June 4 -- The retaining and boundary wall of the under construction new building of Guardian Angel Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Curchorem collapsed on the nearby h... Read More


Headland Sada's market complex hall flooded

Vasco, June 4 -- The Market complex cum community hall project from Headland Sada, which was supposed to be operational last year, has now taken beating from the rain. On Wednesday, there was a huge... Read More


Heavy impact: Fire dept inundated with calls across Goa

Panjim, June 4 -- The Fire & Emergency Services attended to a 79 emergency calls and two fire-related call on Wednesday alone until 10 pm, the second day of the effects of Cyclone Nisarga. Out of th... Read More


Govt plans swab collection from border entry at Pernem College

Panjim, June 4 -- Following heavy rush at the Asilo hospital, Mapusa for swab collection, the State Executive Committee (SEC) is contemplating using Pernem College as a throat swab collection centre. ... Read More


All arrangements made for supplying essential commodities in Mangor hill: Govt

VASCO, June 4 -- After Mangor Hill was declared as a containment zone, the State government has taken several steps in ward no XI and XVI to help the people living in these areas. The government, in... Read More