Author: Goacom Newsdesk

‘In-House’ Offshore Patrol Vessel design by GSL

Vasco: The first in the class of five Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) built by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) ‘in-house’ design was delivered to the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday. This largest and most advanced 105 meters long, new generation OPV was handed over by chairman and managing director GSL B B Nagpal to Commanding Officer (designate) deputy inspector […]

Chandor Club thump Navelim SC

Murida- Fatorda: Chandor Club defeated Navelim SC 4-2 to move into the semi-finals of the Bro Eulalio Vas Memorial football tournament, at DBO ground, Murida-Fatorda, on Wednesday. In the first half Louie Noronha opened the score-line for Chandor in the 13th minute. Six minutes later, Cruz Gomes doubled the account for Chandor. Later, Desmond D’Costa and Richard D’Sa netted a […]

Two injured in Pernem accident

Pernem: A Maharashtra registered passenger bus collided with a tipper truck at Malpe, Pernem on Wednesday. Pernem police said that the incident took place at around 10.30 am when the passenger bus, while proceeding towards Kolhapur, collided with a tipper truck which was moving ahead. Vandana Sawant (60) from Sawantwadi and Dattaram Arlekar (45) from Tuem suffered minor injuries in […]

‘Aggrieved’ workers of Chowgule block ore transportation

Bicholim: Aggrieved that Chowgule is employing workers of Vedanta for weighing ore, the company’s workers on Tuesday blocked ore transportation. The workers of Chowgule Mining Company on Tuesday blocked ore transportation for employing workers of Vedanta for weighing ore. The workers demanded that since the ore being transported is royalty paid, the company should engage its workers and not Vedanta […]

44 new cars added to Goa police’s fleet

Panjim: Goa Police has added 44 four-wheelers to its fleet on Wednesday in a move that would further strengthen patrolling across the State including highways. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant flagged off the new Ertiga vehicles at the police headquarter ground. These vehicles are being allotted for police control room (PCR) duty and highway patrol duty. “There is upgradation in the […]

Locals are scared of buses halting at Kundaim due to numerous accidents

Ponda: The Kundaim bus stop at Manaswada Junction on Ponda –Panjim national highway has virtually turned into an accident-prone zone. In the recent years, several accidents have been reported at the site including fatal ones. There have been many cases wherein the buses, which halt at the bus stop to pick up passengers, get hit from behind by other heavy […]