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Vijai dreams of seeing Fatorda fields green

Margao: While launching the Farmers Forward scheme in Fatorda constituency on Sunday, Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardessai repeated his dream of making Fatorda a model town reflecting the ethos of Goa and said his success would be when all the fields by the road side are cultivated and look green as …

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Culture & cuisine of Jharkhand on full display

Panaji: Recently the paved courtyard of Inox, Panaji, witnessed an attraction of a very different kind, from the regular movie rush. There was a certain vibrancy as visitors got a breathtaking exposure to Jharkhand’s unique culture. The three day-long Johar Jharkhand art and film festival gave a glimpse of the …

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Govt shielding scam accused mine owners: Congress

Panjim: Even as the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa police began a probe in one of the biggest of the total mining-related scams last month, summons to directors of eight mining firms on Saturday comes incidentally after the Opposition alleged that BJP was shielding the top mine owners.The Directors …

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Farmers need to take up organic farming: Sardesai

Margao: Minister of TCP and agriculture, Vijai Sardesai, exhorted Goan farmers to take up organic farming with a view to boost their income and promote Goa’s brand of agricultural produce.”Consumption of pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables also affects the health of the people. We need to start organic farming. It will …

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Domed St Jerome chapel gleams atop Chorao hill

Panaji: The unique 16th century chapel of St Jerome topped with a domed roof is gleaming once again against a green curtain of Chorao hill, as the department of archives and archaeology (DAA) just completed a restoration exercise.Chorao is Goa’s biggest riverine island and legend says that even the horse …

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‘Decision on pending project soon’

Ponda: Ponda Muncipal Council (PMC) Chairperson Radhika Naik said she has sent a letter to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar seeking an appointment along with the urban development minister to decide on the Golden Jubilee Project of PMC contraction. It was abandoned half way by the contractor.According to the chairperson a …

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