Author: Goacom Newsdesk

Plaint filed against stone quarry

Panjim: The North Goa District Administration on Wednesday assured to take action against an illegal stone quarrying business at Chimbel, following a complaint filed by Congress. A delegation of Goa Pradesh Youth Congress Committee (GPYCC) led by Varad Mardolkar met North Goa Collector R Menaka, IAS, alleging illegal stone quarrying in Chimbel. The party said that the Chimbel panchayat has […]

Inactive children at more risk of contracting cancer: Mallath

Panaji: Raising grave concern over the sedentary lifestyle of youngsters, Dr Mohandas K Mallath, a senior consultant of Digestive Oncology on Wednesday said that physical inactivity can increase the risk of developing cancer. “Today kids are not able to maintain their weight. Kids are dropped to schools by vehicles. Schools are located in cities and towns which have no playgrounds. […]

Persons extorting PWD Min taken into custody

Panjim: Three Maharashtrians, charged with demanding extortion of Rs 3 crore from PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar have been caught. They were picked up near the PWD Minister’s official residence and are in judicial custody. In his complaint to the Panjim police, Pauskar alleged that he had received three calls demanding the extortion amount with the threat of defamation if he […]

Experts to inspect HSRP process today

Panjim: After clearing the first round of inspection of High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) last year, subsequent to which the project came into force, Real Mazon Pvt Ltd – the contractor appointed for fitment of registration plates – will face another test on Thursday. Experts from the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) will inspect the ongoing facility, in what […]

Herald down Tarun Bharat to set up final clash with Prudent

Panjim: Herald Publications will take on Prudent Media in the final of the inter-media nine-a-side football tournament at the Athletic Stadium, Bambolim, today, at 4 p.m. The tournament is being organised by the Sports Journalists Association of Goa (SJAG) in collaboration with Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) and Sports Authority of Goa (SAG). In the first semis, Herald started the […]