Author: Goacom Newsdesk

Viva Carnival at Santa Cruz

The Senior Citizens Association, Santa Cruz organised three khell tiatrs, Apswarthi Zainaka, Familichem Nao Rakaa and Ordh Tuka Ordh Teka as part of the associations tenth anniversary. The khell tiatrs were written and directed by Silva De Benaulim and team. Chief guest for the event was parish priest, Fr Ricardo Pinheiro, guest of honour was ex zilla panchayat member, Lourenco […]

Clencio, Willis help Churchill Brothers win

Navelim: Churchill Brothers FC Goa registered a 2-0 win over Panjim Footballers in the Goa Football Assocition Goa Professional League at Rosary ground, Navelim, on Tuesday. Clencio Pinto (31’) and second half substitute Willis Plaza (86’) scored for the Red Machines. Both the goals came through set pieces. Panjim Footballers started brightly and used their left flank for constant raids […]

Taxi driver assaulted at Tivim railway station

Mapusa: Mapusa police have booked unknown taxi drivers for wrongful restraint and allegedly assaulting a taxi driver registered under an app-based service, at Tivim railway station. According to Mapusa police, the incident took place on Tuesday morning when the complainant Kalandar Tahasildar had gone to Tivim railway station to drop customers. The police informed that Kalandar had parked his car […]

Shed at Sada bus stop junction inspected

Vasco: A shed at the Sada bus stop junction has come under the scanner of Mormugao Municipality, whose engineer and staff inspected the structure on Tuesday. When contacted, MMC Chief Officer Gaurish Sankhwalkar confirmed that the shed located near Sulabh Sauchalaya complex at Sada, was inspected. “The municipal engineer inspected the site and measured the area of the shed. Now […]

Dharbandora locals waiting patiently for promised solutions

Dharbandora is a sub-division of Goa. The taluka came into existence as a part of the South Goa district on 4 April 2012. Five panchayats, Dharbandora, Kirlapal-Dabhal, Collem, Mollem and Sancorda from the Sanguem taluka were incorporated into the new taluka. Nearly eight years later, there has been a new development, which has been hailed by all quarters, amidst politics […]

Four-lane NH17B works to be completed by Dec 2021: CM

Vasco: Stating that the major issue of cost sharing between Mormugao Port Trust, National Highways Authority of India and Goa government that had delayed completion of the balance portion of four-lane highway NH17B was resolved by the Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that the work of the ambitious project connecting […]

Shopkeepers, residents around Samba Square complain of major inconvenience

Panjim: The four-day long Carnival festival concluded on Tuesday but more than entertainment, it had an adverse impact on Panjim residents and shopkeepers who are based around the city Municipal Garden – Garcia de Orta. The annual festivity’s Samba party has allegedly largely affected the age-old businesses. This time of the year too, the streets around Samba Square was blocked. […]

Issue of iron content in Keri water: Vishwajit directs PWD officials to send water samples to lab for evaluation

Panaji/Valpoi: The Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, on Monday, instructed the PWD officials to draw samples of water being supplied to the Keri villagers and send them to laboratory for carrying out further ‘evaluation.’ Rane also directed the officials to carry out inspection for identifying an alternative location to set up a water pump to continue providing clean water to the […]