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Code of conduct for panchayat polls from today

Panjim: The model code of conduct for the June 11 panchayat elections will come into force from Thursday, with the State Election Commission placing a ban on use of mosques, churches, temples and other places of worship as forum for election propaganda.Filing of nominations for the elections will begin from …

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Bethora local succumbs

Ponda: Twenty-six-year-old motorcyclist Narayan Kantu Gaonkar, a resident of Gotawada, Bethora, who had sustained serious injuries in an accident at Bethora on Saturday, succumbed in the Goa Medical College and Hospital at Bambolim on Wednesday.According to Ponda Police, Narayan was hit by a van on Saturday Night near Geeta Bar …

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K’taka witness falters again before Mhadei Tribunal

Panjim: The cross examination of Karnataka witness Prof A K Gosain before the Mhadei Water Dispute Tribunal (MWDT), on the aspect of rainfall runoff coefficient and liner regression, continued on Wednesday.When the matter came up for hearing, Senior Counsel Atmaram Nadkarni, appearing on behalf of Goa, further examined Gosain on …

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MPT files complaint against WISL

Vasco: Taking serious note of the partial/ gradual sinking of floating dry dock due to the Ingress of water, the Mormugao Port Trust on Wednesday lodged a formal police complaint against the Western India Shipyard Limited (WISL) management. They  accused the WISL of being responsible for negligence and for posing …

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Rajya Sabha polls to be held on Jun 8

Panaji: Election to the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Goa will be held on June 8, 2017, ahead of the panchayat polls. BJP has begun the exercise of shortlisting names for the upper house of Parliament.The term of the office of Goa’s lone Rajya Sabha member, Shantaram Naik is due …

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