Author: Goacom Newsdesk

Five injured in Nessai cylinder blast

Margao: Four tenants and the house owner were injured in a cylinder blast at Nessai near the Margao Industrial Estate, on Tuesday. The injured are undergoing treatment. Officers of Margao fire station who attended to the emergency said that cylinder blast occurred in the house of one Milagres Mascarenhas at Whadlemoll Nessai. Property worth Rs 20,000 was destroyed in the […]

Mining Co workers against machinery shifting

Bicholim: A delegation of Vedanta mining company workers on Tuesday met Speaker Rajesh Patnekar to apprise him about the move of mining company to shift the machinery elsewhere. Later, workers also submitted memorandum to Bicholim Deputy Collector Sachin Desai requesting him to look into the matter. The delegation of Vedanta mining company workers met Speaker and Bicholim MLA Rajesh Patnekar […]

Man injured after milk supplying van overturns at Querim

Ponda: A milk supplying tempo overturned near the bus stop at Querim-Savoi Verem on Tuesday. According eyewitnesses, the vehicle overturned and crashed into a roadside house while negotiating a turn near the bus stop. Witnesses said that the house was severely damaged in the incident. Meanwhile, the house owner Pushpashil Gaude who had just then arrived at the spot suffered […]

Afghan students call it ‘hate crime’, seek police protection

Panjim: Stating that the attack on their colleague was a “result of hate crime”, the students from Afghanistan have sought police security fearing for their lives. 24-year-old Afghan student Mathihulla Aria, who was pursuing M Com course at Goa University’s (GU) Goa Business School, was stabbed by a group of four men at Dona Paula on Sunday evening. He was […]

Lokayukta recommends FIR against Parsekar, two others in illegal second renewals’ case

Panjim: In a major direction, Goa Lokayukat has recommended filing a First Information Reports (FIR) against former Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and two others in the illegal second renewals granted to 88 iron ore mining leases in the State, which were quashed and set aside by the Supreme Court. Goa Lokayukat P K Misra has recommended that Anti Corruption Bureau […]

The fab four

‘Sanam’, a band of four musicians deeply revered for their renditions of old classics like ‘Lag Jaa Gale’, ‘Mere Mehboob’, ‘Dil Kya Kare’, and now making waves again with their original compositions, were recently in Goa. NT BUZZ speaks to the boys Having done a number of shows in Goa, mostly private, ‘Sanam’, a band of four talented members were […]

Mandopa SC blank Ugem Rising Club to clinch Fr Agnelo Cup

Avedem-Paroda: Mandopa SC blanked Ugem Rising Club Sanguem 3-0 to lift the 11th Fr Agnelo Cup, organised by Fr Agnel YC Paroda, at Avedem-Paroda, on Sunday. Mandopa’s Climax Lawrence was the star of the final with his dribbling, passes and shooting power. Isarael Gomes and Francisco Fernandes of Ugem missed chances in the fourth and sixth minutes. Thereafter, Mandopa’s Prestly […]