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In less than a week, the world of this Khariwado COVID victim’s family has come crashing

Vasco: A close-knit completely family of four, now three, have had their world turned upside down. The 58-year-old grocery store owner from Khariwado lived a contented simple life, believing that even as the rest of the world was in the hapless grip of the deadly virus, it wouldn’t enter his cocoon. Not even when neighbouring Mangor Hill became a red […]

137 seafarers arrive from Manila

Vasco: In all 137 stranded seafarers arrived at the Goa Airport from Manila in Philippines Airlines repatriation flight on Tuesday morning. Goa Airport staff followed all safety measures strictly. The Goa Airport tweeted “Today Early morning one more repatriation flight bringing in 137 seafarers landed from Manila. The Philippines airlines flight has been 19th in series to bring back Indians”. […]

Crime Branch registers FIR against former minister Mickky

Panjim: Random statements on matters related to COVID-19 and the pandemic-induced lockdown has landed ex-minister Francisco ‘Mickky’ Pacheco in soup as the Crime Branch has registered a cognisable offense against him. A First Information Report (FIR) under sections 504 and 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against Mickkybased on his remarks made at press briefings and […]

IGP inspects Vasco’s and Chimbel’s containment zones

Vasco: Inspector General of Goa Police Jaspal Singh inspected Vasco’s and Chimbel’s containment zones on Tuesday. He educated the staff regarding the precautions to be taken while on duty. Further he distributed face shields to the staff present. IGP Goa motivated the staff by appreciating their dedication on the field. He also went over the security arrangements at all the […]

Chandor Cavorim VP closes market complex

Margao: Due to rise in number of COVID cases, the Village Panchayat of Chandor Cavorim on Monday decided to keep the market complex closed for five days. Sarzora Village Panchayat has shut the access to Sarzora Lake while Ramnagari area in Curtorim has voluntarily kept the commercial establishments closed. Chandor Cavorim Panchayat sarpanch informed that the villagers that due to […]