Author: Goacom Newsdesk

With no beds at Calangute COVID centre, 2 patients dropped home for a night

Margao: Soon after the kin of Ambelim COVID-19 patients getting upset over the manner in which the patients were handled, the state’s health department has had to face some more embarrassment. More drama unfolded in Ambelim late Sunday evening as two patients, who had tested positive for the virus were taken to the Calangute COVID care centre only to be […]

Govt begins process to demarcate HTL along bunds

Panjim: Going ahead with the finalisation of the much-delayed Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Goa, the State government has commenced the process to demarcate High Tide Line (HTL) along the bunds (embankments) along rivers and creeks. The process, which will be completed by June 30, has been initiated following necessary amendment to the Coastal Regulation Notification (CRZ) 2011 by […]

Netravali, Wadem locals sore over poor Internet connectivity

Sanguem: The residents of Netravali and Wadem in Sanguem are literally sore over poor net connectivity despite the presence of BSNL’s full-fledged tower. Poor net connectivity since last several months has affected the villager0s particularly school and college students as online classes have already commenced. Ever since the commencement of online classes, the parents in Netravali and Wadem are worried […]

UP native held for killing fellow worker at Arpora

Mapusa: Anjuna Police on Sunday arrested an Uttar Pradesh native for allegedly murdering his fellow worker in a hotel at Arpora. According to the Police, the incident occurred on Saturday between 11 pm and 1 am. Sources informed that hotel staff members were sitting in the staff cafeteria when two employees –- 28-year-old Vishwanath Sadashiv Gawas and Rambharose Nishad got […]

Police step up checking at Polem check-post

Margao: Intensifying checking at the Polem border so as to keep a check on spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus, South Goa police has posted three police teams each headed by police inspectors at the check-post. The teams headed by police inspectors are keeping a strict watch at the check-post. Police inspectors Rajendra Prabhudessai, Filomen Costa and Ramesh Shirodker, besides […]