Category: Goa News Headlines

No illegalities in construction, shifting of five kiosks, says BMC chairperson

Bicholim: The Bicholim Municipal Council on Monday denied all the allegations of Bicholim Bachav Abhiyaan (BBA) and informed that the construction and shifting of the five kiosks is purely temporary and there were no illegalities in the matter. Speaking at a press conference, here, BMC Chairman Satish Gaonkar said that the kiosks are under a staircase, which is in a […]

GMPF: MDC does not seem to be ‘feasible’ solution for mining resumption

Panaji: The Goa Mining People’s Front (GMPF), on Monday, raised a question over the statement made by the government about the formation of the state mineral development corporation (MDC) for resuming mining activity, and lamented that the BJP-led government in the state and the Centre are not serious about the mining issue. Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho had on the occasion […]

Quarrel between brothers leads to murder of one at Mapusa

Mapusa: The JMFC Mapusa on Monday remanded two brothers for seven days police custody for allegedly murdering their brother in a domestic altercation on Sunday night. The Mapusa Police arrested the two alleged accused brothers after their sister Geeta Kerkar, resident of Acoi-Mapusa, complained against her two brothers Vinod Kerkar (62) and Dnyaneshwar Kerkar (50) for allegedly murdering her third […]

Supporters gather in force to condemn attack on minister

Vasco: A crowd of over 2000 people from Sada, Jetty and Bogda area gathered at the public meeting held at the ground opposite Mormugao police station on Sunday to show their solidarity to Urban Development Minister Milind Naik, over the issue of alleged recent attack on him. In a memorandum to Police Inspector Pravin Pawar, Naik’s supporter have requested the […]

Despite opposition, highway inauguration fixed on Dec 23

Ponda: Overriding the opposition by Bandora villagers, the government has proposed to inaugurate the four-lane highway between Safa Masjid in Ponda and Khandepar on December 23. The villagers are strongly opposed to opening the highway as it poses danger to the locals as it has no underpass for crossing over to the KTC junction near Safa Masjid. Local panch Rajesh […]

State to set up maritime institution at Britona on BOOT basis

Mapusa: Ports Minister Michael Lobo on Thursday announced that a maritime institution in Goa will be set up at Britona on build own operate transfer (BOOT) basis.” Addressing at a Goa Liberation Day function at government complex, Mapusa, he said, “The institute will offer 18 courses related to maritime for Class XII and college students who wish to work on […]