Category: Goa News Highlights

Two injured in Pernem accident

Pernem: A Maharashtra registered passenger bus collided with a tipper truck at Malpe, Pernem on Wednesday. Pernem police said that the incident took place at around 10.30 am when the passenger bus, while proceeding towards Kolhapur, collided with a tipper truck which was moving ahead. Vandana Sawant (60) from Sawantwadi and Dattaram Arlekar (45) from Tuem suffered minor injuries in […]

‘Aggrieved’ workers of Chowgule block ore transportation

Bicholim: Aggrieved that Chowgule is employing workers of Vedanta for weighing ore, the company’s workers on Tuesday blocked ore transportation. The workers of Chowgule Mining Company on Tuesday blocked ore transportation for employing workers of Vedanta for weighing ore. The workers demanded that since the ore being transported is royalty paid, the company should engage its workers and not Vedanta […]

44 new cars added to Goa police’s fleet

Panjim: Goa Police has added 44 four-wheelers to its fleet on Wednesday in a move that would further strengthen patrolling across the State including highways. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant flagged off the new Ertiga vehicles at the police headquarter ground. These vehicles are being allotted for police control room (PCR) duty and highway patrol duty. “There is upgradation in the […]

Locals are scared of buses halting at Kundaim due to numerous accidents

Ponda: The Kundaim bus stop at Manaswada Junction on Ponda –Panjim national highway has virtually turned into an accident-prone zone. In the recent years, several accidents have been reported at the site including fatal ones. There have been many cases wherein the buses, which halt at the bus stop to pick up passengers, get hit from behind by other heavy […]

Taxi driver assaulted at Tivim railway station

Mapusa: Mapusa police have booked unknown taxi drivers for wrongful restraint and allegedly assaulting a taxi driver registered under an app-based service, at Tivim railway station. According to Mapusa police, the incident took place on Tuesday morning when the complainant Kalandar Tahasildar had gone to Tivim railway station to drop customers. The police informed that Kalandar had parked his car […]

Shed at Sada bus stop junction inspected

Vasco: A shed at the Sada bus stop junction has come under the scanner of Mormugao Municipality, whose engineer and staff inspected the structure on Tuesday. When contacted, MMC Chief Officer Gaurish Sankhwalkar confirmed that the shed located near Sulabh Sauchalaya complex at Sada, was inspected. “The municipal engineer inspected the site and measured the area of the shed. Now […]

Dharbandora locals waiting patiently for promised solutions

Dharbandora is a sub-division of Goa. The taluka came into existence as a part of the South Goa district on 4 April 2012. Five panchayats, Dharbandora, Kirlapal-Dabhal, Collem, Mollem and Sancorda from the Sanguem taluka were incorporated into the new taluka. Nearly eight years later, there has been a new development, which has been hailed by all quarters, amidst politics […]