Category: Goa News Highlights

Traffic chaos in Margao as private buses make unauthorised stops

Margao: The Margao traffic police have failed to implement the formula of ‘stop-pick passengers and depart’ from authorised bus stops which is being practiced by private and KTC buses. These bus stops are notified by the district magistrate to exclusively pick up or drop passengers. Private and KTC buses stop at any available place which are unauthorized bus stops inviting […]

Eight injured as two cars collide at Priol

Ponda: Eight people were injured in a head-on collision between two cars at Conem-Priol on Sunday. Out of eight injured, three (two occupants from one car and one from the other) were shifted to Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim due to grievous nature of injuries. The injured from both the vehicles were identified as Siddharth Karapurkar (51), Abhijit Prabhudesai […]

Cattle destroy paddy crop at Telaulim

Margao: Antonio Xavier da Silva from Telaulim besides facing the mortification of having his entire paddy and vegetable cultivation totally destroyed by cattle is now left with no paddy to survive as his paddy crop has been destroyed just when it was ready to sprout. Antonio had planted paddy on 5000 sq mts of his field near the Telaulim panchayat […]

Oman ships arrive at Mormugao port for bilateral naval exercise

Vasco: Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) ships RNOV Al Rasikh and RNOV Khassab arrived at Mormugao Port to participate in the 12th edition of the Indo-Oman bilateral naval exercise, Naseem-Al-Bahr. Naseem-Al-Bahr (or Sea Breeze) is a biennial naval exercise between the Indian Navy and the RNO, being conducted since 1993. According to the navy, the ships will be joined by […]

Sugarcane farmers threaten agitation at Sanjivani sugar factory on Jan 7

Sanguem: The sugarcane cultivators from Sanguem and other regions under the banner of Goa Farmers Association have threatened to lead an agitation to the Sanjivani Sugar Factory at Darbandora on January 7 given the failure of the government in fulfilling the assurances given to the farmers before taking the abrupt decision to close down the Sanjivani Sugar Factory for the […]