Category: Goa News Highlights

EOC registers FIR against 6 for cheating 15 investors to tune of `44 lakh

Panaji: Economic Offences Cell (EOC) of the Goa police have registered FIR against 6 accused persons on charges of cheating 15 investors to the tune of Rs 44 lakh. The accused have been identified as Mohammed Khan, Mohammed Ansari, Mohammed Ameen, Nayeem Ahmed, Qadeer Pasha and Mohammed Aseef, all from Banglore. The accused are absconding, the police said. Referring to […]

Oil worth Rs 1.50 lakh seized

Ponda: Oil cans worth around Rs 1.50 lakh were seized during a raid on a Ponda based agency for selling the same without mentioning manufacturing date. The raid was conducted by a Legal Metrology Department team led by Packaging and Commodity Assistant Controller Arun Panchwadkar, legal Metrology Inspector Nitin Purusharan and Sudan Rane. According to Purusharan, the incident came to […]

Margao wholesale fish market to see evictions

Margao: Anguished by fish selling and other illegal business activities at Goa’s lone wholesale fish market at Margao, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday directed the MMC chief officer, the Fatorda police and SGPDA officials to evict the vendors immediately. He said, “The wholesale fish market is meant only for wholesaling of fish. Other activities cannot be permitted here.’’ Sawant, […]

Majorda locals demand action against Co-operative Society

Panjim: A large number of people from Majorda on Thursday approached the Economic Offences Cell (EOC) demanding immediate action against the Managing Committee of the Visionaries Urban Co-operative Society (Head Office) for allegedly siphoning off their investment. The villagers alleged that they were assured of good returns on their amount deposited with the Society and as such opened fixed deposits. […]

Farmers to agitate over slow pace of sugarcane harvesting

Ponda: Sanjivani farmers on Thursday held a meeting and decided to launch an agitation on January 7 against government for the slow pace of harvesting of sugarcane which they are asked to send to a Karnataka based sugar factory for crushing. The farmers will launch the agitation demanding written assurance that the government would take responsibility and pay for all […]