Category: Goa News Highlights

Man injured after milk supplying van overturns at Querim

Ponda: A milk supplying tempo overturned near the bus stop at Querim-Savoi Verem on Tuesday. According eyewitnesses, the vehicle overturned and crashed into a roadside house while negotiating a turn near the bus stop. Witnesses said that the house was severely damaged in the incident. Meanwhile, the house owner Pushpashil Gaude who had just then arrived at the spot suffered […]

Afghan students call it ‘hate crime’, seek police protection

Panjim: Stating that the attack on their colleague was a “result of hate crime”, the students from Afghanistan have sought police security fearing for their lives. 24-year-old Afghan student Mathihulla Aria, who was pursuing M Com course at Goa University’s (GU) Goa Business School, was stabbed by a group of four men at Dona Paula on Sunday evening. He was […]

Lokayukta recommends FIR against Parsekar, two others in illegal second renewals’ case

Panjim: In a major direction, Goa Lokayukat has recommended filing a First Information Reports (FIR) against former Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and two others in the illegal second renewals granted to 88 iron ore mining leases in the State, which were quashed and set aside by the Supreme Court. Goa Lokayukat P K Misra has recommended that Anti Corruption Bureau […]

45 illegal structures in Penha de Franca get show cause notices

Mapusa: Around 45 structures including a Madrasa was served show cause-cum-stop work order notice for carrying out illegal construction which created panic amongst the local residents of Penha De Franca. A delegation of local residents led by Panchayat members and ZP members called on the deputy collector demanding a clarification. The whole issue came to light after a show cause […]

Complainant misleading media: Cop’s kin

Panjim: The family of police head constable Suraj Tendulkar, who faces allegations of harassing his relative at Taleigao, has accused Pushpa Keny of misleading the authorities and the media. The issue pertains to a property shared by the daughters of Pundalik Navelkar wherein Suraj is accused of threatening and abusing the Keny family. Pushpa Keny had recently filed a complaint […]