Category: Goa News Highlights

State issues SOP for movement of stranded workers across borders

Panjim: The State has issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for movement of stranded workers across the State border. Health Minister Vishwajit Rane issued the SOP on Tuesday. TOP DETAILS The details of stranded staff of various industries in the State are to be collected through an electronic format by the concerned industry All such details to be shared with District […]

Govt seeks rectification from Kerala Min’s misleading info

Panjim: Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja’s misleading information about Goa and its efforts to tackle COVID-19 situation to an international news agency, has not gone down well with Goa government. Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant in a five thread tweet gave a detailed clarification while Health Minister Vishwajit Rane sought for rectification from the Kerala minister. “I am appalled […]

MMC meet witnesses heated discussion over crematorium

Vasco: Heated discussion over the Maimolem crematorium issue was witnessed during an ordinary Mormugao Municipal Council meeting at Janata Vachanayala, on Tuesday. The Opposition councillors quizzed the Chairperson on the sudden change of the classification of plot acquired for cremation to agricultural zone in an Outline Development Plan of Mormugao and demanded to set up an inquiry with the Vigilance […]

CM asks depts to finish pre-monsoon works on priority

Panjim: With less than a fortnight to go for monsoon arrival, Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant on Tuesday directed the concerned government authorities to take up pre-monsoon works on priority and at the same time initiate steps to avoid flooding of low lying areas during rainy season. Chief Minister who chaired the State Disaster Management Authority meeting convened to review […]

Mapusa school PTA writes to State, wants exams cancelled

Mapusa: The Parent Teachers Association of New Goa’s G S Amonkar Vidya Mandir Mapusa, have written a letter addressed to the Education Director, requesting that the SSC exams be cancelled and to promote all the SSC students. PTA Chairman, Vijay Bhike attributed their demand to the rise in COVID-19 positive cases. “Also the decision to conduct the exams is contrary […]