Two injured in Pernem accident

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 the incident. The injured persons were immediately taken to Community...
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‘Aggrieved’ workers of Chowgule block ore transportation

‘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 workers. Vedanta has started transporting e-auctioned ore from Chowgule plot...
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CM rules out white paper on Mhadei water dispute

CM rules out white paper on Mhadei water dispute

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday rejected the united Opposition MLAs’ demand for a white paper on the Mhadei water dispute. Replying to media queries on the sidelines of a function held at the police headquarters in the city on Wednesday, Sawant said that he is confident of winning the Mhadei matter in the Supreme Court. The Chief Minister said that he is serious about the issue, adding that...
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Canacona murder accused acquitted

Canacona murder accused acquitted

Margao: Additional Sessions Judge Dvijple Patkar acquitted Ram Baroa a native of Bihar of the charge of murdering 54-year-old Vijaya Pagi on a hillock at Canacona as she was returning home after selling fish. The murder was solved after eight days and Vijaya was raped before being murdered. Ram Baroa in judicial lock up since February 9, 2014 and the case was initially investigated by PI Harish Madkaikar and subsequently...
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Truckers slam CM for ‘merely’ promising to restart mining

Truckers slam CM for ‘merely’ promising to restart mining

Margao: President of Margao Salcete Truckers Association Franky Gomes has accused Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant of playing with truck owners in the State by merely promising to start mining and further said that police are “making a quick buck” due to the ban on transportation of bricks and sand. “The truck owners do not want any package from the government; all that we want is that actual mining should...
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44 new cars added to Goa police’s fleet

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 departments, which are serving the people like Goa Police and...
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Locals are scared of buses halting at Kundaim due to numerous accidents

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 vehicles, which result in injuries caused to the passengers of...
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Taxi driver assaulted at Tivim railway station

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 and was waiting for another customer who had done booking...
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Fr Agnel YC clinch Davorlim Cup

Davorlim: Sezwin Fernandes scored the all important goal as Fr Agnel YC, Paroda defeated Cuncolim Union 1-0 to lift the 13th Davorlim Cup 2019 organised by SC Davorlim at VP Davorlim ground on Sunday. Both the team had equal opportunities to score. Trenoy Dias of Cuncolim missed the first best chance of the match as his shot was denied by […]

Sesa FA hammer Churchill Bros SC

Sakhali: Sesa Football Academy scored an astonishing 10 goals past Churchill Brothers SC in the ongoing GFA U-14 First Division League fixture held at Sankhali ground. Zimik and Sendy Mangte gelled well upfront for SFA in the opening minutes. CBSC boys managed to defend the continuous shots until the 10-minute mark. Zimik and Sendy played a sublime one-two inside the […]

ATM fraudsters withdraw over Rs 3.5 lakh

Mapusa: Automated teller machine (ATM) frauds are back to haunt Goa with around 35 complaints being lodged with the Mapusa police since the last two days. Customers of leading nationalised banks have complained to the police stating that unauthorised withdrawals of amounts ranging between Rs 15,000 and Rs 35,000 from their bank accounts have been carried out by the fraudsters. […]

Vigil held to mark AIDS fortnight in Vasco

Vasco: Zindagi-Goa, a state-level network for people living with HIV/AIDS in Goa, Vihaan Care and support centre in association with Darpan Goa, Humsaath Trust Goa and Presentation Society Targeted Intervention project to prevent HIV/AIDS in Goa under Goa State AIDS Control Society with Vasco Muslim Social Trust observed AIDS Fortnight programme 2019 in Vasco. A master chef competition was held […]

Nobody in Goa will face any issue if CAA is implemented in the state: CM

Mapusa: Speaking at a function in Parra, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, hit at out at the detractors of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). “At present, people are having different views and are talking in different ways about CAA. Also there some who are putting different thoughts about CAA in the minds of the people. People are scared saying that Muslims […]