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Goa Nuvem MLA Mickky likely to surrender this week

The absconding Nuvem MLA Francisco (Mickky) Pacheco who was sentenced to go to jail for assaulting an engineer of the state electricity department eight years ago, is likely to surrender this week, sources said. Law caught up with the flamboyant politician from Salcete on March 30 when the Supreme Court dismissed his petition challenging the […]

Goa tourism Department rebuts charges

Tourism Department reacted to the allegations and said they have been made based on wrong information. “The allegations are false, misleading and attempts to malign the new beach cleaning initiative of the department,” a statement released by Tourism Department says. The department said that no payments have been made to the contractor for works not […]

Goa Convent schools must allow Hindu customs: Hindu Janajgruti Samiti

Alleging that there is religious discrimination against Hindu students studying in convent schools, the Hindu Janajgruti Samiti (HJS) has called the government to issue notices to all convent schools in the state to stop the discrimination on the grounds of religion and that no Hindu student should be punished for following their customary Hindu rights. […]

Goa, Porvorim to have its own sewerage system

The project’s cost is estimated at Rs 283 crore; NABARD has already released the first instalment of Rs 93 crore Porvorim has developed at a fast pace in recent years. It now houses many residential and commercial complexes, hospitals, hotels, automobile showrooms, banks, government departments, and the Assembly complex. A High Court is also expected […]

Goa CM on ‘sick leave’ in South Goa?

He only makes appearances at parties and private functions, unlike his predecessor Manohar Parrikar, who would come to make big announcements. “Right now, this chief minister is the master of chaos; he’s ruling over chaos. His herd is running in all directions, throwing communal jibes, inciting violence and in the midst of that, he’s trying […]