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Tuesday - Dec 27, 2022
Panjim: North Goa collector Mamu Hage on Monday issued an order prohibiting the movement of heavy vehicles from the Banastarim bridge to Mercês circle between 12 p.m. and 9 p.m. until January 5, 2023. The decision was made as a result of the regular traffic jams caused by heavy trucks entering the city during
Friday - Dec 23, 2022
Panjim: Adv. Aires Rodrigues has today sought the intervention of the Goa Governor to the illegal manner in which Prof. M .K. Janarthanam, a retired Professor of Goa University has been appointed as Chairman of the newly established Goa State Research Foundation
1st Phase Of Auction Of Iron Ore Mining Blocks In Goa
Thursday - Dec 22, 2022
Panjim: The Goa government has completed the first phase of auction of mining blocks with four companies winning bids for the extraction of ore from different mineral rich stretches of the coastal state, an official said on Thursday. The state Directorate of Mines and Geology (DMG) had conducted the e-auctioning process which will pave way for the resumption of the state's iron ore mining industry in the state.

The industry, which used to be one of the major revenue earners for the state, had come to a standstill in 2018 after the Supreme Court quashed 88 mining leases. "The first phase of auctioning of the mining blocks has been completed. All the four blocks are assigned to the successful bidders," a senior DMG official said. He said Vedanta
SIT To Probe Land Grabbing By Mandrem MLA Jit Arolkar
Friday - Dec 16, 2022
Panjim: Goa’s Director General of Police Jaspal Singh has directed the Special Investigation Team at the Crime Branch to probe the complaint against Mandrem MLA Jit Arolkar of having grabbed land admeasuring 1,48,800.00 sq. mtrs situated at Village Dhargal in Pernem of which Mapusa based Rawloo Khalap currently residing in California is a co-owner. The FIR
Wednesday - Dec 14, 2022
Mapusa: Cracking down on illegal sand mining, a team led by Bardez mamlatdar Dasharath Gawas that included police men seized 08.5 cu m of illegally extracted sand from the Chapora river at Pirna and arrested two people. Gawas and assistant mines geologist Shyam Sawant, officials from captain of ports and Colvale police
Wednesday - Dec 14, 2022
Panjim: The Goa police on Tuesday suspended four policemen attached to the Porvorim police station in connection with the attack on the lawyer Gajanan Sawant. The action came on a day when a large number of lawyers protested the alleged inaction by the Goa police in the case. They assembled outside the crime branch
Airlines Start Cancellation Of Bookings & Diverting Passengers From Dabolim To Mopa
Wednesday - Dec 14, 2022
Panjim: Some well-known airlines have already started cancelling their flights from Dabolim airport and are opting to fly from Goa's New International Airport in Mopa. Despite some politicians claiming that Dabolim airport will not be closed in future, the hollowness of this claim has started showing even before the Mopa airport starts full-fledged operation. Some of the
Sunday - Dec 11, 2022
Panjim: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant had withdrawn the application filed by him to be declared as a Mundkar in Survey No. 60/8 at Cotombi in Bicholim Taluka. This has been revealed in the information obtained by Adv. Aires Rodrigues from the office of the Mamlatdar of Bicholim under the Right to Information Act
Sunday - Dec 4, 2022
Panjim: The special Air India One aircraft of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will land at the new Mopa airport in Pernem taluka on December 11, and the Prime Minister will inaugurate the airport on the same day, before his return journey to New Delhi. Coming out with this information, state president of Bharatiya Janata Party Sadanand
Sand Mining Permits Regulations Amended By Goa Govt.
Saturday - Dec 3, 2022
Panjim: With sand mining permits in the state likely to be issued soon, the government has amended the Goa Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1985, for regulating extraction of sand. The amendments define traditional extractors, the process of granting permits and conditions of sand extraction in the riverbeds of the state
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