Category: Special story

Special story
Curti-Ponda pipe bust tragedy could have been averted: Dipak Pauskar

Curti-Ponda pipe bust tragedy could have been averted: Dipak Pauskar

Panaji: While assuring that the water supply to Tiswadi and Ponda talukas would be restored by Tuesday afternoon, PWD minister Dipak Pauskar has admitted that the incident of a pipe bust at Curti, Ponda could…

Special story
Click a pic of pothole and get it repaired in no time in Panaji, thanks to Monserrate

Click a pic of pothole and get it repaired in no time in Panaji, thanks to Monserrate

Panaji: Even as continuing rains have worsened the conditions of roads in Panaji city, Corporation of City of Panaji Mayor Uday Madkaikar has launched an unique project to help the people. Madkaikar took on to…

Special story
Goa CM sends team to Kolhapur to treat cattle 

Goa CM sends team to Kolhapur to treat cattle 

Panaji: Goa government has dispatched a team of veterinary doctors and officials to Kolhapur in Maharashtra to treat the cattle who are affected due to the floods in that region. The nine member team led…

Special story
Panaji and other areas goes dry for second day, govt provides water tankers

Panaji and other areas goes dry for second day, govt provides water tankers

Panaji: Goa’s capital city of Panaji was amongst the areas that went without tapped water supply for second consecutive day on Saturday even as  Chief Minister Pramod Sawant assured that the supply would be restored…

Special story
Severe water crisis grips Panaji and other areas of Tiswadi, Ponda 

Severe water crisis grips Panaji and other areas of Tiswadi, Ponda 

Panaji: Several areas in the state including capital city of Panaji went without water for the second day on Friday after a pipeline supplying water to these places busted near Ponda town, 40 kms away…

Special story
Rs 10 crore crop loss due to flooding- Minister 

Rs 10 crore crop loss due to flooding- Minister 

Panaji: The heavy rain and flooding has resulted into loss of Ra 10 crore to farmers across the State. Almost 1300 hectares of crops belonging to over 2900 farmers, majority of them from Bardez, Bicholim…

Special story
MoD eyes to give push to HAL’s proposed chopper project in Goa

MoD eyes to give push to HAL’s proposed chopper project in Goa

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is planning to move forward with the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s proposed project of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) in Goa, which failed to take off despite its announcement in…

News
NGO Uzwaad spreads awareness on The True Sense of Independence on Aug 15

NGO Uzwaad spreads awareness on The True Sense of Independence on Aug 15

Panaji: NGO The Ray of Hope performed street plays across the different places in the state on the occasion of Independence Day based on the theme “The True Sense of Independence.” The 16-member-squad of Uzwaad,…

Special story
Goa to seek financial assistance from centre for flood relief

Goa to seek financial assistance from centre for flood relief

Panaji: Amidst continuing rains in the coastal state, Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that the state government has sought the financial assistance from center to rehabilitate the flood affected areas and the…

Special story
AYUSH Ministry to document local health traditions: Naik

AYUSH Ministry to document local health traditions: Naik

The Centre will set up a national network to document local health traditions and ethnomedical practices followed in the country to conserve bio-resources having medicinal value, Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik has said. Traditional systems of medicine have provided…