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Thursday, October 4, 2012

6 tourists saved on beach belt

Times of India
CALANGUTE: Six tourists were rescued from drowning along the Candolim-Calangute tourist belt on Monday. The North Goa beach belt witnessed huge crowds of tourists due to of the extended weekend, as a result of Gandhi Jayanti. According to Drishti, in ...

Messing with Mapusa

Times of India
MAPUSA: In the nearest town for North Goa's popular beach-belt escapades from Sinquerim to Keri, is no ordinary destination. Housing over 50,000 people in an area of approx 11.5 sq km that's largely sloppy, Mapusa is famous for its Friday market, the ...

Government puts CCTV rule for shacks on pause
Times of India
On the issue of more shacks and larger shacks, tourism minister Dilip Parulekar told TOI that the government defence is simple. He said that a citizen went to the high court and on the directions of the high court, the Goa Coastal Zone Management ...

At Moti Dongor, encroachments by migrants hamper demarcation

Times of India
A team of the survey department, assisted by the staff of the administrator of comundidades, Margao Municipal Council (MMC) and the South Goa collectorate, is in the process of identifying and defining the extent of property owned by the comunidade of ...

GBA flays govt apathy to tackle illegalities

Times of India
PANAJI: Vested interests are carrying out rapid "development" using loopholes in the building rules and the government's inaction, despite written complaints, exposes its duplicity, Goa Bachao Abhiyan (GBA) has alleged. Condemning government apathy to ...

Workshop on good governance at Valpoi

Times of India
PANAJI: The Goa RTI forum and the International Centre Goa, Dona Paula, will jointly organize the fifth workshop on good governance on October 7, between 10am and 1pm, at Radhabai Sabhagriha, Manerkar building, Valpoi. Advocate Satish Sonak ...

Two new schemes for ST population

Times of India
PANAJI: The minister for tribal welfare, Ramesh Tawadkar, on Wednesday announced two new schemes for tribal people in Goa. This is in addition to the amount sanctioned under the 'Rajiv Awas Yojana' (RAY) so that the cost of borrowing is reduced for the ...

Win diesel: Bus owners want more

Times of India
PANAJI: Bus owners are demanding a fare of 10 for the first 3 km instead of 5 being charged now. At a meeting held in the city, around 150 members of the All Goa Private Bus Owners Association has decided to seek a fare hike after the recent 5 hike in ...

All Kingfisher flights cancelled in Bangalore

Times of India
The 12 flights that KFA operates from and to Bangalore (six arrivals and six departures) connecting cities that include Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Goa, were all cancelled. Senior officials at Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) confirmed the ...

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