Two caught red-handed for prostitution

Two caught red-handed for prostitution

PANAJI: Panaji police, on Monday evening, caught two persons red-handed trying to deliver a girl at a Campal-based hotel for the purpose of prostitution. Police inspector Sidhant Shirodkar caught the accused Sadhana, a resident of Ahmadnagar, Maharashtra, and Manik Athote, a resident of Delhi. Shirodkar, in his complaint, stated that…

Sudin: Coalition always needs compromises

Sudin: Coalition always needs compromises

PANAJI: No married woman is entirely happy in her marital home, she has to make compromises, which if not made, can lead to divorce, public works department (PWD) minister Ramakrishan ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar said on Monday, about his party Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party’s (MGP) coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which…

MGP to remain ‘independent entity’: Deepak Dhavalikar

MGP to remain ‘independent entity’: Deepak Dhavalikar

MARGAO: The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), an alliance partner in the BJP-led government, has embarked upon the exercise of strengthening its base. Ahead of the regional outfit’s organizational elections, scheduled to be held later this month, the MGP has begun holding block-level meetings in constituencies where it feels the party…

Singer Hema Sardesai to make American debut

Singer Hema Sardesai to make American debut

PANAJI: Renowned singer of Goan origin, Hema Sardesai is making her American debut with her latest single, Power of Love. This will be featuring well-known Indian TV star, Mishaal Raheja who is known for his role, ‘Datta Bhau.’ The versatile Indian singer has more than 100 Bollywood songs to her…

Ethiopians call the shots as Goan runner Ankita shines

Ethiopians call the shots as Goan runner Ankita shines

PANAJI: Ethiopians, as expected, dominated the Skechers Performance Goa River Marathon, but it was the performance of Goa’s Ankita Palekar that made heads turn in Vasco on Sunday. Ethiopia had a grand finish on the 42km Open category after they grabbed the first three slots. Zelalem Alemu raced ahead of…

Drishti Marine dismantles floating jetty

Drishti Marine dismantles floating jetty

PANAJI: As a precautionary measure, Drishti Marine dismantled its floating jetty at Baina on Sunday but stated that the commercial launch of the Vasco-Panaji ferry service slated for December 15 remained on schedule. The Airport Ferry Terminal (AFT) at Baina beach was unaffected and the company said that once weather…

Rescue operations continue to locate missing Codli worker

Rescue operations continue to locate missing Codli worker

MARGAO: Frantic efforts were made throughout Sunday to rescue the Codli mines worker who is trapped under the ore dump along with the ripper machine that he was operating on Saturday evening. Sources informed TOI that the day-long rescue efforts to locate the 42-year-old ripper machine operator Manoj Anant Naik…

Scare by the sea: Ockhi disrupts tourism activities, destroys shacks

Scare by the sea: Ockhi disrupts tourism activities, destroys shacks

Panaji/Mapusa: The very severe cyclonic storm Ockhi spared Goa of rain and wind fury, but took the sea route to swamp the state’s beaches, as the unexpected water surge destroyed many shacks and disrupted tourism activities along the coast. Shack owners along the coast were counting their losses, as the…

Quepem Municipal Council’s rehab of shops illegal, says TCP

Quepem Municipal Council’s rehab of shops illegal, says TCP

QUEPEM: A move by Quepem Municipal Council (QMC) to construct nine shops for rehabilitating shopkeepers from the old Quepem market building has kicked up a row. Last month, QMC constructed two shops atop septic tanks situated on the edge of the Paroda irrigation canal, and one more shop near the…

Rescue ops continue to locate missing Codli worker

Rescue ops continue to locate missing Codli worker

Margao: Frantic rescue operations continued all through Sunday to locate the lone worker from Codli mines who is believed to be lying trapped under the ore dump, along with the ripper machine that he was operating while on duty on Saturday evening. Sources told TOI that the day-long rescue efforts…

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