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Monserrate denies asking St Cruz legislator to resign

Monserrate denies asking St Cruz legislator to resign

PANAJI: While speculations continue on how former St Cruz MLA Atanasio ‘Babush’ Monserrate will enter the state assembly, Monserrate, on Thursday, said that he had never asked Congress St Cruz MLA Tony Fernandes to resign from the assembly to enable him to contest by elections…

Farmer gored to death, gaur attack suspected

Farmer gored to death, gaur attack suspected

Ponda/Panaji: Yenu Solyenkar, 54, a Dharbandora-based farmer, was found dead around 100 metres from his home late Wednesday evening. Deep gashes on his chest and abdomen suggest he was attacked by a gaur (Indian bison) that villagers claimed to have sighted in the area during…

Congress to contest Valpoi, Panaji bypolls

Congress to contest Valpoi, Panaji bypolls

PANAJI: Promising to continue its fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, Congress, on Thursday, urged its workers to gear up for bypolls in Valpoi, and if required, even in Panaji. The decision was taken during the Pradesh Congress executive committee meeting where the…

Chief minister should apologize: Congress

Chief minister should apologize: Congress

PANAJI: The Congress, on Thursday, poked fun at the fortnight-old Manohar Parrikar government saying that the BJP government was already taking U-turns to fool the people. Claiming that differences had arisen between Parrikar and Goa Forward MLA and town and country planning minister Vijai Sardessai…

A New Year in memory of a genocide

A New Year in memory of a genocide

Villagers of the Vaizawado hamlet in Shristhal, Canacona, marked the Hindu new year of Gudi Padwa and the end of Shigmo with a replica of the Shisharanni ritual that is traditional to the Mallikarjun temples of Canacona’s Gaondongari, Shristhal and Ave. Traditionally, Shisharanni, which loosely…

Body of missing woman found in Cortalim

Body of missing woman found in Cortalim

VASCO: A body was recovered on Thursday morning near the banks of River Zuari at Quelossim, Cortalim. Locals noticed the body at around 7.15am. The deceased was identified as Nisha Shanke, a resident of Margao. The 40-year-old woman was married and resided at Margao. At…

National Green Tribunal  stay on illegal structures in Anjuna
State looks to become malaria-free

State looks to become malaria-free

PANAJI: There were 742 cases of malaria in Goa in 2016. The annual parasitic incidence is less than one case per thousand. The information was revealed at a state-level committee meeting for national vector-borne disease that was recently held at the state secretariat in Porvorim….

Konkan railway reschedules trains till Apr 1

Konkan railway reschedules trains till Apr 1

MARGAO: Several trains running on the Konkan Railway route were affected on Thursday on account of the traffic block taken up by the Central Railway from March 30 to April 1 for commissioning the Nagothane-Roha section doubling work and Roha yard remodeling. A press note…

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