Panaji

Type: Province
Name: Panaji
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Forum wants RTI as a subject for all degree courses

PANAJI: Goa Right To Information forum has decided to oppose any move to scrap the RTI module introduced in the second year BCom syllabus by Goa University.Forum members and RTI activists, who met in the state capital to discuss the matter, criticized ... [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Tomato prices make housewives see red

PANAJI: Housewives and restaurateurs are buying less tomatoes these days. It's not a new health fad, but it's the price that is keeping them away from the juicy red ingredient in their food. With a 100% increase in prices as compared to last month, tomatoes, ... [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Handing SEZ land back to promoters is a fraud: Shantaram

PANAJI: Goa Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik, in a statement issued on Sunday, said that the proposed decision of the Goa government to give any portion of SEZ land back to the promoters is a "fraud and a breach of trust of the people".Naik said that a delegation ... [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Goa school's stand-off on HIV students drags

The media circus has moved on from South Goa's Fatima High School, but the standoff between the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and the school management over the status of 23 students, all of them orphans and suspected by the parents of being HIV+ve, ... [Published Deccan Herald - 21 hours ago]
Entities: HIV/AIDS, Orphans
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Despite ban, mining deposits continue to pollute Goa's water: CAG report

Panaji, July 26Two reservoirs, including Goa's largest water catchment facility that caters to more than half a million residents, are choked with manganese-laced mining deposits, according to the latest Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) report.The report, ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

3 hurt as 4 vehicles collide in Ponda

PONDA: Three persons were injured in an accident involving four vehicles at Konem-Priol in Ponda on Saturday afternoon. Two of them were discharged after being administered primary treatment at the Ponda sub-district hospital (SDH) and one has been referred ... [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Clerk held in Serula comunidade land fraud case

PANAJI: Yet another arrest was made in the on Saturday. Fifty-four-year old Mohan Narvekar, employed as a clerk at the comunidade, was arrested by the Mapusa police. Narvekar is a resident of Naroa.Last week, six persons were arrested by the CID for their ... [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Goa tourism dept supports `Sunburn` festival

Panaji: Even as Goa`s popular `Sunburn` festival is poised for a change in venue from Candolim to some other beach, the state tourism department has backed the event as a driver for tourism promotion and revenue generation.The annual festival is facing ... [Published Space View Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition, Church official in Goa slam "Hindu Nation" re...

Panaji, July 26: The Opposition Saturday collectively demanded the dismissal of two cabinet ministers in the BJP-led coalition government in Goa, while a Church official said both Co-operation Minister Deepak Dhavalikar and Deputy Chief Minister Francis ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Goa minister supports brother's 'no bikini' stand

PANAJI: Cooperation minister Pandurang 'Deepak' Dhavalikar on Friday said he fully supported his elder brother PWD minister Ramakrishna 'Sudin' Dhavalikar's statement that women should neither wear short skirts to pubs nor bikinis to beaches. ...You ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

'PCR van reached Patto in 12 minutes'

PANAJI: The police refuted the statement made by a city-based lawyer, Anirudha A Sinai Borkar, that the police took time to arrive at the scene of an accident on the new Patto bridge on Wednesday.A call was received at the Panaji control room at 6.30pm ... [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 6 reports

No magic wand, Modi needs time: Parrikar

Panaji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no magic wand and it would take time for the government to revive an ailing system, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday.Parrikar was speaking during a motion moved in the ongoing monsoon session of ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 24 2014]

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..."We normally use 10 kg of tomatoes per day, but since tomato prices have shot up, I've ordered my cooks to try and use just 8 kg," said Kamat, "If this is not done, we'd have to increase the prices on the menu."
"Digvijaya Singh is the one who was like my mentor and said that we want people like you to come ahead and today Digvijaya Singh himself is telling me... if you resign it is good for your future or else you watch what is going to happen. I really don't know what to say" Valanka told reporters
Rajeev Satav, president, Indian Youth Congress, in a one-line suspension letter to Valanka, stated, "You have been suspended from the post of Pradesh Youth Congress (PYC) president, Goa, on the grounds of indiscipline, with immediate effect."
"The teaching community in Goa is not taking up the challenge of teaching weak students. They only want to be in their comfort zone and teach the students who are already doing well in class. But they would clear a class anyway as most of them are going for coaching. No-fail policy does not mean automatic promotion. The way it is approached, we are made to feel it means automatic promotion. This is not in the interest of children. The weaker students deserve remedial teaching and extra attention from teachers" he said

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Handing SEZ land back to promoters is a fraud: ... [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
Tomato prices make housewives see red [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
Forum wants RTI as a subject for all degree cou... [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
Vanamahotsava held at Zuari Agro [Published Times of India - 7 hours ago]
Goa Youth Congress chief accuses harassment to her [Published Mangalorean - 17 hours ago]
Goa school's stand-off on HIV students drags [Published Deccan Herald - 21 hours ago]
Mining deposits continue to pollute Goa's water... [Published Mid Day - Jul 27 2014]
Clerk held in Serula comunidade land fraud case [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
Valanka Alemao suspended from Goa Pradesh Youth... [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
Over 6,700 detained in Class IX in 2013 [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
Govt colleges awaiting state funds to shift to ... [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
3 hurt as 4 vehicles collide in Ponda [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
Hindu Janjagruti Samiti wants film ‘Singham ... [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
Goa tourism dept supports `Sunburn` festival [Published Space View Times - Jul 26 2014]
Opposition, Church official in Goa slam "Hindu ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 26 2014]
Right-wing outfit writes to CBFC to ban ‘Singha... [Published The Freepress Journal - Jul 26 2014]
Despite ban, mining deposits continue to pollut... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 26 2014]
Goa minister supports brother's 'no bikini' stand [Published Rediff Realtime News - Jul 26 2014]
Goa minister supports brother's 'no bikini' stand [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
EC must not register communal groups: Naik [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
NGOs slam Apna Ghar's 'minimum force' policy [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
Guest of the Government [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
Police get additional 3 days custody of Martins [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
'Goa urged Chhattisgarh govt to expedite coal b... [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
Rainfall total crawls past 50-inch mark [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
Has the education dept erred in allowing a non-... [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
Parrikar-led delegation to meet MoEF on CRZ issue [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
Netizens' ire over kids exposed to 'outdated' NGO [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
Lack of timely pruning costs Goa tree cover [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
'PCR van reached Patto in 12 minutes' [Published Times of India - Jul 25 2014]
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