Mining ban protesters block highway for nearly three hours, police resort to lathi charge

Mining ban protesters blocked the two bridges over River Mandovi which connect Porvorim with Panaji. The blockade started at around 11:45 am and lasted till about 2:40 pm. Commuters were inconvenienced with many domestic, foreign tourists and locals resorting to walk towards the nearest available transport. Besides, the motorists were forced to halt in queues…

Vasco MLA shifted to GMC from pvt hospital

Vasco MLA and Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited (KTC) Chairman Carlos Almeida was shifted to Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) from a private hospital on Friday. He is currently under observation. The MLA had been rushed to a private hospital on Thursday after suffering from a minor stroke. According to the authorities of the hospital,…

CM Parrikar to travel to US for medical treatment today

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar will travel to the US for treatment in the early hours on Wednesday, a top BJP leader informed on Tuesday. Parrikar was admitted to Mumbai Lilavati Hospital on Monday for a check-up. “The chief minister will fly to the USA tomorrow (Wednesday) by an early morning flight at 1.30 am…

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