Goan minor girls lost in the jungle found by Belagavi forest officials

Goan trekkers lost in jungle Belgavi foresters

An ordeal that began on Monday finally climaxed on Tuesday morning when seven minor girls and a brother from a church were found after being lost in the jungle. The group of girls had to spend the night in the forest and were found at 10 am on Tuesday by foresters from Belagavi The girls…

Congress urges Goa government to conduct impact studies before nationalising the rivers

nationalising Goas rivers

Goa Congress president Shantaram Naik on Saturday demanded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government to conduct studies that asses the environmental and social impact of nationalisation of rivers in the state before nationalising them. Naik while speaking to the reporters cautioned that nationalisation of state’s six rivers would spell doom for the communities living along its banks. “What will…

Governor, CM and Archbishop extend their greetings on the occassion of Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh chaturthi

Goa will celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi on Friday and on the occassion Governor Mridula Sinha, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrão extended their greetings to the public. “Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most important festivals of Goa” Governor Sinha emphasised on the importance of the festival. In her…

To avail the benefits of Tribal Welfare schemes Aadhar card now mandatory

tribal welfare

Aadhar card has now been made mandatory to avail the benefits of various welfare schemes for the community offered by the State Department of Tribal Welfare. As per the instructions issued under section (7) of Aadhar Act, 2016, by the Government of India, the applicants will have to connect their Aadhar number with their bank accounts before December 31,…

To protect the interest of its farmers, Goa might declare monkeys as vermin

monkeys might declared vermin Goa

Agriculture Minister of Goa Vijay Sardesai informed the assembly on Monday that the government might soon declare monkeys as vermin. The move come after farmers raised their concerns over monkeys entering their fields and eating their crops. Sardesai mentioned that it was discouraging to the farmers. “I think the government is on its way to take a conclusive…

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