Goa mulling over a ban on glass bottles in beach areas

glass bottles ban

In an effort to curb pollution and enhance safety, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has asked his officials to seek a way to ban glass bottles on state’s beaches. It was suggested by the shack owners. “Considering the demand from beach shack operators to ban supply of drinks in glass bottles on the beaches, the…

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar launches an online public grievance system

online

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar has launched an  online public grievance system on today. The citizens can now submit their grievances online without having to visit the government offices. Grievance can be registered against any government department or organisation. The portal at www.goaonline.gov.in went live at 10 am after CM Parrikar along with IT Minister Rohan…

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…

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