“We demand that all coal-related infrastructure projects in Goa be stopped…”, demands Goa Congress unit

The Goa unit of Congress on Thursday demanded that all coal-related infrastructure projects in the state to be stopped. Coal is unloaded on the docks of the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and then transported to the neighbouring state of Karnataka. These coal handling facilities are in the process of being expanded. Congress party spokesperson, Aleixo…

Private bus owners to go on a hunger strike on Monday

Goa private bus owners hunger strike

To effectively demand the release of various subsidies and financial assistance assured by the government, All Goa Private Bus Owners Association has called for a one-day hunger strike in Panaji. General Secretary of the association, Sudip Tamankar, informed that the notice for the hunger strike was served to the Director of Transport, the Chief Minister…

U-17 world cup: physical ticket sales begin in Goa

U-17 world cup football ticket

The tickets for the FIFA U-17 world cup are being sold physically since Thursday from a box office near the Sports Authority of Goa Indoor Stadium in Fatorda. The counters are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the physical sale of ticket. “We had promised all Goans that we would open physical ticket sales…

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…

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