Black gold: Goa’s tryst with coal so far

  The first day of public hearing in regards to the dredging project was held today.  MLA Alina Saldanha, Alexio Reginaldo, Members of the civil Society and concerned citizens attended the Day 1 of MPT public hearing in Vasco. Locals present at the venue complained that the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) was conducting…

Vasco’s Liquor Establishments Wiped Out

Vasco Dry State Post Implementation of SC Ban on Liquor Outlets

The Supreme Court (SC) is sticking to its earlier verdict that ordered the banning the sale of alcohol from any retail establishments or outlets within 500 meters of state or national highways. This has wiped out almost all the liquor outlets in the port town of Vasco. As per Vasco Excise Department’s data, Mormugao Taluka…

NGT’s decision brings relief to GTDC

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday refused to grant a stay on the Baina beach beautification project. This is a major relief for the Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), which aims to give a ‘facelift’ to the beach in order to attract to tourists. It was after a petition filed by the ‘Mormugao Vasco…

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