To keep check on habitual offenders, history-sheeters and to ensure the safety of citizens, Goa police has decided to conduct round-theclock patrolling in coastal as well as urban areas.
In November 1963, soon after the Indo-China 1962 war, Major Edward Diego Fernandez from Anjuna of The Corps of Engineers was killed in a helicopter crash near the Chinese border at the age of 35 years, leaving behind his wife Norma and three little children – Franco,4, Agnello, 3, and daughter Rita, 11 months.
With novenas scheduled to begin next month for the feast of St Francis Xavier at Old Goa, church authorities have laid down SOPs for devotees to adhere to for the upcoming congregations.
Two sisters, both senior citizens, were murdered by unidentified assailants who gained entry into a flat on the first floor of Kamat Residency, Ponda, where the siblings were staying. The deceased were identified as Mangala Tulshidas Kamat, 76, and Jeevan Venkatesh Kamat, 68.
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has opened an inquiry to estimate the quantum of revenue loss to the state exchequer due to the Goa Yachting Association’s (GYA) “illegal occupation” of the river navigation department’s (RND) property at Dona Paula.
Goa’s Covid-19 toll climbed to 3,343 on Saturday as three persons, including a 24-year-old woman from Curchorem who did not have any comorbidity, succumbed to the virus while undergoing treatment at Goa Medical College (GMC).