Hospitalisations of Covid-19 persons doubled over a period of 24 hours with hospitals reporting 24 fresh admissions on Saturday.
Goa boasts of eleven rivers with over 45 tributaries. Most of these rivers face pollution and some even degradation in their beds owing to lack of water literacy. People are fully aware that rivers are the sources of drinking water, irrigation, food, energy etc. but still they face onslaught of the human beings.
The State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT) will be conducting the first Goa Teacher Eligibility Test (GTET) for those interested in teaching from Class I to VIII on November 21. It will a pen and paper offline exam.
To avoid any controversy ahead of the upcoming assembly elections, the state government is unlikely to take any decision on finalising land for the IIT campus in Goa. The institute is currently functioning from Farmagudi.
The Goa coastal zone management authority has approved a marine ecology and ecotourism project at Chorao.
Goa’s traditional kunbi sari got a new lease of life some years ago after it was promoted on the ramp by eminent Goan fashion designer Wendell Rodricks.