The tourism department has begun demarcation of shacks on beaches in South Goa for allottees who have paid their licence fees. It intends to complete the demarcation process at all beaches in both districts within a week.
The high court of Bombay at Goa disposed of the plea filed by Don Bosco College of Agriculture after Goa University (GU) decided to grant continuation of affiliation to the first year BSc agriculture (hons) degree programme of the Sulcorna-based college for the academic year 2021-22, subject to two conditions.
Five tourists from North India, in their twenties, narrowly escape drowning in the Dudhsagar river on Wednesday. Lifeguards attached to Dristi rescued them from the four-wheeler which got stuck in water midway.
The Centre has all but terminated the allotment of the Dongri Tal-II coal block to Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) after the state government failed to develop the coal mine and pay the Rs 163.95 cr performance guarantee. The Union coal ministry had granted GIDC a “final” deadline of September 30 to appoint a mine developer and operator (MDO) and commence extraction of coal.
A dedicated tourist police force has finally been put in place and is likely to start patrolling the state’s beach stretches from Monday, World Tourism Day. The team comprises about 100 policemen trained in soft skills.
Dubbing the populist poll promises made in Goa by AAP national convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal as the pitch of a ‘good salesman selling dreams’, the state BJP on Wednesday accused the party of trying to cheat Goans with promises of unemployment doles, job guarantees and free electricity.