PANJIM Goa Forest Department has finally admitted to the presence of tigers in the state.. The Forest.

PANJIM: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has urged the people living in the mining belt to explore alternate sources of income rather than totally depend on mining related activities.

“We have to stop depending on mining fully. Check for alternate source of income like farming and dairy. It is flourishing now,” he said, addressing a large crowd of mining affected people at Secretariat Tuesday morning.

MARGAO: Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar on Monday said the government would soon constitute a six-member Committee of Chartered Accountants to go into the illegal extraction of ore.

Speaking at the conference of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India at a starred hotel in Benaulim on Monday evening, Parrikar said that the government would soon lay the guidelines how to go about the work. “The six member committee of CAs will comprise of three CAs from outside the state and three nominated by the government”, he said.

The Betul, Naqueri & Canaguinim Citizen Action Committee has threatened to intensify its ongoing agitation if the government fails to immediately scrap the Food Park and Auxiliary services for the Foo

Around 20000 rural unemployed are expected to benefit from National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) that came into effect from April 1.

The Quepem Municipal Council (QMC) finally lifted the garbage from Quepem town late Wednesday evening and dumped it at an undisclosed location.

The oily sludge that spilled along a one-km stretch of road in Vasco on Monday has been identified by Vasco police as phosphoric acid sludge, prompting residents to wonder how an open truck was allowe

The Cunchelim Action Committee (CAC) has voiced dismay over Mapusa MLA Francis D'Souza's indifferent attitude to their struggle against the proposed garbage disposal site in Cunchelim.

Cleanliness and maintenance of Panjim city is proposed to be monitored by a special enforcement squad that will operate round-the-clock and work in tandem with various departments concerned.

Expressing his dismay over the opposition to garbage disposal sites across the State, Chief Minister, Digambar Kamat said a time would come when Goans would have to dispose off their daily garbage wit