PANJIM: Stepping up their campaign against ‘illegal’ land-filling of the mangrove khazan land, behind the Heera Petrol pump near the Kadamba Bus-stand, Panjim, Goa Bachao Abhiyan, has complained to the Town and Country Planning Department and to other authorities, expressing frustration at the lack of action.

In a letter sent to the Chief Town Planner, the Member secretary, North Goa Planning and Development Authority (NGPDA), Panjim, Police Inspector, Panjim Town Police station and the Member Secretary, Mangrove Society of India, the GBA has asked for prompt action.

BELGAUM: After strong resent to the proposed by-pass connecting Panjim-Belgaum NH4A to Halga, it is now the turn of proposed Hyderabad-Panjim bypass.

After getting news of the implementation of this new by-pass connecting the NH4A to Hyderabad road, farmers in the region have organised themselves against the proposed by-pass citing loss of fertile land.

PANJIM: The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) which is reeling under the pressure of disposing garbage that has accumulated at Patto area for the past six-seven months has another pressing pr

PANJIM: Desperate efforts are on to plug the entry of sewerage into Panjim’s water supply line which is already suspected of being contaminated within an area of one kilometre in the heart of the city.

The affected area is between Sky Lark apartments and Ding Dong Bar on 18th June Road. The PWD has been working round-the-clock to locate the exact point of contamination but has not yet located the same.

Panaji, 6 April: Over 40 mine operating firms have been issued notice by the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) for extracting iron ore beyond the limits stipulated in the environmental clea

PANJIM: As the government goes back on its promise of giving funds to set-up the garbage treatment plant at Baiguinim, the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) decided to stick to its original p

PANJIM: After a long wait, Corporation of the City of Panjim has secured a Rs 168 crore grant from the Centre under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) to augment its 24-hour p

Around 15,000 people from the state’s ore-rich belt took to the streets of Panjim demanding assurance from Chief Minister Digambar Kamat that there would not be a ban on mining in the state

Panel Likely To Recommend CBI Or Lokayukta Probe

PANAJI | NEW DELHI: While attention has been riveted on illegal mining in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, thanks to the Supreme Court-ordered probe into the activities of key players, environmental a