With the High Court directing the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) to stop dumping the city's garbage at its present disposal site at Tonca, there is now nowhere for the city's rubbish to

The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) is all set to commission its bio-reactor solid waste treatment plant on March 8 which it hopes will temporarily handle the on-going garbage disposal crises in the capital city. According to the CCP, the in-vessel anaerobic technology can scientifically cater to at least 20 tonnes of bio-degradable waste. Presently the bio-degradable waste quantum generated in the city is around 6

The first project under the Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNURM) for the capital city of Panjim entitled

Goans come together to protect the irreplaceable rain trees of Panaji against a callous government

A less happy story from another part of Goa

While the Goa Government repeatedly assures that environmental concerns from the large quantities of tar balls washed ashore on several beaches in the State will be dealt with quickly, it remains clueless on combating another crisis: the ongoing disintegration of a cargo vessel that has remained grounded off the shore for a decade now.

Caught in a maze of red tape, the vessel River Princess con

Wider roads will lead to increase in traffic, cutting of innumerable trees on the 65 km path, confrontation with wild animals and, above all, increased pollution.

A proposal by the Panaji municipality to make Baiguinim in old Goa a permanent waste disposal site has hit a roadblock after protests by local people and heritage experts. Spread over an area of