PANJIM: The ministers for mining from various States will be gathering in Goa on January 19 to discuss series of issues related to the sector.

The delay over construction of mining corridors is likely to be proven as major hurdle before the State government for resumption of mining activities from the coming season in October, with villag

Margao: The South Goa district collector, Sachin Shinde, and the director of mines and geology, Prasanna Acharya on Thursday, at a meeting held with protestors demanding a dedicated mining corridor

MARGAO: Fisheries minister Avertano Furtado has announced that the government would soon undertake an exercise of dredging and beautification of river Sal, a project that would entail an expenditur

Mangroves have been accorded most vulnerable status in the event of an oil spill, by the environment sensitivity index (ESI) map of Goa part of the Goa state oil spill disaster contingency plan rel

Residents of Betul and Canacona claimed to have experienced quivering beneath their feet and it turned out to be true, as the meteorological centre at Altinho recorded an earthquake of less than 2

MARGAO: Locals across the coastal belt of South Goa are worried that the damage caused to the beaches due to unprecedented soil erosion will be irreparable.

In the two decades that followed Goa's liberation, the state's population growth gained speed with a rise by 34% in the '70s and 26% in the '80s. But it has only been a downward trend, since.

MARGAO: The National green tribunal, western zone bench, Pune, granted ad interim relief for stopping all construction activity carried out by Balaji Concepts, in a low-lying area at Cavelossim.

Controversial means to dispose of garbage by setting it ablaze at the garbage treatment plant in Dumane-Canacona has angered locals and tourists in the area.