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Rafale papers: Increase CM Manohar Parrikar?s security, says Cong

Rafale papers: Increase CM Manohar Parrikar?s security, says Cong

PANAJI: Apprehensive over attempts on the life of chief minister , Congress has written to President and has urged the to enhance Parrikar?s security cover. In light of the revelations made in a recent telephone conversation allegedly between BJP minister Vishwajit Rane and an unidentified person indicating that Parrikar possessed […]

Bank staff to go on strike from January 8

Bank staff to go on strike from January 8

COLVA/PANAJI: Goa bank employees? association () has called a two-day general strike on January 8-9 in response to a call by the National Trade Convention. All major trade unions have decided to oppose the ?nakedly pro-capitalist and pro-corporate economic policies? of the Narendra Modi government. ?In the name of development, […]

Hoteliers livid at tourism minister?s proposal for law to cap room tariffs

Hoteliers livid at tourism minister?s proposal for law to cap room tariffs

PANAJI: Grappling with dropping footfalls particularly in foreign arrivals this season, and tour operators are angry with the statement by minister Manohar Azgaonkar that he intends to bring in a legislation to cap tariffs as well as prices of food served in hotels. Upset with this statement, trade stakeholders say […]

2018 sees 22% drop in road fatalities

2018 sees 22% drop in road fatalities

PANAJI: Goa lost 73 fewer lives to accidents in 2018 as 255 were killed in road in 2018 compared to 328 in 2017. Police data shows that there was also a 22% drop road fatalites in 2018 compared to the previous year. ?In order to reduce accidents, particularly fatal accidents, […]

Don?t need tourists who come in buses & cook on road: Manohar Azgaonkar

Don?t need tourists who come in buses & cook on road: Manohar Azgaonkar

PANAJI: The state doesn?t need who come in buses, cook on road, eat and go back, said Manohar Azgaonkar on Friday. The minister?s view appears to be same as that of the tourism industry stakeholders, who have maintained for many years that the state government must pay attention to what […]