Friday 24 May 2024

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Society | Environment

Monsoon may reach Goa, Maharashtra before time

AFTER its timely onset around May 31, the southwest monsoon, this year, is expected to make rapid progress along the west coast of the country. READ

HC stops Resorts and Marinas on Goan coastline

At least seven major projects approved by the Investment Promotion Board are in trouble. It includes four resorts, two marinas and one health rejuvenation centre. READ

Goa now plans a Birds Festival

Goa is planning to hold Birds Festival in the tourist state. READ

Govt disilting whole Sal River to build Verna-Dharmapur bypass on NH17

Goa government has decided to disilt the whole Sal river of Salcete in order to construct 12 km-long bypass from Verna to Dharmapur on the National Highway 17. READ

Despite opposition, Guv clears controversial ‘coconut bill’

While the opposition is getting united to attack the Bharatiya Janata Party government over the issue of coconut tree, Governor Mridula Sinha has given assent to the controversial bill. READ

Sri Sri Event Cleared, With 5 Crore Fine And Conditions

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's enormous festival on the banks of the river Yamuna this weekend will go ahead as planned despite concerns over a shaky stage and the impact on the environment. READ

Will Guv give assent to the ‘coconut bill’ or refer it back to the House?

Will Governor Mridula Sinha give an assent to the controversial ‘coconut bill,’ which has been sent to her 50 days after it was passed? READ

Farm House owners, farmers want ‘Coconut Museum’; support the bill

Not if the small coconut growers, quite a few Farm House owners have now come forward to support Bharatiya Janata Party’s move to amend the controversial ‘coconut bill’. READ

Goa's Pollution Control Board goes for paperless approvals

Highbar Technologies, an HCC group company, has deployed SAP solutions at Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) to help in e-governance. READ

Falcated Duck sighted in South Goa

The birders of Goa have sighted a new bird Falcated Duck, a very rare vagrant species to the south of India, which became the latest addition to the checklist of ‘Birds of Goa’. READ