Thursday 30 March 2023

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Society | Environment

Court scraps Goa high tide line

After six years of blatant violation of coastal zone regulation guidelines by allowing concrete jungles along Goa's famous beachline, the high court has now pulled up sleeves to save the coastal ecology and environmental degradation ... READ

Assembly bars court review of fishing ban

In a desperate attempt to protect the mechanised fishing lobby, the Goa Assembly on late Friday evening passed an amendment bill, in a most unprecedented manner, barring the judiciary from reviewing the amended provisions of ... READ

Rains disrupt rail-air traffic

Rail services are totally disrupted while air service is also disturbed due to non-stop heavy showers that have hit the tourist state for the last five days. The inter-state road transport however is still functioning ... READ

South Goa flooded with heavy rains

Within 25 days, Goa is once again hit by stormy winds and heavy rainfall, this time disrupting normal life in the South Goa like what the tourist state witnessed in the mining belt of North ... READ

Grounded ship endangers North Goa coast

A cargo ship, grounded off the Goan coast in a tilted position for over a month, has become the matter of worry for the hotel industry here, especially in the northern coastal belt of the ... READ

Sardinha urges centre to relax CRZ

Goa has urged the centre to partially relax the coastal zone regulations in the state in order to complete the ongoing projects and prohibit illegal constructions along the river banks here.A demand to revert back ... READ

Goa-Karnataka clash over Mhadei water diversion

While the water disputes over Cauveri and Almatti with Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are still unresolved, Karnataka is gearing up for another similar kind of dispute, this time with Goa by planning to cut ... READ

HC stalls prestigious Tata Housing project

The first real estate project of the Tata Housing Development Company in Goa has received a severe blow with the high court ordering removal of all the developmental work carried out and restoring the land ... READ

SC once again upholds CRZ regulations

The supreme court has once again upheld the coastal regulation zone guidelines in order to protect the coastline of India, this time a tiny beach of Palolem in Southernmost taluka of Canacona in Goa.Upholding the ... READ