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EDM lovers can start fidgeting because Goa police will not allow music festivals to set up camp in the state unless they clear their arrears towards security arrangements. Sunburn and VH1 Supersonic are the biggest crowd pullers and must-visit music festivals in the country. As usual, these festivals are scheduled to take place in December. But the festivals have not paid their dues from 2014 towards the deployment of traffic police and security arrangements provided by Goa police, reports an English daily. North Goa SP Umesh Gaonkar made it clearRead More
As part of community policing and to bridge gap between citizens and police, the Goa police is aiming to remove fear in the minds of the younger generation of the word ‘police’ through the ‘Little Police’ concept. It is observed that parents often use the name of police as a weapon to deter a child from doing unwanted things and put a fear in their mind. This has often led to development of fear psychosis in the minds of the youngsters for cops. The young students preferably class 10th onwardsRead More

Posted On September 14, 2015By Akshay LadIn Local, Top Stories

Sugarcane Farmers Highway at Dharbandora

Bombay high court at Goa on Monday rejected the bail application filed by former State PWD minister Churchill Alemao. Two former Congress leaders Churchill and Digambar Kamat are currently in dock for allegedly receiving kick-backs in the multi crore Louis Berger scam.The high court, after hearing both the sides, on Monday dismissed his petition, denying him bail. The crime branch also raided Churchill’s IT consultant and sezed doucments worth Rs. 100 Crore. Churchill who was arrested by the Goa police on August 6 moved a fresh application citing parity asRead More

Posted On September 14, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Local, National News, Top Stories

Chandigarh Woman Raped, Robbed in Goa

One man and his mother were arrested after a Chandigarh-based woman complained to police that she was induced via a matrimonial site to travel to Goa where she was raped and her gold ornaments stolen, police said on Sunday. A police spokesperson said Valentino Fernandes and his mother Leocidia of Sancoale village, 25 km from Panaji, befriended the 28-year-old woman from Chandigarh on a matrimonial site. “According to the complaint filed at the Verna police station, the victim said the prospective groom had sex with her in August and SeptemberRead More
In these days some people misuse the social media such as facebook and WhatsApp. But it is hard to believe that such social media can also help towards social work. But the youth of Ponda proved that it is possible and they did such noble work. Among those who just read the message and delete it, the youth led by Videsh Naik from Ponda created a group in WhatsApp by name “Sinha Garjana” that consists of more than 50 members. All these members contributed and gathered funds and generated RsRead More

Posted On September 12, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Sex Scandal In Goa Media

The special general body meeting of the Goa Union of Journalists on Saturday resolved to form a special committee to probe allegations of serial sexual harassment against a senior journalist who has, some members of GUJ claimed, abused over a dozen women journalists. The committee will be headed by the president of the media body and will also have a professional counsellor whose services will be used to help women suffering from sexual harassment come out and file complaints with the authorities. The meeting was called after heated discussions onRead More

Posted On September 12, 2015By Akshay LadIn Local, Top Stories

Beware of Illegal Mobile Tower in Your Area

The project director of National High Authority of India COP Furtado had lodged a complaint against Reliance Infocomm Ltd for illegally erecting a tall tower along four lane highway near Shanti Nagar, violating the National Highway’s Act, 1956. Furtado have raised the possibility of security threat due to the erection of tower.Read More

Posted On September 11, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Local, Top Stories

Margao Police Arrest Six in Robbery Case

The Margao town police on Friday arrested six persons in connection with the case of an abduction and theft booked earlier this week. A Bhatkal-based salesman was robbed of around 2.40 lakh in cash near the Margao station road area. The police revealed the names of those arrested as Rohit Mangalam, the prime accused, and his accomplices, Rajat Gurav, Uddhav Arlekar, Rahil Shaikh, Rahim Mohammed and Parshuram Marbutti, all residents of Margao and in the age group of 20-25 years. Police sources said that the police were on the lookoutRead More
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