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The people from Vasco during the late night on Tuesday agitated over the non functioning of the lone morgue which is located at Chicalim Cottage Hospital, following the death of a 12-year-old girl from Desterro Mormugao who died under tragic circumstances. The agitated people disclosed that the l morgue which was opened at Chicalim Cottage Hospital is defunct for the last several months due to which it had failed to make provision for the body of a 12-year-old girl who died under tragic circumstances after she was referred to a private hospitalRead More
In Goa 24×7 has launched a revamped news app for Google’s Android mobile operating system. The In Goa 24×7 News app for Android is faster and lighter on resources than before, which translates into better performance on entry-level smartphones. The app comes with a revamped UI based on Google’s Material Design and is designed to make full use of features offered in Android 5.0 Lollipop, though it remains compatible with older Android versions. As always, the In Goa 24×7 News app offers breaking news alerts and top stories from IndiaRead More
The Taxi driver who was attacked outside a casino office has now alleged that the police are doing poor investigation in the case. According to the available information the attack took place due to existing business rivalry amongst the victim and the attackers. The physical fight between the ‘Pulsar’ and seven of his opponents took place early morning around 3am outside the Casino office in Panaji. Panaji police booked the case against seven persons including four unidentified persons for assaulting ‘Pulsar’. According to the information provided by the reliable sourcesRead More

Posted On September 6, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Local, Top Stories

Drug Abuse Growing Among Teenagers in Goa: NGO

Substance abuse, which is largely associated with adults, has now trickled down to teenagers with a growing number of school children getting addicted to various narcotics in Goa, according to an NGO working in the field of drug de-addiction. “The trend of teenagers consuming drugs has suddenly risen in last two-and-half years. Today, the average age of a drug consumer has dropped to even teenagers,” said Fr Joseph Pereira, founder of NGO Kripa Foundation, which works on de-addiction pan-India. “The trend of teenagers consuming drugs has suddenly risen in lastRead More
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Concerned with the number of youth dying in road accidents, the state government has decided to introduce traffic management in the higher secondary school curriculum this academic year. The subject will be made compulsory for students. Addressing students at a programme organized by Goa legislative secretariat and Goa legislators’ forum and titled ‘management of traffic in Goa’, chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar said, “We will introduce traffic management in the second term of this year’s curriculum.” While not making it clear whether there would be an examination for the subject, ParsekarRead More

Posted On September 4, 2015By Akshay LadIn Local, People, Special Stories, Top Stories

A Tribute to Dr. Wilfred Dsouza

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Posted On September 4, 2015By Akshay LadIn Local, People, Top Stories

Former Goa CM Dr Wilfred de Souza Passes Away

  Former chief minister, Dr Wilfred de Souza passed away after a brief illness at a city hospital on Friday morning. He was 86. He was admitted to a city hospital affect developing some respiratory problems.   Dr Wilfred de Souza was a surgeon and politician from Goa. He had served as Goa’s chief minister on three occasions when he was a member of the Indian National Congress and the Goa Rajiv Congress, during his third tenure. Political career In July 1998 Dr de Souza formed the Goa Rajiv Congress as aRead More

Posted On September 3, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Local, National News, Top Stories

GOLD SMUGGLING AT DABOLIM AIRPORT

The air intelligence unit of customs at dobolim airport have seized gold weighing around 1.3 kg worth Rs.33.5 lakhs from a passenger Mohammed Shaffi age 26 native of Honavar Karwar .According to the customs Shafi the smuggled the gold from Dubai, hiding it in a Voltage Converter . Shafi was travelling from Dubai to Goa via Mumbai by Air India flight No: AI 984 on Thursday morning. The customs are further investigating the case.  Read More
The mining industry, which is all set to resume operations in Goa, finds itself in a tight spot as it faces the twin problem of a huge tax load and softer iron ore prices in the global market. The miners in the state have announced that the preparatory work for resuming mining activity will start from October. The industry had been closed since September 2012 after authorities spotted large-scale irregularities. “With lower prices and high taxation, it becomes challenging to move out ore and this needs rationalisation of taxes,” GoaRead More
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