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The Centre on Wednesday gave green nod for development of Rs 3,000 crore new international airport project at the Mopa village in Goa. The greenfield airport, to be developed in four phases, will have annual passenger capacity of 13.1 million within 30 years, by 2045. It will serve both the tourism and business markets. “As per the recommendation of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC), the Ministry of Environment hereby accords environment clearance (EC) for the project greenfield international airport at Mopa,” the Union Environment Ministry said in the EC letterRead More

Posted On October 25, 2015By Akshay LadIn Politics, Top Stories

Tension at New-wade Vasco Polling Booth

One Caught with copy of ballot paper outside polling boothRead More
Illegally Modified bikes

Posted On October 19, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Cops Seize Illegally Modified Bikes at Panaji

Goa police on Sunday foiled a plan of a dozen youth who were all set to go biking from Panaji to Aguada with their fancy bikes . The police, who had been tipped early on, drew up a plan under the guidance of SP North Umesh Gaonkar with the assistance of sub-divisional police officer Serafin Dias. A special team was formed which took up position at the starting point, Heera petrol pump opposite the KTC bus stand. They seized 12 bikes, eight of which were found to be modified inRead More

Posted On October 17, 2015By Akshay LadIn Top Stories

Major Accident: Man Crushed Under Crane At Panjim

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Posted On October 14, 2015By Akshay LadIn Crime, Top Stories

Rupesh Samant’s Anticipatory Bail Plea Rejected

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The crime branch of Goa Police Crime has filed a First Information Report against Goa politicians, police officials, two newspapers, over 1,100 matka gambling bookies and masterminds of a gambling operation based in Gujarat. The First Information Report (FIR) was filed on the directions of the Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court yesterday, following a petition filed by activist, Kashinath Shetye and four other petitioners. Mr Shetye had pleaded that police should probe the nexus between police, politicians and the operators of matka gambling, an illegal but popular formRead More
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