Indians frequent restaurants often, but it gains more importance while travelling as 48 per cent of the respondents said dining out and restaurant selection is important to their overall trip experience.
“Nationalisation means ownership but declaring them as national waterways is a different thing. The relation of Goans with rivers has been for long, so no one will bear the fact that we are giving ownership of rivers to someone else,” Parrikar said.
Local residents as well as the Congress are opposing the coal operations claiming that pollution caused by them is affecting the port town of Vasco.
“That was the reaction… He (Gomes) also must have heard people saying it, because people in Goa don’t think that
political thinking can be different from other things,” Parrikar said.
Marine life, village farms in danger; terminals planned on Zuari, Mandovi
If freight trains travel through the day, the night belongs to coal-laden trucks on highways that split the state — with few regulatory checks along the way.
3,800 tonnes of coal per train, an average of 9 trains every day — The Indian Express tracks their trail across Goa and what they leave behind.
Jindal, Adani, Vedanta are Big Three who transport coal from Mormugao Port. Over four months, Indian Express tracks three key routes to find a trail of health hazards, environmental damage.
The Goa Police will now approach “several experts” and the office of the Directorate of Official Language to “probe” the etymology of the “abuses and explicit language” used in the poems.
Accusing his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan of being “part of this violence” unleashed by the CPI(M) in the coastal state, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar said, “It is necessary that we all become agents of change.”
Thus wrote Justice Gautam Patel scrapping the Centre’s move to shift NGT’s bench from Pune to Delhi.
“It is a land of confluences, where diverse strands meet and co-exist; and, in a time of apparently incessant strife and discord, it is still a mostly liberal land.”
Of the total Rs 491.79 crore collected by the state post-GST, Rs 208 crore are from the state GST, Rs 147 crore from the central GST, Rs 132.66 crore from VAT on petroleum and Rs 4.13 crore from cess.
“The maximum deaths in the past few years were not after sunset, but between 12 and 3 in the afternoon,” says a senior official at the Goa Secretariat, now tasked with helping the government form rules for drinking in public places.
“It has been observed that some of the MLA’s are making public statements regarding availability of drugs and nexus between the drug peddlers and some police officials,” the chief minister has said in a letter.