Ammonia leak near Goa airport causes alarm

Panaji, Jan 19 : A tanker carrying ammonia gas leaked on NH-17 in the vicinity of Goa’s Dabolim international airport, forcing authorities to evacuate dozens of families from Chicalim village in South Goa in the wee hours of Friday. The situation was brought under control after nearly seven hours, after fire-fighters, police officials and members of […]

Make banana national fruit: Ex-Goa CM tells BJP

Panaji, Jan 9 : Former Goa Chief Minister Francisco Sardinha on Tuesday asked the BJP to make banana should the national fruit, amid a plethora of assurances made by the ruling party leaders across the country. Sardinha, also Goa Congress spokesman, said the number of times BJP leaders keep uttering in Hindi “hum yeh banaenge, hum […]

Two held at Goa airport with large foreign currency cache

Panaji, Jan 8 : Two Oman-bound passengers, including a foreign national were arrested by customs officials at the Dabolim international airport on Monday morning, for possession of foreign currency to the tune of Rs. 43.70 lakh. “The search of baggage carried by the passengers resulted in recovery of foreign currency equivalent to Rs. 43.70 lakh. The […]