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Vasco: Railway (SWR) has used the lockdown period to complete major track maintenance works, which has helped increasing the sectional speed (speed at which train runs) between stations. Maintenance of track is an integrated part of train operations and  has a direct impact on both the safety of tracks as well as in maintaining the maximum permissible speed of the trains.  Maintaining the railway lines, points, crossings, sleepers and ballast for enhancing the safety, speed and reliability are being taken-up during the maintenance. In a press statement issued by the SWR it has mentioned that on SWR track, maintenance works…

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Panaji: The State government seems to be getting good response as far as the plasma donation by the COVID19 survivors in the State. Initially after a poor response, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said that the “Mission plasma has been going on at a good pace. 25 packs of plasma are being collected each day.” “We had overwhelming response from plasma therapy and Remdesivir. GMC doctors and students will be publishing case papers on the Goa Model for COVID treatment from the success stories,” he said. Further, Rane said that as demands for Home Isolation is rising, the outreach in terms…

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Colva: After Poonam Pandey arrest, the Goa Police have now taking action against Bollywood actor Milind Soman for nude pictures on the beach. A case has been registered at PS Colva u/s 294 IPC and 67 IT Act against actor Milind Soman. South SP Pankaj Singh said the actor will be summoned for questioning. On November 4, Soman had uploaded a photo on Twitter showing him running nude on a Goa beach on his 55th birthday with the caption, “Happy birthday to me Y…55 and running ! Y”. @5Earthy.”

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Panaji: Hours after the Sunburn organisers clarified their stand on the event, Dy Chief Minister Babu Azgaonkar announced that the event this year is cancelled. Sunburn EDM Festival which was scheduled to be held in Goa from 27 to 29 Dec 2020. Dy CM Babu Ajgaonkar and Tourism Minister announced that the event would not be held this year. The decision came hours after the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee protested in the capital city on organisation of the event. “If people do not want we will not allow Sunburn this year,” Azgaonkar said. He said the permission was in-principle and…

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Canacona: The JMFC Canacona has said all nudity is not obscene and merely because public sentiments are hurt a person cannot be put in police custody. While granting bail to actress Poonam Pandey and husband Sam Bombay, the JMFC, Canacona Goa found that the offences under Section 292, 293 and 294 of I.P.C. and section 4 r/w section 6 of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986 are bailable in nature. “The only non-bailable offence in the present crime is section 67 of the Information Technology Act. It has to be noted that the accused is a professional film…

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Goa today reported 203 new cases today. While there were 207 recovers and 3 deaths today. 65 year old patient from Mapusa with DM+HTN+AKI 79 year old patient from Bicholim with Type2 diabetes +HTN 73 year old patient from patient from Divar with DM+HTN

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Panjim Health  Minister Vishwajit Rane today announced to began resuming tertiary care facilities at Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC)in phased manner as the number of vacant beds in different hospitals is on rise. He was talking to reporters after chairing Experts’ Committee meeting on COVID-19. Rane said that with large number of people opting for Home Isolation has left the facilities vacant in the state. “Dean of GMC will draw a plan to resume the tertiary medical activities in the state in a phased manner,” Rane said. Minister also said that the classes for MBBS course in the GMC…

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