24 MAY 2022 | 10:42:50 AM


Konkani News Prime 230522

Goa's ore largely being low grade (ie below 58%Fe), & not processed for steel making in the country, State of Goa has requested Ministry of Finance to consider 'NIL' export duty instead of 50% on the low grade iron ore exports, as was done since 2016; this is necessary for sustainable mining in the State: CMO
While govt wanted early elections, SC has given direction on triple test and OBC reservation; will take up the issue and take an appropriate decision; conducting of elections is the responsibility of the SEC in consultation with the state govt: Panchayat Min Mauvin Godinho
CM Sawant arrives in Goa from New Delhi; as requested by GMOEA, State has urged Centre to revert back to 30% export duty on iron ore; the export duty is hiked to 50%: CM
Saligao police arrest Parshuram Kamble (22) & Ajay Devuskar (22) both r/o Saligao for committing theft of vehicle carrying poultry at Saligao, accused used criminal force & snatched keys of the vehicle from driver and stole vehicle carrying 590 chicken & cash of Rs 5k, further investigation on
All existing organization structures of the party in Goa are dissolved; AAP will be restructuring the party organisation in Goa: AAP Goa In-charge Atishi
Monkeypox scare: Health Ministry directs NCDC, ICMR to keep close watch; DHS issues advisory to GMC, other govt as well as private hospitals
Governor's Office clarifies on Govt decision to build new Raj Bhavan; says existing structure is 400 years old & crores have been spent every year on its maintenance; assures that current structure will remain intact & will not be disturbed or modified
First round of admissions for under graduate programme will begin from June 1 to 20; students can choose three options (Colleges); no prospectus & application fees, only admission fees to be charged; interested students have to download prospectus and application forms DHE website; students from CBSE & ICSE can also apply: DHE Nodal officer Dr Mahadev Gawas
WRD Min Subhash Shirodkar says as per his info, mining companies have been asked to take measures of mining pits during monsoon season, WRD has few water pumps, but won't be able to take measures if landslides take place; govt also exploring possibilities in 6 areas to build dams in Mhadei basin
Kurdi Someshwar Maha Utsav cancelled due to excessive rainfall and less release of water from Salaulim dam, water yet to subside at Kurdi, roads remain submerged