MARGAO: After several residents complained to the Margao Municipal Council about parking problems caused due to a blocked public access, MMC chief officer Deepali Naik issued a show cause notice to the builder for discrepancies that include tarring a road on land belonging to the MMC.
MARGAO: Tense moments were witnessed at Betalbatim on Monday morning after irate residents gathered at the site of a construction project in the village to register their opposition to the project.
PANAJI: With rampant land-filling gobbling up cultivable area in fast urbanized Taleigao, concerns are being raised about unauthorized dumping along the road used by villagers to harvest the first corn in Tiswadi for nearly half a millennium.
BANGALORE: Indians looking to buy island homes needn't look as far as the Palm Islands in Dubai. Indian real estate developers have been on an island buying spree to offer buyers bespoke luxury residences, despite rising protests from environmental activists and local communities.
PANAJI: Environment and forest minister Alina Saldanha has said there was a need to halt mega housing complexes.
MARGAO: The South Goa district consumer disputes redressal forum (CDRF) directed Master Builders to pay a sum of 80,000 to the buyer of a flat, who complained that the leaking roof had rendered the flat uninhabitable. The forum, while disposing of a complaint filed by Nora Manchindranath Naik of Margao, directed Master Builders owned by Amar and Sandhiya Phaldessai to pay the amount towards waterproofing treatment of the slab and providing and fixing Mangalore tiles over it.
PANAJI: Goa is set to issue, for the first time, digitally signed maps, and record of rights documents to citizens. Officials said this will make Goa the first state in the country to issue digitally signed documents of the above nature that can be used as legal and valid documents in any court of law.
MARGAO/CUNCOLIM: Contrary to Cuncolim MLA Rajan Naik's claims that locals have given the green signal to the upcoming National Institute of Technology (NIT) project at Cuncolim-Balli, the Cuncolim citizen action committee (CCAC) expressed "strong opposition" to the project and demanded a white paper detailing the government's stand.
MARGAO: The issue of mega construction projects figured prominently at the gram sabha of the Benaulim village panchayat held on Sunday, with villagers demanding that the panchayat take into consideration the demographic profile of the village while deciding on the multi-housing projects.