Goa's mining belt takes austerity path during Ganesh festival

The markets in Goa's mining belt have lost the festive spirit as the 10-day long Ganesh festival, the biggest religious event in Konkan, is all to commence from Friday.

Transportation of ore on South Goa roads stopped

Transportation of ore in South Goa has been put on a hold by the district administration owing to the accident-prone situation prevailing on roads, used to ferry the mining extract.