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Goa: Coastal body approves pvt jetty near bird sanctuary

Goa: Coastal body approves pvt jetty near bird sanctuary

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07 Jul 2020 No comment 3 hits
The Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) has approved the erection of a wooden jetty at Madel, Chorao for a private estate, near the Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary.

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Goa: Monsoon piles on damage to heritage comunidade office

Goa: Monsoon piles on damage to heritage comunidade office

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07 Jul 2020 No comment 6 hits
The centuries-old heritage comunidade building in Panaji, housing the office of central zone of Tiswadi and Ponda comunidades, is in a precarious condition with the recent heavy rainfall causing more damage to the dilapidated structure.

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Some Zuarinagar locals might escape: Cortalim MLA Alina Saldanha

Cortalim MLA Alina Saldanha on Monday informed South Goa superintendent of police (SP) Pankaj Kumar Singh that there are chances residents of the Zuarinagar containment zone could hoodwink the police and move out of the area through certain exit...

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87,000 students in Goa to get an egg a week in midday meal

87,000 students in Goa to get an egg a week in midday meal

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07 Jul 2020 No comment 5 hits
When schools reopen for the new academic year 2020-21, an additional supplement of an egg every week will be added for the first time to the midday meals served to students of primary schools in Goa. Many other states are already supplementing the...

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14 reappointed nurses at Goa Medical College get job letters

14 reappointed nurses at Goa Medical College get job letters

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07 Jul 2020 No comment 5 hits
Appointment letters were handed over to 14 nurses attached to Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital after the government approved their reappointment.

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Antibody testing to start at Mangor: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Antibody testing to start at Mangor: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

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07 Jul 2020 No comment 5 hits
Chief minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday that the state government would commence antibody testing at Mangor Hill, the state’s first containment zone. He said that besides knowing whether the person tested is Covid positive or negative...

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Ex-Goa health minister Suresh Amonkar dies of Covid

Ex-Goa health minister Suresh Amonkar dies of Covid

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07 Jul 2020 No comment 6 hits
Former health minister Dr Suresh Amonkar, 68, became the state’s 8th person to die of Covid-19 after he succumbed to the infection at the ESI-Covid hospital, Margao, on Monday. Amonkar, a former state BJP president, tested positive for the...

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Goa: Fatorpa virus outbreak under control, say health officials

The Covid outbreak at Bomdamol, Fatorpa, appears to be veering under control as after testing almost 50% of the population from within the containment zone, the rate of detection of positive cases has been on a decline.

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‘Hundreds’ attend party at Morjim, Russian held

‘Hundreds’ attend party at Morjim, Russian held

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07 Jul 2020 No comment 5 hits
There seems to be no let-up in Goa’s party scene in the beach belts of north as police on Sunday night arrested a Russian national and a hotel owner for organising a party at Morjim. They were later granted bail.

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Record 125 COVID patients cured; 52 fresh cases in Goa

Record 125 COVID patients cured; 52 fresh cases in Goa

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 7 hits

Panaji

Around 125 COVID patients were declared cured and subsequently discharged from the health facilities across the state on Monday, this being the highest single-day figure in recoveries so far. The state witnessed 52 fresh cases of...

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Goa has 8 ambulances to ferry COVID patients

Goa has 8 ambulances to ferry COVID patients

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 7 hits

Panaji

Eight special ambulances are currently designated to ferry the potential COVID patients and COVID positive patients to the Margao-based COVID hospital and the COVID care centres across the state.

These eight ambulances have been...

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Ex-Goa minister Suresh Amonkar loses COVID battle

Ex-Goa minister Suresh Amonkar loses COVID battle

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 7 hits

 

Margao

Former Goa cabinet minister Dr Suresh Amonkar passed away at the COVID hospital in Margao on Monday, succumbing to the COVID-19 infection. He was 68 and is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Dy Collector orders opening of shops selling essential commodities

Vasco

Deputy Collector and Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Mormugao, Sachin Dessai, on Monday, ordered opening of all the shops, in Zuarinagar containment zone, selling essential commodities.

A meeting was convened by Cortalim MLA Alina...

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COVID impacting lives of maids in Camarabhat

COVID impacting lives of maids in Camarabhat

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 7 hits

Panaji

Even as no fresh COVID positive cases were reported at Camarabhat in Taleigao, the throat swab sample collection is continuing in the area, as there are nearly 700 people residing in Camarabhat.

According to sources, as the...

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COVID hospital, care centres in sorry state: Jose Philip

COVID hospital, care centres in sorry state: Jose Philip

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 7 hits

Vasco

Alleging that the COVID care centres in Goa are in a sorry state, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) state unit president Jose Philip D’Souza Monday appealed to the state government to immediately improve the conditions of these...

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4 new cases in Taleigao

4 new cases in Taleigao

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 7 hits

Panaji 

The Taleigao panchayat Monday carried out a sanitisation of buildings at Shankarwadi in the village after four members of a family tested positive for COVID-19.

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No immediate possibility of de-sealing Mangor Hill: Chief Minister

Panaji

Stating that antibody testing linked to the COVID-19 infection would be conducted from the Mangor Hill area, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that the decision to withdraw the containment zone restrictions for Mangor Hill...

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Ponda cops terrified over covid cases in police station

Ponda cops terrified over covid cases in police station

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 6 hits

Ponda

Two more personnel from the Ponda police station tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday taking the tally of total positive cases in the Ponda police station to 28.

Due to the rising number of COVID cases in...

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Loutolim ex-panch, brother test positive for COVID-19

Loutolim ex-panch, brother test positive for COVID-19

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 4 hits

 

Margao

Former panch of Rassaim area in Loutolim and his brother tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday night making these the first two cases in that area of the village panchayat.

Earlier, four COVID positive cases...

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COVID spread: ‘review’ meeting for Bardez held

COVID spread: ‘review’ meeting for Bardez held

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 6 hits

Mapusa

In view of the rise in COVID19 cases in the state, a joint review meeting for Bardez taluka was held on Monday in Mapusa.

The meeting was presided over by the Minister for Ports Michael Lobo.

Lobo instructed administration...

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Illegal mining: Goa seeks to recover money, issues notices to companies

The directorate of mines and geology has issued fresh notices to mining companies in its efforts to recover money from 42 leases in illegal mining cases, based on the report of chartered accountants.

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Goa CM plans paid Covid care hotels for tourists

Goa CM plans paid Covid care hotels for tourists

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06 Jul 2020 No comment 13 hits
The state government said on Sunday that it intends to start paid Covid care centres in hotels for tourists. Chief minister Pramod Sawant said that his government has requested hoteliers to come forward to establish their properties as Covid care...

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