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‘Drop charges mining cases against villagers’

Panaji: The federation of Gawda, Kunbi, Velip and Dhangar (Gakuved) has demanded that the government drop all charges and withdraw cases filed against villagers who protested the pollution of their fields and water due to mining.
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Governor highlights govt plan for balanced growth

 

PANAJI

Governor Dr Mridula Sinha on Monday came out with a plan of the government to strike a balance between the industrial growth in the state as well as development of the Goan agricultural sector.

Delivering the annual customary...

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Parrikar’s health is rapidly improving Speaker

 

PANAJI

Speaker of Legislative Assembly Dr Pramod Sawant, addressing the House on Monday said that proper treatment is being given to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at Mumbai-based Lilavati Hospital, and that his health is rapidly...

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Fire breaks out at Driver Hill-Vasco house loss pegged at Rs 10 lakh

 

VASCO

Household goods including electric and electronic items, furniture besides gold ornaments were gutted in a fire that broke out in a house at Driver Hill, Vasco on Monday morning.

No casualties were reported in the incident.

As per...

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84 liquor bottles seized from 2 rail passengers

 

VASCO

Vasco railway police, on Monday, detained two passengers for illegally possessing 84 Indian made liquor bottles, worth Rs 10,000.

As per available information from deputy superintendent of police, Vasco, Sunita Sawant, a police...

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Manohar Parrikar’s condition is stable Lilavati Hospital

 

PANAJI

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday was administered the first cycle of advanced therapy and he responded well to the same.

Informed sources at the Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai, briefed this daily that the condition of the Chief...

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MMC presents Rs 45-cr surplus budget discussion at next meeting

 

MARGAO

Margao Municipal Council (MMC), on  Monday, presented  a  Rs  4.5 crore  surplus budget  for the 2018-2019  financial year during its  ordinary  meeting, but could not pass it as the...

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State Assembly Budget session curtailed to 4 days

 

PANAJI

The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of the State Legislative Assembly has decided to curtail the budget session to four days.

The annual budget will be tabled on February 22 by PWD Minister Ramkrishna ‘Sudin&rsquo...

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CLP House should not be adjourned sine die

CLP House should not be adjourned sine die

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PANAJI

Agreeing with the Business Advisory Committee’s decision to curtail the budget session of state Assembly to four days from 22 days, the Congress Legislature Party (CLP), on Monday, said that the House should not be...

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Dhavalikar appointed leader of House in Parrikar’s absence

 

PANAJI

The ruling coalition on Monday worked out strategy and floor management during the ongoing budget session of the state assembly under the leadership of Minister for Public Works Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar for the...

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Five panchayat members oppose inclusion of Chimbel areas in GPPDA

 

PANAJI

Five members of the Chimbel panchayat on Monday expressed their opposition to the inclusion of village areas in Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority (GPPDA).

They now want the sarpanch to quit as GPPDA...

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Fate of Dona Paula jetty to be decided by revenue dept

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Panaji: The issue over the closure of the dilapidated Dona Paula jetty has been referred to the department of revenue for a final decision. Involvement of multiple government agencies and lack of clarity over the action plan...

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Relics of St Anthony of Padua to be brought to Goa in March for 3 days

By- Lisa Monteiro
PANAJI: The holy relics of St Anthony of Padua will be brought to Goa at the beginning of next month for a three day pilgrimage.
The two original sacred relics— a fragment of St...

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TTAG takes up cudgels for air travellers before AAI

PANAJI: Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) has once again highlighted the issue of hardships faced by travellers due to problems at the tourist taxi counter and traffic congestion outside Dabolim airport.
TTAG submitted a...

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Tiswadi villages unite against PDA

Tiswadi villages unite against PDA

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PANAJI: Opposition to the Greater Panaji Planning and Development Authority (GPPDA) is building up in Tiswadi, as hordes of protesters from outlying villages of the planning area joined St Cruz residents in support demanding its rejection....

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Curtorim gram sabha gives nod for railway overbridge

MARGAO: An annual budget of Rs 1.31 crore and the audit report was approved by the Curtorim gram sabha on Sunday.
Curtorim sarpanch Rupesh Naik and panchayat secretary Dinesh Amonkar told REPORTERS that "the budget of approximately Rs...

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BJP meet to decide who will lead House in Chief Ministers absence

PANAJI: The legislature wing of the BJP will meet on Monday to discuss who will lead the House in the absence of chief minister Manohar Parrikar. PWD minister Ramkrishna 'Sudin' Dhavalikar of the MGP, who is number 2 in the cabinet, is likely...

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Davorlim meeting moots new Village panchayat ghar

MARGAO: An annual budget of approximately Rs 1.2 crore was approved at the Davorlim-Dicarpale gram sabha held on Sunday.
The panchayat secretary Custodio Faria told REPORTERS that "the annual budget of Rs 1.2 crore and the audit...

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Prefabricated structure to temporarily house airport police station

 

VASCO: Dabolim airport police station, which is presently located below a flyover at old airport terminal building, will be temporarily shifted into a prefabricated structure close to the exit gate of new terminal building of the...

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Health centre becomes casualty of differences between Rachol panchas

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MARGAO: Rachol panchayat has lost out on a sub health centre project, thanks to the differences existing between the elected panchas of the panchayat which has compelled south Goa District Collector Anjali Sehrawat...

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Curtorim gram sabha approves railway overbridge project

MARGAO: After much discussion on the issue, the villagers of Curtorim approved the construction of a rail overbridge being undertaken by Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC); one end of the bridge falls within the...

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Mhadei dispute counsel reiterates Goa’s water needs

SANKHALI: Despite being Sunday, the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal heard the arguments made by the parties the whole day. Goa counsel Atmaram Nadkarni answered all the queries put forth by the Tribunal. He explained to the Tribunal as to the...

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