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Sudin inaugurates underpass at Banasatarim junction

Panaji: With an aim to ensure smooth flow of traffic at the Banastarim junction, a vehicular underpass was inaugurated by PWD minister Ramakrishna 'Sudin' Dhavalikar on Tuesday. The Centre-funded project was implemented at a cost of Rs 11...

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RTO begins operations at offices in Paryatan Bhavan

Panaji: Making the most of the three-day weekend, officials at the Panaji RTO joined hands to relocate from their existing premises at the PWD's division XI office in the heritage building near Rua de Ourem creek and into Paryatan Bhavan, Patto...

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‘Priority to people with disabilities’

‘Priority to people with disabilities’

05 Dec 2017 No comment 7 hits
Margao: Minister for social welfare, Pandurang Madkaikar on Tuesday said that a special director will be nominated in the department of social welfare to deal with the cases of persons with disabilities. He urged the people to be considerate...

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Three amendments to TCP Act to be proposed Vijai

Panaji: The town and country planning (TCP) department will on Wednesday move three amendments to the TCP Act before the state cabinet. One is an amendment to Section 49(6) of the Act, which will criminalise selling of plots in orchard property...

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Govt seeks safety report of khazan bunds

Govt seeks safety report of khazan bunds

05 Dec 2017 No comment 6 hits
Panaji: The state government on Tuesday directed mamlatdars to submit a safety report of khazan bunds by December 25. The report has been sought in view of the rise in water levels in the state. This could be the first time the government has...

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4 bills to be tabled in winter session

4 bills to be tabled in winter session

05 Dec 2017 No comment 10 hits
Panaji: State cabinet will answer over 600 questions and introduce four bills in the upcoming winter session of the Goa legislative assembly beginning December 13, 2017.

A meeting of the business advisory committee of the House held on Tuesday...

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ESG to host Goa State Film Fest in April

ESG to host Goa State Film Fest in April

05 Dec 2017 No comment 7 hits
Panaji: The ninth edition of the Goa State Film Festival, to be held in April, will feature a line-up of feature films in Konkani and Marathi, and non-feature films in Konkani, Hindi, Marathi and English, chairman of the Entertainment Society...

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Aires case moved to crime branch

Aires case moved to crime branch

05 Dec 2017 No comment 3 hits
Mapusa: The Anjuna police on Tuesday transferred the case of alleged sexual harassment involving advocate Aires Rodrigues, to the crime branch.

Anjuna police inspector (PI) C L Patil, told REPORTERS the case was move upon orders from his...

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Police cracks Quepem theft arrests youth

Police cracks Quepem theft arrests youth

05 Dec 2017 No comment 3 hits
Quepem: One of the three burglaries committed at Quepem was solved within 24 hours, with the arrest of a 19-year-old unemployed youth.

Police recovered gold ornaments worth Rs 97,000 and Rs 1,000 in cash that were stolen by Brysol Faria...

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Zuari bridge work on road to continue

Zuari bridge work on road to continue

05 Dec 2017 No comment 3 hits
Panaji: Construction work of the new Zuari bridge on the highway will continue as traffic woes on the stretch have been sorted out. On Saturday, a three-hour traffic jam at Cortalim had left over 100 flyers stranded.

On Sunday...

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K’taka Goa’s levy on fish trucks selfish

Bengaluru: Taking objection to the Goa government's proposal to impose tax on trucks carrying fish for sale outside the state, the Karnataka government on Tuesday described the proposed move as "not in good taste" and that it smacked of...

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After serving 32 yrs in Aquem power dept clerk transferred

Panaji: After 32 years of being posted in Aquem, an upper division clerk (UDC) of the electricity department has finally been transferred with immediate effect.

Namita N Reddy has been moved from Margao to Curchorem, three days after the...

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Cops ‘almost’ zero in on ATM thieves

Cops ‘almost’ zero in on ATM thieves

05 Dec 2017 No comment 5 hits
Mapusa: Pernem police on Tuesday claimed to have made a major breakthrough in the investigation of two cases of ATM thefts reported at Dhargalim, Pernem, on Sunday night. They said they had "almost identified" the gang that may have been...

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Worker’s body retrieved from Codli mine

Worker’s body retrieved from Codli mine

05 Dec 2017 No comment 3 hits
Margao: After four days of search and rescue operations, the body of heavy machine operator, Manoj Naik, was recovered from Vedanta's mine at Codli, on Tuesday. Naik, 42, got buried under mounds of earth along with the ripper machine he was...

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DIG relieved of duties for ‘asking cash to close case’

Panaji: Following allegations that deputy inspector general of police (DIG) Vimal Gupta demanded money from a PSI and constable to close a department inquiry against them, the state government on Tuesday relieved him as DIG security and...

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Govt declares compensation refrains for declaring state disaster

Panaji: The state government, on Tuesday, said it will pay compensation to all those who suffered damage due to the effect of cyclone Ockhi even as it decided not to classify the effect of the strong winds and rising sea levels as a state...

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Government declares compensation refrains for declaring state disaster

PANAJI: The state government, on Tuesday, said it will pay compensation to all those who suffered damage due to the effect of cyclone Ockhi even as it decided not to classify the effect of the strong winds and rising sea levels as a state...

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I-League Minerva ground young Arrows

I-League Minerva ground young Arrows

05 Dec 2017 No comment 7 hits
Panaji: Minerva Punjab FC played their cards well as they coasted to a 2-0 win over Indian Arrows and surged to the top of the I-League ladder at the GMC Athletic Stadium in Bambolim on Tuesday.

From blocking their loaned stars &mdash...

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Semana da Cultura concludes in Goa

Semana da Cultura concludes in Goa

05 Dec 2017 No comment 9 hits
PANAJI: The ninth edition of Semana da Cultura, a festival that celebrates Indo-Portuguese culture in Goa concluded with the festivities 'Noite de Gastronomia e Musica' (An Evening of Indo Portuguese cuisine and Music) at Dona Paula, Goa....

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Cyclone Ockhi 12 Goa beaches affected by sea water

PANAJI: Twelve beaches in Goa have been affected by the rising sea level caused by Cyclone Ockhi, Revenue Minister Rohan Khaunte said on Tuesday.

Khaunte said preliminary estimates suggested that the damage caused by the cyclone, which...

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New Zuari bridge Work on highway suspended till Jan

Panaji: After the nightmarish traffic jam on Saturday evening at Cortalim led to over 100 flyers missing their flight, the chief minister's office has conveyed to Dilip Buildcon Pvt Ltd to keep construction work of the new Zuari bridge on the...

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Rising sea level batters coastline govt may declare state disaster

Panaji: Goa's beach tourism was battered by the rising water from the sea due to cyclone Ockhi as shacks crumbled under its impact, while those left to stand were dismantled by their owners on Monday. With the high tides showing no signs of...

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