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Robbers target 2 ATMs in Dhargal loot Rs 32 lakh

 

MAPUSA

In a midnight heist, thieves struck two ATMs in Dhargal in Pernem taluka and took away Rs 32 lakh cash on Sunday night. The ATMs, hardly a km away from each other, are of two nationalised banks and were opened using gas cutter...

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Water sports activities suspended along South Goa coast

 

MARGAO

‘Unseasonal’ high tide occurring at ‘regular’ intervals, on account of the cyclonic storm Ockhi and super moon phenomenon, continued to wreak havoc along South Goa’s beaches.

Beaches from Majorda...

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IMD seawater surge a result of Ockhi’s proximity to Goa coast

 

PANAJI

The path of the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Ockhi’ was parallel to the west coast and came closest at a distance of just 200-300 kilometres away from the Goa coast since Sunday. As a result, the coastal parts potentially...

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No substitute for hard work to achieve success Desai

 

MARGAO

The students, who are in pursuit of knowledge should forget about comfortable living, informed Dr Gunaji Desai, and added there is no substitute for the hard work for achieving success in life.

Dr Desai, co-ordinator of...

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Disaster management meet today to assess damage

 

PANAJI

The State Disaster Management Authority will meet on Tuesday to take stock of the situation and the damage caused by the severe cyclonic storm ‘Ockhi’ in the coastal belt of Goa.

The meeting will be chaired by Chief...

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Goans can now heave a sigh of relief as cyclone moves away

 

PANAJI

The latest forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has allayed the fears of a cyclonic condition in the state, as the cyclone ‘Ockhi’ has recurved and set its course towards north after crossing Lakshadweep...

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Aires case Verla-Canca sarpanch seeks time to appear before police

 

MAPUSA

After recording the statements of Aires Rodrigues in connection with the alleged sexual harassment case, Anjuna police had on Monday summoned Verla-Canca sarpanch and Goa Forward leader Milton Marques to appear before it. However...

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I-League Minerva ready for Arrows attack

I-League Minerva ready for Arrows attack

04 Dec 2017 No comment 10 hits
Panaji: Indian Arrows may have lost the element of surprise after demolishing Chennai City FC in their opening I-League encounter but that hardly perturbs Portuguese coach Luis Morton de Matos.

If anything, it appears to please him.

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Rescue operations continue to locate missing Codli worker

MARGAO: Frantic efforts were made throughout Sunday to rescue the Codli mines worker who is trapped under the ore dump along with the ripper machine that he was operating on Saturday evening.

Sources informed REPORTERS that the day-long...

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Goa University ranks high on qualified faculty members among Brics varsities

Panaji: Goa University recently emerged among the top 2.2% universities in the Brics Region at the QS World University Rankings. One of the parameters that pushed GU up the ranks is its 81.4% faculty members, who hold a doctorate degree. This...

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New law to protect NRI property on the cards

New law to protect NRI property on the cards

03 Dec 2017 No comment 56 hits
Panaji: With the increase in number of NRI properties being sold by forgery, the state government is contemplating a new legislation during the forthcoming assembly session, commencing December 13, to stop illegal sale of NRI land.

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MLAs ex-MLAs under I-T scanner for asset increase

Panaji: Current and former MLAs of Goa, who have seen over 500 times increase in their wealth, have come under the scanner of the income tax department. The I-T department has started verifying their assets and have already issued notices to...

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Manipal Hosp’s suspension from DDSSY put on hold

Panaji: Two days after United India Insurance Co Ltd temporarily suspended Manipal Hospital, Dona Paula, from the provider network under Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY), the insurance company on Sunday put the decision on hold and...

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Crane turtles at Zuari bridge site cops divert traffic to avoid Saturday like mess

Panaji: A day after a massive jam caught everybody off guard and resulted in over 100 passengers missing their flights, the Cortalim road was shut for traffic for a few hours on Sunday morning, this time because a crane turned turtle at the...

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Scare by the sea Ockhi disrupts tourism activities destroys shacks

Panaji/Mapusa: The very severe cyclonic storm Ockhi spared Goa of rain and wind fury, but took the sea route to swamp the state's beaches, as the unexpected water surge destroyed many shacks and disrupted tourism activities along the coast...

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Fragile coastline tourism activities keep bizmen busy

Panaji: While shack owners are aggrieved by the unprecedented swell of the tide into their shacks with disastrous consequences, they have blamed the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) for not heeding their request to locate them on...

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Attend gram sabhas Moira panchas told

Attend gram sabhas Moira panchas told

03 Dec 2017 No comment 12 hits
Mapusa: Moira panchayat on Sunday finally convened the gram sabha which was originally scheduled for October and was continously adjounred as members stayed absent. The gram sabha resolved that meetings will not be held if members are absent...

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Cunchelim fire causes loss of Rs 90k

Cunchelim fire causes loss of Rs 90k

03 Dec 2017 No comment 5 hits
Mapusa: A fire broke out a house in Cunchelim on Sunday afternoon destroying household and electrical items worth Rs 90,000.

According to officials at the Mapusa fire station, a call was received around 3pm on Sunday. The house belonged...

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MMC to keep market renovation plan for public viewing

Mapusa: Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC) has decided to keep the renovation and upgrade plan of the municipal market open for public viewing at its office.

During a review meeting in October this year, chief minister Manohar Parrikar had...

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Zuari bridge work not cause of Saturday’s jam Buildcon

Panaji: Officials of Dilip Buildcon Private Limited, the company which is constructing the new Zuari bridge, said that work on the project was not responsible for Saturday evening's nightmare traffic jam in Cortalim, which led to over 100...

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Drishti Marine dismantles floating jetty

Drishti Marine dismantles floating jetty

03 Dec 2017 No comment 4 hits
Panaji: As a precautionary measure, Drishti Marine dismantled its floating jetty at Baina on Sunday but stated that the commercial launch of the Vasco-Panaji ferry service slated for December 15 remained on schedule.

The Airport Ferry...

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Science talent search exam to be held on Jan 8

Panaji: The state council for educational research and training (SCERT) will hold its annual science talent search examination for the academic year 2017-18 on January 8 for students from Classes VIII to XII. A total of 75 one-time...

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