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Anjunem dam level touches 9236m

Anjunem dam level touches 9236m

29 Aug 2014 No comment 94 hits
Keri: Three days of continuous showers & pushed the water level at the Anjunem dam in Keri to 92.36m on Saturday evening. The water resource department has already taken steps & precautions while releasing surplus water from the reservoir of the...

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S Goa ZP wants office premises matter sorted

S Goa ZP wants office premises matter sorted

29 Aug 2014 No comment 76 hits
Margao: Hoping that the state government sticks to its promise of shifting its premises from the old RTO building at Arlem to the old collectorate building in Margao, the South Goa zilla panchayat (SGZP) wants the matter sorted before the end of...

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22 families evacuated in Khareband Margao Fatorda roads submerged


Margao: About 22 families had to be evacuated at Khareband, Margao, due to flooding in the area on Saturday morning.
While water levels had risen to the knee level in some areas, other residents had muddy water enter their homes. Property was...

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Govt didn’t desilt creek Mayor

Govt didn’t desilt creek Mayor

29 Aug 2014 No comment 108 hits
Panaji: The flooding in the city, especially along St Inez creek is a man-made problem arising from neglect but the corporation has done its bit in cleaning the stormwater drains, Corporation of the city of Panaji mayor Surendra Furtado said.
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Mapusa records highest rainfall of current wet spell

PANAJI: Coastal areas appeared to be under a deluge instead of the hinterland Sahyadri region, as rainfall of 163.8mm was recorded in Mapusa during the last 24 hours.

The meteorological centre in the city also recorded a very heavy rainfall of...

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‘Churchill deserve second chance’

‘Churchill deserve second chance’

28 Aug 2014 No comment 131 hits
PANAJI: The Goa Football Association has pleaded with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to provide Churchill Brothers with a lifeline to participate in the I-League.

Churchill Brothers, along with United Sports Club & Mohammedan Sporting...

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Wim to be axed as coach but handed TD role

Wim to be axed as coach but handed TD role

28 Aug 2014 No comment 100 hits
PANAJI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) executive committee has decided not to renew coach Wim Koevermans contract but will instead offer him the technical director's position.

Koevermans has been under fire after India suffered a...

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Flights delay take-off for ‘stuck’ passengers

Margao/Vasco: About ten domestic flights delayed their departures & even relaxed their check-in time for passengers who were stuck for over four hours in a traffic blockade on both sides of the vital North-South link, the Zuari bridge, on Thursday...

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Goa offers Zico managerial role

Goa offers Zico managerial role

28 Aug 2014 No comment 96 hits
Panaji: FC Goa have lagged behind the likes of Pune, Delhi, Kolkata, NorthEast & Kochi with marquee players & managers. But the Goa franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) could knock everyone off the feet with their choice of marquee manager.

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State’s second wettest day of season

State’s second wettest day of season

28 Aug 2014 No comment 96 hits
Panaji: Goa witnessed its second wettest day of this monsoon season on Thursday, with 101.4mm of rainfall recorded in the last 24 hours. The state's wettest day, actually days, this season, recorded 110mm of rainfall—on June 17, July 15...

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Goa’s second wettest day of season

Goa’s second wettest day of season

28 Aug 2014 No comment 107 hits
PANAJI: Goa witnessed its second wettest day of this monsoon season on Thursday, with 101.4mm of rainfall recorded in the last 24 hours. The state's wettest day, actually days, this season, recorded 110mm of rainfall—on June 17, July 15...

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‘Use your head wear a helmet’ transport department tells riders

Panaji: 'Use your head, wear helmet' is the theme of the fourth Goa state road safety week to be observed from September 8 to September 13, director of transport Arun Desai announced on Thursday.

Desai said that as per Section 129 of the central...

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Mapusa municipal council bldg to be converted into district library

Mapusa: The Mapusa municipal council (MMC) is contemplating on converting the present council building into a district library. The council put the proposal before its meeting held on Tuesday.

The council meeting also appointed a panel with...

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NGO to move NGT on rejection of Gadgil report

NGO to move NGT on rejection of Gadgil report

28 Aug 2014 No comment 98 hits
Panaji/New Delhi: Goa Foundation has decided to contest before the NGT a MoEF decision to reject the Madhav Gadgil report (Western ghats ecology expert panel report), on the Western ghats. Claude Alvares told REPORTERS on Thursday that if Goa...

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Rape charge added to kidnapping case

Rape charge added to kidnapping case

28 Aug 2014 No comment 90 hits
Vasco: Sanjeev Malappa Khanapuri, 26, a native of Belgaum, who was arrested for kidnapping a girl, has now been booked for also raping the victim.

On Monday, Verna police arrested Khanapuri for allegedly kidnapping the 15-year-old girl, around...

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Part of Old Goa jetty to be ready for exposition

Panaji: At least one section of the new jetty now being built at Old Goa is expected to be ready in time for the exposition of the sacred relics of St Francis Xavier scheduled from November 22, 2014 to January 4, 2015.

Captain of ports James...

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Cops groping in the dark in Areal death case

Cops groping in the dark in Areal death case

28 Aug 2014 No comment 103 hits
Margao: The Maina Curtorim police appear to be groping in the dark in their attempt to get any leads in the case of the death of the eight-year old child, Rubina Sabir Posaghy, in Sao Jose de Areal.

The victim's body was recovered from a well...

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Sinha to be sworn in as guv on Sunday

Sinha to be sworn in as guv on Sunday

28 Aug 2014 No comment 112 hits
Mridula Sinha will be sworn in as governor of Goa on Sunday, August 31, at Raj Bhavan, Dona Paula.

Sinha, who will be the first woman fullfledged governor of the state, was named as the new governor of Goa two days ago. The ceremony is scheduled...

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Mapusa municipal council building to be converted into district library

MAPUSA: The Mapusa municipal council (MMC) is contemplating on converting the present council building into a district library. The council put the proposal before its meeting held on Tuesday.

The council meeting also appointed a panel with...

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G P Bhat is new director of education

G P Bhat is new director of education

28 Aug 2014 No comment 154 hits
The state government on Thursday relieved the incumbent director of education, Anil Powar, from service with effect from August 31. G P Bhat, who is currently deputy director of education, has been appointed as the new director. Principal chief...

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3 UP men held for kidnapping minor girl

3 UP men held for kidnapping minor girl

28 Aug 2014 No comment 103 hits
Ponda: Three men from Uttar Pradesh, including two brothers, were arrested on Thursday evening for kidnapping a minor girl & criminally intimidating her earlier in the day. Raju Ram, 24, his 19-year-old brother Raja Ram & a friend Arvind Ram, 18...

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Govt prohibits transport service strikes

Govt prohibits transport service strikes

28 Aug 2014 No comment 108 hits
The government of Goa, in an order issued on Thursday, under Section (1) of Section 3 of the Goa Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1988 (Goa Act 20 of 1989) has prohibited strikes in any form in all transport service for the carriage of...

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