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State exported 840 tonnes of shrimp in 2016

State exported 840 tonnes of shrimp in 2016

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Panaji: India is the leader in prawn production and is also the largest exporter of prawns in the world said union minister for agriculture, farmers' welfare and fisheries, Radha Mohan Singh.

He was speaking at the Aqua Goa mega fish...

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‘Grievances of elderly will be addressed’

Margao: Chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said that the state government is presently working out a mechanism that would ensure that the grievances of the elderly are redressed.

Parrikar said that the senior citizens face...

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Ex-def min Antony created hurdles in Rafale deal says CM

Panaji: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Saturday that A K Antony, who served as the defence minister in the UPA regime, had created hurdles in clearing the file for purchase of Rafale fighter aircraft for the Air Force.

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Ex-defence minister Antony created hurdles in Rafale deal says CM Manohar Parrikar

PANAJI: Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Saturday that A K Antony, who served as the defence minister in the UPA regime, had created hurdles in clearing the file for purchase of Rafale fighter aircraft for the Air Force.

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IPB decision draws mixed reactions from industryfrom industry

Panaji: Goa Investment Promotion Board's decision to revoke permissions granted to projects that fell in Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) evoked a concerned and yet surprising reaction from the industry. The decision, which is seen as...

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IPB decision draws mixed reactions from industry from industry

PANAJI: Goa Investment Promotion Board's decision to revoke permissions granted to projects that fell in Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) evoked a concerned and yet surprising reaction from the industry. The decision, which is seen as...

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Bitter truth Restaurants skip paying GST on service charge

Panaji: Restaurants and eateries that overcharge for food and drinks by discreetly adding service charge had better watch out. While paying service charge is not compulsory, restaurants are bound to pay Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the...

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Police wants court to reject Aires’ bail plea

Panaji: Crime branch of Goa police in its reply to the sessions court, Panaji, with reference to social activist Aires Rodrigues' anticipatory bail application in the alleged sexual harassment case, said that since the offence is bailable, the...

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As defence minister it was tough to keep crucial decisions to oneself Parrikar

 

PANAJI: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said that as defence minister it was a tough time for him to withhold information, adding, the highest level of stress was taking crucial decisions.

“If you talk to one person extra...

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Bank dacoity police recover Rs 1186 lakh

Bank dacoity police recover Rs 1186 lakh

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MAPUSA: The Mapusa police have recovered Rs 11.86 lakh cash that the dacoits tried to loot from the Verla-Canca branch of the Indian Overseas Bank on Friday. The police have also attached a mini pickup bearing  state registration number...

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Deep sea fishing will soon become reality for Goa’s traditional fishermen Singh

PANAJI: Stating that the deep sea fishing will soon become a reality for the Goan traditional fishermen, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh, on Saturday, informed that Goa government has agreed to make allocation...

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Bill for imposing ban on scrapyards in residential areas on the anvil

MARGAO: Fatorda MLA Vijai Sardesai, on Saturday, said a comprehensive Bill for imposing ban on scrapyards in residential areas will be tabled in the state legislative assembly during the budget session, and added that in all likelihood the law will...

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1 407 S Goa senior citizens avail of Vayoshri scheme

MARGAO: Around 1,407 senior citizens from South Goa have availed of the national scheme, Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana.

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot, on Saturday, launched the distribution of walking sticks...

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Shack owners seek speedy compensation for damages

PANAJI: Blaming the government authorities for not issuing a warning over the high tide, Shack Owners’ Welfare Society of Goa on Saturday demanded speedy compensation for the damages caused to their shacks due to the super moon and the...

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Tension grips Uguem-Pernem after ‘sand mafia’ attacks local

PERNEM: Tension gripped Uguem village of Pernem after a local Dasharath Mahale was allegedly attacked by ‘sand mafia’ and left seriously injured. Furious over the incident, the villagers on Friday night blocked the national highway 17...

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Stranded Kerala trawlers sail back after fuel provision from Goa

 

VASCO: Four fishing trawlers from Cochin which were stranded off Khariwada fishing jetty in Vasco, proceeded to their destination on Saturday after filling 750 litres of diesel provided by the Mormugao Port Trust.

The state government has...

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Tilamol theft case accused sent to 14-day judicial custody

CURCHOREM: The police informed that the accused Brysil Faria, a resident of Novimoddi-Tilamol, who allegedly committed thefts at three houses at Tilamol has been sent to 14-day judicial custody by Quepem court.

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Health cards made mandatory for restaurant workers

MARGAO: Apart from health cards issued to construction workers in the state, the Directorate of Health Services has also made it mandatory for staff working in a restaurant or hotel to have a health card.

For this year itself, the health centre has...

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Carlos MMC directed to collect segregated garbage

VASCO: Vasco MLA Carlos Almeida, on Friday, said that the Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) has been directed by him to collect garbage in a segregated form from all the wards.

Speaking to Reporters, after a meeting with municipal authorities...

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Bodgeshwar zatra to be plastic free

Bodgeshwar zatra to be plastic free

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MAPUSA: The Bodgeshwar temple committee has decided to make the zatra plastic free. The zatra will be held from December 31 to January 7 in Mapusa.

Mapusa PI Tushar Lotlikar, traffic cell incharge of Mapusa PI Tushar Vernekar, Fire brigade...

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ISL Soothing FC Goa pain this blessing from Spain

Panaji: Sorry, Coro, time for some more media interviews!

Ferran Corominas, FC Goa’s star striker, became the first player to score successive hat-tricks in the Indian Super League. If the first one had floored Bengaluru FC last...

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Waste disposal Dispose of waste or bear brunt MMC to Vascoites

VASCO: In a bid to make Vasco city clean, the Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) has decided to take action against anyone refusing to dispose of garbage to door-to-door collection workers.

MMC chief officer Agnelo Fernandes has issued a...

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