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After youths’ death police crack down on drug trade

Mapusa/Panaji: Following the death of two youth as suspected cases of drug overdose, the police have begun a crackdown on the narcotics trade in the coastal belt in Anjuna. On Sunday night, police raided the same place twice and arrested four...

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Students can’t claim ignorance over admission dates DTE to HC

Panaji: Students aspiring to join the MBBS programme in Goa were notified about the dates to apply for the seats in March this year. Such students cannot claim ignorance about these dates, the directorate of technical education said, submitting its...

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Cong Goa turning into a Bangkok of India

Panaji: Alleging that the law and order machinery in the state has collapsed, while referring to the recent case of two youth dying of suspected drug overdose and of the arrest of sharpshooters in Goa, Curtorim MLA Reginaldo Lourenco said it is not...

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Taluka-level devasthan panels irk NGO

Taluka-level devasthan panels irk NGO

14 August 2017 No comment

Margao: Jai Damodar Association, a Margao-based NGO, has taken exception to the move of the South Goa collector in setting in motion the process of appointing taluka-level and district-level devasthan committees of temples governed by the devasthan...

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Downtown planning scheme for Mapusa CM

Downtown planning scheme for Mapusa CM

14 August 2017 No comment

Mapusa: A downtown planning scheme in 18 lakh sq m area near Bodgeshwar temple with an interstate bus stand, market, parking facility, Ravindra Bhavan and other facilities is on the cards, with North Goa Planning and Development Authority (NGPDA)...

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Smart city project is a debt-trap for Panaji Cong

Panaji: Goa Pradesh Congress Committee president Shantaram Naik said that the Smart City Mission project for Panaji will push the cash-strapped state into a debt trap. Pointing out that the Centre will only provide half the financial support, he...

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Holy Spirit Institute retain Subroto title

Mapusa: Determination and promise, Fr Agnel possessed both qualities but the Pilar team went down fighting to defending champions Holy Spirit Institute, Margao, 5-7 via the tiebreaker in the boy’s Under-14 state Subroto Mukerjee...

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Churchill Bros to absorb GFDC players

Churchill Bros to absorb GFDC players

14 August 2017 No comment

Panaji: The Goa Football Development Council (GFDC) have given Churchill Brothers SC the green signal to field trainees from their Under-14 Residential Academy for upcoming tournaments.
Goa’s only I-League club showed interest in...

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Andhra student held with drugs

Andhra student held with drugs

14 August 2017 No comment

Mapusa: Anjuna police arrested a TY BCom student from Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on charges of possession of narcotic drugs on Sunday evening.

Anjuna police team searched the accused, Achinto Banerjee, 20, who was found with 14.5g of...

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Carmona to get sports complex

Carmona to get sports complex

14 August 2017 No comment

MARGAO: The issue of construction of the proposed sports complex in the village dominated the proceedings of Carmona village panchayat held on Sunday.

Sources said that the proposal for the project was submitted to the government by the...

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Rs 11crore and 1 year later story of 2-km incomplete road

COLVA: It was a road meant to resemble the Parliament Road or Rajpath in Delhi. But 12 months after the road widening started and Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation spent Rs 11 crore, the 2km Mungul-Colva road is still waiting for...

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2 youths from Tamil Nadu Kerala die of ‘drug overdose’ in Anjuna

MAPUSA: Two youths, one from Kerala and the other from Tamil Nadu, died on Saturday night after attending separate late night outdoor parties at Anjuna in Goa. Police suspect the youths, both in their twenties, died due to drug overdose.

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BITS Goa to double intake in next 4 years

PANAJI: BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa campus will nearly double its student population as well as its faculty strength over the next three to four years, the institute director G Raghurama said, during his 2017 convocation speech on Sunday at the...

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BITS Goa to double intake in next 4 yrs

BITS Goa to double intake in next 4 yrs

13 August 2017 No comment

Panaji: BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa campus will nearly double its student population as well as its faculty strength over the next three to four years, the institute director G Raghurama said, during his 2017 convocation speech on Sunday at the...

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Rs 11cr 1 year later story of 2-km incomplete road

Colva: It was a road meant to resemble the Parliament Road or Rajpath in Delhi. But 12 months after the road widening started and Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation spent Rs 11 crore, the 2km Mungul-Colva road is still waiting for...

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2 youths from TN Kerala die of ‘drug overdose’ in Anjuna

Mapusa: Two youths, one from Kerala and the other from Tamil Nadu, died on Saturday night after attending separate late night outdoor parties at Anjuna in Goa. Police suspect the youths, both in their twenties, died due to drug overdose.

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Goa’s new health scare Urinary obstruction cases

Panaji: For the past two decades, Goa has witnessed high incidence of kidney stone diseases, but what has increased the worry lines of medical experts is the rise in acute urinary obstruction cases.

"There is not just a huge rise in cases...

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At Hathipaul tourists get a dose of green

Poinguinim: Canacona's rocky coastline interspersed with sandy beaches and hill ranges stretching into the Sahyadris in the east attracts tourists in hordes. But in the absence of hinterland tourism projects, it is the government-run...

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Assonora sees daily traffic bottlenecks

Assonora sees daily traffic bottlenecks

13 August 2017 No comment

Mapusa: Assonora in Bardez taluka has been facing an issue of traffic congestion due to the narrow state highway road passing through the village.

Shops and houses on either side of the road leave very little space for pedestrians to walk...

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Pluralism vital for growth Guha

Pluralism vital for growth Guha

13 August 2017 No comment

Panaji: A patriot loves his country, while a nationalist hates everyone else's. There is no substituting patriotism with vulgar nationalism or jingoism, said noted historian and biographer, Ramachandra Guha.

He was speaking at the 2017...

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Carmona to getsports complex

Carmona to getsports complex

13 August 2017 No comment

Margao: The issue of construction of the proposed sports complex in the village dominated the proceedings of Carmona village panchayat held on Sunday.

Sources said that the proposal for the project was submitted to the government by the...

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Anjuna locals put p’yat on the mat

Anjuna locals put p’yat on the mat

13 August 2017 No comment

Mapusa: Issues of garbage management, sound pollution, open defecation and stray cattle menace dominated the proceedings at the Anjuna gram sabha on Sunday.

The meeting began on a stormy note, as villagers expressed their ire over...

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