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Flyover segment crashes down in transit at Verna

Vasco: A large concrete segment of the under construction flyover at Cortalim came down crashing at Verna while being transported to the work site. The incident occurred a little distance away from Birla Junction when the segment was being transported to the work site near Cortalim. Several top segments of …

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MMC seeks dedicated water pipeline for Mapusa

Mapusa: The Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC), at its special meeting on Wednesday, passed a resolution asking the PWD to urgently undertake work of laying of dedicated water pipeline from Assonora plant to Mapusa constituency, immediately install new pumps at the plant, take up regular maintenance and quarterly mechanical and electrical …

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Ammonia tankers allowed entry into Vasco during peak hours

Margao: Ammonia trucks of 20MT capacity and 45 feet length are passing through Vasco city during peak hours. These trucks which are meant for long distance interstate transportation are used to transport ammonia from the Storage tank at MPT to the ZACL in Sancoale. These trucks pose a risk especially …

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Amend Portuguese-era Mahajans Act: STs

Ponda: The members of the Scheduled Tribes (ST) community from Paaz, Shiroda have called for amending the Portuguese-era Mahajans Act, which they claim prohibits them from entering the temples for worship. Addressing the media on Wednesday, ST leaders Molu Velip and Ravi Velip alleged that the Mahajans Act is an …

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Pressure of deadline results in long lines

Margao: The ongoing Ganesh festival and rush by people to meet the September 30th deadline resulted in severe hardships for people who had come to renew their DeenDayalSwasthyaSeva Yojana cards at the two renewal centers in Margao today. Serpentine queues were seen at both the places where these cards are …

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Point’, a tiatr written and directed by Alfredo Fernandes and presented by Alfi Art Productions focuses on ageing parents abandoned by children and their plight thereafter. The story revolves around Juze (Alfredo Fernandes), who is hard at hearing, and his spouse Rosita (Tracila Gonsalves). Their only son, Dreg (Keegan D’Costa), …

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