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Archbishop calls upon students to work with collaborative efforts

Vasco: The Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrao on Monday said that education must communicate human, social and spiritual values, enabling students to become transformed persons. He called upon students to work with collaborative efforts in order to fulfill the dreams in their life. The Archbishop was speaking …

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Time to also recover the mining losses

The case for restarting mining operations in Goa will be taking centre stage in the National Capital for the next three days beginning today, December 11, as about a thousand mining dependents sit in protest in New Delhi, and are expected to be joined by some top political leaders from …

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Youth Congress demands Azgaonkar’s resignation

Panjim: Youth Congress has demanded the resignation of Manohar (Babu) Azgaonkar as Sports Minister for growing corruption and favoritism in the department. Addressing media persons on Monday, Goa Youth Congress President Varad Mardolkar accused the Minister of ignoring the Sports Department resulting into mass corruption. “Azgaonkar, who is also Minister …

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Congress slams move

Margao: Congress Party while demanding the government make public the exact plan for the Zuari bridge, alleged the proposal to divert Panjim bound traffic from Kesarval via Vasco was a ploy to help the contractor gobble up government funds. Briefing media persons South Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Joe Dias …

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Lobo: standard of govt primary schools needs improvement

Calangute: Calangute MLA Michael Lobo has said the education department needs to bring in reforms and improve standard of government primary schools so that people feel confident in enrolling their children in government institutions. Lobo said this while speaking to media in Calangute when he came to inspect work that …

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Sudin: govt aiming at providing better roads to public in state

Ponda: PWD Minister Ramkrishna alias Sudin Dhavalikar inaugurated a part of the Kashimath underpass on Sunday evening. Along with him South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar, MP Vinay Tendulkar, chief secretary Dharmendra Sharma, sarpanch and panch members from Marcaim constituency and others were present for the programme. The upgradation of Dhavali …

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Canacona RFO seriously injured in road accident

Ponda: Canacona range forest officer (RFO) Pranay Naik was seriously injured in a road accident that occurred at Suktollem, Mollem on Sunday. According to Collem police, the accident occurred at around 5.30 pm on Mollem-Belgaum highway. RFO Naik was driving towards Mollem in his Toyota Etios car, and as he …

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Issue challans to Government vehicles too

Private vehicles are being issued challans for violating traffic rules and regulations. Whenever such vehicles are parked on the road, traffic cops are quick enough in putting up locks for the same. However, what about vehicles of the government departments functioning in the state? Are they not liable to be …

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Problem of water leaks

It is outrageous and lackadaisical that PWD officials (PHE-N) in Bardez have continued to be negligent in carrying out their duties and failure to plug the leaks in their own pipelines, while the good governance Government Minister will be busy in collecting some trophies or on their junk trips. This …

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Neturlim villagers demand dropping of externment case against Dy Sarpanch

Sanguem: Neturlim villagers in Sanguem taluka on Sunday demanded dropping of the externment proceedings against their Deputy Sarpanch Abhijit Satyavan Dessai. The demand was made during a meeting held in the village to discuss on the externment proceedings filed against Dessai. Besides the villagers, the meeting was attended by six …

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