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Workshop on application of technology in fire fighting held

Panjim: The Fire and Security Association of India, Goa chapter, conducted a full-day workshop on the topics “Internet of Things and Infrared Thermography”. The resource people for the first topic were Kishan Ananthram and Vinay Hedge, CEO and vice president, respectively of Ionidea, Bangalore. For the latter session the resource …

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NCC naval cadets participate in small arms practice at Verem

Vasco: Twenty-four NCC naval cadets under the leadership of Associate NCC Officer Sub Lieutenant Rajesh Shetgaokar of MES College of Arts and Commerce Zuarinagar, participated in a Small Arms Practice organised by the First Goa Naval Unit at INS Mandovi, Verem. The small arms training for NCC cadets are an …

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Goa Govt Welcomes, Activists Dejected

Panaji: Delivering its verdict on the over four-decade-old water dispute between the states of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra, the Mhadei Water Dispute Tribunal on Tuesday ruled that Karnataka will get 13.4 thousand million cubic feet (TMC feet) of water from the river, while Goa and Maharashtra will be allowed to …

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15 more motorcycle ambulances launched

Panjim: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Tuesday launched the second fleet of First Responder Bike ambulances under the 108 emergency services, adding 15 more motorcycles to the existing fleet of 20. “We are very happy by the initiative taken by Merck contributing to our mission of saving lives. With these …

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Cola p’yat rejects complaint against traditional fishermen

Canacona: Cola panchayat at a meeting convened on Sunday to deliberate on the complaint filed by the villagers over the alleged nuisance created on the Nuvem beach by the traditional fishermen, unanimously decided to back the traditional fishermen as the villagers who complained decided not to attend the meeting over …

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Goa files contempt petition in SC over diversion of Mhadei water by K’taka

Panaji: The Goa government on Wednesday filed a 306-page contempt petition against Karnataka before the Supreme Court on account of gross acts of wilful disobedience of the undertakings and statements made by the neighbouring state on an affidavit before the apex court and the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal (MWDT). Karnataka …

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UTU members booked for unlawful assembly, restraining employee

Vasco: Dabolim airport police late Monday night registered offences against the members of United Taximen Union (UTU), besides its president Sanjay Naik, for forming an unlawful assembly and furtherance with common object wrongfully restraining an employee of the Goa Miles app-based service operating at the airport. Vasco PI Nolasco Raposo, …

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PM, GoM assure Parrikar of solution to mining imbroglio

Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi and discussed the mining matter to find a solution through legal means for early resumption of mining activity in the state. A …

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Heel To Heal’ relaunched

Panaji: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, on Monday, relaunched ‘Heel To Heal,’ Goa government’s comprehensive newborn screening programme after a gap of five years, which will enable the medical practitioners in identifying metabolic disorders amongst the infants and taking measures to ensure the babies lead a healthy life. Goa was the …

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