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Ganesh idol artisans demand hike in subsidy and advance disbursal

Bicholim: Artisans making idols of Ganesh, from Mayem have urged the government to increase subsidies and give the same well in advance. Ganesh festival will be celebrated next month and in several parts of the State artisans have already started making Ganesh idols.When contacted some artisans from Mayem to understand …

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Goa soon to have first CNG filling station

Panaji: Goans may soon get to experience lesser vehicular pollution with clean fuel – compressed natural gas – arriving shortly in the state.On Tuesday, an official from Goa Natural Gas said Goa’s first CNG filling station at Old Goa is ready for commissioning, probably on August 20.Stating that the infrastructure …

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FDA destroys 2500 kgs of contaminated mangoes

Canacona: The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) on Tuesday destroyed around 2,500 kgs of mangoes it had seized at the Saturday weekly bazaar on suspicion that they were ripened using calcium carbide.On Saturday, FDA seized 100 crates of mangoes worth Rs 3.10 lakh. After conducting a qualitative test on the …

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Over 1 crore sq mts of orchard land illegally converted: Vijai

Panaji: Disclosing that more than one crore sq mts of orchard land around Goa has been illegally subdivided and sold as residential plots, Minister for Town and Country Planning Vijai Sardesai on Monday said that by way of an amendment to the Goa Town and Country Planning Act, such conversions …

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Truck owners seek financial package due to mining closure

Panjim: Trucks owners dependent on the iron ore mining industry for their livelihood urged Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for a financial package. South Goa Progressive Truck Owners Association (SGPTOA) in their memorandum submitted to the Chief Minister demanded that the government take immediate steps to ensure resumption of mining activities. …

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Savarde gram sabha calls for repairing village roads

Valpoi: The Savarde gram shaba on Sunday discussed the bad conditions of the roads in the village.The meeting was attended by over 50 villagers. Other issues discussed at the meeting are dilapidated gutters, declaring Movacho Guno as a historical place instead of tourist place. Gram sabha member Anant Naik said …

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Stop giving empty promise of action against liquor shop, Veling villagers tell sarpanch and panchas

Ponda: The Veling-Priol-Cuncoliem gram sabha members on Sunday asked the sarpanch and panchas to stop giving empty promises vis-à-vis taking action against a wholesale liquor shop operating illegally in Apewal ward of the village. Gram sabha member Karishma Naik said that despite sarpanch promising them several times in the past …

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Restore Vasco’s traffic signal

It is observed that of late several traffic signals have been installed at strategic locations in the State. Traffic signals help in controlling the flow of traffic at junctions where a large number of vehicles converge. One such traffic junction which is in dire need of traffic signals is the …

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Maina Kavrem locals meet officials over power cuts

Sanguem: The villagers of Maina Kavrem in Pirla Village, aggrieved with the frequent snapping of power supply in the village, submitted a memorandum to the Electricity Department officials requesting for immediate rectification in the power supply problems. The memorandum was given under the leadership of Shivyodhya President Kristanand Pednekar along …

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