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Exit and entrance at District Hospital Mapusa, full of potholes

Forget the chaotic functioning of the District Hospital Mapusa, the deplorable condition of the entrance and exit roads make a very poor impression of the authorities in power. Who do we hold responsible for the neglect of these roads endangering lives of the patients visiting this hospital for medicare and …

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Blind curves trouble motorists at Karmalghat

Canacona: Recently, a driver of a fish carrying insulated truck, unable to negotiate a sharp turn while descending the Karmalghat slope towards Canacona lost control over his vehicle eventually hitting a road side tree on Wednesday night. Both the driver and cleaner of the ill-fated truck luckily escaped with bruises …

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Parking of bikes in front of Matoli Bazaar causes loss to vendors

Ponda: Even during normal market days, shortage of parking space in Ponda Market causes parking problems for commuters. This problem was more evident during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. During the two-day Ganesh festival Matoli Bazaar, vendors selling matoli goods saw that many two wheelers who were allowed entry in market …

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Carlos launches KTCL diesel automation system to curb wastage

Vasco: With an aim to save wastage of fuel and curb pilferages, the Kadamba Transport Corporation Ltd (KTCL) on Monday launched an innovative and ultra-modern diesel automation system through automated consumer pumps by tying up with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL). This is the first of its kind system launched …

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HC directs govt to form squads to curb illegal sand mining

Panjim: Criticising the State government for not making functional the patrolling-cum-flying squad to monitor and control sand mining in Goa, the High Court of Bombay at Goa on Monday directed the government to immediately form an enforcement squad to curb illegal sand mining. The HC also warned the government that …

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Rallyists denounce demand for ban on Sanatan Sanstha

Ponda: Denouncing the demand for a ban on the Sanatan Sanstha, members of several Hindu organisations took out a protest rally on Sunday in Ponda claiming that “innocent Hindus” have been arrested in the Naalasopara explosives seizure case. Some 400 people rallied through the town under the banner of the …

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Please intervene, the administration has collapsed: Congress

Panjim: Congress party on Friday called on Goa Governor Dr Mridula Sinha demanding her immediate intervention to protect the State administration, which is on the verge of collapse with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar suffering from an undisclosed sickness and two ministers admitted in the hospitals with serious ailments. The delegation …

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IDA lays thrust on scientific disposal of biomedical waste

Panaji: The conference of the Goa branch of the Indian Dental Association (IDA) witnessed thrust being given on the scientific disposal of biomedical waste in dental clinics. President of the IDA’s Goa branch Lt Col (retd) Dr Parag Prabhudesai, in his presidential address, appealed to the dentists in the state …

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CM returns to Goa after medical review

Panaji/Vasco: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar returned Thursday evening to Goa from the US, where he had gone for medical review, including carrying out some health-related tests related to his pancreatic ailment. Parrikar had left for the US on August 30, after being referred by the doctors at the Mumbai-based Lilavati …

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