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But..what about us

The people of Davorlim and Dicarpale fear they will face all kinds of troubles including noise pollution and traffic jams if the government sets up the educational hub in their village. This they feel will not give them any tangible benefits. As the plan is to relocate schools presently operating …

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Municipalities Act to be amended to make councilors more accountable

Panjim: The State government is set to redraft the Goa Municipalities Act 1968, as it completes 50 years. The amendment bill, which will be introduced during the monsoon session of the State Assembly, will enable action against councilors who fail to submit their annual assets and liabilities statement, before the …

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CM tells cops to tighten noose around drug dealers

Panjim: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has directed the police to tighten the noose around drug traffickers/peddlers as the government is committed to eradicating the drug menace in the State. The CM, in a meeting to take stock of police functioning, also asked the Police Department to continue the crackdown on …

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Goa’s Honda drives an export industry

  Many years before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ project was announced in 2014, the Automobile Corporation of Goa Ltd (ACGL), located in Honda, Sattari, was already manufacturing buses for many of its foreign clientele, including companies in Japan, Dubai and South Africa. “Honda, through ACGL, has carved …

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Vijai tells Kamat to withdraw defamation case

Margao: TCP minister Vijai Sardesai on Monday asked Goa Forward Party, spokesperson, Durgadas Kamat to withdraw the defamation case filed against some persons for their attempts to malign Sardesai’s image via social media. Kamat had filed a complaint after the NGO Savera had filed a complaint against Sardesai when a …

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MLA demands signboards, streetlights at Nuvem junction

  Margao: Congress MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco threatened to lead an agitation at the Nuvem junction if the authorities fail to install signboards and streetlights within a month. He said that he has already written to the Collector and Transport Minister regarding the same.The Congress MLA pointed out that there are …

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Mapusa does not need an imported MLA: Francis

  Mapusa: Urban Development Minister Francis D’Souza said that Mapusa does not need an imported candidate.After me there are 20 councillors, BJP mandal president and mandal members who can be the next Mapusa MLA. Francis was addressing the media in the presence of BJP president Damodar Lanjekar and ruling councillors on …

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Congress seeks longer monsoon session

Panaji: Congress legislature party (CLP) has demanded that the duration of the upcoming monsoon session of the Goa legislative assembly be increased from 12 days to at least 18 days. Briefing media persons after the CLP meeting on Monday at Porvorim, Leader of Opposition Chandrakant ‘Babu’ Kavlekar said that the …

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