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Mining dependents reiterate demand to resume operations

Panjim: Failing to get any assurance from the State government, mining dependents have decided to hold a massive protest march to the Legislative Assembly during its monsoon session scheduled next month, pressing for their demand of immediate resumption of iron ore activities, which have been suspended since March 16. Hundreds …

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Driving to the queen of beaches is a nightmare of a ride

Panjim: World-renowned Calangute beach, fittingly called the queen of beaches, draws lakhs of tourists, many who head to it straight from the airport or railway station, but the ride to it is a nightmare. Beginning from the O’Coqueiro junction right up to Calangute, tourist vehicles have to make their way …

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Gadkari unhappy with progress on work in Goa

Panjim: Union Ministry for Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) has granted in-principle nod for declaring an additional 108 kms as National Highway (NH) and 208 kms as Economic Corridor. MORTH Minister Nitin Gadkari, however, expressed unhappiness over the progress of ongoing works in Goa. Gadkari on Monday chaired a review …

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Old Goa records state’s heaviest rains in last 24 hours

Panaji: Old Goa recorded the heaviest rainfall of 122.3mm during the last 24 hours till Sunday morning. Eight centres exceeded the 100mm-mark and three recorded heavy rainfall above 70mm on yet another wet day after the onset of monsoon. Ponda was the only centre to record a moderate rainfall of …

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8 years after notification, Manora Sub Health Centre inaugurated

Margao: Nearly eight years after it was notified the Sub Health Centre was finally inaugurated at Manora today by Fr Salvador Rodrigues chaplain of Our Lady of Monserate Chapel at Manora. Although notified on August 7, 2009 the Manora Sub Health was functioning in neighbouring Barebhat. While a female Multipurpose …

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Herald report forces changes at Sanguem Sports Complex

Sanguem: Consequent to the report published on Citizen Herald dated June 4, 2018, highlighting the problems faced by the sports lovers in Sanguem due to incomplete work by contractor at Government Sports Complex Sanguem, the SAG officials led by Assistant Director R V Kumbhar, Gilson Baptista, Deepak Parrikar, SAG Engineer …

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Canacona fire services attend to five distress calls

Canacona: Although Canacona taluka witnessed a dry day on Sunday many trees got uprooted due to high velocity winds in the taluka. Sources at the fire and emergencies services at Mastimoll, Canacona said that they received as many as five distress calls of trees either falling on residential houses or …

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Mining dependents to hold dharna in Panjim today

Panjim : Over thousands of dependents across mining belts are likely to gathered at KTCL Bus stand Panjim, further marching to Azad Maidan, on Monday, as part of mega dharna, demanding immediate resume iron ore mining activities, which are under suspension since March 16. The North District Administration has evoked …

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BJP still awaiting appointment for meeting with Archbishop

Panjim: After submitting a request for an appointment with Goa Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao as part of its ‘Sampark se Samarthan’ outreach programme earlier this week, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is still waiting an appointment from Archbishop Palace, fuelling speculations. As a part of four years of Narendra …

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