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Madkaikar still in ICU

Panjim: Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar, who suffered severe brain stroke on June 5, continued to be in ICU in Mumbai hospital, six days after he underwent surgery. Madkaikar is currently admitted in Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. Sources reveal that there is no improvement in his medical conditions. “Madkaikar is still …

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Following cracks in retaining wall, PWD to inspect NH66 bypass

Panjim: The State government will conduct a detailed inspection of the 7.74 km long NH66 bypass road linking Charasta to Mashem, after the retaining wall that developed major crack, had to be demolished. Heavy rainfall and alleged faulty construction led to cracks to the retaining wall of the newly-built vehicular …

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Goa airport runway goes dark for 3 hours

Panaji: Goa International Airport’s lone runway was closed for flight operations for over three hours on Saturday after the runway lighting system failed around 7.30pm. More than 10 flights were delayed due to the technical fault even as the Indian Navy scrambled to restore the runway lights at the Dabolim …

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Shantaram Naik passes away

Margao: Ex Rajya Sabha MP and Congress leader Shantaram Naik passed away Saturday morning following a massive cardiac arrest. His mortal remains will be consigned to flames tomorrow at Culvado crematorium in Culvado. Born to Laxman and Sita on April 12, 1946 Shantaram Naik was recognised as a “gentleman” politician …

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Gadkari to chair national conference

Panjim: Union Road, Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will be in Goa to chair a national conference organised by the ministry on June 11 and 12. The meeting will be attended by MoRTH (State) Mansuk Mandaviya, Principal Secretary and other officials of the ministry along with concerned ministers from …

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Mining should restart to help locals only, says SG Zilla Panchayat

Margao: South Goa Zilla Panchayat while resolving that mining be restarted in Goa to help only locals also pressed for moving to the new premises allotted in the Old Collectorate building before their term ends. Suvarna Tendulkar’s proposal to write a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restart mining …

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KTC suspends 24 buses to Maha due to MSRTC strike

Panjim: Kadamba Transport Corporation Limited (KTC) has suspended services of 24 buses to Maharashtra as a result of a strike called by several Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) employees demanding higher wages. KTCL will suffer a loss of Rs 3.5 lakh per day as result of the suspension. KTCL …

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