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Kidney patients left in the lurch

Margao: Kidney patients, who turned up at the Hospicio Hospital dialysis unit on Thursday for their dialysis doses suffered a lot and their day-long wait turned futile, as power to the unit was disconnected yet again. Dr Venkatesh R, who is tasked with running the unit, has now decided to …

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Ponda roads have become death traps for motorists due to potholes

Ponda: The roads in Ponda city that were dug up for laying sewerage and gas lines have developed numerous potholes and consequently become dangerous for motorists.And with heavy rains lashing the State, the potholed roads have become more dangerous due to flooding. This has led to a number of accidents …

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Beef shortage in Goa: Traders cite cow vigilantism

Panaji: Markets across Goa have seen a beef shortage over the past few days with traders citing harassment by cow vigilantes. Traders alleged that recently, a vehicle carrying beef from Belagavi to Goa was forcibly stopped and damaged despite having all permissions. “The vigilantes blocked the vehicle while it was …

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CM reiterates aim of making State business friendly

Panjim: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday chaired a high-level review meeting to track the State’s progress on promoting ease of doing business and encouraging investments. A statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said that officials from 11 departments, concerned with the ease of doing business, were present …

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Margao sub-registrar’s office: staff struggling with ‘errors’ in digitised records

Margao: The staff attached to the section of the birth and death registration in the sub-registrar’s office in Margao is struggling with the digitised records. The problem is that the computerised records are riddled with mistakes and, hence, the staff is facing the double task of rectifying the same. “The …

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Babush Monserrate to be charged in rape, human trafficking case

Panjim: Two years after he was booked for rape and human trafficking, Goa Forward Party vice-president Atanasio Monserrate is to be charged in the case. Investigations into the high- profile case found evidence such as exchange of call details and messages between the politician and the victim, which would be …

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Mining dependents to march to houses of MLAs

Panjim: Intensifying their silent protest for resumption of iron ore mining activities in the State, people dependent on the mining industry have decided to march to the residences of all the MLAs from July 3 onwards seeking their intervention in solving the current crisis. Goa Mining People’s Front, an umbrella …

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