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Restore the pathway lights

Respective Town and Country Planning Department and concerned Public work departments should carry out necessary inspections of all the cities and villages roads in the state by which heavy rain waters gets collected flooding the sides of roads making difficult and risky for drivers riders and even people walking by. …

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Sudin discharged from hospital, to return to state tomorrow

Panaji : Minister for Public Works Ramakrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar will return to Goa on July 17. Dhavalilar who had been admitted in a Mumbai-based hospital last week and underwent a surgery as well as some specific tests, has been discharged from the hospital as per a statement released by his …

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Coconut palm over electrical wires removed

The matter regarding a coconut leaf hanging over live electrical wires at Daag area in Ponda was published in this column on July 09. The situation proved dangerous for human lives and property as there was every possibility of short circuit occurring sooner or later. Taking a note of this …

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Excise officials seize liquor worth Rs 20,000 at Chorla Ghat

Valpoi: Valpoi officials of excise department on Sunday seized liquor bottles worth Rs 20,000 in the Chorla Ghat area, which is frequented by tourists and picnickers. The action has come about as the drunken tourists were found causing ruckus in Surla and in a Chorla Ghat section.Valpoi excise department personnel …

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Traffic signal goes blank at Holy Family Church turning junction dangerous

Porvorim: The junction near the Holy Family Church at Porvorim has become a dangerous spot especially during the night as the signal on both the sides of the road have stopped functioning for the last few days. With heavy traffic plying on National Highway 17, the junction near the Holy …

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High tides hit Goa’s coastline

Margao/Canacona: Goa’s coastline experienced an unusual high tide at 2.33 metres just before noon on Sunday. With wind speeds recorded at 40-45 kmph, another high tide hit the coastline at 4.5 metres. Seawater hit the vegetation line, man-made platforms and even private shacks on beaches in Salcete and Canacona. The …

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Fish Has Formalin

Panaji: Fish samples drawn from outside the state by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) on Thursday found the presence of formalin, a harmful preservative and cancer-causing chemical. The raid was conducted in Margao and Panaji. However, upon testing at the laboratory, it was found that this chemical was within …

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